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Soaring Penguin Press switch to a crowdfunding business model

Crowdfunded titles will provide greater up-front payment to creators With immediate effect, Soaring Penguin Press will be moving to a crowdfunding business model, starting with any currently scheduled titles. Following the publication of the UK Comics Creator Survey (, Tim Pilcher and John Anderson examined their business model to see if there was a way to redress the imbalance in the earnings of comics creators. "We realised that the traditional royalty-based pay scheme meant there was almost no chance of…