GeekGirlCon

Fanthropology: Internal Strife

This past weekend, all five members of GeekGirlCon's operations team resigned in a fairly public manner, using the corporate email to send a message to attendees, vendors, and everyone else on their mailing...
Two Guys & Guy

Webcomics Wednesday: Getting News

Often for these columns, I use whatever the webcomics news of the day (or week, if things are slow) as a launching point. This week, I did something I tried something I normally don't bother with when it comes...
June Foray, SDCC 1973

Fanthropology: SDCC & Pop Culture

Comic-Con International just wrapped up in San Diego and, by all the accounts I've seen, was generally a rousing success. I didn't see any reports of Twilight fans getting bullied, no one was stabbed in the...
Tag

Webcomics Wednesday: Tag!

Let's say you've got your webcomic going, and it's been going on long enough that you're starting to get into a regular groove with it. You've blocked out enough time to regularly sit down and draw out the...
otaku room

Fanthropology: Reclaiming Terms

Otaku is a loan word from Japanese. The original definition meant "a young person who is obsessed with computers or particular aspects of popular culture to the detriment of their social skills." It's derived...
metadata

Webcomics Wednesday: MetaData

You know how on newspaper comic strips, you can usually find a copyright notice in the gutters between two of the panels? The syndicates put that in place before they send the art file off to all the...