News for Wednesday, April 18, 2007 (UPDATED)
Submitted by Erik Melander on April 18, 2007 - 08:55
- Is Todd Goldman's plagiarism of Dave Kelly's Purple Pussy going to make it notable enough to have the comic's deletion from Wikipedia overturned? Follow the excitement in the Purple Pussy deletion review. (related note: Wired's Table Of Malcontents Blog picked up the Goldman story just this Monday, but adds a funny personal anecdote about Goldman to the mix.) (Second related note: Mike Tyndall catalogs all of the possible plagiarism in Todd Goldman's "work".)
- Jason Kruse's The World of Quest which appeared as a webcomic on Komikwerks in 2003 and as a graphic novel in 2006, will be a Saturday morning cartoon series this fall on the CW television network.
- Can't get enough K Thor Jensen? Here's part one of an interview with him at The Daily Crosshatch.
- The Believer interviews Scott Mccloud.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 BLOGS
- Glych notes that a Comedy Central blog linked to one of Melonpool's video shorts.
- Cartoonist Brant Parker, who co-created the comic strip The Wizard of Id, has died. (link from Talkaboutcomics)
(Xaviar Xerexes contributed to this post)