From A Read-Along Record To A Profane Tarot: The Year’s Quirkiest Crowdfunded Comics
Crowdfunding and comics go well together — in fact, comic artists were doing it before that term existed. This year has been a good one for crowdfunded comics, and we’ve picked some of the best.
In this inaugural episode #100, the return of the podcast to regular production, I’m pleased as punch to have C. Spike Trotman as my guest. Spike founded Iron Circus Comics in 2007, and it’s risen through her hard work and excellent curatorship to become the Chicago area’s leading comics publisher.
Close Out August With Two Awesome Comic Kickstarter Campaigns
Paste Comics is committed to bringing you regular coverage of campaigns across the internet that offer not only exciting new ideas, but a solid investment and good value for your money. Here are two August campaigns to check out before they conclude.
Graphic Novels Get New Respect
With ‘Sabrina’ as a Man Booker contender and ‘The Adventure Zone’ debuting on a bestseller list, the format gains further credibility.
(Don’t) Pardon My Nerdiness: The Summer Road Trip Edition | Frolic
Author Robin Covington is a NerdGirl and she’s not afraid to show it. Let’s all nerd out over her new column.
Iron Circus Reprints Cautionary Fables and Fairytales
Iron Circus Comics, C. Spike Trotman’s publisher, will be reprinting Cautionary Fables and Fairytales with new titles and covers “for the retail and library markets… with an eye t…
Rice Boy is strange and beautiful, and worth your time. ~ What’cha Reading?
Rice Boy is a sweet innocent little guy living a simple life chosen to fulfill a great prophecy. One that will restore balance to the world.
This year’s top 10 graphic novels for youth, reviewed in Booklist between July 2017 and June 2018, include a madcap adventure, a moving memoir, a winsome story about toys at night, a spellbinding adaptation of a classic, and lots more.
Hiring Creators: Independent Publishers Have A Chat – WWAC
Independent comics publishers are always looking at hiring creators. How do they find great stories and fresh freelance talent?
Strange and Wonderful: “Riceboy” is a Delicious Treat to Be Devoured – Black Nerd Problems
Riceboy is a cocktail made with three ingredients: part high fantasy, part slice of life and lastly part epic quest.