Websites, Portfolios, Social Networks!
My website www.mattboyce.com uses:
http://wordpress.com/ As a content management system
http://www.premiumpixels.com/wordpress-themes/ It uses a theme from PremiumPixels ( Gridlocked ) they have free themes.
and is hosted on
If you are hosting comics you can also use Webcomic a plugin for wordpress to manage your comics!
Other website Content management systems for artists
Social Networking/Blogging/Micro Blogging
Example of a Webcomic hosted on Smackjeeves “Tresspasses” by Maura Manninen
Comixology submit – Comic buying/reading app for Android/iPad, you can submit your comics to be sold.
Print on demand
Mary Deadly by Danny Noble http://www.lulu.com/shop/danny-noble/mary-deadly/paperback/product-21349321.html
- I used to make this fanzine when I was 12 with my friends on the school photocopier
Resources and Guides for making your own Comics!
World Comics FinlandWorld Comics Finland
Cartoonist Conspiracy guide making mini comics!Cartoonist Conspiracy
Jesse Acosta – Build your own mini comicJesse Acosta – Mini Comics
Mini Comics Day resourcesMIni Comics Day
Kickstarter – Crowd sourcingKickstarter
Conventions to sell your Comics at! (or just to go to!).
Comica – Comiket – London
MCM – Comic Con – London
Thought Bubble Leeds
East London Comic Art festival – London
BD Comics & Passion – London
Alternative Press Festival – London
ICE – International Comic Expo – Birmingham
A list of more coventions in the UK can be found here http://www.comicconventions.co.uk/comicconventions/
If you wanted to get a little more advanced – Desk Top Publishing /Image Editing/Digital Painting software