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C. Spike Trotman Gives A Publisher's View On OGN Economics

Written by Tim Midura on Wednesday, March 29 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

C. Spike Trotman Gives A Publisher's View On OGN Economics

Trotman runs Iron Circus Comics.


Source: Twitter

C. Spike Trotman runs Iron Circus Comics, which has published Templar, Arizona, the Smut Peddler collections, The Sleep of Reason, and New World, as well as creator-owned works like EK Weaver's The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ and Amal. Spike took to Twitter to give her thoughts on the costs involved with publishing an original graphic novel.

The rest of the thread is here. Spike continues, touching on the perks of using Kickstarter and gives a good look behind the scenes of creating an OGN. The cost-prohibitive factor is why most publishers run monthly comics to try to offset that initial cost.

Hopefully, Spike doesn't mind her tweets used as an article. Unlike other people...





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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.


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