How to launch a new comic

So you’ve decided to start a webcomic. Or maybe you’re launching a new chapter in your ongoing webcomic. The question eventually arises: What’s the best way to launch? There’s a few things you should keep in mind to maximize this […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Twitter announced paid-content feature “Super Follows”

Twitter seems to be the latest social-media platform to try to emulate Patreon’s success. Today it unveiled “Super Follows,” a feature that allows Twitter users to charge for content.

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Webcomics Confidential #48: Spamming Your Patreon Backers

Are you worried about “spamming” your Patreon backers? I’ll tell you why it isn’t possible — and we’ll discuss addressing the Impostor Syndrome that leads to such misconceptions.

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Line breaks in word balloons

Lettering is crucially important — especially if you’re trying to write a humor comic. Comedy is about timing, and bad lettering kills timing. So let’s look at a seldom discussed aspect of lettering — line breaks.

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Navigating the UK Bureaucracy of VAT Collection

Due to Brexit, the United Kingdom has separated from the European Union’s procedure for collection Value Added Taxes (VAT) for items shipped into the country. It was a move that sent a ripple of confusion throughout independent artists who regularly […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Should you re-draw old comics?

It’s an inevitable part of getting better at comics. You look back on your earlier work and cringe. (And the better you’ve gotten, the more intense your regret!) Then, perhaps as you’re considering your first printed collection, the thought crosses […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Using a URL redirect to promote on social media

It’s one of the most frustrating parts of promoting a Kickstarter — communicating that long URL. Sure, you’re provided a truncated version. But have you ever tried to point podcast listeners to http://kck.st/2HQTXbr? Luckily, there’s a better way. URL redirect […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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