April 22nd, 2013 — What-Did-I-Learn?
What Did I Learn? Today’s comic under review is Joe! by Michelle Billingsley. The About page informs us that this comic is based on Joe, a wise cracking ten year old getting into trouble based on “imaginatively-exploited everyday shorelines,” which is pretty accurate up to the current comic of #112. However, the rest of the [...]
April 17th, 2013 — News
I do, believe it or not, have a review almost ready to post. In the meantime, I have been contacted by some folks for promotional items related to my other work but I thought some of you might be able to make use of what they offer. Here’s a pic they sent me… now imagine [...]
March 5th, 2013 — comic, Strip News
A week or so ago, I received a missive from Ucreate Comics, which is aiming to be a new Comic Book Developing company. From the look of things on their website, they seem like they are doing something Zuda-ish. Their official web-site is planned for launch on March 11th at www.ucreatecomics.com where members will have [...]
May 26th, 2012 — Strip News
In order to be timely with this news at all, you need to just take a look at this: This is just one of Grimm’s fairy tales that Gina Biggs, Elle Skinner and Louisa Roy have adapted and illustrated for us. It’s called “A Tale with A Riddle.” It’s a story full of suspense about [...]
May 25th, 2012 — Grab Bag
I think you all might like this. The previews look interesting… What if the greatest heroes on earth were teamed up to take on the world’s biggest threats? Or at least whoever was available was thrown together to deal with some shizzle? In their Avengers-parodying debut, the mysterious WHITE OUT has brought together a dysfunctional [...]
May 19th, 2012 — Strip News
“When Sparkshooter, the webcomic from Troy Brownfield and Sarah Vaughn, launched in February, it came with the promise that a new singer would shake up the group of friends that formerly provided the backbone of the group Crazy Yeats. With Crazy Yeats dissolved and a new band in the offing, get ready to meet Sondra [...]
May 17th, 2012 — What-Did-I-Learn?
This is a copy of the review I did, minus the star rating and with a few edits, for Comic Fencing back as far as 2008, which seems to have gone offline sometime in the last few months. Calamities of Nature, by Tony Piro, is about the absurdities of life and ourselves. Politics, world events [...]
May 12th, 2012 — Strip News
That’s right. It is time for the 3rd Dialogue Free Comics Day. You love it, I love it and we all benefit from creative restriction. So send your link to your Dialogue Free Comic to Noel by May 18th. (Of course, we all still want to see them even if you publish them after that [...]
May 6th, 2012 — What-Did-I-Learn?
What Did I Learn? Today’s comic under inspection is The Optimist by Tom Pappalardo. It is an interesting little gem of the gag strip variety. There is the occasional cuss word. There is some word play. There is some political observation. Some regular life silliness and some sarcasm. And there are podcasts and songs and [...]
April 6th, 2012 — What-Did-I-Learn?
What Did I Learn? Today’s review is on a short comic called Strange Quark by Dallin Durfee. It’s a gag a day comic revolving around the nerdy humor of college physics professors and their students. For context, this review is coming from a comics blog that talks about making comics to be published online, which [...]
April 3rd, 2012 — Grab Bag
As you may or may not be aware, Oni Press recently redid their logo. (Old logo to the left, new of the right.) It was just something I read about somewhere online but the April 2012 copy in Inc. Magazine had a two page article on how the new logo came to be. At the [...]
March 31st, 2012 — Strip News
Ahoy there! It’s all hands on deck as the unstoppable alliance of Blind Ferret Entertainment and Snakehead Games reaches a fever pitch! The renowned webcomic Least I Could Do is offering a juicy prize package in association with the lauded browser-based MMO Star Pirates for “sweding” an LICD strip. Fans with cameras reenact the comics, [...]