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Let’s Talk About Art.com and Allposters.com

art_logoRecently it was brought to my attention that my artwork, along with art from a large number of other poster makers, was being sold without artist authorization on a couple of home decor/’art’ websites. Art.com/Allposters.com had the brilliant money-making notion to buy the books Gigposters Vol 1 and 2, cut out the pages, and offer them as framed “art prints.” This has not engendered good feelings from the poster artist community affected. Discussing the copyright/intellectual property legalities of this situation is beyond my purview, so I’m not going to get into that. What I’d like to do here is discuss the poor business decisions and murky ethical practices of this endeavor. (more…)

A Minor Personal Comicking Milestone

Yesterday marked a nice little milestone for my comic The Optimist. Below is strip #102, making this particular comic venture officially longer-lasting than its three-panel predecessor, Whiskey! Tango! Foxtrot!, which ran for 101 weekly strips in 2007-2008 before I yanked it. (more…)