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Scott McCloud’s Online Lettering Tutorials Are an Awesome Asset [Video]


Lettering's something of a ninja craft. It's taken for granted not because it's inessential, but because -- like makeup -- it's often supposed to go unnoticed as a visual element. If executed improperly, however, lettering can draw undue attention to itself and distract where it should simply enhance...

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Parting Shots: Sex at Emerald City, Real Scottish Vampire Hunting Kids, Health Care Cartoons


ComicsAlliance closes the day with an after-hours link dump.

: Nerve, a site that both in this instance and in general you should probably not visit from work, recently stopped by Emerald City Comic Con and had a chat with some of the pros, retailers, and fans -- including Danielle Corsetto of "Girls With Slingshots" and Cosmic Monkey Comics owner Andy Johnson -- to talk about...

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Drawing ‘Zot!’ To Life?


This past weekend I dug into THQ's (and 5th Cell's - The developers of WB's "Scribblenauts") latest entry into the "Drawn To Life" franchise - "Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter."

Given that players are tasked with creating much of the game's content from scratch within certain parameters (via a stylus or Wiimote depending on which version they've picked up), it's a title well-suited for comic fans who enjoy illustration...

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Link Ink — Rejected Playboy Cover Girls, Google Maps Canvas, Maurice Sendak Invites Parents to “Go to Hell”


Art: The Etsy shop of "theGorgonist" has some great Alice in Wonderland illustrations, plus this totes adorbs Star Trek bro-down between Kirk and Spock performing an intergalactic fistbump. (Super Punch)

: "Where the Wild Things Are" author Maurice Sendak answers a question about whether the movie will be too scary for kids by telling overprotective parents to "go to hell...

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Scott McCloud’s Google Chrome Comic Parodied at Gizmodo


The work of sequential art scholar Scott McCloud includes some of the most respected teaching tools in comics, particularly his seminal graphic novel series, "Understanding Comics," "Reinventing Comics" and "Making Comics...

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Link Ink — Michael Jackson & Stan Lee Video, Early Scott McCloud


-- Former Marvel editor Jim Salicrup recalls a meeting between Michael Jackson and Stan Lee and even shares the video.

--Comic creator and industry guru Scott McCloud shares an impressive comic book drawing he made when he was 15 years old...

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NAWLZ: Webcomics on the Next Level


To continue the psychedelia, there's a shimmering, experimental new webcomic called 'Nawls' by Sutu (Stu Campbell) that you really need to take a look at, not just because groundbreaking webcomic artist Scott McCloud says so, but because it's amazing...

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HarperCollins Risks Bankruptcy, Publishes Zot!


There are some actors who have the reputation of being a "show-killer." As soon as they're brought on board a television show, the program is doomed for failure. So when you tally up the roll call of show-killers, we have a new addition to stand alongside such illustrious members as Sean Maher (Firefly, The $treet, Ryan Caulfield) and Rena Sofer (Blind Justice, the US version of Coupling, Just Shoot Me...

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