The printed book as a medium is coming to an end. At least Seth Godin seems to think so. My friend Mike from the L.A. comics store The Comic Bug brought this article to my attention: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2013/08/an-end-of-books.html Godin talks about the … Continue reading
Dialogue is usually the only part of the script that makes it to the final comic book. So how do you make it count? Here are 5 ways to write better dialogue: Tip No. 1: Ask yourself why. Why is … Continue reading
Writer/artist Palle Schmidt talks about his methods for coming up with story ideas, writing in his underwear, talking to himself and how to solve story problems with the use of balloons! What are YOUR story generation tips? Please share!
How do you get better at making comics? Well, hard work and pratice, obviously. But getting feedback can be crucial to understanding how your work impacts other people. And that’s what it is all about! Getting the right readers is … Continue reading
After 4 days of Comic Con, fatigue is starting to set in. My friend and collaborator Chris Miskiewicz (www.welcometotripcity.com) skipped out today and dragged ourselves to the park instead, and in this podcast episode we chat about going to … Continue reading
Eisner Award nominated artist Joseph Remnant (www.josephremnant.com) talks about why he got into comics and what makes him keep going. Great insights and advice from a very humble and very talented writer/artist. Check out the Remnant illustrated book Harvey … Continue reading
Artist and writer Reilly Brown (www.reillybrownart.com) is known for his work on Marvel books such as The Amazing Spiderman, Cable & Deadpool and his creator-owned Power Play (www.powerplaycomic.com). In this episode he talks about robots, monsters and pottery! Great insights … Continue reading
Interviews conducted at Comic Con in San Diego. First Eisner Award winning Nate Powell (www.seemybrotherdance.org) talks about making comics in two-hour chunks while taking care of his 1-year old daughter. Apologies for the bad audio – totally my fault! Secondly … Continue reading
From Writer/artist Palle Schmidt: “The 3 biggest mistakes I made in my comics career”. The first Comics For Beginners Podcast!
When you are starting out in a new field, like making comics, it’s a good idea to start small. But what about that big, epic graphic novel you have in you? You want to make an impact, right? True. But if … Continue reading