Off-Panel: June 29, 2015

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond.

“The funny thing about comics in 2015 is that it’s just as hard to find successful same-sex relationships as it is to find lasting opposite-sex relationships.”

Yes, we’re all still celebrating Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling. In honor of that, here’s a round-up that Paste did of the top 10 same-sex couples in comics.

“Part of the difficulty in talking about the specific economics of comics is that there is a total and complete lack of transparency. Sales figures are a total mystery to everyone besides the publisher and the creators.”

This article is a very interesting read about money and the difficulty of making a living in comics.

“Which DC Comics character has the most ridiculous new costume?”

Important and real journalism right here. I love it.


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