Files and Resources

Here are some pre made templates and files that will help you get started.

If you have any questions about these please email me at sean@glumace.com

Adobe Illustrator (AI) Template File

Adobe Illustrator Lettering Template (AI and EPS Version) ZIP Download 1.3MB

The Adobe Illustrator file is 6.75″ x 10.25″ which is the trim size of a standard comic book. The live area of the file is 6.25″ x 9.75″ and guides have been set up in the file.  I have included an AI file and EPS version with  size notes in them. The file also has a locked layer for the background, a layer for artwork and one for lettering.

Adobe Photoshop (PSD) Template for Colored Pages

Adobe Photoshop Colored Comic Page Templat (PSD) ZIP Download 514KB

This file is a 300dpi RGB Photoshop (PSD) Document.

  • The RED area is the bleed at 7” x 10.5” this will get trimmed (cut) off
  • The GREEN area is the final trim size of the comic book at 6.75“ x 10.25”
  • The  PURPLE area is the live area or “safe area” at 6.25” x 9.75” the margins are .25” from the trim Save your working file as a PSD RGB file.

When you have a finished production file convert to CMYK and flatten it, save as a TIFF with LZW compression. This is the file you will place in InDesign.

Adobe InDesign (INDD) Template

Adobe InDesign Comic Book Template (INDD) ZIP 469K

The Adobe InDesign file is set up with a trim of 6.75″ x 10.25″ and has two layers, one called ARTWORK for placing the TIFF file and the other called LETTERING for placing the AI file on top. You will use InDesign to create a PDF or package all your files to send to the printer or create a digital version.