Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mad Magazine Illustrator Self-Publishes

I can’t claim to entirely know the market for comics, but this story seems pretty significant. An illustrator for Mad Magazine decided to self-publish his collection of caricatures via his own imprint, Deadline Demon Publishing. Given his connection to big time publishing, he likely could have gotten a deal, but he weighed his options and saw self-publishing as the better choice.…

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Let’s Get Digital: An Interview with David Gaughran

We removed this interview because the author David Gaughran decided to attack SPR’s new hybrid business model Kwill for no good reason on his Twitter account on Sept 9, 2015 after we took the time to put together this promotional interview for free as a favor to help promote his book.…

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Not a Lesson in Self-Publishing

This story is pretty amazing.  A “publishing consultant” in Atlanta, GA ripped people off by taking their money and offering nothing in return.  At the risk of blaming the victim, I am not 100% sympathetic.  When you’re shelling out $10,000 to someone with 30 prior fraud complaints, perhaps you didn’t do your homework. …

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SPR Pays for Reviews

As a sequel to SPR is Charging for Reviews, here ‘s the lowdown for reviewers, as I’m not sure how many people yet know about this yet.  Reviewers are paid $40 per review, and the site is getting a steady stream of people looking for reviews so far.…

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