Webcomics Confidential Ep. 29 — Creative Cocoon

You’ve been doing your webcomic for over ten years now, and you’re just not getting anywhere. Worse yet, you have family obligations and other pressures that make it hard for you to devote time to your craft. It’s time to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Shipping Comics Using Media Mail

There seems to be some misinformation going around about whether it’s legal to ship comics using the Media Mail service of the U.S. Postal Service. Since misunderstanding this could cost you thousands, let’s get it straightened out now. Here’s the […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Q3 Estimated Taxes are Due Today

If you pay estimated income taxes on a quarterly schedule, your third-quarter payment must be mailed today. For more on the subject, go here.

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Patreon’s new layout is good for comics

Patreon introduced a lay layout feature today, and that’s great news for comics. Here’s what you can do to make the most of it…

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Webcomics Confidential Ep. 28 — Group Projects

Someone on the Internet got under my skin, and all you got was this lousy episode of Webcomics Confidential! A poorly-thought-out suggestion for a comics anthology posted on Facebook raises my ire, and I turn on the cameras and start […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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What is the standard size for a comic strip?

It’s FREE FRIDAY! Enjoy this post from the archive! A Webcomics.com member asked me: What’s the standard size for a comic strip? There’s no such thing as a “standard” comic-strip size — at least, not in the sense that there […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Webcomics Confidential Ep. 27 — Getting a Quote from a Printer

Webcomics Confidential is back! Today, we’re going to discuss one of the most complicated parts of self-publishing a book — getting quotes from printers. We’ll talk about how to prepare for the quote request —and then how to make sense […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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