Tyler James

Tyler James is a comics creator, game designer, educator, and publisher residing in Newburyport, MA. He is the writer and co-creator of THE RED TEN, a superhero murder mystery, EPIC, a superteen action comedy, and TEARS of the DRAGON, a swords and sorcery fantasy. Tyler is the publisher and co-creator of ComixTribe, which is both a new imprint of quality creator owned titles, and an online community where creators help creators make better comics.

Follow him on Twitter @tylerjamescomics, or send him an email at [email protected]

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What Shouldn’t You Be Doing?

| March 30, 2015 | 4 Comments
What Shouldn’t You Be Doing?

Let it go, kids! In this article, Tyler James shares a killer tip for identifying the things you should NOT be doing.

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We Should All Fail More

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
We Should All Fail More

Tyler James delivers a pep-talk encouraging fellow creators to take more chances.

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5 Ways to Benefit from Your Backlist

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
5 Ways to Benefit from Your Backlist

Tyler James shares five strategies publishers and independent creators are using to get the most out of their backlist.

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AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE Postmortem: Lessons Learned from ComixTribe’s Most Successful Direct Market Series Yet

| February 9, 2015 | 3 Comments
AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE Postmortem: Lessons Learned from ComixTribe’s Most Successful Direct Market Series Yet

Publisher Tyler James shares the lessons learned from publishing AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE, ComixTribe’s most successful series to date. This is serious #makecomics #smallpress inside baseball, people!

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AskComixTribe Episode 5: DIY vs Diamond Distribution

| November 24, 2014
AskComixTribe Episode 5: DIY vs Diamond Distribution

What are the pros and cons of distributing through Diamond vs doing it yourself?

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AskComixTribe Episode 4: How to Get Your Independent Comic Book Reviewed!

| November 10, 2014
AskComixTribe Episode 4: How to Get Your Independent Comic Book Reviewed!

Tyler James serves up a three step plan to get reviewers to review your comics.

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AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE #4 Trailer

| October 27, 2014
AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE #4 Trailer

What horrors await in the penultimate chapter of AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE!

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AskComixTribe Episode 3: Surviving New York Comic Con

| October 20, 2014 | 3 Comments
AskComixTribe Episode 3: Surviving New York Comic Con

Stopping artists from “flaking”, courting publishers with self-published work, and selling more books at cons

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Kickstarter Page Design

| October 18, 2014
Kickstarter Page Design

Creator Matt Heistand of Deep Dive Daredevils offers up some tips for Kickstarter page design.

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AskComixTribe Episode 2: Reviews… What Are They Good For?

| October 7, 2014
AskComixTribe Episode 2: Reviews… What Are They Good For?

The value of comic reviews, tackling a new idea, and sales expectation setting for Comixology Submit.

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AskComixTribe Episode 1: Pilot

| October 6, 2014
AskComixTribe Episode 1: Pilot

The first episode of AskComixTribe, the question and answer show about the craft and business of making and selling comics, hosted by ComixTribe publisher Tyler James.

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AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE Full Trailer!

| July 30, 2014
AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE Full Trailer!

A new trailer to celebrate the release this week of AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE!

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