December 04, 2011
for December 4th, 2011
Sean Kleefeld (Kleefeld on Comics and MTV Geek) joins us as this week's special guest! Please also welcome our new Show Director and Host Thom Rever is also joined by Co-Host Alex Heberling and Co-Host and News Researcher Eric Kimball. Apologies for the audio quality on this episode. We are working to solve the issue.
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Cowboy and Aliens and Lawsuits
Original Source: Deadline | Hollywood
Original Source: KTBS
Jeff Jacques talks about his creative process and butts
“I am generally happy with my work, but I'm also my own worst critic (and I have some pretty mean critics). And I do have depression and anxiety problems, so there's that. But I do like my comic, I wouldn't be able to do it if I didn't like it...”
Found via: ComixTalk
Original Source: Reddit
Paul Gadzikowski Tweets heart attack
Original Source: Fleen
BREAKING NEWS ALERT!!!!!!!!!
Kate Beaton is a girl that makes webcomics!
Yes, we all love Kate Beaton. How many 15 minutes of fame has she amassed now? (-Fes)
Original Source: Uptown
Octopus Pie Exists!
Original Source: Comics Alliance
Shopify goes down on Cyber Monday
Shopify the eCommerce platform used by some of the the top tier webcomics crashed Monday November 28th due to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack
Original Source: Shopify - Additional Source on Facebook
In the forms CEO of Shopify talks about the difficulty of creating 100% uptime.
Original Source: Shopify
Shopify user Christina cited an article talking about how it is more cost effective to shoot for a 98% up time is more cost effective in the long run.
Source: Signal vs Noise
Are Publishers hurting themselves with E-book DRM?
Found via: Slashdot
- Original Source: Charlie’s Diary
Warning for Webcomics -- keep your software updated
Webcomics nation comic “Freak U” inundated with spam in comments section
Found via: Webcomics Nation
What’s the point of a ™ symbol?
Found via: Alltop
- Original Source: Logo Design Love
Saint’s Row - By offending everyone it’s politically correct.
Not really a webcomic related thing but the concept of being universally insulting could apply to comics like Oglaf
and Cyanide and Happiness
Original Source: IGN
Original Source: Wacom
Deviant Art Tutorials
Fairy Tree - by Nathie
SAI Watercolor Effect - by Checkered-Sins
Cell Shading - by MyApple
Heads Angles - by juusan13
Photoshop can now unblur images
Original Source: PetaPixel
Peer to Peer open source search
Found via: Slashdot
- Original Source: Network World
Buzz boy becomes webcomic
Original Source: ComixTalk
Wizard world Digital retrospects
Original Source: Bleeding Cool
Decline of India’s comic book industry
Same reason for the American decline
Original Source: BBC
Penny Arcade Games
Original Source: MTV Geek
Original Source: Dragon’s Layer
Call of Cthulhu (as though by Dr. Seuss )
Found via: Hal Hefner
- Original Source: DrFaustusauAU