MARC ALAN FISHMAN: How an Indie Comic Creator Prepares for a Con

Marc Alan Fishman

Marc Alan Fishman is a graphic designer, digital artist, writer, and most importantly a native born Chicagoan. When he's not making websites, drawing and writing for his indie company Unshaven Comics, or rooting for the Bears... he's a dedicated husband and father. When you're not enjoying his column here on ComicMix, feel free to catch his comic book reviews weekly at MichaelDavisWorld, and check out his books and cartoons at Unshaven Comics.

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  1. Martha Thomases says:

    The trick to The Pitch of passers-by is to tell them what’s in it for them. Believe that you’re doing them a big favor by showing them something that will give them pleasure. This also works in the Bar-Con afterwards.

    • No wonder we fail at BarCon. We try to pitch in such a way that it’s equally polite and desperate. 20 seconds that crescendos into what you can expect from our wares… and then the Billy May “But wait, there’s more line.”