what get's more bussiness

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what get's more bussiness

humourus/ cartoon-y
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43%
realistic like
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57%
 
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what get's more bussiness

Postby Michael The Janitor on Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:24 pm

cause I can do both
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Postby Laocorn on Fri Apr 28, 2006 9:39 pm

Appeal to yourself, not to others
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Postby jacen_c on Fri Apr 28, 2006 11:04 pm

It doesn;t matter what style you use- as long as you can get your story across with enough "directionism". Every art form has an audience.
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Postby BMB on Sat Apr 29, 2006 1:30 am

Oi!
That words copywrite!
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Postby jacen_c on Sat Apr 29, 2006 1:16 pm

BMB wrote:Oi!
That words copywrite!


He takes the bait...time to reel him in!
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Postby BMB on Sat Apr 29, 2006 1:52 pm

OW OW!
Your pulling my soul.................

( It was such a tasty lure, I couldn't resist! :p )
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Postby paulpunisher on Sat Apr 29, 2006 5:33 pm

Do what you can do the best, what you enjoy first. Check the feedback from the market. Mate, if you wanna do comics purely for the business, I guess it's the sort of medium that will always find an audience- it all depends on how you're planning to distribute to the viewers -published, internet etc.

If you're doing books cause you like doing it, then do whatever you enjoy. But if you truely want to be successful with something, you adapt your work to also appeal to others. Thats what I reckon anyway, but it's only my opinion.

I just find that those that try to please thier own egos (not anyone Ive met in comics, but other creative fields), may find a few fans but the guys who also targets a certain mass group will always come out on top. I work with superheroes with CFCA but I've completed a script and beginning thumbnails for a comedy book because they do well too. There are people who like an easy read, with a few laughs and simple drawing. Laocorn's right. In comics and art, do what you want. The figures and feedback on the work will give you the rest. Spose it doesnt really answer your question. my point is your audience will. or to be more specific, pick your audience first, then see what that particular audience says. That's how products get developed man.

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Postby Michael The Janitor on Sat Apr 29, 2006 7:03 pm

I can do both but, I like doing both, but sometimes I feel they're holding each other back
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Postby TregorySullivan on Sun Apr 30, 2006 12:29 am

1) Best mix is a little of both...But it depends on the medium: Humor webcomics do better than realistic ones, but realistic print comics do better than humor ones.

2) Rule One of Holloywood defnitely applies: No one knows anything. You can never tell what will be a success...

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Postby Soon on Sun Apr 30, 2006 11:21 pm

Was it deliberate to have the poll allow two of the choices?
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Postby Cole on Mon May 01, 2006 1:16 am

Speaking for myself, if something's humerous and/or cartoony, I'm less likely to pay it any attention, and then I'd be less likely to take it seriously and pay much or anything for it. If something is serious and/or realistic, funnily enough, I am more likely to take it seriously, and would be more wiling to pay more for it, if it has a high degree of realism.
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