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Launched as a follow-up to the seminal “How To Make Webcomics,” Brad Guigar’s guide to the art and business of webcomics is largely based on his writings at — as well as his 15 years’ experience in webcomics.

With chapters covering such topics as using social media for promotion, crowdfunding, running a small business, setting up a Web site, and self-publishing in print, on the Web and for tablets... this book is a ready reference that today's webcartoonist will be turning to constantly.

In 2008, Guigar co-wrote the “How To Make Webcomics” book with his good friends Scott Kurtz, Dave Kellett and Kris Straub. At the time, this book was embraced as the "go-to" book on the subject. For years, the authors have been honored by colleagues and newcomers alike who have told them what a fun and informative read the book was. And then, they all say the same thing: When are you gonna do a follow-up?

Unfortunately, with each of them busy with different projects, it was impossible to get everyone together to do a second edition.

Then it occurred to Guigar that ne had already written the sequel. In 2009, after “How To Make Webcomics” came out, he launched a Web site,, that has been updated daily ever since with the same kind of information that was in the book.

Using those posts as a starting point, he started assembling chapters and adding new content. By the time the dust settled, he had a 300-page book that covered a wider range of topics and went even deeper on the content from the original book.

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