A new con has been knocking it out of the park recently called QUAD CON! Shows appearing in upper and central Illinois as well as Iowa have been met with much success (so far). My main belief is due to not only the vendors attending and the show runner (Mr. Wells) but also due to… Continue reading It’s Coming Back! Quad Con October 19, 2019
By Anthony Feinman Successful failures Alright, let's talk about shipping. Unless you run a business or send a lot of letters in this digital age, you probably could care less what shipping rates are. If you plan on doing a crowdfunding campaign, you better do your homework. Shipping is expensive! And if you have not… Continue reading So, you’re looking into Kickstarter PT 3
PART 2 Which way should a creator go to publish their work? By Anthony Feinman Before and after meeting a fellow creator this past April in Peoria that had their first book funded via Kickstarter, I've been continuing to research crowdfunding. What makes it work? Why are more creators releasing their work this way? What… Continue reading So, you’re looking into Kickstarter PT 2
PART ONE Being part of a community by Anthony Feinman Kickstarter recently reached a milestone of being ten years old. Ten years ago, I looked at crowdfunding and balked at the idea. People begging other people to fund their projects or causes? How pathetic! I equated the notion to nothing short of panhandling. In fact,… Continue reading So, you’re looking into Kickstarter…
This title sounds ominous, doesn't it? Regardless, Julie and I have been going to small cons in Central Illinois for the past 5-6 years. They tend to be only one or two a year for us. However, last year, we did a total of four signings. Come 2019, and we have done only one this… Continue reading Peoria Quad Con, Aftermath
Looking for something to do before Easter? Come to Peoria IL for the FIRST Peoria Quad Con at the RiverPlex Arena on April 20th, 2019! There will be panels, comic book vendors, artists, and much more! Looking to buy comic books? Come on over! Looking to sell comics? Come on over! Want to get signed… Continue reading Peoria Quad Con time!
Banned book week is coming up (9/23-9/29/18) and comics have been no exception. Most of the time, the reasons for the ban is due to something sexual being depicted whether it’s an illustrated sex scene, a writer’s depiction of someone’s sexual orientation, or “bad” foul language being used. My work has been no exception. When… Continue reading Ban them. Ban them ALL! NOT!