Media

The New York Times

Ideas & Trends: The Sharing Society; In the Age of the Internet, Whatever Will Be Will Be Free
by Steve Lohr – September 14, 2003

“In [Cananda], a small group of artists and editors has set up a Web site for Jenny Everywhere, an increasingly popular open-source cartoon…. What all this means for the future of intellectual property, and some businesses, is as unpredictable as the open-source revolution itself….”

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Exclaim!

Jenny Everywhere: A Hero For The People, No Strings Attached
by Tony Walsh – September 2003

“The pinstripe world of corporately-owned superheroes is about to get shattered by a time-bomb named The Shifter. This sassy superheroine was born in a colossal explosion of energy like many of her copyrighted cousins, but unlike Superman or the Hulk, she belongs wholly to the people.”

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In Search of Jenny Everywhere
by Sebastian Mary – March 17, 2008

“I wasn’t part of Jenny’s genesis. I came across her only recently, while hunting for something else, and was fascinated. An explicitly open-source character: neither a proprietary figure repurposed on the fringes of legality by fan communities, nor a mythic and hence uncopyrightable figure, nor one whose copyright has simply lapsed, but a set of narrative opportunities co-created and available for everyone to use. As much a political gesture as an artistic framework. I wanted evidence that she’d grown beyond that initial idea.”

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The Webcomic Beacon

Podcast Episode 20: Jenny Everywhere
by Fes Works and Aaron Lewis – April 18, 2008

The Webcomic Beacon, a webcomic podcast, did a show on Jenny Everywhere. Participants included Steven Wintle, Nelson Evergreen, Scott D. M. Simmons, and Benj Christensen. All have worked on Jenny Everywhere in some form.

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The Shifter Archive

Jenny Everywhere Presentation
by Fes Works and Benj Christensen – 2011

At GeekKon 5, in 2011, Fes Works and Benj Christensen worked together to form a new presentation on Jenny Everywhere. It had been video recorded, and is now available online!

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