As soon as you launch on Kickstarter, your inbox will be flooded with messages... some legitimate, some spammy and even some straight up scams! In this session, Tyler breaks down what exactly you can expect to come your way when you launch on Kickstarter, and how to separate the legitimate messages from the frauds.
The ComixLaunch Pro Spotlight is back and shining a light on Alton Simpson, the creator of Vampires of New Jersey, Witches of Westchester and Bunny Goes to Space, among other successful titles. Over the past couple of years, Alton's projects have raised over $150K on Kickstarter, and he joins Clay Adams for a discussion spilling some of his secrets!
Writers Phil Butehorn and James Ferguson join the podcast to discuss not only their latest collaboration, Slice(s) of Life, an anthology set in a world where pizza has been outlawed, but their evolution from lifelong comic fans to prolific creators.
Want to know what creators who are NOT launching on Kickstarter say are the biggest things they're missing that are holding them back? In this session, Tyler is diving into data from the recent ComixLaunch Survey to reveal insight into 7 perceived areas of lack that hold creators back from achieving their goals. He'll then share some insights on how to overcome each lack, and why launching on Kickstarter might actually be the answer to all of them!
Over the last month, Kickstarter once again celebrated Make 100 month, an invitation for creators to launch smaller, limited projects. In this session, Tyler will shine a light on a bunch of really cool comic projects that embraced the Make 100 ethos in hopes that it will encourage more creators to take part in this annual event and to think differently about how Kickstarter can be used.
In this special session, Spotlighting a member of the ComixLaunch Launch Pro program and community, Clay Adams interviews Sarah Cooke, winner of Mad Cave’s 2023 Talent Search and the 2023 Negative Space Women’s Comic Book Writing Competition and the creator of the Kickstarter funded series No Spell Lasts Forever.
Energy and enthusiasm for your comic book projects can be infectious, and few creators embody that quite like Michael Watson of Freestyle Comics, creator of the ongoing superhero title Hotshot. In this session, Michael and Tyler will discuss effective ways to build hype and interest for your creations for online and in-person events.
Interested in creating a video teaser trailer for you comic book, but not sure where to begin? In this session, Tyler breaks down his easy process for making provocative, engaging teaser trailers for ComixTribe's books!
In an effort to reach new readers and build awareness and interest in one of his ongoing comic projects, Tyler is serializing a comic on Webtoon this year. In this session, he'll share some of the reasons why he's doing this, the challenges and opportunities of reformatting traditional comics into the infinite scroll mobile format, and offer some tips and tricks if you're thinking about doing the same.
With a couple of successful Kickstarter projects under his belt, and some new ones in the early stages of development, writer Adriano Ariganello is looking for some ideas on how to best keep his audience engaged between launches, even if he doesn't have any art to share from the new project? A roundtable of creators have ideas for him in this final mastermind style session of 2023!