Webcomic Beacon #184: Newscast #19: Comic News & Discussion for May 1st, 2011

Rosscott and Eric Kimble are joined by Dan Potter (Walking the Lethe) to go over the news of the last week. Covering Kickstarter’s birthday stats, Machine of Death 2 open submissions, Hugo nominees announce, and much, much more.



Kick Starter raises over 940K for Comics
(Original Source: Kickstarter – via Bleeding Cool)

Machine of Death 2 in Production and Accepting Submissions
(Original Source: Machine of Death – via: Fleen)

Reference the Munchkins Game in Your Webcomic and Win a Prize
(Original Source: Steve Jackson Games – via: ComixTalk)

Thought from the Mind Behind ReMind
(Original Source: Comic Book Resources)

Fuck You, Pay Me
Originally found on Night Gig. Mike Monteiro of Mule Design Studio gives a pep talk to fellow designers about protecting themselves from the cut throat world of business not really wanting to pay them.
(Original Source: SanFransisco/CreativeMornings via The GigCast)


Hugo Nominees for Best Graphic Story Announced
(Original Source: ComixTalk)

Multiplex Joins the Blank Label Collective
(Original Source: Blank Label Comics – via: ComixTalk)

American Library Association open up a Free Artists Alley
(Original Source: American Library Association – via: Robot 6)

Insight to the Creative Process of DC Talent.
(Original Source: Comics Alliance)

Greg Rucka Announces Intention to Start Steam-Punk Webcomic.
(Original Source: Stumptown Trade Review – via: Robot 6)

Webcomic App released for the Nook Color
(Original Source: Barnes and Noble – via: Bleeding Cool)

More People Want Adroid Phones Than iPhones
(Sources: GiGaOM 1, GiGaOM 2)

Most Awesome Ad for a Pen Ever. The Metal Pen.
(Original Source: Vat 19 – via: Onezumiverse)

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