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Stockton-Con – August 4, 2013 – Stockton Arena

Official Press Release We have opened registration for this year’s Stockton-Con. Our event this year is scheduled for August 4, 2013. We had a great crowd last year (over 4,200 attendees), and this year’s event will be downtown at the Stockton Arena, which will provide an outstanding space to utilize for this year’s event. I […]

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Print vs Digital and You

The issue at the forefront these days is print vs. digital comics. This week’s article isn’t about that. My main concern is simply this: How do the changes affect Indie Creators and how can we take advantage of it? Digital publishing has been made easier and more accessible for Indie Creators by companies such as […]

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FAN ABOUT TOWN – An Indie by Any Other Name Is Still an Indie… Or Is It?

Mark Andrew Smith, the co-creator and editor of the Image anthology, Popgun, instigated some online chatter Monday when he released an open letter decrying the use of the term “Indie Comics” as a perjorative. Smith, a onetime Californian (he attended UC Santa Barbara before moving to Phuket, Thailand) has been creating comics almost exclusively through […]

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Outside the Comfort Zone: Alternatives to San Diego Comic Con

One of the best things to have happened for Indie Creators in the past few decades has been the exponential growth of the comic convention industry. There are the big ones (in North America) such as San Diego Comic Con, New York Comic Con, C2E2 etc. Say what you will about them; fact remains that […]

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DIY Comics According to Sheika Lugtu

This weekend, OMGcow will be spreading cow-print all over Long Beach Comic Expo 2012. If you’re a comic fan, you’re probably entrenched in the culture. You read comics and have walked into a comic book shop at least once. You’ve dressed up or cosplayed as your favorite character; and you’ve been to or at least […]

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Magical Secrets to Comic Fame & Fortune pt 3

If you’ve made it this far; you have the basics of starting, keeping and marketing Indie Comics. You’ve worked hard and you should be proud of yourself. 5. Stay in Love Before you started your comic, you probably read a lot of them. Be it superhero, cartoon gags or even Archie’s. You had stories you […]

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Indie Books in the Stores: Comicopolis

A few weekends ago, I happened on a small town of mind-altering art and sensation-enhancing words that goes by the name of Santa Cruz, California. Only in a town full of suspiciously friendly people would I find such a cool comic book dispensary as Comicopolis. Wouldn’t you know it? They’re down to sell those quality […]

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