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Webcomic Beacon Newscast: Comic News & Discussion for October 28st, 2012

Typhon Blue (Genderratic) rejoins us in this week’s webcomic and comic news and discussion. On the dockat this week: Wikipedia Nears “Completion”? Superman Quits Newspapers? Adult Content/Ads Now Allowed on Project Wonderful, NYCC To Beat Out SDCC?; and more! Plus a special zombie-themed music video playlist!

Thom Revor heads the show this week; and thanks to all of our news team: Thom Revor, Dean Esmay, Marie Tary, Jason Strawsburg, and Eric Kimball.

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Top Stories

Adult content allowed back on Project Wonderful
Original Source: Project Wonderful

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Business

Girl Genius signs up with TopatiCo
Original Source: Girl Genius

Readers returning to Comics Shops?
Original Source: ICv2

Could NY comic con overshadow San Diego
Original Source: Panels on Pages

Freemium out sell Premium
Original Source: GiGaOM

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Education

The Power of Quiet, RSA Animation on the Power of Introverts
Original Source: Laughing Squid

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Tech

5 cool things from MIT
Original Source: GiGaOM

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Tidbits

Dark Horse to publish the complete Sin Titulo
Original Source: The Beat

Kickstarter UK Opens Up for Business
Original Source: The Beat

Pulitzer Prize winner goes Kickstarter
Original Source: Washington Post

Wikipedia nears completion
Original Source: SlashDot

The Full Scale Millennium Falcon Project
Original Source: Full Scale Falcon

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Oddities

Burlesque Pasties NYAN CAT Pop Tart Cat Rainbow Sequin Nipple Tassels KIT
Original Source: Montabahn’s Etsy site

Musical Zombies – An Undead Medley
Original Source: Walking Dead the Musical
Additionally: Brainzzz
Additionally: Jonathan Coulton’s Re: Your Brains
Additionally: Zombie Love Song
Additionally: Stephanie Mabey’s The Zombie Song
Additionally: Sarah Gibson’s Zombie Apocalypse
Additionally: No More Kings’ Zombie Me
Additionally: They’re Coming to Get You, Barbara
Additionally: The Dust in the Wind cover, DUSTY ZOMBIES
Additionally: The classic Zombie Jamboree by Harry Belafonte

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Things that make us cry

Superman quits the Daily Planet to become “The next Drudge Report”
Original Source: USA Today

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