Archive for the ‘Webcomics’ Category

Comic Non-Sans: The Column in 2012

I’ve been writing this column for a while now.  It started as a look at individual webcomics and corresponding trends, then personal observations, then peeks at the business side of webcomicking, and now it’s become something of an odd mishmash of all of the above. I’d love for this column to be helpful to our […]

Posted on January 24, 2012 at 15:28 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Comic Non-Sans: MarsCon Wrap-Up

MarsCon is the first convention I ever attended, starting in 2000 when I was a college freshman and didn’t understand the whole “convention” thing.  I guess this makes it my Lucky 13th year attending, for what it’s worth.  It’s stayed pretty much consistently good over the years, which is saying something for a middling-sized “relax-a-con” […]

Posted on January 17, 2012 at 15:04 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Comic Non-Sans: Watching your goals

This week’s article is a bit more offside even than usual, which is saying something.  With con prep and the beginning of a new year and a reevaluation of how I spend my time, I’ve realized I need some serious help getting myself in gear. I’m a gamer and very achievement/goal-oriented.  I imagine that, as […]

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Columns, The Written Word, Webcomics, Webcomics

Comic Non-Sans: Everyone does New Year’s Resolution articles.

I think at this point it’s become a bit passé to tell everyone about your resolutions, and then to couch it in a blog article to make it sound like stellar advice.  Well, all right.  If Neil Gaiman were to offer his list of resolutions as a writer, or if Jonathan Ross were to offer his […]

Posted on January 3, 2012 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Comic Non-Sans: The Growth of the Ask Blog

I still consider myself very new to Tumblr.  Every time I find myself inadvertently wasting my whole afternoon surfing around on it, I learn something new — be it about the Tumblr community itself or individual fandoms.  I’ve mentioned before that people are using their Tumblrs for distribution and meme creation, and that it’s an […]

Posted on December 20, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Comic Non-Sans: “Odyssey into 2012”

About twelve years ago, when I was learning about this webcomic jazz but had no desire to do anything about it long-term, I stumbled upon a website containing a collection of what I’ve seen referred to recently as “impromanga” — a comic with a different writer/artist taking a few pages at a time, with no […]

Posted on December 13, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Comic Non-Sans: Webcomic Gift Shopping

When I sat down to ponder this week’s column, the first thing that came to mind was a sort of abstract list of things I’d want for Christmas — more hours in the day, an iron drawing hand of the gods, etc.  Then I realized that’s not particularly helpful.  It could be an outlet for […]

Posted on December 6, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Columns, The Written Word, Webcomics, Webcomics

Comic Non-Sans: “Megacynics”

Say hello to Steve and Ash.  They’re recently-united half-siblings.  They’re also geeks with a geeky webcomic.  They talk about movies, video games, pop culture, weird friends and family, and all the other sorts of things people who star in their own webcomic tend to talk about.  They update twice a week, blog on occasion, and […]

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Comic Non-Sans: For the Readers

In the midst of everything going on, I nearly forgot that Thursday is Thanksgiving, and this particular holiday season I’m going to have a lot of extra time on my hands while I recuperate at home.  And as I was doing my post-surgery rant, I mentioned doing something festive for the readers who have remained […]

Posted on November 22, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Comic Non-Sans: Un-Planning a Con Appearance

This time next week I’m going to be relaxing in my own private suite on the fifth floor of the local regional medical centre post-surgery.  And by “relaxing” I mean “abusing the morphine drip while I try to wig out the nurses with my Japanese DS games.”  I’m using the magic of the internet to […]

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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