Slang Pictorial #4 Kickstarter Promo

Creating Comics: Nick Prolix chats Slang Pictorial and more

Comics creator Nick Prolix was kind enough to take some time out from his busy schedule pimping the Kickstarter of his new issue of Slang Pictorial to talk to me about, well, everything…Continue reading Creating Comics: Nick Prolix chats Slang Pictorial and more

£1.3 million raised by UK comic creators through Kickstarter in 2018

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter PBC has announced that 2018 was a record-breaking year in its Comics category, with $16 million (over £12 million) pledged to projects from independent creators around the globe, including some great UK- based projects – and many artists of colour and LGBTQ creators who have traditionally been under represented in the industry.Continue reading £1.3 million raised by UK comic creators through Kickstarter in 2018

Crowdfunding Campaign promotion tips from “Killtopia” creator Dave Cook

Dave Cook – the writer of cyberpunk graphic novel Killtopia – recently offered some great creating comics tips on planning the promotion of your crowdfunding campaign on his Twitter, which he has kindly given us permission to repost on downthetubes. For those of you unfamiliar, Killtopia, drawn by Craig Paton, which smashed its original crowdfundingContinue reading Crowdfunding Campaign promotion tips from “Killtopia” creator Dave Cook

Glarnies, Green Berets & Goons

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Glarnies, Green Berets & Goons

Seeking crowdfunding on Unbound, Glarnies, Green Berets & Goons is a new book by Julie Warren, aiming to tell the remarkable story of Larry Stephens, a World War Two commando who transformed British comedy. British popular culture would probably be very different had Larry Stephens not been born. We could now be living in aContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Glarnies, Green Berets & Goons

The POWer Pack of Ken Reid Volume 1 - Endpapers

Publisher delight at Ken Reid crowdfunding collection success, last chance to back it today!

The crowdfunding campaign for The Power Pack of Ken Reid project – collecting some of the amazing humour strips created by the legendary British artist, Ken Reid, closes tomorrow (Friday). If you haven’t backed it yet then there’s still time to pre-ordering these incredible, limited edition collections of the best humour strips of the 1960s!Continue reading Publisher delight at Ken Reid crowdfunding collection success, last chance to back it today!