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Comic Book Print Proof : Soft Proof vs Hard Proof

Comic Book Print Proof : Soft Proof vs Hard Proof
Print Proof A print proof provides a close representation of how the piece will appear when printed. Proofs are created to ensure that the client and printer are in complete agreement on the desired outcome before going to press. A proof is vitally important because it helps prevent unforeseen problems with page layout, page ordering, text, images, colors, spacing and other design elements. Finding and correcting layout issues before going to press not only saves...
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A rewarding project with the students of P.S. 58, Brooklyn, N.Y. and Pixton Comics

A rewarding project with the students of P.S. 58, Brooklyn, N.Y. and Pixton Comics
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We'd like to share a special recent project. Mr. Lupkin, a 5th grade teacher, contacted us saying that his students were using the online comic-making website Pixton Comics ( pixton.com ) to create their own comics. Pixton Comics website allows users to create comics strips, piecing together a comic book, with a user-friendly interface, with the option of downloading the completed comics in a PDF format. Litho Ninja is able to print the comic books...
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Highest Quality Comic Book Paper Printing

Highest Quality Comic Book Paper Printing
If you're a comic artist who really cares about image quality, then you need to be as serious about the paper your artwork will be printed on as you are about your artwork. Printing on the wrong paper can really effect the quality of the final product in several ways. You spend long hours on your artwork and preparing your files only to receive a product that is printed on thin flimsy paper, the colors are...
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Comicpalooza 2013 - Houston, Texas

Comicpalooza 2013 - Houston, Texas
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Comicpalooza 2013 was this weekend in Houston, Texas. It was a bigger event than last year's with bigger name guest in the comic, film and television industry. Just to name a few comic artist who were there was Chris Claremont (X-men), Bob Layton (X-men, Iron Man), Geroge Perez (JLA/Avengers crossover) and Sam De La Rosa (Venom and Spider-Man). Film/television guest were Danny Trejo (Machete, Predators), Peter Mayhew (Star Wars), Michelle Rodriguez (Fast & Furious, Resident...
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Make Your Comics Bleed! - Extend Your Background Image Off The Page

Make Your Comics Bleed! - Extend Your Background Image Off The Page
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What are Bleeds, and Why Do I Need Them? Download Templates Here Containing Bleeds and Safe Area Guidelines Extend Your Background Outside The Trim Area. Bleed is the industry term for any image or color that goes right to the edge of the paper. On a press, the artwork is printed on a large sheet of paper, stacked, and then that stack of paper is trimmed down to size. If you do not allow for...
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