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Selling My Little Pony (Ish) At A Small Press DanCon

Pete G. writes for Bleeding Cool: Well, here we are in Orland Park, Illinois, for the latest DanCon indie comic creator convention. A time that is always good regardless of how you do, and a microcosm of the indie field. …

Surviving 15 Shows in 15 Weeks (Part 4 of 3) – Write or Wrong By Dirk Manning

By Dirk Manning At the end of 2013 I decided to complete the Herculean task of setting up for 13 consecutive comic conventions, horror conventions, and/or in-store book signings in 13 consecutive weeks. I was promoting my new/upcoming comics Love …

Surviving 15 Shows in 15 Weeks (Part 3 of 3) – Write or Wrong By Dirk Manning

By Dirk Manning To close out 2013 I decided to go on the road for a signing tour consisting of 13 comic shows in 13 weeks… but before the tour was over it grew into a massive 15 shows in …

Surviving 15 Shows in 15 Weeks (Part 2 of 3) – Write or Wrong By Dirk Manning

By Dirk Manning Towards the end of 2013 I had four new comics being released, including: • The Love Stories (to Die For) one-shot from Image Comics/Shadowline (previously discussed on Bleeding Cool here) • My four-issue run on The Legend …

Surviving 15 Shows in 15 Weeks (Part 1 of 3) – Write or Wrong By Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning writes: Towards the end of 2013, I decided to do something that would either exponentially help my writing career or kill me: I decided to conduct a “13 Shows in 13 Weeks” book-signing tour. As I’ve discussed in …

To Dirk Manning, With Amber Love

By Tommy Zimmer Dirk Manning told me that cosplayer extraordinaire Amber Love’s powers are strong. I guess they are since I had no idea what she actually looked like from under her costume and makeup until I saw her actual …

First Published Comic Goes On Display This Saturday In Ohio

Rupp Comics in Fremont, Ohio is having their 22nd Anniversary Celebration and they have gotten themselves quite the display piece. A copy of the 1933, Detective Dan: Secret Operative No.48. Often considered the first modern comic book as everything published …

Blank Sketch Variants For Writers Too – Mark Waid, Tim Seeley, Dirk Manning And More

Andrew Kimball and his friends has been taking blank variant editions of a variety of comic books and, instead of having artists draw sketches them, have been asking writers to create stories on them instead. Here are a few examples. …

The Rub (2 Of 2) – Write Or Wrong by Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning writes; Before I get to the “meat” of today’s column, let me get this quick little bit of business out of the way: I recently launched my first ever Kickstarter campaign to bring my formerly online-only horror-noir series …

Podcast: Pop Culture Hounding Dirk Manning

by Chris Thompson After our last episode featuring the triumphant return of Ales Kot (which you can listen to here) and recent film podcast (which you can listen to here) we return to our regularly scheduled programming with writer/columnist Dirk …

Speculator Corner: Love Stories (To Die For) #1 And Reality Check #1

So, Love Stories (To Die For) #1 and Reality Check #1 comes out on Wednesday. New Image Comics issue one. For some, that means a speculatory opportunity, a chance to buy up a stack and sell them when the moment …

Big Dog Launches Shahrazad #1 In November

Comic convention goers of the last year or two can’t fail to have noticed the increasing profile of publisher Big Dog Ink. It seems to be aiming to first, match the likes of Aspen and Zenescope, and grow from there …

FOC Special: Love Stories (To Die For) #1

It’s the time of the month when publishers start getting antsy about FOC, or Final Order Cut Off. The last chance for retailers to up their orders on comics before they set the print run. And that’s where it is …

How To Make One Million Dollars in Comics (Part 2 of 2) – Write Or Wrong #77 By Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning writes; If you haven’t yet read the first part of this two-part column, somehow missed it, or simply want to review it, click here to check it out, as it’s where I do some breakdowns concerning the costs …

How To Make A Million Dollars In Comics (Part 1 Of 2) – Dirk Manning’s Write Or Wrong #76

By Dirk Manning In case you missed the news, I have two new books in PREVIEWS this month: a double-sized flipbook from Image Comics titled Love Stories (to Die For) and the first issue of my four-issue story arc from …

Write Or Wrong #74 – Write Angry by Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning writes; Have you ever seen the full “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!” speech from the film Network? If not, or even if you have, it’s worth seeing again for the sake …

Fanboy Rampage: Jennifer de Guzman Vs Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning is a writer for Newsarama and he has also written for Bleeding Cool as well as having work published by Image Comics. And yesterday he shared the above meme on his Facebook page. Can you guess what happened …

Tales From The Table: My First Time At San Diego by Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning is the writer/creator of NIGHTMARE WORLD, TALES OF MR. RHEE and LOVE STORIES ABOUT DEATH for Image Comics/Shadowline. He also contributes to Bleeding Cool with words and/or photos when the muse strikes him accordingly… Before going I get …