On The Shelf-Waiting to Get Paid by Bill Love

On The Shelf-Waiting to Get Paid by Bill Love

There is this one comics artist I know… (Actually, this is a story I have seen repeated over and over again.  You may think I’m talking about you.)He was your typical aspiring comics pro.  He had some talent but needed experience.  He was approached by an...
Explode Your Fanbase and Build an Income part 2

Explode Your Fanbase and Build an Income part 2

Last time we ended talking about the New Comic Book Industry.Actually, the New Comic Book Industry isn’t new, it just keeps evolving.Around the late 90’s online web comics started and one of the most successful has been Penny Arcade. Penny Arcade is now a large...
Explode Your Fanbase and Build an Income part 2

Explode Your Fanbase And Build An Income Part 1

This is very realistic and achievable for those willing to set things up right, who have a plan and put in the effort over time. There’s nothing get-published-quick about it.Let’s start with some common mistakes that creators make and keep them from advancing in their...
Comic Books Need An Upgrade – Jimmy Palmiotti

Comic Books Need An Upgrade – Jimmy Palmiotti

I think comics are treated the way they are, mainly because of the way they look and feel. Walk into any bookstore and you will see that presentation demands respect. If comics stay the way they are, size, format, paper, then they will always be treated like magazines...
Explode Your Fanbase and Build an Income part 2

Explode Your Fanbase and Build an Income part 3

So to create passive income we have to create something…Many of us have an idea, a concept, a story. Once you’ve decided to spend your time developing this story, you create the characters, situations and environment. If you’re like me these characters...
Explode Your Fanbase and Build an Income part 2

Explode Your Fanbase and Build an Income

“It isn’t my job to build you a fan base.” The publisher.Many creators believe that it is the job of a publisher to build a readership for their project or books.Not true. Let’s look at different scenarios and see how creators and publishers...