[ Message Board · Trouble with Comics · Reviews · Essays · Interviews · Audio Interviews · Facebook · writeblog · A Criminal Blog · Kochalkaholic · FAQ · E-Mail ]

Saturday, February 01, 2003

 
I Hate Myself and I Want to Die -- Well, not quite as bad as all that, but here's the worst news I've ever woken up to since I began writing about comics half a decade ago:

"I have ceased publishing new work for the foreseeable future. Egomania #2 is the final release from Eddie Campbell Comics. I conceived Egomania in a moment when From Hell was bringing in so much revenue that I could afford to indulge myself and put out a magazine which made no compromises to market expectations. I wanted to do a mag made up of my enthusiasms, pure and simple, presented in a precise and attractive typographical setting. I also wanted it to be such an eclectic mix of stuff that it would confound the comics purists who attempt to oppress and stultify our medium by straight-jacketing it with their definitions and rules. It's time to broaden our vision instead of narrowing it. I knew the thing had no chance in the current market and that the clock was ticking as soon as I started. The collapse of my US distributor last year hurried things to an early conclusion."

Please do buy Egomania #1 and 2 as soon as you can if you haven't already. They were outstanding, unique contributions to the artform, and the world is literally a bit shittier for the knowledge that there aren't going to be any more.

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home

---

---

---

FEATURED RESOURCES

Banks are regarded the best option for making a safe investments as well as having world wide accepted creditcard. People are not only facilitated by loans but also provided debt management consolidation by the leading banks. Students can also get loans as well as apply for student loan consolidation. At the same time high flying insurance companies also contribute to the any one’s life through offering different plans of life, health and dental insurance. Along insurance of life one can also enhance its home security through installing latest home security systems.


This page is powered by ADD.