We had fun at Silicon Valley Comic Con this year, not least because it was in our backyard. Steve Wozniak and friends brought a lot […]
We have many beloved comics shops. You can’t be a comics fan and not connect with the people that sell you your books. In the […]
The Fanboys ask all the questions you want answers for, like Star Wars – Rogue One, Marvel coming to Comic-Con, Hard Rock Hotel turning into Belle Reve, Sacha Baron Cohen turning into Mandrake the Magician, The Killing Joke, is Sharon Stone Firestar, do we need another Battlestar Galactica, Ghostbusters, the return of Transformers the Movie , Voltron, Bendis and Maleev’s Scarlet on Cinemax, Superman on Supergirl, Game of Thrones, Zombie Stormtroopers, and so much more!
This concluding episode we’ll be looking at a couple of real-world examples of what you can come to expect from the future of digital media, and how to best prepare for it.
Of course like all modern trilogies, there’s the potential for sequels. If you have questions or if there are new developments in this area, Digital Fanboy is the friend who will either explain it or tell you you’re better off not knowing.
In Episode 1 we talked about the benefits and additional features we get from electronic media. The terms we hear and what they mean. This round we’ll be looking into how digital media works, and fails – What DRM is and means and how it creates opportunity and complicates “ownership” of digital works. (If you’re paying attention, there’s a little Rebels V. Empire here that you can try at home, but you didn’t hear that from me.)
Digital Fanboy is our exploration into digital media. How we use it, how it uses us, and how to get a better handle on everything. I hope that by breaking this down into small tastes I can help you understand what the present and future hold for us, just as I exorcise my own demons in this area. Come, take the red pill…
It’s a magical and influential book, which creators have adapted to film a few times over the decades — most famously, perhaps, Walt Disney. If […]
For the past few years, we’ve talked about the Hugo Awards on the podcast, but admittedly not covered them on the site. It’s an oversight […]
Basically, we’re excited, and STARZ’ press release explains almost every reason why. The casting feels right and cool, and the book is a favorite for […]
Ashley Eckstein has been not so quietly carving out an empire in fandom, and it’s pretty cool. Starting as one of the most accomplished voice-over […]
Hey — we mentioned it on our latest podcast, and figure it’s worth mentioning here. Now at the bottom of each and every page you […]
16 months ahead of time seems like quite the advance notice… but considering how popular D23 Expo 2015 was, we may just need that extra […]
If you are a fan of scathing self-examination disguised as a satirical comic book, then James Robinson’s take on Airboy is for you. Done in […]
To make a parody work at its best, you can’t just have knowledge about the target, you have to have so much that it proves […]
For a few years, writer Patrick Baker (Regular Show) has been creating and editing The Devastator, a magazine that might be filling the 21st century void […]