Wal-Mart is selling Batman t-shirts some are finding offensive

Wal-Mart is in hot water with some over a t-shirt it’s selling in the Junior’s section of its stores. The shirt is also available online. It features the Batman symbol along with the text, “Training to be Batman’s Wife.”

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The economic reality of comic book conventions

Denise Dorman, wife of illustrator Dave Dorman, wrote a blog post about how attending comic book conventions as an industry professional is a money losing endeavor. According to Denise, people go to comic book conventions not to see artists like her husband and buy some of their work, but to see cosplayers, folks who dress up as characters from comics, movies, and anime.

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Turns out eBay is kind of a rip-off

I don’t sell a lot of stuff on eBay, but when I do, I’m fairly ignorant when it comes to how much I pay eBay and PayPal to facilitate the transaction. Normally I sell low to medium value stuff. They take their fees out of my PayPal balance and I’ve never really paid much attention to it.

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