Name: thor deacon
This is a great book. If you would like to check out an interview with Jim Rugg stumptown trade review has one.
@ Timothy O'Briant I run a podcast with a focus soley on independent trades. We love to review small-time, self-published, or even web comics. We also review bigger name independent comics, but welcome anything independent. I love listening to ifanboy because I can catch up on what is happening in mainstream comics. Any creaters can feel welcome to contact us as stumptown trade review on blogspot, and we will at least give a written review.
This isn't meant to be self-promotion, but instead to let aspiring creaters know that there are other avenues that don't focus on mainstream comics.