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We just hit $2500/month for the Patreon!

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! We just hit $2500/month for the Patreon! → Patreon is empowering a new generation of creators. Support and engage with artists and creators as they live out their passions! We just hit $2500/month for the Patreon. That means that […]

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Support Alex Woolfson creating Comics

Support Alex Woolfson creating Comics → Patreon is empowering a new generation of creators. Support and engage with artists and creators as they live out their passions! I woke up to find 117 Patrons & $1457.55/month. We have the most awesome readers in the world. Tweet

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I’ve just launched my Patreon campaign

I’ve just launched my Patreon campaign. If you like stories with gay heroes, or if you like the idea of me being able to keep making stories with gay heroes, or if you’re curious what the heck “Patreon” is, take a look at the video and please check out my page here: http://www.patreon.com/alexwoolfson (Oh, and […]

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How to Succeed Using Kickstarter

Here’s a video of the How To Succeed Using Kickstarter panel me and SMBC’s Zach Wienersmith gave at GX2. Tweet

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“Do you worry about any negative backlash due to the recent developments in the story?”

A reader asked me this question on Tumblr: habitualfacepalmer asks: Oh, I forgot to ask earlier in my first question, but do you worry about any negative backlash due to the recent developments in the story? I mean, it might be expected that some may take offense by the fact that the gay protagonist of […]

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“Have you ever had to significantly rework a story…?”

A reader asked me this on Tumblr: merclr asks: Have you ever had to significantly rework a story (script or novel) because you learned late in the game that another writer or team appeared to be working along a similar premise? Do you find that happens more often than not today, given how quickly inspiration […]

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Crowdfunding Forum Kickstarter Q&A

I was asked by the moderator of the Crowdfunding Forum to answer a few questions about my Kickstarter projects. The original forum thread is here. #1 Tell us a little bit about yourself and your project. My name is Alex Woolfson and as a gay kid growing up I loved science-fiction and action stories, but […]

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THE YOUNG PROTECTORS Vol 1

THE YOUNG PROTECTORS Vol 1 → Get the book, trading cards & more for The Young Protectors—a smart superhero tale featuring a hero who just happens to like other guys JUST 4 DAYS LEFT and closing in on $100,000! We’re now at $98,144 and over 30 stretch goals have been unlocked! In addition to a […]

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How To Succeed At Kickstarter. From Someone Who Did.

I’ve offered some Kickstarter advice before but I recently wrote an article for Bleeding Cool that I thought might be helpful to include here. Feel free to reblog if you think it’s useful. Here’s what I wrote: I’m going to tell you how to succeed with Kickstarter. I’m going to tell you this in part […]

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Last Minute Advice for a Webcomic Creator: Before You Launch

A reader asked me this question via email: my first set of pages for my webcomic is almost completed. As a first-timer, I would like to ask a well-loved veteran like you: Do you have any last advice for me before my launch? I wrote some advice for potential webcomic creators before, but after you’ve […]

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The Legend of Bold Riley

The Legend of Bold Riley → I just read The Legend of Bold Riley and I have to say, if you like what I’m doing with my comics, you need to read it too.  Great writing, cool art and the story is totally in line with what I’m trying to do with my own work. […]

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Will you be doing stories for the other characters in The Young Protectors (heroes and/or villians) as well?

From the Webcomic Wonderland Goodreads Q&A I did a couple weeks ago: Dee wrote: “I love the Young Protectors story about Kyle and Duncan. Will you be doing stories for the other characters (heroes and/or villians) as well?” Glad to hear you’re enjoying Kyle and Duncan’s story, Dee! And I’m glad you asked that question. While The […]

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What is the most important thing to do to keep a superhero story connected to reality?

From the Webcomic Wonderland Goodreads Q&A I did a couple weeks ago: Leila wrote: “What’s so great about this story [The Young Protectors] is that the characters seem so real, and have their own, real and fleshed out “normal” lives. I’d like to know what is the most important thing to do in order to keep a […]

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How did The Young Protectors become so popular?

From the Webcomic Wonderland Goodreads Q&A I did a couple weeks ago: Anastasia wrote: “I love the young Protectors so much! 😀 Thank you for continuing to update it every week ^^ My question is how did the comic become so popular?” I’m so glad you’re enjoying The Young Protectors! And, boy, that’s a tough one. Popularity is, […]

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What made you choose comics over traditional writing for your stories? How did you find the artists who help you bring Artifice and The Young Protectors to life?

From the Webcomic Wonderland Goodreads Q&A I did on Saturday: Ezno wrote: “What made you choose comics over traditional writing for your stories?” My day job and background is as a filmmaker, so the stories that most easily come to me are ones best told visually. Originally, I wanted to tell all my stories as films, but […]

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