Learn how creator Mike Barry turned a notebook of doodles drawn on the commute to his day job into a successfully funded Kickstarter graphic novel for kids.
Highlights of this Session Include:
- The first thing Mike did to prepare for Kickstarter success.
- How Mike tapped into the power of local media during his launch.
- The 4 Biggest Lessons from Mike’s first launch.
- Plus: Listener feedback on recent ComixLaunch guest lessons!
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Today’s Featured Guest
Mike Barry is a writer, artist and all-round nice guy from Sydney, Australia. He created the graphic novel Action Tank because he loves comics and he loves kids, and will take any opportunity to bring those things together.
Links Mentioned in this Episode
Action Tank Website –> https://actiontankcomic.com
Mike’s How To Blog Post –> https://actiontankcomic.com/how-i-crowdfunded-my-graphic-novel-through-kickstarter/
Buy Action Tank –> http://mikebarry.bigcartel.com/product/action-tank
How to Write a Kickstarter Pitch – Copy Hackers –> https://copyhackers.com/2015/03/how-to-write-a-kickstarter-pitch/
Go on a doodle hunt.
Under the pretext of straightening up your room or office… carve out a little time to look through some of your old notebooks, journals, planners, etc…
Find one doodle or germ of an idea you’ve forgot about that’s worth resurrecting and implementing!