Crowdfunding a Publishing House: PW Talks with Spike Trotman

Spike Trotman, comics creator, writer, and founder of Iron Circus Comics, has led the way in using crowdfunding as part of a scalable publishing business model that can support unique titles within the comics shop and trade book markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with Spike Trotman

Founded by artist and writer Spike Trotman in 2007, Iron Circus Comics is a small indie graphic novel publishing house based in Chicago. PW talked with Trotman about how she is dealing with publishing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spike Trotman Steps Away from Kickstarter for Her Next Crowdfunder

Concerned about Kickstarter's plans to migrate its platform to blockchain technology, Spike Trotman, publisher of the indie graphic novel house Iron Circus Comics, is stepping away from Kickstarter to launch a new independent crowdfunding platform to fund a new volume of her Poorcraft frugal... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Four Decades of Christian Publishing: PW Talks to Dave Lewis

Longtime Christian publishing executive Dave Lewis reflects on 43 years in the book business and discusses what he calls the changing but promising future for the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Uniting Penguin and Random House: PW Talks with Madeline McIntosh

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Human Rights Watcher: PW talks with former Random House President Robert Bernstein

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AAP’s 2020 Freedom to Publish Award: Bangladesh’s Jagriti Publishing House

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The Very First Books Published by Some of Your Favorite Publishing Houses

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Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers

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The Art of the Publisher by Roberto Calasso review – a timely insight into the identity of a publishing house

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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Astra Publishing House Acquires DAW Books

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Fame and the Evangelical Church: PW Talks to Katelyn Beaty

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Penguin Random House to Distribute for Disney Publishing

Starting next April 1, Penguin Random House Publisher Services will take over distribution of the adult and children’s print books published by Disney Publishing Worldwide. Under the agreement, PRHPS will also take on distribution of Marvel Publishing’s collected editions and graphic novels to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Forget Heaven, Remember Love': PW Talks to Caleb Wilde

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