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Comic Conventions Part 4 – Practical guide to recording sales at events.

In part 1 of Comic Conventions Part 1: The ins and outs for beginners, I spoke briefly about what to do when you don’t make any sales. Today, we’re going to look at what we do when we do make sales, and how to track each sale to keep for our records. This helps us to see what is selling well and to keep track of numbers of stock.

 

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Comic Conventions Part 3 – How do I set up my table?

Welcome to Part 3 of Comic Conventions, the ongoing series where I look at different facets of having a table at events for your comic creations and art.

In part 3, we are looking at table set-up.  We are fortunate to have a few guest comic creators share with us their table set-ups for different events, and we’ll quickly break each down to what worked best for them, and what I thought the best aspect of each table was.. (more…)

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Comic Conventions – Part 2 – Where should I look for events?

Hello, we meet again! My name is Kay, and I’m the author of this on-going blog series about helping beginners , and vets, into the world of Artist’s Alley at comic conventions.

So, where DO I want to sell my comics and art? (more…)

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Comic Street AU 2 Review

Comic Street is a FREE indie comics market right in the heart of Queen Street Mall, Brisbane, organised by Bea Bravo and Samantha Calcraft a.k.a Mammath.

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Comic Conventions – The ins and outs for beginners

Hi! My name is Kay, and I’m a comic convention table holder.

Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start when it comes to holding a table at a comic convention or market. The recent weekend of Supanova Brisbane has inspired me to create a series of posts revolving around differenet aspects of tabling at an Australian comic convention.

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Anatomy of Comic stories

Movies have genres to allow viewers to pick what they would like to watch. Rom-com, sci-fi, horror, comedy, family, etc.

They all have specific “antatomy” they use to keep viewers engaged on what is happening on the screen.

Comics, too, should have a storyline that keeps readers engaged, and this is why I have put this link on the “Antatomy of Film” into this post, taken from the blog of wronghands1.com (please visit, they have lots of great info!) (more…)

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