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November 30, 2012


Assembled, Zipped, Transferred And Downloaded: News From Digital

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By Tom Spurgeon

* and just like that, Octopus Pie roars back to life. I sort of like the idea of these ongoing serials that kind of slip into a hiatus period and then come back into existence. Why not? Why do these have to come out every day in unending fashion?

image* Vito Delsante and David Bednarski have announced a forthcoming webcomics project together: Prisoner Of None.

* I'm not 100 percent sure about this, but the way this cartoon was presented to me makes me think that cartoons appearing at Alternet is something of a new thing.

* Dan Goldman has brought his Red Light Properties to Monkeybrain.

* Gary Tyrrell examines a recent essay on the economics of single-issue comics making from the perspective of webcomics, basically suggesting that rather than paying through the nose to build a readership for more popular gigs/formats, why not put it on-line and do that much more cheaply? He also has a nice post up about Kickstarter funding here.

* finally, here's one of those screen-formatted comic-book type comics: Cocotte, by Kat Vapid and Ryan Kelly.

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