Bunn, Hurtt And Crabtree Ride On With ‘The Sixth Gun’ [Interview]
The Sixth Gun is handedly one of the better original series to be unleashed on the comics market in recent memory, and though it began only three years ago, the title is preparing to come to an end. Finalizing at issue fifty, The Sixth Gun is well more than halfway through its inevitable conclusion. But with a little more than a year left in its story, there's still plenty of time to get caught-up
Crowd Funding Watch: ‘Fearless Dawn’ Raises $15K from Fans of Pretty Girls and Gross Dinosaurs [Video]
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 sites give the people what they want...
Crowd Funding Watch: The Beautiful and Adorably Sad ‘Jaybird’ [Video + Extended Preview]
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...
Crowd Funding Watch: Bill Plympton’s Animated Feature ‘Cheatin” [Interview]
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...
Crowd Funding Watch: Brilliant Western Webcomic ‘Next Town Over’ Rustles Up Print Edition
With tradition publishers and retailers taking less risks in an unstable economy, many creators are forgoing the standard route of getting their books to readers and taking to newer platforms like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo to get the funding they need to make their project a reality...
Crowd Funding Watch: ‘The Big Feminist BUT’ Tackles a Cultural Taboo
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 Dragon's-inspired webcomic The Order of The Stick famously raised over $1 million on Kickstarter, and although such success is rare, several well-known creators have turned to the s
Crowd Funding Watch: Ryan North Remixes A Shakespeare Classic With ‘To Be Or Not To Be’ [Interview]
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...
Crowd Funding Watch: ‘Magpies’ Tackles Love and Loss [Video]
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...
Crowd Funding Watch: ‘Elysium Online’ Explores Social Media in the Afterlife [Video]
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 convinced that the power of directly approaching readers in order to make a project reality, then you might want to take a look at Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith's
Crowd Funding Watch: Political Cartoonist Matt Bors’ ‘Life Begins At Incorporation’ [Interview]
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 Kickstarter projects over the last couple of years -- all of which have been successfully funded, and all have delivered final products or are c