Graphicly: Paul Allor on Embracing the Freedom of Digital Comics

Another excellent point of view about digital comics – this from Graphicly

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Paul Allor is the writer of Clockwork vol.1, a collection of twelve short form comics ranging from wild west tales to epic space operatics. A second Clockwork anthology is forthcoming.
Print comics can be a cruel mistress, especially for a self-published creator. The possibilities are not endless. They’re limited by price, by printing technology and even by common practice.
With digital comics, the price drops dramatically. The printing press is non-existent. And common practice is determined by us.
So why do so many digital-only comics still stick to the rigid formality of a 22-page comic, released monthly?

For print, that format makes sense, from a marketing, financial and logistical standpoint. It’s accepted by fans, it fits well within a 32-page staple-bound floppy, and it’s a reasonable goal for many artists.

Read the whole interview here

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