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June 30, 2017

Assembled, Zipped, Transferred And Downloaded: News From Digital

By Tom Spurgeon

image* Sloane Leong pays tribute to the just-completed Octopus Pie. I think that one will stick around as a story of the year; it's not broadly impactful or controversial, but I think Meredith Gran's multi-year saga stands in for an entire generation of webcomics makers, and for an entire group of long serials. My hunch is it will feel more symbolic as time goes on, something towards which to point.

* here's Studio Foglio kickstarting another Girl Genius collection.

* love for the Library Of Congress' webcomics archive.

* finally, here's a generational accounting of the appeal of webcomics. It doesn't start out with them ruining the thing in question, which sets it apart from most feature writing on that generation.
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