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Creating Comics: How To Survive A Crowdfunding Campaign by Jasper Bark

Many comic creators now use crowdfunding as a means to raise funds to bring a dream project to life, but there are highs and lows to this, as award-winning horror author, comics writer and stand up comedian Jasper Bark relates of Beyond Lovecraft, run with artist Rob Moran, by way of a very funny storyContinue reading Creating Comics: How To Survive A Crowdfunding Campaign by Jasper Bark

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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

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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