One facet to self-publishing we at SPR have never really touched on is the potential for self-publishing comic books. We met three interesting self-publishers at San Diego Comic Fest whose comic books are highly entertaining, and use a slightly different model to fiction paperback self-publishers – a lot of selling is done at conventions, in shops and on their own websites as a result of their offline marketing – maybe there is something to be learned here for paperback writers!
Read on for info and free books!
Little Vampires.com is a highly amusing take on the vampire legend, authored by Rebecca Hicks and her husband James.
There’s a whole “Bleh” series based on well-known movies such as “The Fellowship of the Bleh”.
She even runs a cottage industry making pins and hair brooches!
Brad Diller is a cartoonist from Reno who has worked in funnies for years and now produces his own cartoon books under the title Funday Morning. You can catch him on Facebook here or buy his books here.
About the Reviewer: Cate Baum
Cate Baum is a filmmaker and writer of self-published book “The Bull and The Ban” (under the name Tosko) and contributed to "Ole!", a book about 21st Century attitudes to bullfighting with Ernest Hemingway's grandson John and New York Times writer Edward Lewine. She is also editor and co-founder of Filmmaking Review, the sister site to Self-Publishing Review. She is married to SPR founder Henry Baum and lives in LA.