Jack Shafer of Slate has written a commentary in Business Spectator about the demise of the print newspaper. In essence he maintains that the social web (Facebook, etc.) has replaced the newspaper’s traditional role of social currency. Not that long ago, the daily newspaper was an indispensable coiner of social currency, and it gave its [...]
John Reads long attempt to start his Stay Tooned! quarterly magazine has hit its first milestone – launching. The premiere issue features Marcus Hamilton (Dennis the Menace), John Rose (Snuffy Smith), Greg Cravens (The Buckets), Scott Stantis (Prickly City), Steve Kelley (The Times-Picayune), Marshall Ramsey (The Clarion-Ledger), Steven Butler (Sonic X), John Deaton (The Toon [...]
Just received a FYI email from John Read. Due to problems with printers he’s had to delay the launch of his new magazine Stay Tooned!. He’s optimistic that the first edition will be available during the first week of March.
John Read has sent me a copy of the cover of the upcoming first edition of his Stay Tooned! magazine that will hopefully launch before Christmas Day. The cover offers original art from Marcus Hamilton (Dennis the Menace), John Rose (Barney Google and Snuffy Smith), Rob Corley (BoyRobo), Scott Stantis (Prickly City), Steven Butler (Sonic [...]
Dave Astor writes that a new quarterly cartooning publication will be debuting in November entitled, “Stay Tooned!” The magazine is being created by John Read who intends to “combine the best parts of ‘Cartoonist PROfiles’ — telling the stories of professional cartoonists, and ‘The Aspiring Cartoonist’ — information and instruction for cartoonists.” The first edition [...]