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Here’s a good idea: Small Press Previews, a new site that I was informed of by Jared Smith. They have 46 publishers signed up to create a single spot to see previews of small press comics coming out each month.
For instance I didn’t know there was a new Derf coming from Alternative Press! On sale at SPX! — whoopie!

While the idea is a sounds one, if you are of the demographic that watches a lot of CBS tv shows you may, as I did, have a bit oof trouble figuring out how to access the previews. They are loaded in a fancy schmancy “virtual riffle” where you must lift up each page and go to the next. It’s fun but I might tire of it in a busy month.

I’ve had a lot of talk here about previews, and whether readers like them in an embedded format, streaming or on an iPad. Or now “virtual riffling.”

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Thoughts, readers?

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5 COMMENTS

  1. As an indie comic creator, I would love to post previews for people to check out Brittle Hill. I prefer to view previews as a ‘no-brainer’ pdf, or perhaps the issuu ‘flip page’ format. It should be all about the comic content, not the delivery vehicle. Easy is good.

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