Tag: comics

by Julie Keck

1. One year after rebranding, Google Play offers over 5 million e-books (TechCrunch) 2. Copyright reformers launch attack on DMCA’s “digital locks” rule (arstechnica) 3. Indie books and their critics (IndieBooks) 4. Cosmixology launches online self-publishing platform for comics (The Verge) 5. Steve Jobs biographer deflects subpeonas in e-books case (Reuters) Subscribe to the E-Books [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1.YouTube adds pay-per-view to live streaming (GigaOm) 2. Trust in online ads grows while trust in ads in traditional media falls (TechCrunch) 3. Can other stand-up comics duplicate success of Louis C.K.‘s distribution model? (Fast Company) 4. LinkedIn launches tools to [...] more »

by Simon Owens

Earlier this month, Randall Munroe, creator of the hugely popular web comic xkcd, announced on his blog that he would be publishing a book collection of the strip. Given the number of six-figure book deals that major book publishers have thrust upon popular bloggers, there’s little doubt that Munroe’s millions of monthly readers could have [...] more »

by Mike Rosen-Molina

I once worked for a daily newspaper, where there were two things guaranteed to generate letters to the editor: articles about cats and the comics section. Readers didn’t have much to say about our coverage of local elections or big trials, but we were sure to receive letters if someone disagreed with the slant of [...] more »