Offering variant covers has become the norm for comic book Kickstarter campaigns for a while now… but it seems more and more campaigns are offering risque or NSFW covers. In this session, Tyler chats with Rob Multari, creator of Night Wolf, about the decision to experiment with one such cover during his latest Night Wolf Launch. They’re also joined by writer Charlie Stickney, creator of White Ash & Glarien, who’s successfully offered NSFW material for his Kickstarter projects.
Highlights of This Session Include:
- The pros and cons of adding a not-safe-for-work cover to your Kickstarter campaigns.
- How to get a NSFW cover from an artist WITHOUT it being super awkward.
- Variant cover pricing strategies for risque and other limited run covers.
- Plus: Where both Charlie and Rob have chosen to draw the line on more adult content for their respective series.
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Today’s Featured Guests:
Rob Multari is the publisher and founder of Lone Wolf Comics and writer of supernatural horror series Night Wolf and Snow Paw, which are being successfully serialized on the Kickstarter platform. He’s also a full-time web and graphic designer.
Charlie Stickney is a writer/producer from LA with 20+ years experience creating film, tv, animation and music videos for some of the biggest companies in entertainment. He’s also a comic book writer, creator of White Ash from Scout Comics, and veteran of 10 very successful Kickstarter campaigns!
Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:
Check out Night Wolf #1-6 here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/multari/night-wolf-1-6-urban-fantasy-werewolf-coming-of-age-drama
Check out White Ash Deluxe Edition here https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thegamecomic/white-ash-deluxe-edition
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Does an NSFW cover make sense for your comic project?