Asia in Comics 2005

Online comics are not just for the West anymore. Last month the Japan Foundation Forum hosted the “Asia in Comics 2005” symposium in Tokyo. At this two-day event Asian internet distributes discussed the spread of manga on the internet. In a short article on asahi.com there are incites which are always welcome with us:

As print magazines struggle with declining sales, serialized online comics are expanding.The pay is not that much, but you get great exposure from online publishing.

It seems that a vast world of new possibilities awaits online comics thanks to more freedom of expression [compared to print] and expanding distribution channels.

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