April 26th, 2007


Comix article in Arkansas Democrat Gazette

“It had been several years since I’d illustrated a comic that I wrote, and I was itching to publish a solo effort,” Haspiel says. “Rather than go through the dreaded process of selling a pitch to a publisher in hopes to get my stories in print, I decided to reverse the development process and test my stuff at a comix-friendly blog community where I could receive instantaneous responses while grooming a fan base. And, because I know many great cartoonists who felt the same way, I decided to launch Act-i-vate as a virtual studio that delivers free daily comix. So far, the experiment has worked quite well.”

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