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ComicCon - Standing out from the crowdGoing to a comic con can be onerous. Both for the attendee and the stall holders. For the former it's trying to find the stall that you're interested in among the crowd in Artist Alley, for the latter it's trying to stand out from that crowd so people can actually find you and then want to stop at your stall *and then* hopefully actually buy something.ComicCon - Standing out from the crowd by SeanE
Years ago people's stalls all had some hand written sign, usually pretty temporary, because who wants to lug it home again, plus a bunch of your prints pinned to the back wall of your stall. All rather dodgy looking but since everyone was doing the same, it didn't matter much. Then those roll up banners became really cheap and now everyone has to at least have one of those with a stand out image and your name clearly visible on it. But of course... now everyone has those...
Now most people don't have quite the funding limit of say Topcow, DC or Marvel's stalls so that's not going to happen even in your wildest dreams. So what are some th
I'm a northern Michigan based traditional artist. Have wanted to work in comic books since I was 9 years old and actively perusing my dreams of that. Currently published in a few books and magazines. The most recent is a book I fully illustrated for children, Benjamin and Rumblechum. |
I don't have a college education and never went to art school, just had a really great high school art teacher Mr. Gougon.