Sometimes I Talk About Comics and Marketing at My Day Job

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In my secret identity as Matt Ledger, Content Strategist and Copywriter at Butler Branding, I recently took a look at how ComicHub is set to upend the world of comics sales and marketing (in a very, very good way).

Click over to the Butler Branding blog to read the full post, and feel free to check out some of my other articles while you’re there.

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Episode Seven: Wotakoi – Love Is Hard for Otaku Vol. 1

Waiting on the Trade Podcast

Welcome back to Waiting on the Trade, a monthly comics book club for people who don’t have time for monthly comics!

In this episode, guest host Bryce Manning joins us for a discussion of the print-based entertainment culture, as we talk about Fujita’s Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Vol. 1.

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Did You Notice the Conversational Lettering in On a Sunbeam?

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There are many reasons you should read Tillie Walden’s On a Sunbeam. The pitch-perfect plot, characters, pacing, and color palette combine to deliver a feels-worthy sci-fi epic.

But because On a Sunbeam is so good (and you’ll likely fly right through it), you might not notice how much characterization Walden’s lettering adds to the story. The dialogue throughout On a Sunbeam does a ton of work, letting readers in on characters’ emotional states and cementing their personalities.

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Episode Six: Die Vol. 1

Waiting on the Trade Podcast

Welcome back to Waiting on the Trade, a monthly comics book club for people who don’t have time for monthly comics!

In this episode, guest host Jonathan Gurney gets sucked into the emo roleplaying adventure that is our podcast, as we discuss Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans, and Clayton Cowles’s Die Vol. 1.