Comics writers — Save some money and let your words handle more of the storytelling

There are plenty of ways to tell visual stories today. Author Eric Hobbs, the creator of such graphic novels as The Librarian and Awakenings, knows all about this. Sure, he’s penned standard graphic novels in which every scene is illustrated in comic panels. But he’s also working on a project that combines graphic and prose storytelling techniques.

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Posting your comics on Tapastic? Don’t expect fame

I tried an experiment last year, opening a page on the Tapastic collective of Web comics. I was curious how my comics would perform on the site. Would they gain a lot of views? Would they, maybe, generate ad revenue? The answers: Not really. Now, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t post your comics on Tapastic.

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Want to publish your science-fiction comic story? Try WP Comics’ Tales from Orbit

Contributing to anthologies is a great way to gain published credits as a comics writer or artist. It’s far easier to get a publisher to consider an eight-page short story from a new writer or artist than it is to get that same publisher to take a chance on a 22-page comic or 80-page graphic novel.

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