Reader retention

Let’s face it. One of the biggest hurdles in growing a webcomic is reader retention. That’s why I want to encourage you to set aside time this month to develop (or improve) three different ways to introduce your comic to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep. 142 — Plagiarism

This week, we’re talking about using a joke that you didn’t write. That topic leads into a discussion of the controversy  that exploded after Alphonso Dunn posted a video accusing Jake Parker of plagiarism. Questions asked and topics covered… Using […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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“How do I get new readers?”

Today we’re going to talk about a sentence that every last one of us have uttered: I really feel like if I could get more people to see the comic they would actually like it… There’s not a webcartoonist alive […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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24-Hour Comics Day

24-Hour Comics Day is in a few weeks — October 3rd, to be exact. Here’s what you need to know…

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Is the webcomics market oversaturated?

It’s one of the most-often-heard complaints in webcomics today: How do I get my comic seen in a market that’s oversaturated with comics? You’re… not gonna like the answer. The market isn’t oversaturated It’s a false premise. The webcomics market […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Is it OK to borrow someone else’s writing?

We retweet posts. We share photos. We reblog content. So what’s the big deal about using someone else’s writing in our comics? Plenty.

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How much time does it take you to complete a comic?

A person who was just starting to do comics asked a question in a forum for creators: “How long does it take you to do one four-panel strip?” He got a wide range of answers — each one of them […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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