Webcomic Beacon Newscast: Comic News & Discussion for May 20, 2012

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Top Stories

Josh Neufeld receives Knight Wallace Fellowship
Original Source: Webcomic Overlook


John Allison creates a comic cookbook in Bad Machinery
Original Source: Robot 6

NY Times talks about rage comics
Found via: Daily Cartoonist
Original Source: New York Times

Why we need gay comics
Found via: Bleeding Cool
Original Source: Huffington Post


Creator of Thanos talks about lack of financial compensation by comic companies.
Original Source: Hero Complex

Facebook needs to rule the world
Original Source: GiGaOM

Harry Potter and the Rights Management of Digital
Original Source: Paid Content

Comic translator convicted of possessing child pornography… after police seize his collection of Japanese manga cartoons
Original Source: Daily Mail


Opening Tabs on a schedule
Found via: Comix Talk
Original Source: Life Hacker

Digital Branding of Websites
Original Source: graphics.com


Comcast’s data cap an opening salvo on net neutrality
Original Source: GiGaOM

Mobile company censorship blocks legitimate sites
Original Source: GiGaOM

India’s net-censorship law – webcomic edition
Original Source: Boing Boing


“Who believes in you” – Thoughts from Jim Henson
Original Source: The Beat

Want to draw an issue of Daredevil? Write a fan letter
Original Source: The Out Housers

Sampling of the 100 idea that change film
Original Source: The Atlantic


Best-Selling RPG ‘Pathfinder’ Comes to Comics
Original Source: Mtv Geek

Cartoonist Christine Larsen debuts short story collection
Original Source: Comic Book Resources


My Little Comic Book Ponies
Found via: Geek Syndicate
Original Source: Jodi Moisan

The Hub Hopes Men Will Start Calling Themselves “Belly Bros” and “Care Dudes”
Original Source: Cartoon Brew

Webcomics in cookie form
Original Source: Comics Alliance

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