Submission Tutorial

September 1, 2012 in Tutorial

With the Entry Deadline coming up, I thought I’d take the time to outline how your submissions to us should look.

First up is your email’s subject line. Keep it professional. Use something like this:

Subject: X Submission – Comic Name by Author/Authors
-> Example: February 2013 Submission – Sprite by Oruguin
-> Avoid: Submission/Here’s my comic/Sorry I’m late/etc.

For the content of your email, it’s straightforward. Try to hit these points:

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Premier Pulp! #4 Coming November

August 27, 2012 in Previews

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Keep an eye out this November for Issue 4 of Premier Pulp! If you’re interested in getting involved, contact us before September 5th, the entry deadline. You can find all the deadline requirements and submission guidelines right at the top of this blog. Stop by the IRC channel if you have any quick questions about anything or drop a comment here. The channel can be found here: http://www.mibbit.com/#Pulp@irc.rizon.net

Issue 3 of Premier Pulp!

August 12, 2012 in Pulp! Release

It’s that time again! 99 pages of the internet’s premier comics magazine served up for your enjoyment, absolutely free! We’ve got a dozen comics for you this issue, and we’d wager they’re our best dozen yet! What are you waiting for? Download a copy right away! You’ve got a choice of two formats:

CBR download (81MB)
PDF download (88MB)

To read CBR files, we recommend CDisplayEx for Windows and FFview for Mac. Make sure to leave feedback in the comments, or contact us on Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook!

Update: You can now also download the CBR copy of issue 3 over BitTorrent.

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7 tips for making good Pulp! comics

August 1, 2012 in Tutorial

Issue 3’s cycle is coming to a close, and in a couple of weeks its release shall be upon us. Already, contributors are thinking about what they’ll be doing for issue 4. Pretty soon we’ll have eager new faces showing up with fresh ideas, and old hands turning to new projects.
We’ll also have the same common trip-ups from old and new alike when it comes to working in the quite specific medium that is a short, anthologised digital comic. That’s right, folks, it’s time for another vaguely patronising tip list! Last time we looked at some specifics about the process of writing, this time around we’ll go through some more general things you want to keep in mind whether you’re a writer, artist or both. These are the things we look at when assessing how effective a finished comics is; if you achieve all of the below with your final submission you’ll likely be well ahead of the curve and guaranteed a slot.

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Premier Pulp! #3 coming August

July 15, 2012 in Previews

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Premier Pulp! returns this August with – dare I say it – our finest issue yet. Stay tuned until then for previews coming over the next month.

5 tips for Pulp! writers

June 10, 2012 in Tutorial

Today I’m going to run through 5 things to keep in mind when writing your Premier Pulp! story, whether you’re working with an artist or drawing your own work. This is not a general writing guide – there are unspeakable amounts of material for that already – or a technical guide to writing comic scripts. These are a few lessons we’ve picked up specifically from the pitfalls of many of the scripts written for Pulp! so far. Check your work for these things and you’ve probably gone a long way to avoiding having to rewrite your script once you submit it.

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Issue 2 of Premier Pulp!

May 9, 2012 in Pulp! Release


Ladies and gentlemen, the time is now! The second issue of Premier Pulp! is out now, and you can download it for the price of absolutely nothing through either of the following links.

Download: CBR or PDF.

If you need a program to read the CBR format, CDisplayEx is the suggested program to do so.

Alternatively  you can rename the .cbr into a .rar and unload everything that way. Plenty of choices for you choose from!

An updated version of this issue is now available, please note only the cover has been changed.

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Pulp! issue 2 coming May

March 27, 2012 in Uncategorized


Double your Pulp! Our second ish is hitting the internet in May, and there’s still time if you’d like to get involved. The deadline for getting your scripts in is April 7. Get in touch by then, and in the meantime feast your eyes on some of Chris Cote’s cover art for issue 2.

Issue 1 of Pulp!

March 12, 2012 in Pulp! Release


It’s here. You waited for it, and the day has come! To download the first volume, please use one of the following links:

CBR: http://www.mediafire.com/?72jp20b4l8cm3ca

PDF: http://www.mediafire.com/?4ftzsrrd2ydosac

If you need a program to read the CBR format, CDisplayex is the suggested program to do so.

Download: http://www.cdisplayex.com/

Alternatively  you can rename the .cbr into a .rar and unload everything that way. Plenty of choices for you choose from!

Once you’re finished reading it tell us what you think!

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