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Webcomic Beacon #186: Newscast #20: Comic News & Discussion for May 8th, 2011

Amazon pulls yaoi from the Kindle; David Malki talks about theft vs parody; Are we losing our webcomic history? Rosscott writes about webcomic design, and seeks feedback. Plus much more! Rosscott, Alex Heberling, and Eric Kimble our newshound run the show today.

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News
Amazon Pulls Yaoi from the Kindle
(Original Source: Robot 6)

Help Artist Chris Wozniak
Lost his home in a tornado.
(Original Source: Robot 6)
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Discussion

David Malki on the Difference Between Parody and Theft
(Original Source: David Makli – via Fleen)
Resource: You Thought We Wouldn’t Notice

Are We Losing our Webcomic History?
(Original Source: The Comics Journal – via Comics Beat)
Related: Bill Blackbeard reflection (via Salon)

Can You Be a Hot Girl and a Nerd?
(Source: Comics Beat)

Rosscott On Webcomic Website Design
(Original Source: Rosscott, Inc)

Speaking of Design, Will the Future of Computer Screens Be 3D?
(Original Sources: GiGaOM 1, GiGaOM 2)

How Social Networks Influence Sales
(Original Source: GiGaOM)
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Tidbits

Interview With Zach Weiner
(Original Source: Forbes)

Fake Frank Miller Sketches on eBay
(Original Source: Bleeding Cool)

Survey of Who Print Comic Book Fans Are
(Original Source: Graphic Policy – via Bleeding Cool)

High Gas Prices Increase Online Sales
(Original Source: GiGaOM)

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