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
I read a lot of weird old comics for work, and every time I see one of those bizarre moments from the Golden Age, I think "the only way this panel could be better is if I could somehow eat it."
Consider this the ultimate in Internet meta: A Kickstarter campaign to create an adventure game based upon a webcomic parodying adventure games is en route to being fully funded just days after launching.The comic in que
Consider this a lesson in advanced modern economics: Internet Crowdfunding + A Long-dead Visionary Scientist Turned Folk Hero = A Museum Dedicated to Nikola Tesla Reaching Its Funding Goal 17 Years After It Got Started (and one week after someone thought to take the idea online).Almost two decad
If the future of comics is digital, then iVerse Media is making a good case for being a very big player in the world that's coming, especially for independent creators: Not only has the company announced plans to release new digital publishing tools for creators, but it's also launching a crowdfunding tool for creators to use to pay for projects.Although the company has been around since 2008, iVerse Media has tended to be one of the lesser known digital comic d
Here's a new twist on the crowdfunding future of comics: Producing a comic and then using Kickstarter to ensure that every issue of said comic will be available for free, both in print and digitally, for everyone who wants it. Sound like a cr
When I give to a Kickstarter campaign, I tend to give cheaply; I fork over my 20 bucks, get my book or t-shirt and I call it a day. But a friend of mine recently told me that it was the upper level rewards that really made her campaign a success