Hear what people are saying about us!
As you're surely aware by now, our site refocus is in full swing. While you can still expect to see the same great reviews, features, podcasts and more on the front page, our news is...a bit different.
Not too long ago, we came to a realization that we were taking this news thing far too seriously and decided to aggressively revamp our news coverage to feature liberal amounts of snark and humor. Press releases, while an important part of the industry, are often drier than a desert and rarely brought the traffic that our original content received.
This came to a head last week when Image publisher Eric Stephenson said that comic sites should feature "more unique and original content" and less "copy and pasting". So, beginning on Wednesday, Jude and ThanosCopter began to present the news in their own unique fashion, resulting in a groundswell of hits, the lifeblood of the site.
It's also got a few people talking about us. Let's see what they have to say.
Variant Spider-Men Cover Unintentionally Erotic
Stupidest article I've read about comics in a long time. - Dejenerated
Amazing Spider-Man Gets Real, Kills Beloved Characters
Beloved is a bit of stretch. - Reddit user vegasbomb
Is There Anything Namor Won't Bang?"
That is so forced. Bad "article", bad. - Reddit User nukefridge
Scoop: A Shocking Walking Dead Resurrection!
Warning: Sensationalist Title used to drive traffic - Reddit User TajesMahoney
Image Comics Underprinting Woes Continue with Dancer, Danger Club, Manhattan Projects and Saga
Well, this website completely mischaracterizes how setting print runs works at Image Comics. - Jennifer deGuzman
Comic Books Selling Out - Actually a Good Thing?
I MADE THIS HAPPEN - Jennifer deGuzman (she totally did. Ms. deGuzman's one of our favorites)
As you can see, the news initiative is going off without a hitch. Thanks, everyone, for bearing with us. Hopefully, we'll give you a few more laughs in coming weeks and not piss off anyone too badly.
Written or Contributed by: Outhouse Staff
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About the Author - Christian Hoffer
Christian Hoffer is the exasperated Abbott to the Outhouse's Costello. When he's not yelling at the Newsroom for upsetting readers or complaining to his wife about why the Internet is stupid, he sits in his dingy business office trying to find new ways to make the site earn money. Hoffer is also the only person in history stupid enough to moderate two comic book forums at once.
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