Thursday, June 16, 2005

Joey Manley: "I Never Said That!"

Modern Tales Head Honcho Joey Manley insists that he has been misquoted in the recent Washington Post article on webcomics in which he was reputed to have been in support of the advertising model.

The article runs: "...Manley also publishes other subscription comic sites but has concluded that advertising represents the industry's future. So he is preparing to launch Webcomicsnation, a site that will offer unlimited Web space to any cartoonist for $7 a month. Manley hopes to turn a profit selling ads."

"For the record, I never said, nor do I believe, that "advertising is the future of online comics." Also, webcomicsnation will not be providing me with any advertising revenue. That is not the model at all." Mr. Manley denies vehemently. ...Read More

4 Comments:

Blogger Drew Price said...

What's funnier is the OTHER comic book news blog picked up on this over on the beat and quotes Manley at the end-- hahahah-- http://www.comicon.com/thebeat/archives/2005/06/must_reading_we.html

6/16/2005 6:55 PM  
Anonymous Mike said...

This news post was dangerously close to good journalism. Shouldn't you throwing oxygen onto a fire or something?

6/16/2005 9:22 PM  
Blogger WvW said...

Apologies. We were trying to be controversial by pointing out that the Washington Post weren't doing their job properly. We'll try to be less accurate in the future.

6/17/2005 4:11 PM  
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