Peter David just launched via a plea for fan donations due to an $88,000 tax bill that stems back to some TV work he did many years ago. The IRS has been understaffed for a while, but they still have time to harass someone over a 20 year old tax debt. While my immediate advice to David […]
We’ve been talking about the slow death spiral of independent websites for years now, and here’s the next step: Dread Central, the well regarded horror/movie site is attempting to go crowdfunded. They need $7000 a month to keep going, and they’re about $1500 in as of this writing. The reasons? Surely you know them by […]
By Brian Hibbs Despite now being in retail for over thirty years now, I have to admit that there are times that I worry about the death of small-business retail. Now my fears are certainly driven by the area I am in – San Francisco has both rapidly escalating retail rents, as well as […]
Check out this awesome new Inkshare from writer Christopher Irvin and artist Andrew Maclean of HEADLOPPER fame!
We lost another one yesterday. David Harper of the oft-linked to and discussed Sktchd sitecalled it quits after a year of think pieces, surveys, podcasts and charts. He’ll continue doing his podcast after a break for the warm Alaskan summer, but those long investigations are a thing of the past. The reasons were the usual: burnout from writing about what you love.
Podcorn Podcast co-host Brandon Montclare was an early adopter of the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Through it, he and artist Amy Reeder successfully funded two books, Halloween Eve and Rocket Girl! This week, Brandon and I sit down to talk about the platform and discuss how to market your campaign, how to engage with your audience, […]
Greg Pak explains why he’s Kickstarting a book about how to run a successful Kickstarter. Since Kickstarter Secrets is already successful, you probably shouldsupport this book and listen to this man before you run your own comics Kickstarter!
I received a nice note asking me to promote this Kickstarter for aComic Book Convention Survival Guide by Kyle Rose and Matthew Bernard. The Comic Book Convention Survival Guide combines years of convention expertise into one convenient location where it can be shared with the world. It will ensure that our readers become well informed […]
Retrofit Comics has been putting out some of the finest small press comics of recent years and they’ve announced their Spring/Summer 2016 line with Leela Corman, Alabaster Pizzo, Kaeleigh Forsyth, James Kochalka, Paloma Dawkins, Eleanor Davis and Luke Howard so this season should be just as fantastic. They’re running a Kickstarter to pay for printing and artist […]