Hot off a Ringo Award Nomination and with another Massive Cthulhu Invades… Anthology funding on Kickstarter, writer Travis Gibb of Orange Cone Productions returns to the pod for a discussion about Kickstarter’s current role in the comic book marketplace. Are Kickstarter comics and creators still outside of the “mainstream”… or are they now the Mainstream?
Highlights of This Session Include:
- How Travis and Tyler’s view of Kickstarter comics and creators has evolved over the years?
- Travis’ approach to curating successful Comic Book Anthologies
- Travis’ predictions about where Kickstarter comics are headed
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is the writer and creative force behind comics including Broke Down and Four Dead Bodies, Voodoo Nations and Granite State Punk. He’s also the creator and curator behind two popular Kickstarter-funded anthology series including HOLIDAY SPIRITS and The Ringo-Award Nominated CTHULHU INVADES series, which is funding it’s third installment CTHULHU INVADES NEVERLAND on Kickstarter now!
Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:
Check out Travis’ latest launch Cthulhu Invades Neverland – 200+ Graphic Novel – Anthology here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bd4db-issue3/cthulhu-invades-neverland-200-graphic-novel-anthology
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What do you consider “mainstream” comics?