Monday, 17 September 2012

Go Read: Dave Sim Responds To The Fantagraphics Offer

TOM SPURGEON -- THE COMICS REPORTER:
(from The Comics Reporter, 17 September 2012)
Fantagraphics heavyweights Kim Thompson and Eric Reynolds made an open offer to Dave Sim to put together a publishing arrangement; the longtime self-publisher responds. At length. Depending on your orientation towards comics, this is either the greatest news in the history of the comics Internet, or something that hardly registers at all. It's worth reading, though. 

DAVE SIM:
(from Dave Sim Responds To Fantagraphics, TCJ.com, 17 September 2012)
As President Kennedy said, "Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us also never fear to negotiate." Let’s do so publicly. Completely publicly. The contract Fantagraphics is offering me, how Kim envisions the context being developed, candidates for doing the New York Times-worthy "contextualizing"... Does Kim want to do it himself? Does Gary?... Read the full article at TCJ.com.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I don't think Fantagraphics ever intended to reprint Going Home or Form & Void

A Moment Of Cerebus said...

More reaction to Dave Sim's TCJ article at Comics Alliance and Newsarama.