ComicLab Ep 243 — “I made a plagiarism — but I LIKE it! …D...

Cartoonists Brad Guigar and Dave Kellett give advice to a comics artist who realizes that they’d accidentally plagiarized a character from someone else… but they like their character so much they just don’t want to change it! Is there a […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Do milestone rewards still work?

In its early days, Patreon featured milestone rewards prominently on creators’ pages. A milestone reward was a special reward you would offer to the community if/when your Patreon campaign hit a certain milestone. This could be either monetary goal or […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Understanding passive revenue streams — Knock-on vs Knock-out

Yesterday I published a post explaining why Subless was a bad business decision for creators. One of the reasons I listed was that it conflicts with a creator’s efforts to build revenue on Patreon. One of the comments I received […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Subless: Predicting a fail

Subless is a new crowdfunding service based on an old idea. Users put money into a Subless account, and every time they visit a creator who also uses Subless, the service enacts a micropayment from the user’s account to the […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 242 — San Diego Comic Con review

Cartoonist Dave Kellett has returned from Comic-Con International in San Diego, and talks about his first convention since the pandemic began. ON THIS WEEK’S SHOW… Dave Kellett reviews Comic-Con International in San Diego Live show at the Schulz Museum Nov. […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Start planning holiday merchandise — NOW

Merry Christmas — and Happy New Year! Set down the sunblock, and step away from the pool. It’s time to start planning for December and January. I know it’s hard to get into the spirit, but this is the time […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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How many panels per page?

A fellow creator once shared that they were told that a comics page should have between 4 and 7 panels per page. Not only is this bad advice, but it removes the focus from where it ought to be.

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