Blog of Webcomics’ Identity Crisis: The End of “Free Content”?

A “case in point” on the thought-provoking nature of the Floating Lightbulb: Today Bengo argues that webcomickers should stop thinking of themselves as giving content away for free.

He makes some good points but since he emphasizes preparing comics for later print distribution, I suspect that Scott “Infinite Canvas” McCloud would scream bloody murder at him…

One Comment

  1. Posted September 29, 2009 at 8:50 pm | Permalink

    Hi Morgan,

    I am not pro-printing as much as I think the culmination of a great comic is a bound anthology. I collect such volumes of my personal favorites and re-read them often.

    Whether such indulgences are a thing of the past remains to be seen. Maybe the people who leave nine useless telephone books on my porch every year will dedicate their paper allotment to something timeless.

    Bengo

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