About Michael Dolce

Michael Dolce is a professional Writer, Artist, Colorist, Web Guru and all around Awesome Dude. He created Descendant for Image Comics and The Sire for After Hours Press. He has written for Zenescope and Wizard Magazine and colored projects for Image Comics, Silent Devil and The Force Media. He currently writes for AMNY and Inquistr.com and is hard at work on some brand new comic book and creative projects. Follow him on Twitter: @Michael_Dolce Follow him on Periscope: @Michael_Dolce Follow him on Instagram: @mdolce64 Follow Secrets Of The Sire on Facebook: Facebook.com/SecretsoftheSire

Taking The Kickstarter Plunge: A Few Quick Tips

Well folks, it's time. I'm happy to announce that next week, I'll be releasing my first ever Kickstarter campaign for a new project called, "The Undone." But before I do, a few quick tips I've picked up during this whole process: 1) Have your Amazon Info Ready One thing nobody mentioned was that you have [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00March 14th, 2015|

Binge Reading: A Healthy Comic Book Addiction?

NOTE: Due to the Comixology News, this blog has been pushed back one day from its regular Monday post day. As I sit here on a gorgeous East Coast morning, about to partake in some healthy comic book binge reading, I found myself thinking, is this a healthy addiction? Before anyone sounds the alarm at [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00March 11th, 2015|

Comic Stores, Local Artists & Starbucks

Hey folks, welcome back to Secrets of the Sire! Got a lot of great feedback from the topic of print vs digital, what comic book stores must do to survive and finally comic books stores: should they serve alcohol. For the final note on this debate, I'd like to give a shot out to @LyriaExchange for [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00March 7th, 2015|

Print vs Digital Part 2: Golden and Silver Age Comic Books Aside, Do People Even Collect Comics Anymore?

Got a lot of great responses to last week's blog. So here's a follow-up question tackling even more concerns with print vs digital comics. Do people even collect modern comics anymore? And more importantly, storage: what the heck to do with all those hard copies? Andrew Lovuolo from Graphic Illusions Studios (and also the fine [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:53-04:00February 20th, 2015|

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|