§ Super-team: Blogging stars Graeme McMillan and Kevin Melrose are heading up the new Comic Book Resources entertainment news spinoff, which is called, unbelievably, Spinoff Online. So far, nothing too earth shattering, but with two excellent writers on board, it’s surely worth a bookmark.
§ Broken Frontier, the long-running comics news site, has launched a weekly comics newsmagazine for iPad version, called The Frontiersman:
The Frontiersman is the first digital comics magazine to launch on iPad. Created by the team behind premier comic book news site Broken Frontier (www.brokenfrontier.com) and developed in association with web agency Netlash (www.netlash.com), The Frontiersman is released weekly on Tuesdays.
It’s actually a pretty good idea. The guys at Broken Frontier, led by Frederik Hautain have been in the game a long time, with a lot of bumps in the road, including a brief period when they were purchased by Platinum. It’s good to see they are hanging in there.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.