Webcomic Beacon Newscast: Comic News & Discussion for May 13, 2012

Ben Carver (Animation Aficionados) rejoins us for the news discussion panel; but first, last week’s news is brought to you by Thomas Revor, Alex Heberling, and Marie Tary! Sorry for the audio issues in this episode!

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‘The Avengers’ sets weekend record. Is there a message for the industry?
Original Source: Christian Science Monitor
Additionally: ICv2


ComiXology Joins CBLDF As Corporate Member
Original Source: Broken Frontier

2012 Joe Shuster Award nominees announced, Webcomic/Creator section included
Original Source: The Beat

Marvel movies creating new methods of storytelling
Original Source: Wharton University of Pennsylvania


Maurice Sendak dies; author and illustrator wrote about children’s survival
Original Source: Washington Post
Additionally: Robot 6

Review of Poorcraft
Original Source: Comix Talk


Marvel Comics inks deal with comiXology on digital single issues
Original Source: Nerdage
Additionally: Bleeding Cool

Ruben Bolling launches inner hive
Original Source: Daily Cartoonist


On building an audience in the digital age
Original Source: Mtv Geek
Additionally: Kleefeld on Comics

Digital augments IDW print sales
Found via: Robot 6
Original Source: ICv2

Netherlands second Net neutral country on the world
Original Source: Slashdot

Dealing with the collapse of Social Networks
Original Source: Slashdot


Join the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund as a Website Contributor!
Original Source: ComicMix

ShiftyLook brings back Dig Dug for 30th anniversary with webcomics all-stars
Original Source: The Beat
Additionally: Bleeding Cool


Avengers Yearbook
Original Source: Bleeding Cool

Economist breaks the story that there are comic on the web
Found via: Kleefeld on Comics
Original Source: The Economist

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