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Artists Class Action Lawsuit Against Midjourney & Stable Diffusion AI
Jack Kirby, Siya Oum, Bryan K Vaughan, Klaus Janson, Chip Zdarsky, Will Eisner, Phil Jimenezm Mike Deodato, Matt Fraction, Bart Sears, Mike Mayhew, Tony Moore,  Aaron McGruder, Al Williamson, Albert Uderzio, Mobius, Alex Raymonf, Alex Rodd, Alex Toth, Angus McKie, Brian Bolland, Brian Stelfreeze, Bruce Timm, Charls Burns, Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes, Dave Gibbons, Dave[...]
Google Teams With Lucy Bellwood and Scott McCloud for Comic Explaining Federated Learning
Google wants to explain the concept of Federated Learning, an AI model designed to protect user privacy by keeping personal data on devices rather than on servers, and they've figured out the best way to illustrate a very complex concept: with comics! What's the best way to illustrate complex concepts? Comics! Explore this delightful (yet powerful)[...]
Orbital In Conversation With Nick Roche And Scott McCloud
By Chris Thompson [audio:] After last week's chat with Descender's Dustin Nguyen, followed by Beast Wagon's Owen Johnson & John Pearson (which you can still listen to here), this time I'm back with Nick Roche (Transformers, Monster Motors, New Warriors) to launch the Irish Invasion exhibition in the Orbital Gallery. Nick & I discuss the burgeoning creative scene[...]
Things to Do In SoCal In February If You Like Comics
By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Who says there's nothing free to do in Southern California? Have a look at the array of events that you have to choose from in the month of February! February 10th Understanding Comics author Scott McCloud will be at the Mark Taper Auditorium in Los Angeles, talking with Elvis Mitchell,[...]
Advance Review: The Sculptor Brings McCloud's Wildest Imaginations To Life
That's the sticky situation 25-year-old sculptor David Smith finds himself in, in Scott McCloud's upcoming The Sculptor graphic novel from First Second Books. McCloud is best known in the comics industry from his acclaimed non-fiction books Understanding Comics, Making Comics, and Reinventing Comics, but creating original comics isn't new territory for him He had a successful[...]
Sculpting An Exclusive Interview With Scott McCloud About His New Graphic Novel
By Cameron Hatheway February 3rd marks the release of Scott McCloud's long-awaited graphic novel The Sculptor from First Second Books Best known for his epic creator-owned series Zot! and his contributions to understanding, appreciating, and reinventing the comics medium, McCloud is without a doubt a giant in the industry and has been due for another graphic[...]
What's In Scott McCloud's The Best American Comics 2014?
The Best American Comics is an annual volume, edited by a different prominent comic book person each year, and published by Houghton Mufflin Harcourt. The 2014 volume is edited by Scott McCloud And here is what you are getting Basically it's a really posh comic book version of Nerd Block Consider this the unboxing video… Jaime Hernandez[...]
Gene Luen Yang Talks The Shadow Hero, And God, With Scott McCloud
It's currently on sale at the convention floor from publisher First Second. So, Scott McCloud started the panel off by explaining that he was rather superfluous, as the focus is intended to be on Gene Luen Yang Yang explained that the only reason he went into comics in the first place was after reading McCloud's seminal[...]
Thursday Runaround – The Lenny Henry Spider-Man
That's right, it's rather a speedy signing as well. SCULPTED Scott McCloud returns to comic book fiction The New York Times reports, The cartoonist Scott McCloud, who wrote about what makes comic books tick in "Understanding Comics" and speculated about their future in "Reinventing Comics," is returning to fiction for his next project, "The Sculptor," a graphic novel[...]
A Modest Proposal For… The Reader-Owned Comic
What about the reader? After all, much of the events if a comic, as Scott McCloud pointed out, occur in the reader's mind, between the gutters, filling in the space The reader is doing as much creating the experience as the creators of the comic They should get a cut of the exploitation of that! Bear with[...]
Wednesday Runaround – Scott McCloud's Future Of Comics Steps Closer
Until that day, read on. Scott McCloud | Journal » Archive » PayPal Launches Micropayments, Uses Words like "Frictionless," Pleases Cartoonist THIS is so close, in almost every respect, to what we were asking for over a decade ago, it's almost eerie They're even using the same language to describe it I've got a graphic novel[...]