Plumerai, The Saddest Bastard in the World, Dave Sim, Pittsburgh, Etc.

So the new Plumerai album is up.  We went with the free to stream, $5 to download, & $12 to buy a physical business model.  In a month’s time I guess I’ll figure out whether I should go with new releases starting out as $1 for the first month (that’s what I did for the Small Life Form & Brian John Mitchell releases last month) or not.  It’s all just a numbers thing as I feel $5 is really the fair price to have on a digital album, but if the $1 price generates more than five times the downloads, then that’s the way I’ll roll.

I sent out a comic script I’m unsure about to Melissa Spence Gardner for review.  It’s meant to be a parody of sad bastard comics & how self-absorbed some folks are.  But I think it might come across as actually being the sad bastard thing.  It’s title is “The Saddest Bastard in the World.”

Dave Sim answered some questions I posted for him over on Bleeding Cool.  His answer about having people work for him I got a real kick out of, basically it boiled down to it seems like too much work to find work for your assistant to do.  Which is sometimes what I find for my interns.  Though actually there’s plenty of work here at Silber & the stuff I handout is stuff that literally would not get done otherwise.

I’ve been trying to book a bunch of stuff for my Pittsburgh residency.  We’ll see how much of it comes to fruition.  Kid Comics workshop, a couple readings, convention appearances, & some music stuff with friends.  Should be good fun & action packed.

I’ve been trying to get a bunch of stuff done the past couple of days & been unable to focus.  As some of you know it was just the anniversary of my grandmother dying & while I’m trying to throw myself into work to not notice that, I’m just ending up with some sub-standard quality work.

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