Guigar's Law of merchandise

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By Brad Guigar and Dave Kellett, Brad Guigar, and Dave Kellett. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Webcomics pros Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking comics! In this episode, Brad makes another lasting contribution to webcomics: Guigar's Law — The first person to comment that they'd buy a certain type of merchandise is the first person to disappear when the merch is offered!

BUT FIRST, Brad and Dave fondly remember comic-convention cosplay.

Show Notes

  • 00:00 — Spotting the batawang at a comic convention
  • 06:35 — Dave clarifies his production schedule
  • 07:54 — Guigar's Law: The first person to say "I'd buy that" is the first person to disappear when you offer the merch.
  • 17:48 — Is it important to have a consistent theme to your comics?
  • 25:54 — Comics anthologies
  • 37:04 — Stretch Break!
  • 37:53 — What should YOU be planning for 2019?
  • 49:27 — Dave doesn't buy as many comics as he used to. Should that be worrisome?
  • 56:29 — Dave and Brad were both Little League umpires... with very different styles, and Brad shares his utter failure as a baseball player
  • 01:03:36 — Advice for launching your first Patreon

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