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Two Successful Kickstarters In One Year: Here’s What I Learned

2017-04-05T08:47:26+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Blog|

So you want to launch a successful Kickstarter do you? Well, having just completed my second successful campaign in one year, I'm happy to share what I learned. Here are a few of the 'Goods' I picked up during this experience: 1) Kickstarter Is The New Diamond Sorry Diamond, you FINALLY have some real competition [...]

The Sire Kickstarter: Day 1 SUCCESS!

2017-04-05T08:47:33+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Blog|

Hello all! I want to extend a HUGE thank you to all our backers so far. We are already more than halfway through our goal and we've got so many surprises still in store for this Kickstarter. As some of you already know, The Sire is near and dear to me and Kickstarter and Comixology [...]

It’s The Little Things That Help Inspire Us To Make Comics

2017-04-05T08:47:39+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Blog|

So as I'm writing this I'm back from Honeymoon. Married my best friend and all is as it should be :) Now that of course counts as one of those BIG things in life that we look back on with joy and inspiration. A couple LITTLE things happened recently that have helped motivate me ARTISTICALLY: [...]

Blogging Is Like Going To The Gym Sometimes…

2017-04-05T08:47:52+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Blog|

Seriously folks, you know it's true. It's good for you. It keeps you (or for this metaphor your career) healthy and sustained. It also gets overlooked when you get super busy. That's me right now. And though it's all good stuff: Undone Comic Book, Freelance Writing for amNew York & Inquistr.com, Sire #9...it still gets [...]

NetFlix For Comics: The Sire On ComicsFix

2017-04-05T08:48:22+00:00 June 27th, 2014|Blog|

Hey folks, real quick I wanted to give a heads up that The Sire is on ComicsFix.com. What is ComicsFix? It's basically Netflix but for comics. You pay a monthly fee and you get to binge on unlimited comics. I gotta say, it seems pretty cool! Creators get royalties based on how many "page turns" [...]

Comic Book Blog: Nice To Be Back

2017-04-05T08:48:29+00:00 June 16th, 2014|Blog|

Hey everyone, nice to be back on the mikebooks.com blog. This one is a relative short one though. Just going to list the upcoming awesomeness I've got in store over the coming weeks: New York Comic Con: I just got back from @ny_comic_con Special Edition. A bit quiet compared to the big one come October [...]

Back From The Dead: My Kickstarter Post-Mortem

2017-04-05T08:48:35+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Blog|

Whew! How about that guys, it's been a month or so since my Kickstarter for the Undone was fully funded. And it's taken me about that long to recuperate and grind some of the work out. Here are 4 things I've been up to since then: 1) Writing the darn script! I had a basic [...]

The Undone Kickstarter: 100% FUNDED

2017-04-05T08:48:46+00:00 April 16th, 2014|Blog|

UPDATE: We finished with 167 backers for a total of $3380. Thanks to all! Thanks once again to all who helped us get our first funding goal achieved. I'll be doing a post mortem sometime next week detailing the saga that was my first Kickstarter. But in the meantime, we're still not done! More backers [...]