A second life for your previously published short comics? Try the ReadyMade anthology

Do you have any short comics that were published in an anthology that didn’t exactly perform well? That’s always disappointing: You’re thrilled to have a comic published, but once it is, there’s no reaction to work, no reviews, no comments, no sales. Well, there is hope for those short comic stories in the form of Octal Comics’ ReadyMade comics. ReadyMade […]

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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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The roller coaster ride: The ups and downs of working with a new client

I started working with a new client last month — an independent entrepreneur with a dream of creating a 30-issue anime tale. The client has hired me to write these chapters and create the scripts for a series of minisodes — short animated episodes — that explore the backstories of the series’ characters. This is all pretty exciting.

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Five keys to the perfect cover letter for your graphic novel or comic

You’ve found the perfect publisher for the graphic novel or comic series you’ve been developing. You have an entire creative team behind you, a team that includes a writer, penciller, inker and letterer. Now you’re read to pitch your project to this publisher. But before you do, make sure that you have the perfect cover letter to sell your project.

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