I sat down with Sacramento Creative Dan Bethel, writer/artist of Long John, to talk about his experience in self publishing and what he thought would be important steps for anyone just getting started in the small press world.
September 28th 2019 Empire's Comics Vault in Sacramento, Ca, celebrates its 7th annual Creative Women Mini-Con. Writers artists, painters, crafters, sculptors, novelists, game creators, and more will be down for the day. Find out more about this year's guests, origins of con, past guests, and how you or someone you know can be involved.
Meet Ben Schwartz of Sacramento, CA. 12 years ago, he opened Empire’s Comics Vault and has continued to grow the business and promote the local community ever since. From food drives to collecting toys for kids, from Free Comic Book Day Festivals to Creative Women Mini-Cons, and from brewery board game nights to supporting the Sacramento Roller Derby, Empire’s Comics Vault has hands in every pie around town. In addition, Ben writes, edits, and publishes for Continuum Press, which has 6 titles and 22 issues available. He is married to Continuum Press Editor-In-Chief, Jennifer Schwartz, and has an unhealthy affection for his two pugs.