Why I’m Taking a Break: Exhibit B

Andrew Foley, who's always been refreshingly honest about how the collapse of Speakeasy Comics a while back has affected him, reveals the latest plot twist in that sordid little saga: Apparently, Diamond is still distributing copies of PARTING WAYS--they just aren't going to give any money to me or Scott Mooney. It turns out Adam … Continue reading Why I’m Taking a Break: Exhibit B

COMMENT: Friends & Enemies in the Digital Age

In the midst of the whole Speakeasy dustup two weeks ago, Ed Cunard made an interesting point that I wanted to address on the front end of the blog. Of course, Guy, you're also friends and coworkers at Pop Culture Shock with some creators that got screwed by Speakeasy. Just saying--it seems like everyone talking … Continue reading COMMENT: Friends & Enemies in the Digital Age

Open letter to Vito Delsante (incogvito)

[Since you have your comments screened, I'm guessing you probably won't release this one... UPDATE: He's since unscreened my comment.] Dude, your violin really needs a tuneup. If I was stalking you, I wouldn't have friended you, I simply would have checked in periodically, or subscribed to your feed. If you didn't want people reading … Continue reading Open letter to Vito Delsante (incogvito)

COMMENT: Men of Tomorrow, Today?

I've had Gerard Jones' enthralling must-read, MEN OF TOMORROW, on my mind a lot the past few days, thanks as much to the Speakeasy fiasco as my general feelings about the comics industry lately. So much of what I see happening with seemingly naive creators getting screwed over by inept publishers with big plans and … Continue reading COMMENT: Men of Tomorrow, Today?

Speakeasy Shuts Its Doors: A Cautionary Tale

[The full text of this post was retrieved via the Wayback Machine and archived here on 11/14/19. No edits were made beyond the removal of images that were no longer accessible.] Several creators still in the dark about their fates It's been less than 90 days since we first reported on fledgling publisher Speakeasy Comics' making waves … Continue reading Speakeasy Shuts Its Doors: A Cautionary Tale