The Beat’s Annual Survey 2015, Part Four: “Grandpa Con versus In-name-only-Con”

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More thoughts on the future of comics, the intersection of media, conventions and just sitting at a table drawing, by folks ranging from publishers to creators to journalists.  What will 2015 bring? Surprises, like yesterday IDW/Top Shelf deal, which no one saw coming.

Tonight to do: Julia Wertz and MariNaomi reading at Bergen Street

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The week between SPX and the Brooklyn Book Festival s usually crowded with events and this is no exception. Tonight, things kick off at Bergen Stree Comics with A Live Reading with Julia Wertz and MariNaomi!:

MariNaomi begins Cartoonists of Color Databse

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Cartoonist MariNaomi is starting a database of cartoonists of color (COC) and you can upload your details as explained in the link. There’s a FAQ: What is a Cartoonist of Color? Cartoonists of Color (COC) is a play off of the acronym “POC.” POC stands for “person of color.” A POC is anyone who identifies […]

2D Cloud offers subs; teams with Uncivilized for MariNaomi’s Dragon’s Breath

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A little indie news here — 2D Cloud a micro publisher which has put out some outstanding books like Anna Bongiovanni’s Out of Hollow Water, various books by Noah van Sciver, etc. —has announced some plans.