As part of our Valentine's Day Giveaway, two lucky ComicsAlliance readers can win a pair of romantic titles from well-respected comic book publisher Fantagraphics: Young Romance: The Best of Simon & Kirby's Romance Comics and Celluloid. Young Romance is a collection of c
Hey, everyone. I did it again. I misspelled something in the last post. (Here's a fun game: See if you can find it!) I just want to point out that these mistakes have nothing to do with the fact that every single one of these columns has been turned in late and rushed to front page. No. It is the shoddy work of the editorial staff.
So, let's all blame Laura Hudson! I've not
Since this week's round-up is being posted on Superbowl Sunday, there's a good chance you're reading this on Monday. Unless you're a nerd, in which case I say to you, "NEEeeEeeeerrRRRDdDD!!1"
Nah, I'm kidding. We're all friend
If I'm counting correctly, this is the tenth Best Webcomics Ever (This Week) column, which means there are at least fifty exceptional webcomics that have been highlighted in only a few weeks time. I find it to be prett
Before he became famous for his work on Sesame Street and The Muppets, Jim Henson was a veritable Jack-of-all-trades in the artistic field. During the '60s, Henson was not only a master puppeteer; he was a photographer, made television commercials, dabbled in music, created at-home animated movies, and crafted screenplays with writer and friend Jerry Juhl. Towards the end of the pair's exp
In last week's column I mentioned that I thought traditional print publishers still had the edge over webcomics when it came to being able to distill the best material from a variety of creators. Because of a publisher's ability to hire a range of professionals, especially editors, they ar
If you spend any amount of time on the Internet that doesn't involve asking someone younger why you can't get Google to work, then you've probably seen a united and unprecedented team of companies and creative professionals -- including ComicsAlliance's parent company AOL -- coming out against the proposed legislation referred to as SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act.
The debate ove
There are some excellent offerings in this week's round-up, so I hope you're prepared to waste some valuable time online after reading this post. Wait, what am I saying?! You clearly do if you're reading these words. Stup
Whether comic book publishers and retailers are ready to admit it or not, a robust digital subscription service is the industry's only hope of retaining a sustainable base of consumers that purchase serialized content. Comi