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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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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