Breaking into comics solely as a writer is a challenge. It’s easy for an editor or publisher to evaluate an artist’s portfolio at a glance. Writers require more effort.
Obviously, if you’re an established pro in another area—such as TV, film, or novels—it’s easy to call a comics company, lay out your background, and make inquiries into writing for their books. Well-known TV and film writers are especially welcome.
If you’re a new writer without credits in other areas of writing, you’ll need to prove yourself by having a lot of creative story pitches, then do your best to get those pitches read by editors.
The worst way to do this is submitting by mail without a personal contact. Never, under any conditions, submit ...