Top : Comics Resources

  • Xeric Foundation Grants
    This foundation provides grants to help comic-book artists self publish. However, its last grant will be awarded in May 2012 as the founders believe web publishing has made the grants less necessary. The final application deadline is February 28, 2012.
    (Added: 1-Sept-2011)

  • The Business of Comics
    Lurene Haines' guide to establishing a career in the comic book business, with info on promotion and marketing, from
    (Added: 1-Mar-2002)

  • Comic Book Legal Defense FundLook!
    The non-profit CBLDF defends comic book retailers and artists who are prosecuted under vague "obscenity" laws. You can show your support with a $25 annual membership.
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • Creating Comics
    Dave Law maintains this comprehensive list of links for comic writers, artists, letterers, and self-publishers.
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • Dimestore Productions
    A site devoted to small-press comics. It includes reviews and a list of publishers with contact information.
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • Fantagraphics Look!
    This is the place to order alternative comics.
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • From Girls to Grrlz
    This history of women's comics, available from
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • How to Self-Publish Your Comic Book
    Tony Caputo's resource guide to the business, production, distribution, marketing and promotion of self-published comics, available from
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • Indy Friendly Stores
    This regularly updated list by Jeff Mason of Indyworld includes addresses and phone numbers of stores that distribute independently produced comics.
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • Self-Publishing Your Comic
    Gary Reed, the publisher of Calibur Press, wrote this guide for Cerebus #171, which appeared in June 1993.
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

  • Small Press Comics FAQ
    John MacLeod answers the most common questions asked in his Small Press Comics Chat. Last updated 1998.
    (Added: 1-Jan-2002)

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