Webcomic Beacon Newscast #40: Comic News & Discussion for October 30th, 2011

Dern (Hello With Cheese) rejoins us as this week’s guest host, with Rosscott and Alex Heberling. Thanks to Eric Kimball for gathering our news links.


Top Stories

Good advice on how to deal with trolls from Rob Liefield
Well… I suppose he is an expert on this subject.
Found via: Bleeding Cool – Original Source: Rob Liefeld

Weekly Webcomic Wrap-Up is still taking submissions!
Found via: Dern – Original Source: Joystick


Onezumi and Harknell interviewed by CNN
Source: CNN


Tablet users not willing to pay for content
The tablets are not turning out to be a game changer in the way people interact with online content.  What was acceptable repackaging in the smart phone market is being rejected by the larger format tablet users.
Source: The Daily Cartoonist –

The India Comic Scene
Found via: Graphic Policy – Original Source: DNA

Are Women Risky Business?
Found via: Robot 6 – Original Source: CNN – Follow up: Bleeding Cool


Coloring in Illustrator Tips
Source: Webcomic Alliance

Adding a base line image for Facebook
Source: Frumph.net

Tangent lines in comics
Source: Chris Schweizer


The Freelancer game board
A good gift to prepare a budding freelancer for the soul crushing disappointment ahead of the.
Source: Scott McCloud

Viz realeases DRM free downloads under the Sublime imprint (IN BRIEF)
It’s Yaoi so it looks like Viz is targeting a different audience and trying to remove the barriors to entry.
Source: Robot 6


Beware Sleeping Beauty.
Found via: The Mary Sue – Original Source: Shira-Chan

DC women dressed for fall
Found via: Comic Alliance – Original Source: My Hand Moves Funny

Spy vs Spy designed by Jim Lee
Found via: Comics Alliance – Original Source: MAD – Follow up: MAD

Art created from shadows.
Original Source: BuzzFeed

How to make it as a webcartoonist and NOT do a gag strip
The creator of A Distant Soil talks about her history, her process of making it to “full time” and even her stats.
Found via: Angry Zen Master – Original Source: A Distant Soil

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