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Troper AddictHey, I was thinking of making a manga but with only like 16 pages and like 20 at the max. Do you know any manga with short page numbers like that? IS it possible to make a manga that short? Im sooo stuck!
edited 17th Mar '12 12:47:20 PM by iDreams
Ahr riverDon't worry about it yet. Just do it.
listenWho cares about length? Just make your story as long or short as it needs to be told. Though with the decompressed nature of manga compared to American comics, that seems more like the length of a single chapter.
edited 17th Mar '12 12:55:55 PM by CrystalGlacia
Writer's Welcome WagonYes, manga chapters in Shonen are usually twenty-two pages, but I think you can get away with an one-shot with only sixteen. What are you thinking of submitting this to?
edited 17th Mar '12 1:08:30 PM by chihuahua0
Troper AddictWell I don't know, do you have any ideas?
Ahr riverDark Horse, Vertigo, Marvel, DC, Tokyo Pop...
become god kurrinI thought Tokyo Pop died...
Sam just... punched his own face and died in a marsh. And Pippin got lost, and Frodo was dead.
Ahr riverOh, so they did. Damn.
The Eternal FoolThe average manga chapter for a weekly serialization is 17-19 pages, but the first three chapters have extra pages to set things up (IIRC, 45, then ~30, then 23). Monthly hovers around 30 or 40, bi-monthly sticks around 12-19. A volume generally has about 192 pages in total, and is generally the only route open to OEL manga. One-shots generally have the same amount of pages as the first chapter of a new series, so about 45.
edited 18th Mar '12 5:52:23 PM by burnpsy
Nice GuyIf you're going to do something this short and don't want to throw it up online, I'd try to write a few more and put together some kind of anthology/sampler/whatever.
Read Remus! Has nothing to do with wolves.
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