Rethinking Longform Comics

When webcomics started out, longform creators felt like the ugly ducklings in the crowd. Many of them expressed the same complaint when I’d talk to them. They just didn’t feel as if the Web was the right place to present […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 200 — 20 Comics Commandments

Today’s show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the powerful, professional, portable Wacom One!  Help us celebrate our 200th show at ComicLabCashGrab.com ! We’re celebrating 200 episodes of ComicLab with a special king-sized episode in which we assemble a list of our best […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Let’s change how we look at Imposter Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is a challenge that many artists face. But I’d like to share some thoughts that might change the way you think about it — and about yourself.

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Understanding social media

Social media is among the most frustrating elements of an independent artist’s life. We struggle for engagement, we wage constant battles with “The Algorithm,” we scramble for every last clue to success… and we lose. Time and again, we lose. […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Artists MUST be businesspeople

Now, more than ever, it’s important for artists to understand that they’re running a small business.

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ISBN primer

An ISBN is a 10- or 13-digit number that is used to identify a book from a specific publisher. Once your book is in print, you can register the title and link it to the ISBN here. Do I need an […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 199 — How to find an audience for a longform comic

Today’s show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the powerful, professional, portable Wacom One!  Creators of longform comics face unique challenges in building an audience on the Web. Or do they? Questions asked and topics covered… Long […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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