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ComixLaunch: Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers on Kickstarter... and Beyond!

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ComixLaunch: Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers on Kickstarter... and Beyond!

ComixLaunch: Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers on Kickstarter... and Beyond!

Tyler James

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ComixLaunch: Crowdfunding for Writers, Artists & Self-Publishers on Kickstarter... and Beyond!

Latest Episodes

Hitting a High-Concept Homerun on Kickstarter with David Pepose of The O.Z.

The O.Z., a high-concept re-imagining of the fantasy classic, has been a smash success for first-time Kickstarter creator David Pepose. Tyler chats with David about the secrets to the success of this exciting new book.

76 min6 d ago
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Hitting a High-Concept Homerun on Kickstarter with David Pepose of The O.Z.

Breaking Down the Business of Independent Comic Book Publishing with Gamal Hennessy

Entertainment lawyer and author Gamal Hennessy shares secrets from his new book THE BUSINESS OF INDEPENDENT COMIC BOOK PUBLISHING, which just rocked a very successful launch on Kickstarter.

65 min1 w ago
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Breaking Down the Business of Independent Comic Book Publishing with Gamal Hennessy

Comics & Crowdfunding in 2020 with Powers Co-Creator Michael Avon Oeming

Michael Avon Oeming, Eisner, Harvey and Eagle award winning comics creator, writer and artist, best known as the artist of POWERS, and his wife and collaborator Taki Soma, join Tyler James for a discussion about comics and crowdfunding their ongoing Kickstarter funded, Image Comics published series The After Realm.

79 min2 w ago
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Comics & Crowdfunding in 2020 with Powers Co-Creator Michael Avon Oeming

Lessons from 10 Years of Independent Comic Publishing with Inverse Press’ Kevin James LaPorte

Tyler chats with talks to Inverse Press' Kevin LaPorte about his lessons learned from Ten Years of Independent Comics Publishing, as he celebrates their 10th Anniversary with a Collector's Box of Horror, funding now on Kickstarter.

41 min3 w ago
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Lessons from 10 Years of Independent Comic Publishing with Inverse Press’ Kevin James LaPorte

Can You Over-Promote Your Kickstarter Campaign and Turn Off Your Audience?

Is it possible to over-promote your Kickstarter campaign and turn off your audience by doing so? What promotional strategies come across as "spammy"? And what's the right attitude and approach creators should take towards promoting their launches?

38 minAUG 23
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Can You Over-Promote Your Kickstarter Campaign and Turn Off Your Audience?

Does Kickstarter Only Work for Certain Comic Book Genres (like Horror, “Cheesecake” or Lovecraft?)

How important is the genre you choose when it comes to your ability to have success on Kickstarter?

32 minAUG 16
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Does Kickstarter Only Work for Certain Comic Book Genres (like Horror, “Cheesecake” or Lovecraft?)

Inside ComixTribe: A Week in the Life of Running a Comics Publishing Business

Ever wondered what exactly ComixLaunch host and ComixTribe Publisher Tyler James does all week? Then this is your episode, as Tyler is pulling back the curtain on a full week in the life of a full time creator in the age of Covid.

103 minAUG 9
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Inside ComixTribe: A Week in the Life of Running a Comics Publishing Business

#AskComixLaunch Kickstarter Exclusivity, Backer Fatigue, Crowdfunding a Self-Funded Book & How Long it Takes to Find Backers

Tyler dives back into the ComixLaunch Mailbag and answers a host of questions from comic creator crowdfunders.

41 minAUG 3
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#AskComixLaunch Kickstarter Exclusivity, Backer Fatigue, Crowdfunding a Self-Funded Book & How Long it Takes to Find Backers

Kickstarter Beast Mode: How Curtis Clow Grew His Launches from $100 to $50K+ in Just a Few Years

Curtis Clow is a comic book writer and creator whose Kickstarter-serialized series Beastland's has raised $90,000 on the platform, and just wrapped his biggest launch yet. In this interview, Tyler chats with Curtis about how he was able to quit the day job late last year and make a living through writing and comics, how he landed all of his Kickstarter funded comics with publishers, and the secrets behind his latest breakthrough launch. Considering Curtis' comics journey started in earnest just a few years ago, this interview should be incredibly inspiring for creators out there.

49 minJUL 26
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Kickstarter Beast Mode: How Curtis Clow Grew His Launches from $100 to $50K+ in Just a Few Years

From Self-Funding to Crowdfunding with Night Wolf’s Rob Multari

Lone Wolf Comics' Rob Multari joins Tyler James for a discussion about self-funding comics, crowdfunding comics, and comic book project management, as Rob's latest launch for Nightwolf #1-4 takes off on Kickstarter.

49 minJUL 19
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From Self-Funding to Crowdfunding with Night Wolf’s Rob Multari

Latest Episodes

Hitting a High-Concept Homerun on Kickstarter with David Pepose of The O.Z.

The O.Z., a high-concept re-imagining of the fantasy classic, has been a smash success for first-time Kickstarter creator David Pepose. Tyler chats with David about the secrets to the success of this exciting new book.

76 min6 d ago
Comments
Hitting a High-Concept Homerun on Kickstarter with David Pepose of The O.Z.

Breaking Down the Business of Independent Comic Book Publishing with Gamal Hennessy

Entertainment lawyer and author Gamal Hennessy shares secrets from his new book THE BUSINESS OF INDEPENDENT COMIC BOOK PUBLISHING, which just rocked a very successful launch on Kickstarter.

65 min1 w ago
Comments
Breaking Down the Business of Independent Comic Book Publishing with Gamal Hennessy

Comics & Crowdfunding in 2020 with Powers Co-Creator Michael Avon Oeming

Michael Avon Oeming, Eisner, Harvey and Eagle award winning comics creator, writer and artist, best known as the artist of POWERS, and his wife and collaborator Taki Soma, join Tyler James for a discussion about comics and crowdfunding their ongoing Kickstarter funded, Image Comics published series The After Realm.

79 min2 w ago
Comments
Comics & Crowdfunding in 2020 with Powers Co-Creator Michael Avon Oeming

Lessons from 10 Years of Independent Comic Publishing with Inverse Press’ Kevin James LaPorte

Tyler chats with talks to Inverse Press' Kevin LaPorte about his lessons learned from Ten Years of Independent Comics Publishing, as he celebrates their 10th Anniversary with a Collector's Box of Horror, funding now on Kickstarter.

41 min3 w ago
Comments
Lessons from 10 Years of Independent Comic Publishing with Inverse Press’ Kevin James LaPorte

Can You Over-Promote Your Kickstarter Campaign and Turn Off Your Audience?

Is it possible to over-promote your Kickstarter campaign and turn off your audience by doing so? What promotional strategies come across as "spammy"? And what's the right attitude and approach creators should take towards promoting their launches?

38 minAUG 23
Comments
Can You Over-Promote Your Kickstarter Campaign and Turn Off Your Audience?

Does Kickstarter Only Work for Certain Comic Book Genres (like Horror, “Cheesecake” or Lovecraft?)

How important is the genre you choose when it comes to your ability to have success on Kickstarter?

32 minAUG 16
Comments
Does Kickstarter Only Work for Certain Comic Book Genres (like Horror, “Cheesecake” or Lovecraft?)

Inside ComixTribe: A Week in the Life of Running a Comics Publishing Business

Ever wondered what exactly ComixLaunch host and ComixTribe Publisher Tyler James does all week? Then this is your episode, as Tyler is pulling back the curtain on a full week in the life of a full time creator in the age of Covid.

103 minAUG 9
Comments
Inside ComixTribe: A Week in the Life of Running a Comics Publishing Business

#AskComixLaunch Kickstarter Exclusivity, Backer Fatigue, Crowdfunding a Self-Funded Book & How Long it Takes to Find Backers

Tyler dives back into the ComixLaunch Mailbag and answers a host of questions from comic creator crowdfunders.

41 minAUG 3
Comments
#AskComixLaunch Kickstarter Exclusivity, Backer Fatigue, Crowdfunding a Self-Funded Book & How Long it Takes to Find Backers

Kickstarter Beast Mode: How Curtis Clow Grew His Launches from $100 to $50K+ in Just a Few Years

Curtis Clow is a comic book writer and creator whose Kickstarter-serialized series Beastland's has raised $90,000 on the platform, and just wrapped his biggest launch yet. In this interview, Tyler chats with Curtis about how he was able to quit the day job late last year and make a living through writing and comics, how he landed all of his Kickstarter funded comics with publishers, and the secrets behind his latest breakthrough launch. Considering Curtis' comics journey started in earnest just a few years ago, this interview should be incredibly inspiring for creators out there.

49 minJUL 26
Comments
Kickstarter Beast Mode: How Curtis Clow Grew His Launches from $100 to $50K+ in Just a Few Years

From Self-Funding to Crowdfunding with Night Wolf’s Rob Multari

Lone Wolf Comics' Rob Multari joins Tyler James for a discussion about self-funding comics, crowdfunding comics, and comic book project management, as Rob's latest launch for Nightwolf #1-4 takes off on Kickstarter.

49 minJUL 19
Comments
From Self-Funding to Crowdfunding with Night Wolf’s Rob Multari
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