- Posted by Johanna on May 3, 2011 at 6:57 am
- Category: LinkBlogging
This headline pretty much sums it all up:
But if you want to read more, Chris Sims goes into detail about why this is a ridiculously bad idea at Comics Alliance. That comic, you might recall, was the laughingstock of last year, with Evan Dorkin abusing it in public and retailer Brian Hibbs calling it the worst comic he ever read. That it was considered an accurate ANYthing points out how silly awards can be.
DC Comics, to promote their Green Lantern property, sold retailers an Animated Light-Up Display for $150. However, they’ve just sent out a safety warning saying that they should be unplugged immediately because of electrical problems. At least one fire was attributed to the promotional item. Add to your list of things to consider in designing signs for a store full of paper: should not overheat, smell like burning plastic, or start smoking.