Ovation Comics Publisher and writer of Battle Royale Planet, Goth Ghost Girl & Infinity Agents John Schlim, Jr. joins Tyler for a frank discussion on the perserverance and problem solving required for success on Kickstarter and beyond.

Highlights of This Session Include:

  • How John has been able to string together seven successful Kickstarter campaigns after a first launch failure.
  • Why John decided to postpone his latest launch for Battle Royale Planet due to the Covid-19 Crisis… but only by a few weeks.
  • Weighing the pros and cons of sticking to one series vs launching multiple series on Kickstarter.
  • Plus: How the Ovation Comics Shopify Store launch was timed “perfectly.”

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Today’s Featured Guest:

John Schlim Jr. is a a lifelong storyteller and wordsmith who’s worked as a journalist, editor, columnist and advertising copywriter.

After amassing writing credits Arcana Studio, Brain Scan Studios, Image Comics, and others, but he’s successfully harnessed the power of Kickstarter to fund Ovation Comics, his self-publishing through my own imprint, and give him a direct connection to fans of the fantasy, sci-fi and supernatural titles such as Goth Ghost Girl, Infinity Agents and Masque Ovation is becoming known for. His 9th Kickstarter for a new series called “Battle Royale Planet” just launched!

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How many current series are you working on? Is it too many, too few or just right for you?

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