Anyone Thankful Gizmodo Has Gobbled Up io9?

Being that I’m writing this before Thanksgiving, and that no ETA is given for when the merge will happen, I’ve opted for a holiday-themed headline for this news because why not, really: Via Comics Beat Will any geeks news sites be left standing as 2015 draws to a close? I would have thought io9, the nerdContinue reading “Anyone Thankful Gizmodo Has Gobbled Up io9?”

Popular Ebook Subscription Service, Oyster, Shuts Down

Oyster is shutting down and most of its staff’s leaving to join Google Play Books: Via Publishers Weekly: According to a report on the tech news site Re/Code, most of the Oyster staff, including CEO Eric Stromberg and Oyster cofounders Andrew Brown and Willem Van Lancker, are leaving the company to join Google Play Books.Continue reading “Popular Ebook Subscription Service, Oyster, Shuts Down”

Drew Weing on The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo

First Second to publish Drew Weing’s The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo — Heidi MacDonald (@Comixace) September 22, 2015 Do you read Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat? You should be reading The Beat. MacDonald is great at shedding light on kid-lit graphic novels and comics news, and is often the source I find these stories. She reportsContinue reading “Drew Weing on The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo”

This Is How You Do A Book Trailer

This is how it’s done. This is the book trailer for Kairos, a french graphic novel by Author/Illustrator Ulysse Malassagne. Animated by Studio La Cachette. This is a perfect example of two important points. The first point is hand-drawn animation is powerful and deeply engaging to the viewer on a level unique to itself. The secondContinue reading “This Is How You Do A Book Trailer”

Why The Reader’s Perspective Is Key To Print VS. Digital Comics

She Has No Head: Print or Digital? — Comic Book Resources (@CBR) April 21, 2015 Kelly Thompson’s latest “She Has No Head!” installment for CBR’s Comics Should Be Good blog tackles Print VS. Digital (from a reader’s perspective). Thompson raises some great points so make sure to read the full article and scroll through the commentsContinue reading “Why The Reader’s Perspective Is Key To Print VS. Digital Comics”

Webcomic: Check Out “God of Love” by Giancarlo Volpe

God of Love cover art! Links to all 26 pages are provided in the Tumblr post below. — Giancarlo Volpe (@Giancarlo_Volpe) March 2, 2015 Producer, Director, Writer, Character Designer Giancarlo Volpe has worked on such acclaimed animated series as Avatar: The Last Airbender, Star Wars: Clone Wars, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, and King ofContinue reading “Webcomic: Check Out “God of Love” by Giancarlo Volpe”

Mashable’s Break Down Of “The ‘Avatar’ Social Media Relaunch”

The sequels to James Cameron’s Avatar won’t arrive until 2017, but the series’ social media feeds are evidently already relaunching this week in advance, according to Mashable. This apparent social reboot spans Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, SoundCloud and Facebook. Mashable has a very handy rundown of the social media outreach that’s planned: Avatar on Tumblr: As Mashable notes, it’s all aboutContinue reading “Mashable’s Break Down Of “The ‘Avatar’ Social Media Relaunch””

Book Baby To Make Print Distribution to Retailers Accessible to Indies

Book Baby Just Broke the Internet for Indie Authors — Bibliocrunch (@BiblioCrunch) January 28, 2015 Via Bibliocrunch,  Good E-Reader reports that Book Baby will make it possible for self-published authors to distribute their titles to retailers “like Barnes and Noble through their website (with the potential due to sales and customer requests for in-storeContinue reading “Book Baby To Make Print Distribution to Retailers Accessible to Indies”

The Author Hangout’s Interview with Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman assists authors navigate their careers in addition to teaching and speaking on digital media and publishing. Make sure to follow Jane on Twitter. The latest issue of Jane’s magazine about writing, money, and life, Scratch Magazine, arrives Tuesday, February 3, 2015. For more information about Scratch magaizne, Click Here!

Spot The Difference

Tweaked My #Blog! New Easy-To-Find Link to My #SelfPub#GraphicNovel‘s Newsletter: — Patrick Weibel (@Weibart) January 28, 2015 Notice a bit of a revamp to my site? I’ve done some general editing to the look of the site. I’m excited to have a direct link to the Newsletter for my upcoming graphic novel series Intercept Now! inContinue reading “Spot The Difference”