April To-Do List

Get out your calendar and start circling dates. It’s time to do a little webcomics planning.

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Patreon creates fund to help creators

Patreon has established a fund for creators affected by COVID-19, called What the Fund. If you are in need of help, you can apply for grant money here by April 14. If you are able to help, please donate here.

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ComicLab Ep 118 — Coronavirus, conventions and cartoonists in crisis

Show note: After we recorded this show, Emerald City Comicon announced they are cancelling the show originally scheduled to run March 12-15, 2020. Scroll down for more information. Today’s show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Patreon Capital

Patreon will now give you your earnings in advance — for a small price. It’s called Patreon Capital, and it’s actually a cash advance against future earnings. Some artists are comparing this to predatory “payday loans” and others are conjuring […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Hiring an assistant — What I learned

Last year, I achieved a first in my career — I hired an assistant. Here’s what I learned from the experience.

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Getting more Patreon backers

I attended the Patreon On Tour conference in New York City, and I strongly advise you to take advantage of this opportunity if it comes to a city near you. It was packed with great data-backed information, like information on […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 115 — Patreon Capital — is it predatory lending?

Todays show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the incredible Wacom One! Patreon has announced a new initiative called Patreon Capital that many have compared to predatory payday loans — but is that accurate? Dave and Brad disagree.  But first, […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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