Platforms like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have given creators with projects than tend to skew a little more esoteric a way to raise money outside of getting published through traditional routes. Sometimes, however, the crowd sourced
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Getting original material into the hands of readers without a publisher was difficult before ye grand ol' Internet came along, and perhaps no one understood that often insurmountable obstacle more than creators looking to break into markets beyond their own country's borders. Than
A variety of comics projects have taken to Kickstarter and IndieGoGo in order to get readers to pony-up the cash needed to create print collections, and while it's easy to consider this crowd-sourced avenue a mainstay of independent books today, it's worth remembering that Kickstarter is only three-years-old as a platform. And though the website has grown to en
Comic book projects that might not otherwise be made through traditional channels are turning to Kickstarter or IndieGoGo in order to crowd-source the funding necessary to get their books to audiences. The Dungeon and Drago
The cross section of webcomics creators and crowd-sourced funding is logically large. Having bucked the traditional route of starting their project with a publisher, creators of webcomics have often needed to find new ways of raising funds in order to keep releasing their art to a wider audience. Perhaps no other coll
Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have become a popular way for emerging and even established artists to get their potentially otherwise unpublishable books to readers. That isn't to say, of course, that these books don't deserve to be circulated and enjoyed -- far from it! That's why ComicsAlliance dedicates this special column to titles that are worth funding, and a separate series following-up on successfully executed projects.
This week: Magpies by Sara Lando, a story about love and
With more and more creators turning to crowd funding options in order to release their work, ComicsAlliance is dedicating a weekly column to highlighting some of the best in the field that deserve your hard-earned money. If you're not convinc
With the growing appeal of crowd funded projects through platforms like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, ComicsAlliance has decided to dedicate a weekly column highlighting some of the more promising projects that deserve to be funded.
Having worked on several Kicks
Though it's true that crowd-source funding has been a huge help to independent comics creators, it's not easy to follow through on large projects. Both Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have their benefits and drawbacks -- Kickstarter is more popular but doesn't allow projects to keep any money unless they meet their fundraising goal. And though IndieGoGo is somewhat less familiar to comic