Here’s an interesting new venture by Myspace: they’ve partnered with Virgin Comics to create Coalition Comix. Mike Carey, a veteran comic book writer, will guide the process of creating an entirely new comic on the site. And they are promising to take user ideas and votes to guide the story.
The guy running the show is Mike Carey, a former accountant who’s written for a bunch of popular comics including Batman, X-Men, Ultimate Fantasic Four and others.
This sounds like more of a gimmick than anything – good creative works are rarely the product of groups because the really radical stuff gets washed out by the majority. If you want to watch it all unfold, check back on the site on August 2 when it launches.