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Webcomic Beacon #190: Newscast #22: Comic News & Discussion for May 22nd, 2011

Thereisnosaurus (Hero in Training) joins us today Eric Kimble leading the Newscast. Additionally joined with Mike Dellheim and Adam Smithee.

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News

Scott Kurtz and Kris Straub Raise Money for Webshow
It took them less that a week to raise the $50,000 needed for the series.
(Original Source: PvP – Also: Kickstarter)

Liberty Medows Returns and is Posted Online
(Original Source: Robot 6 – via: Comix TalkFrasnk Sho’s website)

Many Submissions to Machine of Death
(Original Source: Machine of Death – via: Fleen)

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Discussion

Piracy Launches Publishing Success
(Original Source: Collective Inkwell – via Comix Talk)

Webcomics Raise $162,000 for Charity
(Original Source: Webcomic Charity and Kiva – via Fleen)

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Tech

The Future of E-books
(Original Source: Collective Inkwell)

Comic for the Vision Impaired
(Source: Comix Talk – Comic: The Bifter)

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Educational

Obvious Things Artists Need to Know
Original Source: Marvelous Mustache Factory – via: Fleen)

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Tidbits

Marvel Drops Deadpool Cover over Lawsuit Fears
Comic written by Christoper Hastings (Dr McNinja)
(Original Source: News-a-Rama – via: Bleeding Cool)

Trickster Con Plan as a Co-Con for ComicCon
Unlike ComicCon the Trickster con will feature comics.
(Original Source: Trickster – via: Bleeding Cool – Plus: San Diego Wine and Culinary Center)

Powernap New Webcomic Collective Launches
Original Source: The Comics Beat – Also: Powernap)

Webcomic to Promote Novel
(Original Source: Dog Eat Doug – via The Daily Cartoonist)

Collaborative Comic via Twitter
(Original Source: Wine Ink – via Scott McCloud)

Promoting a Comic by Drawing Conan O’Brein
Original Source: Will Draw for Coco – via: Robot 6)

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Oddities

Videogames are Now Art
(Though gamers have known this for decades)
(Original Source: Tech Spot – via: Bleeding Cool)

Calvin Grown Up
Many people will draw Calvin and Susie all grown up. Here are but two. Feel free to drop your own links to others.
(Original Source: Pants Are Overrated (2 pages) – via: Robot 6 – Plus: Additional examples)

Toy Story Shining Mashup
(Original Source: @leeunkrich – via: MTV Geek)

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