Part of me wonders if Kickstarter had been around 20 years ago if Malibu, Acclaim, Extreme Studios, Kitchen Sink, Black Bull and AiT-Planet Lar wouldn’t still be around in some form or fashion.
— Matt D. Wilson on the effect of the Fantagraphics Kickstarter on current publishers. One company he throws out there as maybe doing a Kickstarter is Bluewater but I don’t think as many people would pay $30 for a Barbara Walters bio comics as for The Love Bunglers. Just a guess.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.