Join Gina Gagliano (First Second) and Alison Wilgus (Science Comics: Flying Machines) as they give you a behind the scenes look at how to publish a graphic novel, from printing to PR and beyond. In the first episode, guest Ryan North (Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Dinosaur Comics) talks about how understanding the inner workings of the business helps your career.
By David Seidman Hi. This is the first in a series of articles with practical advice on how to do things in comics. What gives me the heft to throw around advice? I’ve written comics for Bongo and Marvel, edited comics for Disney, marketed and publicized comics for NBM, Papercutz, and other companies, and written […]
It seems that comics may be making a comeback in the Bay Area? Yesterday we had the happy news that the Cartoon Art Museum has found a new home in a tourist friendly area, despite soaring local real estate prices. Today we have word of a one day symposium being held tomorrow, the Storytelling Across […]
by Bryan Hill Greg Pak and I actually overlapped at NYU. I first knew him as a filmmaker, from his feature ROBOT STORIES, and then as a comic writer when I jumped into his work with PLANET HULK for Marvel. He’s one of the smartest and nicest fellas working in the business of storytelling and […]
There are only a few nationwide book chains left but those that remain really like comics. For example, Hastings, the nationwide chain that sells both new and used books, is teaming with Valiant to offer, “The Craft of Comics” – live-streaming comics making worksh0p with James Asmus (writing), Clayton Henry (pencilling), Ryan Winn (inking) and David […]
Over the last year or so, there’s been an increasing amount of talk in creator circles about the low page rates being given out by independent publishers for some of the smaller books. The last two or three years, publishers have been putting out a lot more titles than they used to and a lot […]