I got an ask about agents and their relationship to the pitch process, but it’s a broad topic and one I’ve been wanting to address in a more expansive form for a while now, so here’s part 1. Not sure how many parts there will be, total.
Okay, so first off, this ISN’T a how-to on how to get work as a comic artist. That’s a completely different track. This is geared more towards folks who either want to write and draw their own comics, or at the very least write them.
Graphic Novels have, since the early 2000s, become one of the dominant forms for the comics medium, and have become an increasingly important subset of the publishing industry in general. But Graphic Novels (which I’ll henceforth refer to as “GNs”) and the method through which they find publication behave much differently than traditional (prose) publication. I’ve done my best to succinctly outline that which I feel is essential information.
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