ComixLaunch | Hitting a High-Concept Homerun on Kickstarter with David Pepose of The O.Z.

The O.Z., a high-concept re-imagining of the fantasy classic, has been a smash success for first-time Kickstarter creator David Pepose. Tyler chats with David about the secrets to the success of this exciting new book.


Highlights of This Session Include:

  • David’s advice for finding artist partners for long-lasting, successful collaborations.
  • The long creative gestation of The O.Z. that preceded “overnight” Kickstarter success.
  • Advice for writers to get some momentum going for their projects.
  • Plus: Tips for getting media coverage for your Kickstarter launch.

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Today’s Featured Guest:

David Pepose is the Ringo Award-nominated writer of SPENCER & LOCKE & GOING TO THE CHAPEL. His 12+ year career in the comics industry began with an editorial internship at DC Comics and serving as a long time Reviews Editor at comic news powerhouse Newsarama. He’s worked for CBS, Netflix & Universal Studios. His latest series THE O.Z., a fantasy re-imagining of the L. Frank Baum classic is crushed it on Kickstarter with over 1250 backers!


Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

THE O.Z. #1 Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/theozcomic/the-oz-1
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