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How to Self-Publish Your Own Comic Book: The Complete Resource Guide to the Business, Production, Distribution, Marketing and Promotion of Comic Books
     

How to Self-Publish Your Own Comic Book: The Complete Resource Guide to the Business, Production, Distribution, Marketing and Promotion of Comic Books

by Tony C. Caputo, Tony Caputo
 
How to Self-Publish Your Own Comic Book is the only reference of its kind, providing complete information on all aspects of the comic book industry and publishing process. Included are sections on:

• Getting started

• Securing trademarks and copyrights

• Comic book creation

• Printers and color separators

Overview

How to Self-Publish Your Own Comic Book is the only reference of its kind, providing complete information on all aspects of the comic book industry and publishing process. Included are sections on:

• Getting started

• Securing trademarks and copyrights

• Comic book creation

• Printers and color separators

• Contracts

• Distribution and sales

• Marketing strategies

• Promotions and public relations

• Budgeting and bookkeeping

• Acquiring needed capital

• Buying and selling secondary rights

Rounding out the volume is a helpful appendix listing that includes the names and addresses of recommended printers, distributors, foreign publishers, comic book industry publications, domestic and foreign comic specialty shops, and related computer resources, making this a truly unique reference that no self-publisher should be without.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823024551
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Tony C. Caputo is the publisher of hundreds of comic books, including such well-known titles as Speed Racer™, Astro Boy™, The Terminator™, The Real Ghostbusters™, Vespers™, and The Green Hornet™. From 1989 to 1994, he served on the board of directors of the Comics Magazine Association of America (CMAA). and has worked as a publishing consultant for a variety of companies, including Disney Publications and Walter Joseph Communications. He has also produced over 20 volumes of Speed Racer home videos and gift sets, and has collaborated with such legendary industry talents as Harlan Ellison, Neal Abrams, Jim Steranko, Mike Baron, and Jeff Butler.

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