Comic Book Blog: Nice To Be Back

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 [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:52-04:00June 16th, 2015|

Back From The Dead: My Kickstarter Post-Mortem

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 [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:52-04:00May 27th, 2015|

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|