Monday, December 22, 2014 • Morning Edition • "Sometimes true. Always authentic."

Not a Joke: ComicsAlliance Shut Down by AOL

Written by ThanosCopter on Monday, April 29 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Not a Joke: ComicsAlliance Shut Down by AOL

The website was recently nominated for an Eisner.


Source: Robot6

This was...unexpected.  Alex Suskind, the editor for Moviefone, has reported on Twitter that ComicsAlliance has been shuttered by AOL. 

 

This news is being backed by Robot6, who confirmed that rumors about the site's demise began to circulate at C2E2 and Stumptown this weekend.

While it's totally like a well-respected, Eisner nominated site to upstage us by getting shut down by its parent company, this is actually a pretty big blow for comics journalism.  ComicsAlliance was always on the forefront of criticizing some of the more unsavory elements of the industry, they had a talented writing staff, and while their constant posts about Adventure Time merchandise and cosplay photos were annoying, they were certainly one of the better comic book sites to follow. 

I'm pouring a beer out in my cubicle for you, ComicsAlliance, you'll be missed.  Also, to any ComicsAlliance writers looking for a temporary home, we'd be more than happy to keep your writing cockles warm until a better site hires you.





Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:




Comment without an Outhouse Account using Facebook

We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.

Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:


About the Author - ThanosCopter


ThanosCopter is a specially designed helicopter built to transport Thanos the Mad Titan. Built by Sterling Custom Helicopters, ThanosCopter appeared in several Marvel comics, before being abandoned by its owner during the character's ascension into major villainy. ThanosCopter was discovered by the Outhouse and given a second chance at life. He now buzzes merrily around the comic book industry, spreading snark, satire and humor like candy to small children.
 

 


More articles from ThanosCopter
The Outhouse is not responsible for any butthurt incurred by reading this website. All original content copyright the author. Banner by Ali Jaffery - he's available for commission!