ComixLaunch | Lessons from 10 Years of Independent Comic Publishing with Inverse Press’ Kevin James LaPorte

Tyler chats with talks to Inverse Press’ Kevin LaPorte about his lessons learned from Ten Years of Independent Comics Publishing, as he celebrates their 10th Anniversary with a Collector’s Box of Horror, funding now on Kickstarter.


Highlights of This Session Include:

  • How Kevin an Inverse Press chose to celebrate 10 years in publishing with a new Kickstarter launch.
  • How focusing on the niche of wrestling comics helped Kevin reach a new and more targeted fan base, as well as connect with some of his heroes.
  • Kevin’s top takeaways from 40+ Kickstarter launches over the last decade.
  • Plus: A great resource for Canadian ComixLaunchers to save on international shipping!

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Today’s Featured Guest:

Kevin LaPorte is the writer of comics including The Last Ride of the Four Horsemen, The Absentee, Vicious Circus & More, and the publisher of Inverse Press, which is celebrating its 10th year at the edge of comics culture, and has made a name for itself publishing graphic novels, anthologies, one-shots and wrestling comics.


Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

ChitChats.com
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/laporte/vicious-circus-killer-clowns-avenge-the-abused
http://inversepress.com/
http://squaredcirclecomics.com/


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ComixLauncher [267]

If you had to niche down and do only one kind of comics for the next ten years, what niche would you choose?


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