Notes from the Manager
Aaaand, that's the end of this arc, more or less. Obviously, things will be followed through with, because we've got a whole lot of comics left in Book 5. :)
I've added a few new prints to the selections, including #100 panel 7 (the Texas Chainsaw Massacre panel) and #355 panel 7 (the popular panel of the girls in their Star Trek uniforms) and large prints of the three classic movie theaters that Jason and Devi have visited in the past. I'm sure the movie theater print will only appeal to a handful of people, but… whatevs. I'm proud of those drawerings.
As always, if there are other panels or strips that you'd like to see prints of, just let me know!
UPDATE: By the way, in case you don't remember Chewie not getting a medal, here's the clip:
And now we know what Chewie's saying just before the credits roll: "Where's my fuckin' medal?!"
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Sunday, March 29, 2015
I want to take a foray into electronic publishing.
I am looking for a (prose) writer to provide a short story, novella or non-fiction story that I will turn into an iBooks-formatted eBook for sale (in the iBookstore), released under my Chase Sequence publishing imprint. Chase Sequence published Multiplex: There and Back Again, which won the 2014 IPBA Gold Medal for Best Graphic Novel/Drawn Book–Humor/Cartoon, so technically it is an award-winning publisher.
There is no limitation with regard to genre, but I will say that my taste in prose leans strongly toward literary fiction and non-fiction, and toward characters, psychology, and well-written prose over plot. (Margaret Atwood is my favorite writer.)
What to Submit: A pitch for a 30+ page, prose short story/novella/non-fiction piece. No comics — no picture books. If you have already written the short story, great, but it must be previously unpublished. Please include links or URLs to a resumé and examples of previous published work would be helpful, to give me a feel for your voice.
Send questions (or submissions) to gordon at multiplexcomic.com.
The Terms: No money up front, but 50% of the cover price in exchange for one year of exclusivity (from the date of publication). The writer retains all other rights to their story. These will be sold via iBooks only (at least at first), which means that Apple will get 30% and I will get 20% for my contributions: I will edit the story; I will design and produce the eBook; I will illustrate a cover for it (or hire someone else to, if I’m not the best fit for the story); I will help promote it.
Please submit your pitch before April 30, 2015. I will notify the selected writer(s) I am interested in working with as soon as possible after that.
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