Besides launching a new magazine on Kickstarter today, FairSquare Comics has signed a multi-year agreement with Diamond Book Distributors (DBD) and Diamond Comics for all comics, graphic novels and magazines. “At this stage of our development, and with the numerous changes our industry has been experiencing during the past year, finding the right distribution partnerContinue reading “FAIRSQUARE COMICS INKS AGREEMENT WITH DIAMOND BOOK DISTRIBUTORS”
Category Archives: FIXING COMICS WITH SIMPLE IDEAS
TALKIN’ BOUT A REVOLUTION…
It had to be a musical reference. And if the title of this post is a nod to Tracy Chapman, the name of our new blockbuster project is inspired by Prince. Today, FairSquare Comics is happy to announce a new venture: MUTINY MAGAZINE! “I’m going back to my roots” announces Fabrice Sapolsky, FairSquare Comics’ publisher.Continue reading “TALKIN’ BOUT A REVOLUTION…”
FAIRSQUARE COMICS @ DIVERSITY COMIC CON
This weekend, FairSquare Comics is a part of DIVERSITY COMIC CON (www.diversitycomiccon.com). Please join us this Saturday for a special panel and, of course, we can’t encourage you enough to watch the rest of programming and interact with creators. Our very own Fabrice Sapolsky will moderate a panel on marginalization in comics, Saturday, Oct.17th atContinue reading “FAIRSQUARE COMICS @ DIVERSITY COMIC CON”
CREATOR OWNED COMICS IN YOUR FUTURE? MAY BE NOT. BE CAREFUL!
I know what you’re going to say: “how dare this guy tells us this, he has published two creator owned and is about to launch more!”. Indeed. But, precisely. It’s because I know the cost of launching creator owned comics that I want you to be warned. It may be good for your soul toContinue reading “CREATOR OWNED COMICS IN YOUR FUTURE? MAY BE NOT. BE CAREFUL!”
VISA FREEZE: DOES IT AFFECT COMIC BOOK CREATORS?
The Trump Administration just announced a moratorium on Visas until the end of 2020. Does it affect the #comicbook community? I have an answer
ENOUGH OF BAD PRACTICES IN THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY. TIME FOR A REAL CHANGE!
In the past recent weeks, the world has been shaken to its core by COVID and protests everywhere to get more respect and defend/protect/value Black Lives. But that wasn’t all. The comic book industry has had its share of challenges too. And we reached another level this week when two major creators were exposed asContinue reading “ENOUGH OF BAD PRACTICES IN THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY. TIME FOR A REAL CHANGE!”
WHY YOU SHOULD NOT LETTER AND DESIGN YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK!
It may sound a bit rough but I’m 100% positive: don’t letter your comic book or graphic novel yourself if you’re not a lettering/design pro. Saving pennies vs making big bucks? Yes. But not only. Watch the video below for more about this: Again, if you like the video, please subscribe to the channel here:Continue reading “WHY YOU SHOULD NOT LETTER AND DESIGN YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK!”
COMICS ARE LIFE: ARTISTS VS WRITERS… SERIOUSLY?
After the #publishingpaidme hashtag on Twitter and the ArtistsvsWriters article online, there’s a lot of talk in our industry. Here’s my 2 cents on the matter. And I could talk about it for hours. Who benefits from divisions between artists and writers? YES to highlighting and respecting and paying decently artists. I’ve been an artistContinue reading “COMICS ARE LIFE: ARTISTS VS WRITERS… SERIOUSLY?”
WHAT’S THE RIGHT AGE TO PUBLISH YOUR FIRST COMIC BOOK?
This is a legit question, right? And I decided to answer it my way! As promised, I’m going to create those little videos about the Comic Book Industry (this is what a Comic Book Think Tank is for, right?). Truth is, I’ve been wanting to share my views on the industry and my experience asContinue reading “WHAT’S THE RIGHT AGE TO PUBLISH YOUR FIRST COMIC BOOK?”
COMICS ARE LIFE: UNBOXING UNUSUAL MARVEL COMIC BOOKS
The new Video series from Fabrice Sapolsky. In this episode, he unboxes a very special package with a kind of Marvel Sketch Variant covers he’s never seen before.