Gather round comic fans and crowdfunding enthusiasts for a tale of epic proportions! In this episode of Play Comics we dive headfirst into the wild world of Comics are Dying, a comics history anthology that’s taking Zoop by storm. And who better to guide us through this saga than the mastermind behind it all, Louis Southard?

Join us as we explore the highs and lows of running a successful crowdfunding campaign, from crafting the perfect pitch to navigating the treacherous waters of stretch goals. Louis shares his insider secrets, from the importance of a well-timed GIF to the power of a well-placed pun.

But that’s not all! We’ll also delve into the fascinating world of Comics are Dying itself, uncovering the stories behind the stories. From the golden age of comics to the rise of the graphic novel, this anthology has it all. And with Louis at the helm, you know it’s going to be a wild ride.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your comic books, your crowdfunding tips, and your best dad jokes, and join us for an unforgettable episode of Play Comics!

Learn such things as:

  • What kind of crazy person wants to work with 100 different artists on a single project?
  • How do you decide what is important enough to go in a history of something so cool?
  • Does anyone else think it’s weird that Chris likes seeing old ads?
  • And so much more!

You can find the guest on Twitter @louisjsouthard, on Instagram @louissouthard, his website, and of course check out the Zoop campaign for Comics are Dying.

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Play Comics Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

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Intro/Outro Music by Best Day, who is not dying, as far as I know.

Chris Osborne

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