Creators | Rich Burlew discusses the staggering $1.25 million Kickstarter campaign for reprints of collected editions of his Order of the Stick webcomic, and reveals initial postage for the five waves of shipments is estimated at $350,000. He also delves into how much time he devoted to the fundraising drive, and his strategy for reinvestment. [Publishers Weekly]
Conventions | Table space for September’s Small Press Expo has sold out: “The hardest part about producing SPX each year is not being able to accommodate all of the awesome talented folks who would like to exhibit at the show. Even with our largest show floor ever we’ve sold through all of our available table space in record time.” [SPX]
Publishing | As 2000AD celebrates its 35th anniversary, a spokesman credits Scottish writers like Grant Morrison, Mark Millar, Alan Grant and John Wagner with lending a “cynical, satirical, sarcastic and darkly humorous” voice to the anthology. [Herald Scotland]
Creators | Eddie Campell is profiled at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, with the focus primarily on From Hell and working with Alan Moore. [The Indian Express]
Creators | George O’Connor says he plans to do 12 graphic novels total in his Olympians series from First Second. The latest, Hades, Lord of the Dead, is No. 8 on The New York Times paperback graphic books bestseller list. [The New York Times]
Creators | Joe Sacco talks about his work and takes questions from the audience in a video made earlier this month of his presentation at the Multnomah County Library. [Vimeo]
Comics | David Brothers looks at the many changes in Marvel’s art teams and why that is not a good thing, even if both teams are superb on their own. [4thletter!]
Craft | Jillian Tamaki shares questions from her art students and her answers about working in illustration. [Jillian Tamaki]
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