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The Continuing Rise of Independent Comics

Added on by Gamal Hennessy.

The convergence of easier self-publishing and the increased interest in comic properties from film franchises has created a higher profile for indie comics. Creators can go outside the Big Two and get stories into the hands of readers faster than ever before.

Nicole Spector of Publisher's Weekly posted a piece late last week about the ongoing challenges and opportunities for independent comics. While Diamond is still seen as a gatekeeper to comic shops, and profit continues to be elusive, she points to several positive developments for creators now and in the near future. 

Click the short link to read The Subversive Superheroes of Indie Comics:

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