Bone creator Jeff Smith has been teasing the release of a new webcomic for several months now. Yesterday the webcomic went live. Jeff Smith explores the ice age in this all new mythological fiction of the first human to leave Africa. With the completion of his science fiction noir thriller RASL, Jeff Smith returns to […]
The webcomic Penny Arcade turns 15 on the 18th of this month. We’ve done a lot in the last 15 years. We were among the first people to create webcomics. We’ve used the strip to tear down and applaud countless games. We accidentally sold the rights to the comic and then got them back. We […]
For the second time, Slate is holding a contest for best graphic novel and webcomic. Last year’s winners were Chris Ware and Noelle Stevenson. The prize is $1,000 each and this year a sponsor, Copic, is kicking in $250 of art supplies. The judging will be done by Slate Book Review editor Dan Kois, faculty […]
You can have a star named after you for $30, but if you want an astroid named after you, it has to be approved by the International Astronomical Union. xkcd webcomic creator Randall Monroe’s name was nominated and approved for an asteroid that orbits between Mars and Jupiter. From Robot6: “The first thing I did […]
I’ve been a long-time fan of the Danish webcomic Wulffmorganthaler by Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler, so I was excited to learn it was being launched as a syndicated comic here in the US under the title Wumo. The feature has been on the web since 2002 and runs in several papers in Northern Europe. […]
Bone and RASL creator Jeff Smith described his webcomic that will debut before Thanksgiving: Two million years ago was the very first fantastic ice age, and Africa was in a drought all the early animal, all the early hominids, all the apes, all the creatures were going extinct because their jungles were disappearing. It was […]
Comic Book Resources interviews Diesel Sweeties creator R. Stevens about his strip and his latest themed book collections. This year, Stevens has teamed with Oni Press to begin releasing “Diesel Sweeties” in book form. The first volume, on sale now, is “Diesel Sweeties: I’m a Rocker, I Rock Out.” The book, to quote the description, […]
Howard Tayler, creator of the webcomic Schlock Mercenary was one of the fine speakers at this year’s AAEC convention. In my introduction to Howard’s presentation I explained that this blog, when launched in 2005, was meant to be a personal exploration of where cartooning (primarily comic strips and editorial cartooning) was going with the growth […]
Great news about Diesel Sweeties’ R. Stevens. From Boing Boing To help prevent lymphedema or control the swelling if it does happen, many doctors recommend we use compression sleeves. It used to be that the only kind of sleeves available looked like big ugly bandages, but LympheDIVAs, a company started by two women with breast […]
IDW will release a new Artist Edition collection for Jeff Smith’s Bone series. No date is set yet, but it will be 144 pages and printed at the size of Jeff’s original art (12×7). Also Jeff announced that he’s starting a webcomic set in prehistoric times called, “Tüki Save the Humans”. No launch date on […]
The National Cartoonist Society has announced this year’s division award nominees. The winners will be announced during their annual Reuben Awards dinner in Pittsburgh, PA. Here are the nominees: Television Animation Todd Kauffman, Executive Producer, “Sidekick” Alberto Mielgo, Production Design, “Tron: Uprising” Rich Webber, Director, Aardman Animation Studios, “DC Nation” Feature Animation Rich Moore, Director, […]
Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Section: Animation, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment
Over on Fleen, Gary Tyrrell looks at the four webcomics (Cyanide & Happiness, Machine of Death, Schlock Mercenary and Dresden Codak) who have raised a combined $1.7 million on Kickstarter.
An interesting move by ComiXology to become more of a platform, like Apple’s iBook Store and Amazon eBook store. Today, the digital comic book startup is launching ComiXology Submit, a submission portal for comic book creators who want to sell their self-published work in ComiXology’s digital store. If successful, the Submit portal could usher in […]
Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist and Prickly City creator Scott Stantis has been doing web casts and talking to other cartoonists. In this latest one, he talks to Scott Meyers, creator of the web comic Basic Instructions.