Comic Foundry to Cease Publishing

I was sorry to hear that Comic Foundry, “the best comic magazine being published” (to quote myself), will stop publishing after issue 5. Editor-in-Chief Tim Leong posted today

I’m sorry to admit that I’ve reached the unfortunate point where my career no longer allows enough time to do the magazine. “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well,” my high school journalism teacher used to say. In this case, I’d rather cease publication than put out issues we don’t have time to devote to fully.

I can sympathize — it’s a feeling I’m sure any writer/blogger/journalist with a day job has struggled with. The last issue is due out in February, and (refreshingly), they promise

If you have a subscription with pending issues you’ll be reimbursed. (Again, finances are not the reason for our early departure).

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3 Responses to “Comic Foundry to Cease Publishing”

  1. Dwight Williams Says:

    So if it’s a matter of people willing to do the work and do it well, I’d say this is an inadvertent open call.

    No?

  2. A Bad Week for Magazines: Write Now! Ends » Comics Worth Reading Says:

    [...] 20 issues? Maybe frequency was an issue; that works out to just over 3 issues a year. This is the second magazine to cease publication in as many days. Comic Foundry said money wasn’t the issue, but a lack [...]

  3. Comic Foundry: How I Will Miss You » Comics Worth Reading Says:

    [...] eagerly dove into the final issue of Comic Foundry. I’m hugely disappointed that, now that it’s clearly become the best [...]

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