News you can use

Over at Webcomics.com, T Campbell posts the top webcomics for March, based on Compete and Alexa rankings. As usual, caveats and analysis follow. Also posted on WC.C lately: Elanor Cooper interviews Sarah Ellerton, creator of Inverloch and The Phoenix Requiem, and Alexander Danner plays “where are they now” with four webcomickers who have moved on to other projects.

I wish I had been able to get to this: Gary Tyrrell reports on the graphic novel symposium Splat!, and Karen at Pen in Hand posts her illustrated notes.

Rick Marshall of ComicMix talks to Wes Molebash about his Zuda experiences so far.

At The Webcomic Overlook, El Santo has a very thorough and entertaining review of the print version of Laugh-Out-Loud Cats, which we discussed briefly in our most recent podcast.

Eric Burns’ lengthy post on why he is bored by Kevin and Kell caused me to take a look at it out of curiosity, and I ended up really enjoying it. Go figure.

Vintage comic link of the day: Golden Age Comic Book Stories presents Fired! by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta, from Crime Suspenstories #17, June-July 1953.

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2 thoughts on “News you can use

  1. The Alexa and Compete ratings are good so far as numbers go, but what I’d really like to see is some sort of quantitative data on the fanaticism of readers.

  2. Adam,

    Hmmm.. now you’ve got me thinking how to do this. There are a truck load of different metrics you would have to consider. I think a great place to start would be to measure how many posts are on a particular comic’s forum.

    Not a perfect solution obvioiusly, but it’s a start. I may have to return to my evil lair and work on this.

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