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- Multiversity Comics » The Life and Times of the Modern Comic Book Artist "For creator-owned books – which, again, do not always generate page rates – that amount ranged from $17 to $100 per page, while for-hire naturally was much higher. On the low end, publishers like Boom! and IDW paid between $50 and $150, with the higher end found publishers like Marvel, DC and Dark Horse paying upwards of $300 per page, topping out at nearly $500."
- Berlin to Get Second Factory – and Future European Expansion Also Possible "And intriguingly enough with a project like Factory, people ask us for our opinion and I am using that right now to create more relevant policies for startups. And it’s interesting to see that very few entrepreneurs take the time to do that. I had the chance to speak with [European Commissioner for Digital Agenda] Neelie Kroes and [President of the European Commission Jose Manuel] Barroso recently in Brussels at an event, and it’s intriguing to see how much they actually suck up the information, like a sponge, because not enough entrepreneurs actually take the time to engage with long term policy goals."
- Daring Fireball: Notifications as the Interface
- Why Hollywood Loves Dystopian Science Fiction Echtes ‚Multimedia‘ in Aktion: "According to Edward Jay Epstein, author of The Hollywood Economist, Hollywood makes roughly 10% of its profits from the domestic box office, another 10% from foreign box office, and 80% from these other monetization options. The result, according to an entertainment journalist, is that “However strong the characters and storyline, none of the new breed of blockbusters gets the go-ahead unless it can justify itself in terms of its TV spin-offs, sequels, merchandising opportunities and DVD tie-in.”"
- U.S. Streaming Music Grows To $1.43 Billion, Says RIAA