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Comics Creator Goes Indie for Female Superheroes

Comics Creator Goes Indie for Female Superheroes

Launching a superhero franchise is a lot of work. The author Shequeta Smith not only created the black female superhero Rayven Choi but also self-published two graphic novels featuring Choi under her Shero Comics imprint, directed a trailer for the series, and launched the second book at Los Angeles Comic Con. Smith was inspired to create her own superhero after a trip to a local comic book store in L.A. “I had trouble finding any books w......
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Tips to Designing a Comic Book Cover

Tips to Designing a Comic Book Cover
Comic book covers are the first thing that catch the eyes of a reader or potential buyer. For that reason, designing a comic cover that stands out and draws eyes to the book is essential. Here are several tips to designing a comic book cover: Step 1: If you do not have a title already, brainstorm some ideas for your comic book’s title. Then, write the title on the front of the cover. Make sure that t......
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Choosing Paper Weight for Printing Comic Books

Choosing Paper Weight for Printing Comic Books
One of the most important decisions you can make with printing a comic book is deciding how heavy or thick you want your paper to be. So what paper weight should you use to print your comic book? Well, that depends on your preference of appearance and cost. Litho Ninja Comic Book Printer defaults to print comics on 70lb gloss text stock to give them a weight that’s sturdy enough to last through multiple reads, but n......
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How to Calculate the Number of Pages in a Comic Book

How to Calculate the Number of Pages in a Comic Book
A common question we receive at Litho Ninja Comic Book Printing is in reference to page count. If you’re trying to determine the number of pages that makeup your comic book, then this article will help you define that. First and foremost, it should be noted that a comic book page is not the same thing as a sheet of paper. A page is a single side of a sheet of paper. Therefore, a single sheet o......
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Saddle Stitch Binding and Perfect Binding for Comic Books

Saddle Stitch Binding and Perfect Binding for Comic Books
In the comic book print world, binding is the process of physically assembling a comic book from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets. The stack is then bound together along one edge by either staples or a layer of flexible adhesive. When staples are used for binding a comic book, this is known as saddle stitch binding. A saddle stitched bound......
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