She’d never run a Kickstarter campaign before, and the learning curve was steep. Everything leading up to the launch was new, stressful, and humbling. And she didn’t like the feeling of vulnerability that comes with launching a campaign.
“I shy away from success,” she says. “I shy away from asking for things. I have to get over that.”
In a big way.
What do The Order of the Stick, Steve Lichman, and Penny Arcade all have in common?
They were all popular webcomics long before becoming six- and seven-figure Kickstarter campaigns.
Because of these comics—and projects like them—Amélie knew that...
After drawing five issues of TART, the indie comic about a time-traveling demon hunter, Kevin's TART co-creator, artist Ludovic Sallé, decided to make a career change away from illustrating comics...
Right in the middle of a story arc.
Instead of getting down, Kevin got down to work.
• How Kevin recovered from losing his artist collaborator and took bold action to find a replacement.
• How he grew his audience between issues—and during the dreaded Kickstarter dead zone.
• The one crowdfunding technique Kevin won’t try again.
First things, first: Kevin needed an artist.
And he decided to go bold.
“We met Karl Moline, the incredible artist who...