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Pitching Comics: A Twitter Q and A with Rob LevinRob Levin http://twitter.com/roblevin did a twitter Q&A about pitching comic book ideas to editors. I pasted it here, hoping that it may answer questions some of you have about getting published.Pitching Comics: A Twitter Q and A with Rob Levin by pinguino
Ericcalderon: Who's buying these days?
Rob Levin: It's always important ericcalderon, to check with each publisher to find out their submission policies. Some take unsolicited ideas such as imagecomics, others won't accept new talent or ideas. It's usually easier to break in at a smaller company doing original IP.
Ian_Austin: is thinking outside the box in how you present your idea welcomed?
Rob Levin: Yes, ian_Austin, original presentation can make a difference. However, story must come first. Presentation is a tool, not a substitute.
ChrisMLawson: When is a good time/place for an unknown to pitch to an editor? Is it cool to ask them if they're open to a pitch at a convention?
Rob Levin: The best way, @ChrisMLawson, is to meet an editor at a con. Introduce yourself,
Name: Pinguino (yes, really)|
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Background: I travel around the world and go on crazy adventures. I'm the staff photographer for Comic Book Resources. For twenty years I've run an art studio called Penguin Palace which has been heavy into publishing. I am a visual designer for NBC Universal. I used to be a dA volunteer- Anime Gallery Director, and later, Industry Ninja.
Current Residence: los angeles, ca
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