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Comics Convention Tips for Indie Comics Creators

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updated 10/5/2013

1) Make a standee. A standee on your table can do lots in increasing your visibility, as opposed to just having your comics lying flat in front of you. Not only can a well-designed standee attract more attention, it can also help your fans find you in the sea of geek humanity. You can either use the cover of the comic book you're selling, or create an original "poster." Print one that's big enough to mount on a 1/4 or 1/2-sized illustration board. (For the larger board, be sure to secure the back so the standee won't bend.) But if you can find a way to place your standee higher, then the better.


2) Make a flyer. In comics conventions, many visitors are first-timers. Not only are they surprised by the number of people in attendance, but they usually have no idea what most of the comics on sale are about. The simple act of giving out one-page flyers to passersby is a good first step in connecting visitors to what you have to offer. The flyer need n…

Charice's international album: May 11

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Something's not right about this album cover. The stylist shouldn't have made her wear mostly black. And what's with the crossed legs? As a debut, this cover's a tad weak.

I'm still buying this one, though. Exciting!

If You Can Spare a Few Minutes...

...do check out my dear friend Tobie Abad's super super short film "Sweetie," which is his entry to the Victoria Court Director's Cut Challenge.

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My Holy Week vacay wasn't exactly relaxing. I haven't been feeling in top shape lately. Went to the doctor yesterday, and she said I may be overstressed. Such is old news to me, really. I need zen training.

March wasn't the best month. Oh, the challenges of adulthood.

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Thanks to those who took the time to view pages 15 to 18 of the Zaturnnah sequel. I'll be posting additional pages this Friday. If some of you are expecting a complete book soon, please don't. I still have a ways to go. But at least it's moving.