In one of our last KCU Team meetings of 2023, I was telling Jade and Lisa how much fun we had doing the “2023 Year in Review” exercise in Kids Comics Studio.
“Oh!” said Jade. “That makes me think of the vision boards I did …Read More
The idea of compiling a graphic novel “pitch” for agents and editors might feel overwhelming. You probably have plenty of questions, and you might be worried that you’ll run afoul of some little rule or requirement that automatically sends your pitch into the rejection …Read More
One of our major goals is to give creators the opportunity to get their work seen by editors and agents.
So we are very, very excited to announce 2023 Pitch-a-Palooza, a series of graphic novel pitch events starting in early September and culminating in …Read More
Limit of 3 tickets per person.
Studio Members get your code here.
Use code “50%off” if you are a student or have financial hardship.
Pitchfest Showcase submissions are due by Oct. 24th at 11:59pm EST. Ticket sales will close on Oct. 24th 10pm EST.
You may purchase up to …Read More
Bill Gates famously said, “Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.”
I’d say that we usually overestimate what we can do in a week but underestimate what we can do in a year. …Read More
Our goals with KCU Pitchfest are to do 3 things:
Offer a structured event and deadline that gives creators support to finish their pitches
Provide a competition "post-mortem" that helps creators learn what editors and agents liked in the successful pitches
Showcase undiscovered kids comics talent …Read More
Figuring out how to get a book deal for your graphic novel can sometimes feel extremely confusing! But we just wrapped up the first annual KCU Pitchfest, a competition of kids and YA graphic novel pitches, and one of the great things to come …Read More
A large panel of industry pros will judge submitted pitches, culminating in a half day event of presentations and panels. The pitches with the most votes will be featured in a live critique session by our guest judges.
Agented and unagented creators from around the …Read More