Is it worth the trouble to have a confidentiality agreement, otherwise known as a non-disclosure agreement, in place to protect your comic book ideas?
The Comics Business
Whether your goal is to publish your own books, work with a small publisher, or snag a spot at a large publisher, it's helpful to understand how the comics business works, so you can either work within the system or break the rules. Plus, there's far more potential for income beyond just selling the book itself. Find out how to add other income streams.
Marketing comics isn’t easy. If you’re an indie producer, you’re going up against some tough competition, and you need every advantage you can get. A good hook can save your book.
Tens of thousands of comic books, vintage collectibles, your favorite comic book creators, and intricately detailed costumes worn by avid fans and professional cosplayers alike. Comic book conventions are colorful and frenetic. They’re a blast! More importantly, though, if you’re a comic book creator, they’re venues for marketing your business. That artist alley table at […]
***Warning: This post contains a big dose of reality. Do not consume if you want to continue having pleasant dreams where someone else takes all the risk and you get all the reward.*** Okay, so this might come off as a little harsh. I understand that, and I don’t want to crush anyone’s dreams. It’s […]
Publishing your own comic costs money. For most people, that’s the biggest obstacle. For some, it’s the only thing standing between themselves and a successful comic book. You can’t make any money from your book until it’s published, but in order to publish, you need money. The good news is that there are ways to […]
What should you bring with you to sell when you buy table space on artist’s alley at a comic convention? That depends on whether you’re there as an individual artist or as a representative of your small-press publishing efforts. As you know if you’ve attended a con as a fan, artists at comic conventions sell […]