Notes from the Manager
This IS the last of the Halloween strips, so (sorry) we won't see Angie 2’s accomplice unmasked — but there’s enough in this and the last few strips to let you figure out who is behind it (it’s one of the guys in the background of #586 and 587), and you can be sure that the rest played out more or less the same as in #581.
I'm fighting off a cold my lovely girlfriend gave me and freelancing on-site somewhere for the next couple of weeks, but hopefully I can keep the updates on time… See you Monday!
UPDATE: Since I’m too wrapped up with this arc to do a Thor strip, a Thor/Multiplex mash-up by Mic Magtanong will have to suffice. I love it, so head over to Comics Should Be Good's latest The Line It Is Drawn column to give it (and the other hilarious webcomics/super-hero mash-ups) a look!
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Sunday, March 29, 2015
I want to take a foray into electronic publishing.
I am looking for a (prose) writer to provide a short story, novella or non-fiction story that I will turn into an iBooks-formatted eBook for sale (in the iBookstore), released under my Chase Sequence publishing imprint. Chase Sequence published Multiplex: There and Back Again, which won the 2014 IPBA Gold Medal for Best Graphic Novel/Drawn Book–Humor/Cartoon, so technically it is an award-winning publisher.
There is no limitation with regard to genre, but I will say that my taste in prose leans strongly toward literary fiction and non-fiction, and toward characters, psychology, and well-written prose over plot. (Margaret Atwood is my favorite writer.)
What to Submit: A pitch for a 30+ page, prose short story/novella/non-fiction piece. No comics — no picture books. If you have already written the short story, great, but it must be previously unpublished. Please include links or URLs to a resumé and examples of previous published work would be helpful, to give me a feel for your voice.
Send questions (or submissions) to gordon at multiplexcomic.com.
The Terms: No money up front, but 50% of the cover price in exchange for one year of exclusivity (from the date of publication). The writer retains all other rights to their story. These will be sold via iBooks only (at least at first), which means that Apple will get 30% and I will get 20% for my contributions: I will edit the story; I will design and produce the eBook; I will illustrate a cover for it (or hire someone else to, if I’m not the best fit for the story); I will help promote it.
Please submit your pitch before April 30, 2015. I will notify the selected writer(s) I am interested in working with as soon as possible after that.
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