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The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators by Thomas A. Crowell Esq.

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CHAPTER 13

Self-Publishing

SELF-PUBLISHING

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If you can’t land a publisher, you can always try self-publishing.

I won’t mislead you, self-publishing is hard work—not only are you doing the work of a creator, but you are also doing the work of the distributor, and that means: working with printers, distributors, comic book shops, and digital comic book publishers.

. . . And that’s only part of the work a publishing company does—the other part is promoting and marketing your book! That means you have to spend whatever remaining time is left over tweeting, Facebooking, blogging, and jumping on every comic-friendly online thread to get the word ...

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