Work for Hire/Page Rate MAINSTREAM INDIE
Script $80-100 $25-50
Covers $600-700 $200-500
Line art $200-300 $100-250
Colour art $80-135 $20-80
Letters $20-25 $10-20

Whether you’re being offered lower than standard page rates or not from a publisher, it is important that there remains an ongoing conversation about fair standards in the comics industry. Please consider taking a moment to answer the 2015 Year In Review Fair Page Rates survey.

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