• So You’re Making a Comic – A Flowchart Explainer On The Direct Market

    So You’re Making a Comic – A Flowchart Explainer On The Direct Market0

    The Direct Market was the name given to the distribution channel that stocked the shelves of the fledgling comic shop network in the 1970s. It was “direct” because the books were shipped from printers straight to the stores on a non-returnable basis, bypassing messy corporate newsstand distributors. Over time, different companies have helped to supply

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  • How to Tell Your Story: SMOO Comics Series by Simon Moreton

    How to Tell Your Story: SMOO Comics Series by Simon Moreton0

    SMOO is an autobiographical comics series from Simon Moreton, one of the most exciting artists on the UK small press scene and co-founder of Bristol Comics and Zine Fair. SMOO is hauntingly brilliant, a series of comics self-published by UK artist Simon Moreton, they make for addictive reading. Whether you start at the beginning (SMOO

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  • News & Things: The Business Case for Making Me A Cake Planet0

    • April 3, 2014

    News New Vertigo Series Bodies Promises Four Artists, Four Detectives, Four Time Periods One writer, four artists, four time periods. Bodies is an exciting new project that promises hard-boiled detecting, lots of great art, and you guessed it, dead bodies stacked to the skies. Classic Paintings, Explained With Tweets, Status Updates, and Emojis In a

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