Tyler James takes an in-depth look at how Comixology sales are impacting creators bottom-lines.
Welcome again to another installment of The Proving Grounds! This week, we have Paul LaPorte, with a last name that sounds like he’s from a Louisiana bayou somewhere… Just saying. Anyway, we have Steve Colle back in the calming blue, I’m forever in the fiery red, and let’s see how well Paul handles a writing […]
WARNING: Contains NSFW images of nipple-licking!
It’s not only Tuesday, but it’s also December! Where has the time gone? I have no idea, but we’re here, it’s nearing the end of the year, and you know what that means. Countdowns! So for the next few weeks, we’re going to do countdowns. Let’s get settled in, shall we? Related Posts:The COZ Top […]
Hello, one and all! Welcome back to another installment of The Proving Grounds! Hopefully, you’ve all had a great Thanksgiving. Me? I was at work. But that’s neither here nor there. We have Brave One Frank Martin for this week’s entry. While I know you were looking for Sam LeBas this week, but unfortunately, it’s […]
A selection of quick reviews from the backlog!
Cesar Feliciano (THE RED TEN) discusses a common occurrence when fielding commission requests.
There’s another Tuesday staring us straight in the eye. Must mean it’s time for more Bolts & Nuts! This week, I want to ask a simple question: do you have a professional attitude? Related Posts:TPG Week 154: Writing Challenge SubmissionReviews: A Visitor’s Guide to Dempsey, Theodicy, Sticky, Zombolette’s Floppy, Life Through the LensB&N Week 154: […]
Welcome back, one and all, to The Proving Grounds! This week, we have a new Brave One in Doug Wood. We also have Steve Colle returning to us in blue, I’m in red, and let’s see if Doug is able to go through Hell’s Gate Related Posts:TPG Week 78: Readers Want Cake!TPG Week 74: Don’t […]
We have another Tuesday upon us! Was I missed? I certainly missed you. Let’s get into some Bolts & Nuts, shall we? This week, I want to discuss engaging the reader. However, there are two types of readers that you have to do this for: the editor, and the audience. Related Posts:TPG Week 142: Newbie […]
Welcome back, one and all! We’ve got Brave One Frank Martin entering The Proving Grounds once more! This week, we have the gregarious Samantha LeBas in purple, and I’m forever alluring in Red, and we see how Frank deals when confronted with Related Posts:TPG Week 145: Too Much Stuff In The BagTPG Week 83: […]
We’ve got another Tuesday! Just as water flows, time marches on, my friends! This week, I want to talk about world building. Related Posts:TPG Week 73: Another Copyrighted Character!TPG Week 146: Keeping Reader InterestTPG Week 144: Words On PaperTPG Week 143: Preserve The MysteryTPG Week 142: Newbie Mistakes
Tackling the tricky subject of Kickstarter Stretch Goals…Plenty of DOs and a whole lot of DON’Ts!
Welcome back, one and all, to The Proving Grounds! This week, we have a new Brave One in Steven Applebaum, who’s bringing something unusual to us: a sequel to the terrible Super Mario Brothers movie. (Yeah, I said it. It was a terrible movie. I recognized that even as a child. Age has not made […]
It’s Tuesday! That’s really all I have the energy for this week by way of introduction. Sorry. This week, I wanted to take a brief-ish look at the history of comics. See where we’ve been, what we’ve done, and take a little peek into where we’re going. Let’s start, shall we? Related Posts:Comixology Submit: A […]
What do you do when you find another creative team is coming out with a book that has the exact same concept as the book you’re working on?
Welcome back, one and all, to The Proving Grounds! This week, we have a new Brave One in Austin James, son of our own Cesar Feliciano, who’s the artist on The Red Ten. With Samantha LeBas in purple and myself and red, we’re going to put Austin through his paces with Related Posts:TPG Week 153: […]
It’s another Tuesday! The sun is shining now, but the days are appreciably shorter, and for most of us living in the US, we’re about to have Daylight Savings Time soon. So, yeah, the seasons are changing about us. I hope you’re ready. What I want to talk about this week will be mainly for […]
Hello, one and all, and welcome to The Proving Grounds! This week, we have a new Brave One in Fred Duran. Fred hails from the east coast (somewhere around NY if I’m not mistaken), and has been waiting with bated breath for today. We have Steve Colle in blue, I’m forever in red, and let’s […]
I’ve got a treat for you this week! There’s a guest speaker! I’m going to let him introduce himself, and do all the rest. Take it away, my friend! It’s Tuesday and boy is it weird to be typing this column, rather than reading it! Related Posts:TPG Week 154: Writing Challenge SubmissionReviews: A Visitor’s Guide […]
Welcome back, one and all, to The Proving Grounds! This week’s Brave One is no stranger here: we have Justin Martin! We have Samantha LeBas turning heads in purple, I’m in the blushing red, and let’s see how Justin does with an untitled piece (A word of warning: it is not good.). Related Posts:TPG Week […]
We have another Tuesday before us! What am I doing with this day? I’m asking a simple question: Where do you get your inspiration? Related Posts:TPG Week 154: Writing Challenge SubmissionReviews: A Visitor’s Guide to Dempsey, Theodicy, Sticky, Zombolette’s Floppy, Life Through the LensB&N Week 154: Top 10 Reasons You’ll Fail At Making ComicsComixology: Yes, […]
Welcome once more to The Proving Grounds! This week, we have a new Brave One in Sonja Smith! (And, on a completely unrelated note, I’m very happy to see that we have more women writing and submitting. I can probably count the number of female participants on one hand. I wish there were more. Anyway…) […]
ComixTribe has announced its plans for the big show, including a number of creator signings and a NYCC Exclusive book! Tyler James (The Red Ten, Oxymoron, EPIC), John Lees (The Standard, And Then Emily Was Gone), and Joe Mulvey (SCAM) will be at the ComixTribe booths #1170-1172 in the Small Press Alley on the main […]
Tuesday! Who’s ready for it? I know I am. I missed you guys. Last week, we talked about Managing Your Brand. This week, I want to continue in that theme, and talk about increasing your brand awareness. Related Posts:B&N Week 145: Managing Your BrandReview: Broken #1Review: Scam #148-Foot Billboard on the Vegas Strip Heralds World-Wide […]
Welcome back, one and all, to The Proving Grounds! This week, we have a returning Brave One in Jourdan MacLain. We also have Samantha LeBas in purple, I’m in red, and we see if Jourdan can make us all feel Dirty Related Posts:TPG Week 83: Use Your Powers For Good Instead Of…TPG Week 78: Readers […]
It’s a beautiful day in the Tuesday-hood, a beautiful day in the Tuesday… Fine, so I don’t have the best singing voice. That doesn’t matter! What matters is that we have another Bolts & Nuts today! That’s important! So, let’s get to it! Today’s question is really quite simple: Related Posts:B&N Week 146: Increasing Awareness […]
Welcome, one and all, to another installment of The Proving Grounds! This week, we have a new Brave One in Sarah Kaplan. We’ve got Steve Colle dressed smartly in blue, and I’m ever-menacing in red, and we both see what Sarah does with Blood, Bone, & Startlight Related Posts:TPG Week 146: Keeping Reader InterestTPG Week […]
We have another Tuesday! Really, that’s all the introduction this week. I’ve got some stuff I want to talk about, and I feel it’s important. [Well, to be honest, I fell that all subjects are important. Some are more important than others, though.] This week, I want to talk about self-help and the newbie. Related […]
Tyler James discusses seven new crowdfunding strategies he’ll be trying with his latest Kickstarter campaign.
ComixTribe Lauches 25 Day Campaign to Fund EPIC!
Welcome one and all to The Proving Grounds! This week, we’ve got Brave One Frank Martin, who hails from somewhere on the east coast (New York, I believe, but I could be mistaken). This week, we’ve got Samantha LeBas looking regal in purple, I’m always stunning in red, and let’s see what Frank does with […]