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March 30, 2017

Assembled, Zipped, Transferred And Downloaded: News From Digital

By Tom Spurgeon

* big story today as ComicsAlliance announces an imminent shutdown. There is a stand-alone article here. This continues a slow yet deliberate trend of deep changes or even closures at big-name comics-centric news presences. That's an interesting thing to note although I'm not sure talking it to death yields additional insight. Clearly, the Internet values something for monetary purposes that comics-anchored sites are having a difficult time providing.

* Elliott Dunstan on Dumbing Of Age. Jon Erik Christianson on Irregular and On A Sunbeam.

* one of those weird list-driven sites has a list of up-and-coming comics-makers that draws heavily on webcomics.

* finally, Tegan O'Neil has launched a new comics column, Ice Cream For Bedwetters.
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