Talking to the team behind the new comic publisher Bad Idea.
A very educational interview.
https://youtu.be/WwvVSMiLw_I David Pepose is the writer behind such series as Spencer & Locke, Going to the Chapel, and the recent Kickstarter release The O.Z. He has a new series launching this week, Scout's Honor, that imagines a world where society has been built off the rules from a Boy Scouts like organization. We chat with … Continue reading Take the Scout’s Pledge with David Pepose as He Chats Scout’s Honor
https://youtu.be/KRHG0-aWKhk 2021 is Phillip Kennedy Johnson's year if recent announcements are any indication. Coming off of his well-reviewed indie graphic novel Kill a Man (with Steve Orlando, Al Morgan, and Jim Campbell and published by AfterShock), Johnson sets his sites on two hot properties… one at Marvel and one at DC! Joined by artist Salvador … Continue reading MMA, Alien, Future State, and Superman, Phillip Kennedy Johnson Talks about his Busy 2021 in Comics
I was once told "what gets measured, gets done." Much has been written and discussed lately about how the comic industry is broken and stacked against so many. Instead of discussing the comic industry from a personal/gut perspective, I've taken a data driven analytical approach to look at actual problems. The reality is the numbers … Continue reading The Comics Are All Right: The Truth is In the Numbers
Find out about Violent Love, out in November!
Originally posted by The Beat My last post concerning the Facebook demographics of those who “like” comic terms caused a bit of a stir. The comments section was filled with lots of back and worth, and lots of misunderstanding what the point of it all was. But, in those comments, one bit inspired me to … Continue reading Demo-Graphics: Perespolis, Fun Home and Blankets Popular With Women
Originally posted by The Beat While we don’t have any market research, the eyes don’t lie. If you go to conventions and comic book stores, more and more female readers are emerging. They are starved for content and looking for content they can relate to. - Axel Alonso, Marvel’s editor-in-chief While making the rounds promoting … Continue reading Market Research Says 46.67% of Comic Fans are Female
Originally posted by ICv2 In my last column (see "It's a Noisy World Out There") I talked about why data is important. It's a way to find out who is a fan of the product you’re selling. Facebook itself says that a benefit to acquiring fans on pages isn’t just the distribution and messaging that … Continue reading Some Assembly Required–Advertise, Rinse, Repeat