In addition to being an immensely talented writer, Warren Ellis is an immensely generous person. He’s created countless opportunities to pass on the work of other creators to his own base of fans and readers. Three Panels Open is another idea in that vein: THREE PANELS OPEN is an open invitation. Perhaps you’d like to do one. A comic that is three panels in duration … Continue reading Three Panels Open
Entirely justified praise for the webby webcomic, MS Paint Adventures: Homestuck. And now Homestuck: The Game — a kickstarter for such an idea raised almost 850,000 dollars. Continue reading PBS Loves Some Homestuck
Kickstarter is easily one of the bigger stories of the year in terms of Internet ecology, webcomics, even the larger arena of culture generally. Recently there have been several stories (especially this NPR story) on what happens when a funded Kickstarter project at some later date does not deliver on its goals. Enough bubble and squeak online that Kickstarter itself addressed the issue. I think … Continue reading KickStopped? When The Starting Goes Bad
Being a dad is pretty great really. But this post isn’t really about that so much as having kids reimposes the timing of the school year back on your life. It’s not exactly the same as being a student yourself, but being the parent of students gives you a similar yearly cycle with the firm markers of summer vacation beginning and ending, certain standard holiday … Continue reading Back to School Back to Work Back to Life?