Strip News 5-21-10

I seem to have misplaced some of the paintings in my personal collection, have you seen them?

Perfect Agent ComicWebcomic Overlook gave Marilith just one star.

Fictions talked briefly about Musetopia by necessity. Optical Sloth looked at Xoc #2 and Chickenbot’s Odd Jobs this week.

♦ From Galaxy-7, Voltron saved the day again. Collectable mini style.

Ben Towle talked about the new Cristophe Blain book that we may never see an English version of and Agent X recommended some online comic finds with more to come in the next few weeks.

Six Chix reached ten years. Congrats! This is a good time to jump in and start reading about the Tales of a Checkered Man.

♦ Without further ado, let me introduce to you The Sailor Twain Victorian Portraiture Contest. I can’t wait to see all your entries.

Batmin and RobbesStorming The Tower pointed us to a helpful checklist for starting your comic. Also, Rene Egstrom returns. (More breakdown available at McCloud’s site.) And Mooky Chick gave us some common sense tips on making webcomics. The Bean also had some well written thoughts on what makes a webcomic work?

The Daily Cartoonist pointed to Fleen’s discussion about Webcomics.com. Manga Blog examined the aftermath of CMX’s cancelation, plus a ton of manga reviews. CBR mentioned that Hope Larson asked what comics girls like, which was interesting. She seems to have polled true, discerning fans.

ComixTalk had some good comic link stuff, including an interview with Chris Watkins. And then you can check out Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels.

♦ There is still time to enter the Cave of Cool trivia contest.

Lucy is taking a well deserved nap. Or lots of naps, with illustrated proof. For similar reasons, EmiTown might adjust its update schedule.

♦ It’s too cool not to re-mention Kleefeld’s scoop on the Captain America paperhero. Also, for those who like concept art, check out Jama Jurabaev.

♦ I have to ask. Do these twelve cartoons really get you through the workday? Some are good, some I’m meh about but I’m sure your twelve would be different than mine anyway.

Kiwi Blitz

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