The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics: How to Create and Sell Comic Books, Manga, and Webcomics
How to Create and Sell Comic Books, Manga, and Webcomics
Take Control of Your Comics-Making Destiny Creating your own comic is easier than ever before. With advances in technology, the increased connectivity of social media, and the ever-increasing popularity of the comics medium, successful DIY comics publishing is within your reach. With The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics, creators/instructors Comfort Love and Adam Withers provide a step-by-step breakdown of the comics-making process, perfect for any aspiring comics creator. This unprecedented, in-depth coverage gives you expert analysis on each step-writing, drawing, coloring, lettering, publishing, and marketing. Along the way, luminaries in the fields of comics, manga, and webcomics-like Mark Waid, Adam Warren, Scott Kurtz, and Jill Thompson-lend a hand, providing "Pro Tips" on essential topics for achieving your comics-making dreams. With the insights and expertise contained within these pages, you'll have everything you need and no excuses left: It's time to make your comics!
COMFORT LOVE and ADAM WITHERS are the six-time, Harvey Award-nominated husband-and-wife co-creators of the self-published comics The Uniques, Uniques Tales, and Rainbow in the Dark. The pair have nearly a decade of experience as freelance illustrators and graphic designers, and have served as instructors at Kendall College of Art and Design. They started self-publishing comics in 2008, and by 2009, it was their full-time job. They live together with their small army of cats in Michigan, and can be found across America at more than a dozen comic and anime conventions each year. Visit their website at comfortandadam.com.