Softly, now…


Friday, July 2, 2010


Commercial interruption! We are doing a soft launch of the new PictureBox site… now! Over there you will find a whole mess of new stuff. Original artwork from Real Deal and Tales from Greenfuzz, drawings and paintings by Mat Brinkman and Milton Glaser. The new Jimbo comic by Gary Panter, a brand new Yokoyama book. The famed Garo catalog by Ryan Holmberg, a Japanese Jimmy Corrigan poster by Chris Ware, tons of vintage comics and more. The site is not perfect yet, but we’re working on it.

Besides all the “new shit” there’s a whole mess of new content, with much more on the way, to be announced shortly. For now I just wanted to do a quiet test with you, the CC faithful. Ease into it and enjoy.

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10 Responses to “Softly, now…”
  1. DJM says:

    i wish i wasnt poor

  2. The site looks great!

    When I go to the checkout counter, my browser tells me that “This connection is untrusted” – now, I assume Picturebox is not out to steal my identity, but I thought I’d give a heads up in case it wasn’t just me getting the warning message!

  3. Ng Suat Tong says:

    Also, it appears that you can’t add anything to the cart just yet. Is this part of the soft launch?

  4. Brian Nicholson says:

    You have to register and then log in. This is more of a hassle than the old site, but I definitely ordered some comics today.

  5. Ng Suat Tong says:

    No, didn’t work for me. Currently, can’t even sign in after registering (though I’m registered according to the software). Going to try emailing in my order.

  6. DerikB says:

    Stan Drake and Leonard Starr made comics for the French! Why have I never heard of that before?

  7. Nick The PBox Developer says:

    Howdy from the developer!

    Thanks so much for checking out the site out and giving us your feedback. Our shiny new SSL certificate is installed, so no more mean-looking security warnings, and we fixed the other pesky bugs with registration and, for some visitors, adding products to carts.

    Registration isn’t actually *required* in order to purchase but we hope you’ll get an account anyway to take advantage of some cool features we’ve got planned for you.

    Leave us more comments!

  8. davis says:

    Maybe add a “new” button at some point to filter the newest listings from what you have available there already?

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