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Children's Books: ABC Disgusting, The Princess Who Saved Herself

Non-Fiction: Kickstarter Secrets, Make Comics Like the Pros, Robot Stories and More Screenplays

Free mini audio book of Greg Pak’s Kickstarter Primer!

Hey, friends! We’re down to the last forty eight hours of my Kickstarter campaign for Kickstarter Secrets, an book of advice about running Kickstarters. So as a kind of a tease, I’ve recorded a mini audio book of the 22 point Kickstarter primer I wrote last year. You can download it here or via Greg Pak’s Pakcast on iTunes.

And here it is embedded into this very post!

If you like what you hear in the mini audio book, you’re going to love the full Kickstarter Secrets book, which explores all those topics and more with much more detail. Please do feel free to check out the Kickstarter and back today!

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Ihnatko Almanac podcast with Greg Pak about Kickstarter Secrets!

Had a ton of fun talking with Andy Ihnatko about the Kickstarter Secrets, an ebook of Kickstarter tips that I’m funding via Kickstarter, natch! 😉

New Kickstarter Secrets 8K stretch goal: Audio book for all backers!

So my crazy Kickstarter for a book of Kickstarter advice called Kickstarter Secrets continues apace! Backers breezed past the initial goal in a day and have unlocked multiple stretch goals, enabling me to interview amazing Kickstarter creators Amy Chu, Drew Westphal, Hope Nicholoson, Jimmy Palmiotti, and C. Spike Trotman. Now I’m pleased to announce the fifth stretch goal: if we hit $8000, I’ll record an audio book of Kickstarter Secrets that all backers will get for free! Please do feel free to check the project out here:
Thanks so much and have a great week!
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2016.05.07 – Greg Pak visits FOUR Long Island shops on Free Comic Book Day!

Hey, friends. This coming Saturday, I’ll be visiting FOUR awesome Long Island comic book shops with Sean Chen and John Rosas! Please do spread the word and come see! I’ll also have copies of my children’s books ABC DISGUSTING and THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF to sign and sell. Thanks so much and see you soon!

11:00-12:00

Best Comics
1300 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park. NY

1:00-2:00

Comic Book Depot
2847 Jerusalem Ave
Wantagh, NY

3:00-4:00

Atomic Comics
895 Montauk Highway
Shirley, NY

5:00-6:00

Fourth World Comics
33 Route 111
Smithtown, NY

KICKSTARTER SECRETS hits target, announces Amy Chu/Drew Westphal interview stretch goal!

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By Greg Pak

Yesterday morning I launched a Kickstarter for Kickstarter Secrets, an ebook of advice about… wait for it… running a Kickstarter! Whether you’re an established pro or a first time creator, this is the realistic, practical book of crowdfunding tips for you. Please feel free to check out the campaign, back it, and spread the word!

So over a hundred wonderful backers pushed the campaign past its initial goal in seven hours, and now I’m thrilled to announce our first set of stretch goals!

If we hit $3000, I’ll interview Amy Chu and Drew Westphal, two great creators with incredible Kickstarter experiences that will add huge value to the final book.

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Amy Chu funded her two GIRLS NIGHT OUT comics anthologies through Kickstarter. When people ask me how to break in to comics, I point to Amy, who started as an unknown a few years ago, built her skills and reputation step by step, and now is working on projects like POISON IVY for DC and DEADPOOL and ANT-MAN for Marvel. I can’t wait to talk to her about how she built the network to fund her Kickstarters and what kind of advice she has for creators at the start of their careers.

Drew Westphal is the logistical genius who kept the wheels on the bus during the CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD Kickstarter, coordinating the production of special rewards, finding and managing vendors, and creating the digital infrastructure for organizing addresses, generating mailing lists, and distributing digital rewards. He’ll shed light on all of the nuts and bolts of running a campaign and probably remind me of a bunch of my mistakes. 😉 Drew works with with a number of artists on custom direct-to-fan sales, customer service, fulfillment and logistics. He is also a partner in the annual JoCo Cruise, which sets sail on March 4, 2017 out of San Diego, CA.

Right now the Kickstarter Secrets campaign is at $2623. Just under $400 more and we’ll add Amy and Drew to the book — and announce the next exciting stretch goal interviews!

Thanks so much for your consideration and all the best!

 

Last day to order ABC DISGUSTING and get December shipping – check the 18 page preview!

ABC DISGUSTING, the children’s book about disgusting things that I made with artist Takeshi Miyazawa, colorist Jessica Kholinne, and letterer Simon Bowland, will ship NEXT WEEK! If you’d like to get this book in December, please place your orders TONIGHT, December 10, at abcdisgusting.com!

And just so you know what you’re in for, here’s a glorious preview of HALF of the book! Enjoy, and thanks for your consideration!

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2015.12.05 – Greg Pak and Marjorie Liu sign at Dragon’s Lair in Austin!

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Big news! I’ll be signing “The Totally Awesome Hulk” #1 and “The Princess Who Saved Herself” at the Dragon’s Lair in Austin, Texas from 12-6 pm, December 5, with the great Marjorie Liu, writer of “Monstress.”

Here’s the address:

Dragon’s Lair Comics and Fantasy
2438 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX, 78757

Come see, come see! More details here.

2015.10.08 – 10.11 – Greg Pak at the New York Comic Con!

Yep, I’m going to be at the New York Comic Con half of the day on Thursday and all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! See below for my schedule — and see you soon!

An extra special bonus is that I’ll be in Artists Alley, table W17, between my frequent artist collaborators Mirko Colak (KINGSWAY WEST, TUROK, and RED SKULL INCARNATE) and Aaron Kuder (ACTION COMICS)! Come see us all!

And yes, I’ll have copies of THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF and CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD for sale.

Thursday

10 am – 12 noon – Artists Alley table W17

12:15 – 1:15 pm – Dark Horse Creators: Crafting the Original Story – 1A18

Friday

10:45 am – 12 noon – Artists Alley table W17

1:45 – 2:45 pm – MARVEL: Iron Man and the Avengers – 1A06

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Asian American Comics and Creators – 1A05

4:30 – 8:00 pm – Artists Alley table W17

Saturday

10 am – 12 noon – Artists Alley table W17

12:15 – 1:15 – DC Comics – Heroes to the Core – 1A06

2:00 – 8:00 pm – Artists Alley table W17

Sunday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Artists Alley table W17

2015.09.21 – Greg Pak signing today in San Francisco at Mission Comics!

I’m signing today from 6-8 pm at Mission: Comics and Art in San Francisco! Come see, come see!

You can RSVP on Facebook here.

2015.09.15 – Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa sign at the Beguiling in Toronto!

Thrilled to reveal that artist Takeshi Miyazawa and I are signing at the Beguiling comic book shop in Toronto on September 15 from 5 to 7 pm! Full details here.

Tak and I have collaborated on a million projects, from co-creating Amadeus Cho (now the new Hulk!) way back in 2005 to working together on “Code Monkey Save World,” “The Princess Who Saved Herself,” and the soon-to-be-published “ABC Disgusting.”

The Beguiling will have copies of both “Code Monkey Save World” and “The Princess Who Saved Herself” for sale.

You can RSVP at Facebook here.

See you then!

Tuesday, September 15th, 5pm-7pm
The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street, Toronto (@ Bathurst TTC)
Free to attend

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