Yes, the rumours are true... the comprehensive ˇJournalista!
weblog has breathed its final breath...
This is my final entry for this weblog. I've tried to find every excuse imaginable for delaying making this announcement, but there's no way around it: I simply cannot edit both a daily, news-oriented weblog and a regularly-produced magazine at the same time.
I should note that I'm not entirely abandoning comics commentary. Beginning with The Comics Journal #262
, I'll beginning a regular column of industry commentary, which oddly enough will be called ˇJournalista!
, just one of a number of innovations I plan to bring to a newly revamped TCJ
in coming issues. I hope you'll give the magazine a try if you aren't already a regular reader.
The weblog, however, is toast. Given that, I'm pleased to see that the comics blogosphere has more than picked up the slack. Since the discontinuation of ˇJournalista!
, any number of new comics-related weblogs have appeared, and several attempts have been made to take up the task of gathering the day's newslinks -- the best of the lot is Kevin Melrose's weblog Thought Balloons
, which I heartily recommend to anyone looking for their daily fix [...]" Read more