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Webcomic Beacon Newscast: Comic News & Discussion for February 26th, 2012

This week’s edition of The Webcomic Beacon Newscast suffered a computer crash and will not be joining us. You should have heard it. It was great! However, the news is still all here for you to check out!

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Top Stories

Namco using webcomics to rebuild brands
Original Source: Ripten

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Buzz

Rosscott’s work stolen.
Original Source: Rosscott

List of sexy webcomics
Original Sources: io9Comics Alliance

Mark Waid discovers the infinite canvas
Original Source: Robot 6
Similar techniques demostrated byt Balak01 (source 1 | source 2) and malecturbomedia

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Legal

More on convention Sketches from Jim Shooter
Original Source: The Beat

More on the Comic Book IP wars
Original Source: The Beat

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Business

Digital Comics need a revolution, badly! via The Nerdpocalypse
Print comics and the Netflix model
Original Source: The Nerdpocalypse

Cartooning for a Sustainable Future
Original Source: Columbia Journalism Review

Five Reasons To Worry About Comics That Aren’t Piracy
Found via: Robot 6 – Original Source: Comics Reporter

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Education

Art and Superheroines: When Over-Sexualization Kills the Story
Original Source: Comics Alliance

Scanning Large Art on Small Scanner Tutorial
Original Source: Valkyrie Squadron

Writing and outlining a story
Original Source: Making Comics

Comic Writing Lecture by Angela Melick
Original Source: YouTube

Unlearning Campbell
Original Source: Kleefeld On Comics

Why we work for free
Original Source: MTV Geek

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Tech

Coin of the Realm new free collaborative plug tool in for WordPress
Original Source: 910 CMX Forums

Chrome to become a web platform?
Found via: Slashdot – Original Source: InfoWorld

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Tidbits

Gisele Lagace Draws ‘Occupy Riverdale
Original Source: Newsarama

Penny Arcade launches videogame news site (Penny Arcade Report)
Original Source: The Verge

Order of the Stick 1 Million dollar interview
Original Source: Kickstarter

Sex guide comic takes comixology top 20
Original Source:

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Oddities
Joke article about Eternal Copyright
Found via: Slashdot – Original Source: The Telegraph
Heroin Vaccine developed
Original Source: Slashdot
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