NetFlix For Comics: The Sire On ComicsFix

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" [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00June 27th, 2014|

The Undone Kickstarter: 100% FUNDED

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 [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00April 16th, 2014|

The Undone Kickstarter Week 1: A Few Takeaways

With week 1 of the Undone Kickstarter behind me, I provide a few takeways for others looking to take the Kickstarter plunge for comics: 1) It's every bit as draining as I was told...and didn't believe them when they told me "You're in for a ride." "Get ready to be consumed." These were some of [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00March 26th, 2014|

Kickstarter Update: Weekend Warriors & March Madness

So I've been pretty wiped as of late. The fact that I've been passing out early every night despite the fact that March Madness (my favorite time of year) is upon us means this Kickstarter is definitely taking its toll. But in a good way. My most recent update from Saturday says it all: KICKSTARTER [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00March 24th, 2014|

My First Kickstarter Day 1: A Few Quick Takeaways

Well folks, the first day is in the books - and what a start! We are already close to 30% funded and I am truly overwhelmed by the responses so far. As this is my first Kickstarter ever, I'll be blogging quite a lot on my experience, both to share for folks who are thinking [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00March 20th, 2014|

The Sire: Flash Companion Part 1

Originally working as one cohesive online issue of The Sire, this was meant to be a nice bridge between Sire Vol 1 and Sire: Revelations detailing how Freak landed in Paris and detailing the connection between Zeus Wyndell and Samuel Antonetti. In the spirit of getting all these files back up on the site, I've [...]

2014-03-01T02:54:14-04:00March 1st, 2014|

New Mikebooks Blog Coming Twice A Week

Due to popular demand i'll be blogging on Mikebooks.com twice a week! We've already had tremendous responses to previous posts and generated a ton of great feedback and interaction. So why stop there? Starting this week here is the new post schedule for Mikebooks.com: Monday & Friday: New blog post. I'll alternate between tackling topics [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00February 24th, 2014|

I challenge YOU to make more comics than me!

Well, ok not really. I'd lose. Maybe. But I did just take a side gig writing for The Inquisitr.com recently so I'm all about trying to create eye grabbing headlines like these days. I know, I know, shameless. Just shameless. But let's talk comics anyway. If you've been following this blog recently you know I [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00January 29th, 2014|

Enigma Bookstore Panel And Signing Recap

The fine folks at Engima Bookstore in Astoria Queens hosted myself and a collection of comic book creators like me for a panel discussion and signing this past Saturday. In one word: AWESOME! Always a blast talking comics with fans, peers and new friends. Joined by joined by Jared Barel, Oliver Mertz and Mike Isenberg [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00January 22nd, 2014|

Blogging about Comics, Setting Goals for 2014

So picking up where I left off last week, the bottom line for making it in comics is by DOING COMICS. Drawing, writing, coloring, lettering, sketching...you name it. If you aren't actively doing stuff you aren't gonna go past your mom's basement. With that being said, the best way to acheive this is by setting [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00January 15th, 2014|