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For the last two months I’ve been trying to nail Boom! Studios’ Chip Mosher down to get Shannon Wheeler back on the Major Spoilers Podcast to record the next installment of Comic Book Marketing 101.  Chip was a little cryptic in his replies, and asked a time or two if I was going to be at the San Diego Comic Con this year, and now I know why.  Check out this panel scheduled for Thursday, July 23rd: 12:30-1:30 Indie Comics Marketing 101- Too Much Coffee Man’s Shannon Wheeler has gone from minicomics to self-publishing to Dark Horse and now to

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With the new changes in Diamond’s minimum order amounts, small publishers and indipendent creators need up their marketing tactics if they want their titles to succeed.  Alex Sheikman has either read my musings on the subject, or really listened to what Chip Mosher and Shannon Wheeler had to say on the recent Marketing 101 podcast, as he took those messages to heart and contacted us about his Atomika series. To relaunch the series, Archaia is printing a double size issue of 64 pages containing the first issue of “For A Few Rubles More”, published back in 2008, and 32 new

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In this issue of the Major Spoilers Podcast, Stephen sits down with Chip Mosher, Marketing and Sales Director of Boom! Studios, and Shannon Wheeler, creator of Too Much Coffee Man, to discuss marketing small and independent comic books. Anyone who yearns to become a successful publisher or creator of a popular comic series needs to listen to Comic Book Marketing 101. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_85.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Music from this episode comes from Armin Brewer (intro) and James Kennison (closing) from the Nobody’s Listening Podcast. A big thanks to both of these

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Top Cow has released its schedule of panels and booth signings for this weekend’s Wizard World Chicago. “Chicago brings out some of the best comics fans in the word and we are excited to be able to present them with the best Top Cow has to offer, especially during opening weekend of the Wanted movie in theaters,” pronounced Mel Caylo, VP-Sales and Marketing, referring to the film based on the Top Cow comic mini-series by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones. “Not only are we bringing CEO and Founder Marc Silvestri to the show, we’ve also invited Puerto-Rico based Madame Mirage

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