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Comics Crusader For The Digital Age- Mark Waid’s Thrillbent

Comics Crusader For The Digital Age- Mark Waid’s Thrillbent | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Noah J Nelson: "Waid has begun remaking comics for iPads and similar gizmos. These stories use simpler pictures and bigger text that read well on any size screen. He’s found new storytelling tricks: like captions that shift over a static piece of art."

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Transmedia Storytelling: Tyler Weaver Talks Whiz!Bam!Pow!

Transmedia Storytelling: Tyler Weaver Talks Whiz!Bam!Pow! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

 Trigonis: "Tyler has recently unveiled to the world Whiz!Bam!Pow!, a transmedia product that unfolds parts of its story through a serialized novelette and a radio show, with even more looming on the horizon to further develop a story that brilliantly blends together the Golden Age of Comics with the pangs and pitfalls of our own Modern Age" ...

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Ker-pow! Women kick back against comic-book sexism

Ker-pow! Women kick back against comic-book sexism | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
UK-made, female-driven anthology Bayou Arcana is causing a stir for more than just its haunting images and storylines...
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Parallel Words by Stephen Burn – When Meta Met Fiction

Parallel Words by Stephen Burn – When Meta Met Fiction | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Irrespective of whatever differences they may have, Grant Morrison and Alan Moore, what they do have in common is that they are both British luminaries of comics with a keen interest in esoterica and magic. More than that, they both pursue theories of a meta-fictional cosmology that has threads running through all of reality.

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Whither Comic Studies?: A Conversation with the Editors and Contributors of Critical Approaches to Comics (Part One)

Whither Comic Studies?: A Conversation with the Editors and Contributors of Critical Approaches to Comics (Part One) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

In a world before comics shops and subscriptions, my generation would grab whatever was available to us on the spin-racks at the local drug store -- there was not yet a canon (fan or academic) to tell us what we were supposed to read.

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The Hit List: Unproduced Screenplays that Could Become Hit Comic Books

The Hit List: Unproduced Screenplays that Could Become Hit Comic Books | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Comic Book Resources - The Hit List: Unproduced Screenplays that Could Become Hit Comic Books - From Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman to John Milius' Sgt.
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Archie Comics: Finally, some respect?

Archie Comics: Finally, some respect? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
They’re as much a part of Americana as Spider-Man, but Archie and his pals don’t always get the respect they deserve.
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Kiss Rocking With Archie for New Comic Book Series

Kiss Rocking With Archie for New Comic Book Series | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Kiss and Archie comics -- together at last?
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And Finally… Comics Show Their True Colours

And Finally… Comics Show Their True Colours | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

In fact, there's a science to how colors are used in your favorite comic, and, while it may seem like a small thing, the inks used drastically affect your user experience ...

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‘PEANUTS’ launches major digital and social-media expansion

‘PEANUTS’ launches major digital and social-media expansion | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The growth into new platforms and formats is all part of a massive push to “make ‘Peanuts’ relevant to younger fans,” Iconix chairman and CEO Neil Cole told Comic Riffs on Tuesday.
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Terry Siva's curator insight, September 4, 2014 9:02 AM

#Rank 12: A classic production that is moving into the digital age and take on a new generation of fans. It is always important to look at your brand and see where you can improve, make changes and refresh elements.

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Stan Lee talks about how comics will last forever

Stan Lee talks about how comics will last forever | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Ryan Fleming: "In this exclusive interview, Stan Lee discusses the future of comic books, and the rise of technology in the industry" ...

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 9, 2012 8:12 AM
I saw this movie yesterday
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[Comic] History Lessons With Peter Sanderson

[Comic] History Lessons With Peter Sanderson | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

It sounds like a dream job – getting paid to read comics and take notes. Very few ever get such a chance. Peter Sanderson did, twice, first working as a research assistant for DC for a little project that turned into Crisis on Infinite Earths.

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Thinking About Thought Balloons, and Other Abandoned Storytelling Techniques

Thinking About Thought Balloons, and Other Abandoned Storytelling Techniques | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Comics try to imitate movies to such a degree that we end up doing second-rate movies in our comics instead of first-rate comics. We abandon useful storytelling tools just because they aren't cinematic enough."

 

[Serves as an interesting discussion on crafting each story for the strengths of its platform.]


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Whither Comic Studies?: A Conversation with the Editors and Contributors of Critical Approaches to Comics (Part Two)

Whither Comic Studies?: A Conversation with the Editors and Contributors of Critical Approaches to Comics (Part Two) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

 Many American fans know little to nothing about comics beyond the United States, Japan, and maybe France. What steps can we take to insure a more global conception of Comics Studies...

 

[Part One can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/vMkoQe]

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'Archie Meets KISS': Watch The Trailer [Video]

'Archie Meets KISS': Watch The Trailer [Video] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The band will visit Archie and the gang during the midst of a supernatural invasion that sees Riverdale overrun with monsters and zombies...

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Tintin: Breaking Free – The Greatest Comic Book Parody Ever Made

Tintin: Breaking Free – The Greatest Comic Book Parody Ever Made | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

At their heart, the best parodies are always about something else.

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Converting Classics Into Comics: Bringing Literature into the 21st Century

Converting Classics Into Comics: Bringing Literature into the 21st Century | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
With such greats as Watchmen, Maus, and The Sandman series more-or-less universally esteemed as true works of literary merit, few modern critics continue to write comics off as juvenile smut.
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How Steve Jobs Ruined Comics

How Steve Jobs Ruined Comics | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
After realizing newfangled devices didn't translate well in the panels of comic books, graphic designer Tom Pappalardo created a series of comics panels humorously describing the quandary.
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Scott McCloud on Comics [The Infinite Canvas]

Scott McCloud on Comics [The Infinite Canvas] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Nothing I could say could improve on what Scott’s telling us about the potential of comics. A neuron rupturing perspective!" Edwin McCrae | The Fiction Engine

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