They said it wouldn’t last.***
But Spike Trotman and her Iron Circus Comics publishing company just celebrated raising their one MILLIONTH dollar on Kickstarter.
Far from a weird idea, crowdsourcing has now become one of the key methods for comics creators – and publishers – to bring their projects to the market.
— Iron Circus Comics (@ironcircuscomix) October 23, 2017
And to celebrate Iron Circus is having a 25% off sale.
Making yet MORE money for Iron Circus. The lady is smart.
Trotman has become the indisputable Queen of Comics Kickstarter. Among the projects she’s crowdsourced:
and so on and on.
Iron Circus recently signed with Consortium for distribution, making it even more of a powerhouse.
I’m sure Spike would laugh at the idea of being a role model, but for showing how a single creator can leverage all the financial models available to make comics and make MONEY making comics, she’s someone we should all study. And celebrate!
***If Spike can reference Earth, Wind and Fire, I can reference primo 80s Janet Jackson.