are an artist. You want to create, draw, illustrate, and tell a story
with your art, not become a professional book publisher (just as you
want to drive a car to go places and do things, not become a
professional mechanic to keep the car in driving condition).
Unfortunately for you, other book publishers provide minimal help to
the webcomic author/artist. While the books themselves are
high-quality from a materials point-of-view, the artwork pre-press
preparation is sorely lacking: poor layout, lack of proper
pagination, improperly scanned artwork, muddy or dark covers, and a
host of other problems make it obvious that the books were not
produced by professionals.
are a book publisher.
We publish quality books. And we will help you create a quality book.
help you every step of the way. We’ll help you decide on the
proper book size, the look of the pages, the layout of your artwork
on the page, the page-by-page construction, and give you feedback on
how it looks and how to improve its looks before you commit to a
single printed copy. And for a limited time the cost for those services
is just $25.00.
The only other fees you pay are based on if you decide you want an ISBN
($35.00), and for any Proof Copies of the book you order ($40.00 per
copy; color books require a Proof Copy). Once Pre-press is completed,
you just order your books (minimum quantity is 20), and pay via
Paypal. That’s it.
have resources to help you do what you need, without trying to make
you a Book Pre-press professional in the process.
have downloadable templates
for both interior pages and book covers, showing
precisely where you can safely place your artwork. We have comic
design and planning aids,
as well as various layout
boards used in the comic industry, available
page has explicit instructions on how to design a cover for maximum
effectiveness in attracting attention and getting a customer to want
your book. Our web-page Comic/Manga
Book Pricing can help you decide what size book you want,
how much to charge for that book, and your choices in getting your
book listed on Amazon, Baker & Taylor, Barnes and Noble, and
into bookstores. A good overview of book publishing, the way we do
it, is explained on our web-page Getting
to Print. We even have a webpage to help
you attract more readers to your webcomic--Secrets
to Webcomic Success (the more successful you
are, the more successful we are).