Rob Levin http://twitter.com/roblevin did a twitter Q&A about pitching comic book ideas to editors. I pasted it here, hoping that it may answer questions some of you have about getting published.Ericcalderon: Who's buying these days?
Rob Levin: It's always important ericcalderon
, to check with each publisher to find out their submission policies. Some take unsolicited ideas such as imagecomics
, others won't accept new talent or ideas. It's usually easier to break in at a smaller company doing original IP.Ian_Austin: is thinking outside the box in how you present your idea welcomed?
Rob Levin: Yes, ian
_Austin, original presentation can make a difference. However, story must come first. Presentation is a tool, not a substitute.ChrisMLawson: When is a good time/place for an unknown to pitch to an editor? Is it cool to ask them if they're open to a pitch at a convention?
Rob Levin: The best way, @ChrisMLawson, is to meet an editor at a con. Introduce yourself,