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This Week in Kickstarter: A Webcomic Raises $500,000 For a Game in a Day

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Let me tell you about Homestuck....
This Week in Kickstarter: A Webcomic Raises $500,000 For a Game in a Day

Penny Arcade raises $528k on Kickstarter, no home page ads for a year

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What the Penny Arcade home page will look like without ads, thanks to the Kickstarter campaign. Chalk up another big milestone for the crowdfunding phenomenon. Penny Arcade raised more than $528,000 from its fans in a Kickstarter campaign that ended yesterday, clearing the way for the Seattle-based webcomic and events...
Penny Arcade raises $528k on Kickstarter, no home page ads for a year
The Internet's most hated man

Boston shows PAX East some love, secures long-term deal

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I’ve been covering and attending the Penny Arcade Expo, better known as PAX, since it was a humble curiosity at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center back in 2004, started by the guys from the Seattle-based Penny Arcade webcomic. Since then it has grown into one of the biggest events on the video-game...
Boston shows PAX East some love, secures long-term deal

Charles Carreon Sues Matthew Inman... And The Charities He's Raising Money For

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Update: The full details of Carreon's lawsuit are now public, and they are just as nonsensical as you'd expect. The situation with Charles Carreon just keeps on progressing. The latest is that, according to a report from Courthouse News Service, Carreon has now not only sued Matthew Inman, but also...
Charles Carreon Sues Matthew Inman... And The Charities He's Raising Money For

Yes, You've Got Something To Hide

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We've tried a few times to debunk the ridiculous logic of "if you've got nothing to hide..." argument in favor of surveillance, but leave it the awesome Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal to do a much better job in the form of a simple webcomic. In case you can't view the...
Yes, You've Got Something To Hide

Can a publisher use crowdfunding to replace ads?

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We’ve already seen Kickstarter, the popular crowdfunding platform, used to finance some fairly interesting media experiments, including books from authors like Seth Godin, record albums by artists like Amanda Palmer and even an entire magazine in the case of Matter. But could a publisher use the service to crowdfund...
Can a publisher use crowdfunding to replace ads?

RT @madinkbeard "Sin TItulo (webcomic) is back after a hiatus. Check it out: http://www.sintitulocomic.com/2010/02/28/page-90/"

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RT @madinkbeard "Sin TItulo (webcomic) is back after a hiatus. Check it out: http://www.sintitulocomic.com/2010/02/28/page-90/"

An Open-Source History of Mondo 2000

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Over at the Kickstarter blog, I interviewed R.U. Sirius about his project to create a collective memory project about Mondo 2000, culminating in a website, book, and possible film project directed by Mondo art director Bart Nagel. Aside from the Kickstarter project, we also talked about the history of Mondo...
An Open-Source History of Mondo 2000
The Oatmeal sued over trademark by 'Oatmeal Studios'

Valve’s hardware ambitions revealed in debut of Penny Arcade’s ‘PA Report’

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In case you missed the news last month, the guys behind the hit Penny Arcade webcomic have hired veteran video-game journalist Ben Kuchera, formerly of Ars Technica, and over the weekend they launched their new PA Report, with the lofty aspiration of producing “industry coverage you can read without holding...
Valve’s hardware ambitions revealed in debut of Penny Arcade’s ‘PA Report’
The Oatmeal fights backs, snaps photo of cash, sends money to charity

Charles Carreon Sues Matthew Inman... And The Charities He's Raising Money For

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The situation with Charles Carreon just keeps on progressing. The latest is that, according to a report from Courthouse News Service, Carreon has now not only sued Matthew Inman, but also IndieGoGo and the National Wildlife Federation and the American Cancer Society. Read on for the details... If you've been...
Charles Carreon Sues Matthew Inman... And The Charities He's Raising Money For

Who knew about webcomics? A short PBS video talks to online authors

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Earlier this week, PBS posted a 7-minute documentary on its PBS Off Book YouTube channel, quickly exploring “The Rise of Webcomics” using the voices of several notable authors and webcomics promoters: Christina Xu of Breadpig, Nick Gurewitch of Perry Bible Fellowship, Sam Brown of Exploding Dog, Lucy Knisley of Stop Paying Attention, and Andrew Hussie of Homestuck. The...
Who knew about webcomics? A short PBS video talks to online authors
The madness ends: lawyer Charles Carreon to pay $46,100

The Oatmeal webcomic is being sued by greeting cards company Oatmeal Studios

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The creator of The Oatmeal, the notorious webcomic about pretty much anything that will make you laugh, may soon be returning to court. It’s yet another odd turn of events. Matthew Inman, the mastermind behind the webcomic, has been working recently with Recycled Greetings, a company that owns the Papyrus chain...
The Oatmeal webcomic is being sued by greeting cards company Oatmeal Studios

Crowdfunding phenomenon Kickstarter to open in the UK

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Website behind dozens of eclectic projects to allow British startups chance to solicit donationsIt is the US-based crowdfunding website behind dozens of eclectic projects, including a $1m-backed fantasy webcomic and an unlikely brand of "rugged yet refined" men's underwear.Now the site, Kickstarter, is to open in the UK, allowing British...
Crowdfunding phenomenon Kickstarter to open in the UK
Penny Arcade passes Kickstarter goal to make homepage ad-free for a year
Penny Arcade reveals details of PAX Australia event

The Internet plays Robin Hood in The Oatmeal vs. FunnyJunk debacle

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The absurd argument between FunnyJunk and The Oatmeal made for the best gawking this week, but Law and Disorder stories weren't just about rubber necking and revenge charity this week. We also saw Apple come to Microsoft's aid in petitioning against a ban on the Xbox, patents that will promote...
The Internet plays Robin Hood in The Oatmeal vs. FunnyJunk debacle

Oh, So Here’s Why Kickstarter Lets Projects Get Overfunded

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"Double Fine Adventure" cocreator Tim Schafer, with Cookie Monster. (Kickstarter) We mourned the loss of a few good jellyfish earlier this month when an overfunded Kickstarter-backed jellyfish tank proved fatal. At the time, we noted that with many Kickstarter projects that go wrong, the effect is amplified if the project...
Oh, So Here’s Why Kickstarter Lets Projects Get Overfunded

A Noob's Guide to Homestuck, the Favorite Webcomic of Internetty Teens Everywhere

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(Photo: Know Your Meme) If you spend a lot of time on the Internet, or have recently been or befriended a teenager, you may have heard of a webcomic named Homestuck. The comic’s illustrator recently began a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign to create an adventure game based on Homestuck. To date,...
A Noob's Guide to Homestuck, the Favorite Webcomic of Internetty Teens Everywhere

The wonderfully weird world of webcomics | Dean Burnett

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Webcomics are a popular, diverse and increasingly widespread format that most people are blissfully unaware. To address this, an interview was conducted with the team behind the popular UK-based webcomic Exterminatus NowWebcomics are increasingly widespread and popular. It could be argued their proliferation is linked to the decline of print...
The wonderfully weird world of webcomics | Dean Burnett

These Body-Conscious Teens Grew Up To Have 8 Pack Abs And An Exploding Fitness Startup

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Brian Wang was awkwardly thin. Richard (Dick) Talens was overweight. The once body-conscious teenagers now have eight-pack abs and a fitness startup that's exploding, Fitocracy. Fitocracy is a social network for fitness that was founded at the end of 2010. The site pairs Talens and Wang's love of video games...
These Body-Conscious Teens Grew Up To Have 8 Pack Abs And An Exploding Fitness Startup

Newsmakers 2012: The Oatmeal stirs up a crowd, twice

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Matthew Inman Webcomic artist Matthew Inman is known for his wicked and funny takes on modern life as The Oatmeal. But the Seattle resident made another mark in the tech world this year, by tapping into the power of crowdfunding to make a big impact — not once but twice....
Newsmakers 2012: The Oatmeal stirs up a crowd, twice
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