#128 The Orphan Works Bill

orphan worksThe Orphan Works bill in front of the U.S. Congress now poses huge problems for creators, especially in visual media, all over the world. Tim talks to Brad Holland from the American Society of Illustrators Partnership.

Tell your congressional reps to vote against this bill

Orphan Works Resource Page for Artists

#114 Illustration Friday is just “one more day”

ElbisTim and Mulele discuss comics & the Hollywood writers’ strike, Mulele’s comics career, Illustration Friday, and the Spider-Man “One More Day” event.

Illustration Friday

Why the WGA strike won’t hurt Comic-Con

No Strike Zone: Marvel Studios makes a deal with WGA

#110 Comic Market report

Patrik Washburn had a table on Day One of the Comic Market event in Tokyo. Tim, Mulele, and Patrick Gannon checked it out, and sat down afterwards to discuss their impressions for the podcast.

Michao (Kodansha’s Web comics site)
(in Japanese; membership is free, but you need to log in to read the comics)

Earth Ranger, from Playfullness Comics
(in Japanese)

Mulele’s site

Patrick Gannon’s site

#082 Web comics: What happens if the big players get involved?

Diesel SweetiesPublishing online opens your comic up to a worldwide audience. But if the major players in print comics start publishing online, will they stamp out all the one-horse comics out there? Is there room on the Web for all of us?

Time article about Web comics

#057 Tokyo Comic Market

Over the holidays, Tim visited the Tokyo Comic Market event, and gives his impressions. Also: A Mulele update, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, and Brandon’s review of the movie Eragon! (photo: At left, the one comic I bought, “Winter Holidays.” At right, the thick, heavy catalog for the event.)

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#035 Web Comics, “She-Hulk”, and inking

The Death of Web Comics?; She-Hulk good and bad points; a guide to inking

Music:

So Long, Superman: Firewater

Art Class (Song For Yayoi Kusama): Superchunk

#033 San Diego Dreaming: Pros and the Con

The Comic-Con is there, and we’re here. Sigh. Brandon went last year, and he talks about the experience. Also, some observations on a few of the panel discussions scheduled for this year.

San Diego Comic-Con site

“Sheldon” by Dave Kellet

Music:

So Long, Superman: Firewater

Going to California: Dread Zeppelin