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August 1 2005
# Posted by Pete Ashton

CAPTION 2005 Jam Strips from the Sunday afternoon workshops have been posted online. Any help with the herculean task of identifying artists would be appreciated, presumably via this LiveJournal entry.

# Posted by Pete Ashton
# Posted by Pete Ashton
# Posted by Pete Ashton

Size Matters is a new American weblog reviewing mini-comics. Very early days but I like the depth and general approach. (via)

# Posted by Pete Ashton

It's come to my attention that some people haven't seen Piercing, an online comic by David Gaddis. Since he doesn't seem to have done much since completing this in 2000 it's worth having another read. Top stuff.

# Posted by Pete Ashton
# Posted by Pete Ashton

Typocrat are a relatively new London-based publisher specialising in releasing translated editions of aclaimed French comics. The current release is Baladi's Frankenstein Now and Forever. Also on their site is an interview with David Shrigley.

# Posted by Pete Ashton

Caption 2005 has occurred. As photos and reports go online we'll do out best to link to them. Here are my photos including the stupendous Kochalka Puppet Theatre performance.

Send us your links - reports, photos, cool comics you picked up or interesting people you met - and we'll stick them up here.

# Posted by Pete Ashton

Webcomics Nation has launched. Here's the press release. In brief, for the reasonable sum of $10 a month, less if you pay for a year, they provide the tools and capacity to host and manage a full-on webcomic with the minimum of technical knowhow. If you're looking at options to get a regularly updated comic online this is a serious option from a quality stable.

# Posted by Pete Ashton