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Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

“I need to print my first book. Where do I start?  How many should I print?  And should I look to sell ads in it?”
No matter your experience, I offer that you start off simple. If you have never published comic books before, it’s hard to really know what people are going to respond [...]

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

“SELLING ADS and FINDING SPONSORS for comic books”
Printing comic books can be expensive very quickly.  Especially when you are living on an artists wages.  I recommend you sell ads and find sponsors. It is possible to cover the costs of your book. You just have to talk to enough businesses. But most importantly, you have [...]

Monday, January 19th, 2009

The FIRST show.

Often your first show will be overwhelming, no matter which one it is. But some more than others will utterly blow your mind. My first real convention experience was San Diego Comic-Con in 1997. This was before they doubled the size of the convention center. I spent the first day – [...]