Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on July 26, 2010 - 08:53
- Katie "Reva Sharp" Sekelsky's webcomic Magpie Luck blew past 100 strips a couple weeks ago and next week will hit 1 year. Congrats!
- Congrats to the "Roger Ebert of the webcomic set" -- El Santo -- for three years of writing webcomic reviews.
AWARDS: Congrats to Cameron Stewart for his webcomic Sin Titulo winning the Eisner for Best Digital Comic this year.
- Check out parts one and two of the Daily Cross Hatch's interview with Dean Haspiel
- The Washington Post has an interview with Berke Breathed.
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Steve "Fabricari" Harrison writes "After taking a couple years on hiatus upon completion of my webcomic Fabricari: Ad Hoc, I've decided to cull together all of my Fabricari related comics and art in preparation for some sort of omnibus thinger. I've re-lettered and posted issues one and two online. As a bonus, I found a fifteen year-old uninked short story, the very first Fabricari comic; I inked it and also posted it on my site. It's a weird collaboration between my 19 and 34 year old self. It's a bit weird, but I couldn't be happier with the results. And coming soon: The re-scanned, re-lettered pages from issue three!
Sam Costello writes: I've got a new Split Lip site - now on its own domain at www.splitlipcomic.com. The main benefits of the new site are that the art is much bigger (about a third bigger), which makes for a much nicer reading experience. It also has a blog from me. It's got all 31 Split Lip stories - nearly 500 pages of free horror comics.
I am planning it to be a 3 year project, with one book per year (it runs twice-weekly, so approx 104 pages per book). It is full color. The books will be divided similar to the Star Wars movies, where each stands alone but there is also an over-arching plot. Although a gag strip, there is a lot of depth in character and plot. And the cast is large enough that it took me about 5 months just to fully introduce everyone. Now that I have, things have begun happening en force, and judging by the comments on my page, people are loving that.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on January 15, 2008 - 09:53
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- Jesus! Sin Titulo is killing me with the suspense. This is one intense webcomic.
- Luz: Girl of The Knowing is such a well done comic it almost gets me past the fact that it is largely a public service message.
- Ramon Perez's Kukuburi was one of the best comics of 2007 and I'm really looking forward to where it goes this year.
- The Abominable Charles Christopher is hard to describe sometimes. Charming most of the time, it's a glimpse into the animals of the forest and the sweet yet apparently not to bright yeti that lives among them.
- Kissing Chaos is graphically inventive but a little bit underdeveloped on the narrative front at this point.
- I can't tell where Raising Hell is going - a romantic comedy set in a horror movie or a bit of a send-up of horror movies - either way it's another fun read with good pace, two solid main characters and nice artwork so far.
- The Port is sort of interesting, but exploding demon cats are kind of silly really...
- Only about a week left for working webcomic creators to get in their nominations for this year's WCCAs.
- Even less time to get in nominations for this year's Glyphs.
- Missed it but earlier this month Bryant Paul Johnson celebrated 8 years of his fantastic comic Teaching Baby Paranoia.
- I think Nukees is hitting its 11th anniversary later this month... wow!
Justify My Hype
- I dunno - the sound of an empty milkshake is pretty dang sad...