Webcomic Promotion

In lieu of someone else coming up with a better list, here are a few places you might try to use to promote your comic. Some may need to be moved into or out of hiatus but feel free to poke around. (updated Aug 2011)

Webcomic Reviewers:

(They may or may not be accepting requests.)
Circuit Reader
Comic Reviews Online
ComixTalk
I Am Legend
Morgan Wick
Narrative Investigations
Storming The Tower
Tangents
Webcomic Beacon
Webcomic Overlook
Zhi

Webcomic News:

ComixTalk
Digital Webbing
Fleen
I Draw Digital
Rocket LLama
Scott McCloud
The Cool WebComic List
This Week in Webcomics
Webcomic Alliance

Comic News:

If your comic is more comic-bookish than webcomic-ish, then you may try submitting some of your news and review requests to them. I can’t guarantee anything, but they all tend to publish interesting content. (There are also thousands more of these sites…)
Bleeding Cool
BookSteve’s Library
Comics Alliance
Comics Worth Reading
Geeks of Doom
I09
Men In Black
Newsarama
Panel Patter
Robot 6
Splashpage
The Beat
The Comics Reporter
The Mary Sue
Weekly Comic Book Review
Ucreate Comics

Forums and Discussion:

Concept Art
Webcomic Underdogs
Digital Strips
Eyeskream
Online Comics
Pencil Jack
Something Awful Forums
The Gigcast
TheWebComicList
Webcomics.com
Webcomics.net
Webcomics Beacon
Webcomics Weekly
OTHER SUGGESTIONS from ReMInd

Toplist Sites, Aggregators and Hosts:

Webcomics Guide
Belfry
Comic Basement
Comic Blog Elite
Comic Dish
Comic Fury
Comic Genesis
Comic Hovel
Comic Listing
Comic Nation
Comicracy
Comic Rank
Comixpedia
Deviant Art
Drunk Duck
Enter the Void
Family Webcomics
Kidjutsu
Macs Comic List
Online Comics
Piperka
Rampage Network
Smack Jeeves
Taversia
Top Online Comics
Top Web Comics
WebComics Nation
Webcomics Super 100 List
WebcomicZ

Social Media:

Facebook
Flickr
Photobucket
Posterous
Reddit
StumbleUpon
Tumblr
Twitpic
Twitter

Other:

Buttons, stickers, keychains and other promotional swag
Conventions
Paper.li
8 Ways To Grow Your Audience

Search Engines

Add your comic site to Google, Bing and Yahoo

Sites On Hiatus

Anatoli
Comics Rock
ComicSpace
Czarblog
Damn Good Comics
Eye Balling It
Floating Lightbulb
Lonely Panel/Webcomic Finds
Paperless Comics
Pop Syndicate
Spwug
The Webcomicker
Wax Intellectual
Webcomic Asylum
Webcomic Watchman
Webcomics are from Uranus
Websnark
Winged Wolf Studio

Have I missed something? Let me know so I can add it. Additions will be still subject to my Looney Tunes guidelines, of course.

2 Comments

  1. Pingback: Readers and Business | Grab Bag | ArtPatient

  2. It may even end up leading to people talking about or even linking to your webcomic, which is, ultimately, the best form of advertisement. A high-quality webcomic can get relatively low traffic if people aren’t noticing it, so there’s no better time than now for creators to improve their web presence and let potential readers know what they have to offer.

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