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Author Topic: How much would my manga cost?  (Read 124 times)

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Offline Canislupus54

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How much would my manga cost?
« on: November 30, 2017, 05:05:13 AM »
So, basically, how much would it cost for me to get Blodtorstig or Protector Number Thirteen(readable in the Manga Creations forum) drawn? I would prefer full color but black and white would be fine too. At the very least, could you tell me which would be cheaper? Thanks for your time and information.

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Re: How much would my manga cost?
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2017, 05:45:50 AM »
5-10 USD on the lowest possible end, 100-150 USD on the highest possible end (can be higher), per page, no color.

Full colored pages can easily be double or even triple that amount.
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Re: How much would my manga cost?
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2017, 08:42:41 AM »
Let's see. if your manga is 30 pages not counting covers. for 5-10 USD a page it's going to cost you 150-300 USD

I saw a guy do 20 full colored pages a month for 600 USD and another doing full colored Volume for 2000.

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Re: How much would my manga cost?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2017, 10:21:15 AM »
Just expect $50 a page.

This might sound like a lot but remember a side job like Uber or Lyft can pay for your manga. Basically, you work 3-4 hours for someone to illustrate your manga per day.

I hope, at least in my case, my rough draft pages will serve as a guide so when I hire someone, they won’t charge so much since the layout is already done.

I think colored would be more expensive and time consuming. I think it might be better if go black/white since that is what manga usually is. Except for the color spread part.
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Re: How much would my manga cost?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2017, 10:46:11 AM »
Thanks for the answers, guys.

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Re: How much would my manga cost?
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2017, 12:44:56 PM »
I read you found an artist. I wish you luck. Hope you keep us updated on your manga making.


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Re: How much would my manga cost?
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2017, 07:58:23 PM »
I read you found an artist. I wish you luck. Hope you keep us updated on your manga making.
Thanks. I will do that, I'll probably post the first chapter here too.