Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Link roundup

1. "The rise and incredible fall of a vicious extortion ring that preyed on prominent gay men in the 1960s."

2. High school drug kingpin: "Authorities valued the drug operation at more than $3 million and say they believe the 17-year-old was grossing more than $20,000 a month." Via.

3. Image's Eric Stephenson:

Part of what we do is make good comics, and we want to be the best version of Image Comics. But part of what we do is create a sustainable market. It has to be a part of what we do. Things like Saga and Walking Dead and Fatale, these are things that people want to return to. People can recommend these things to their friends, even people that don't read comics. As opposed to tailchasing events, these yearly spike makers, but who's going to be talking about AvX ten years from now.