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!”

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.

OPEN SEASON ON SUBMISSIONS!

if you’re a sequential artist (or know one), head here: https://fairsquarecomics.com/submissions/ and fill the form! We can’t wait to be amazed. You’re new or established? It’s the same treatment for everyone. Respectful. Fair. And Square. 😉

“WE WANT IT NOW!”: How I ended up producing a magazine from scratch, almost all by myself, in 15 days

I have a strong customer satisfaction culture. Always had. I rarely say no to a project. Even on a shoe-string budget, I try to create the best possible product. And when you’ve been working in the publishing business for 25+ years, you think you’ve seen it all. Wrong! Very recently, my motivation, skills and professionalismContinue reading ““WE WANT IT NOW!”: How I ended up producing a magazine from scratch, almost all by myself, in 15 days”