The comic industry has been looking for new funding models for quite some time. Advertising seems to have dropped off, customers are increasingly worried about skyrocketing prices, and piracy is on the rise.
So thank the Lord for ShiftyLook, a new initiative within Japanese gaming giant Namco Bandai commissioning webcomics from deliciously wonderful creators and then putting them all online for free. How the hell?
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Further Reading: SHIFTYLOOK