Successful Kickstarter creator Simon Amadeus Pillario stops by the ComixLaunch podcast to share lessons learned bringing a massive passion project of Biblical proportions to life through Kickstarter.
Highlights of this Session Include:
- Top Kickstarter tips from a seasoned graphic novelist crowdfunder.
- How Simon found a unique take on bible comics to stand out from the crowd.
- Finding unique sales channels outside of Kickstarter for your niche comics.
- Plus: The Winners of recent ComixLaunch Contests Announced!
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Today’s Featured Guest
Simon Amadeus Pillario is a UK based professional illustrator with degrees graphic and 3D Design. He’s worked on Children’s Book covers and magazines, and has successfully funded three Kickstarter projects for his epic Word for Word Bible Comic project, a passion project tied to his high view of scripture and faith.
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What is the biggest project idea you have? If you could only do one small piece of that project this year, what would that piece look like?
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