All you need are paper, pencils, pens, an imagination, research, a scanner – and a grandfather with printing connections.
And you too could be a ten year old self publisher like New Yorker Sasha Matthews of Rumble Comics which specialises in a line of historical stories, such as the fall of Pompeii or the life of Sitting Bull.
Meticulously researched with actual books, Sasha Matthews’ comics are now being sold in local book and comic stores, and have moved well into three figures of sales…
Introduced to comics by her father, with five Essential X-Men volumes, then moving on to Calvin And Hobbes, she first dabbled with a superheroic comic called Plant Girl, she moved onto more serious matters. Historiacal stories that gave her a narrative discipline, from which to innovate within…
I was twelve when I worked out I could create and print comics using a mangle-like device at school. I managed to sell some to classmates. About five of each. I thought I was some like of prodigy. How wrong I was.