Dean Esmay (Dean’s World) and Chelsea Bueckert (Mysti’s Domain) joins in on this week’s webcomic and comic news discussion, starting off by talking about the Digital Price Fight that happened at SDCC, Penny Arcade’s Reality Show idea, and the display of women in the comic industry. Marie Tary head this week’s show with last week’s comics news brought to you by Jason Strawsburg and Eric Kimball!
Ben Carver (Crossoverkill) steps up to help record this week’s show after Thom’s meltdown last week. He also joins in with Marie Tary (Shifters Online) on the week’s discussion with Thom Revor, Alex Heberling, and News Researchers Eric Kimball and Jason Strawsburg bring you this week’s edition of The Webcomic Beacon Newscast! Read all the news of the past week below. Some news not discussed in part, or at all, on the show.
A large discussion on SOPA and what it really is, and how it may be interpreted. We do get a tad politically heated, but there is plenty of concern about digital distribution and what affects webcomics. Thom Khatt (910CMX) joins Rosscott and Alex Heberling for this edition of The Newscast. Some news bits not mentioned on the show. Thanks to Eric Kimball for gathering our news links.