Comics Experience Make Comics Podcast http://www.comicsexperience.com/ The Comics Experience Make Comics podcast provides ~15 minutes of advice per episode on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:00:07 +0000 en-US © 2014 Comics Experience dev Make Comics Like The Pros Do. Comics Experience Comics Experience info@comicsexperience.com The Comics Experience Make Comics podcast provides ~15 minutes of advice per episode on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. The Comics Experience Make Comics podcast provides ~15 minutes of advice per episode on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Comics Experience info@comicsexperience.com clean No #166 – Tips on Hiring a Freelance Editor http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/166-tips-on-hiring-a-freelance-editor/ Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:56:54 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4334 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Nicole Boose (Marvel, Millarworld, freelance) shares five tips for hiring a freelance editor for your comics project. Goals, roles and convos to get your project moving!

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Nicole Boose (Marvel, Millarworld, freelance) shares five tips for hiring a freelance editor for your comics project. Goals, roles and convos to get your project moving!

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Nicole Boose (Marvel, Millarworld, freelance) shares five tips for hiring a freelance editor for your comics project. Goals, roles and convos to get your project moving!

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#165 – Scheduling Your Time http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/165-scheduling-your-time/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:46:55 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4317 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Jim Gibbons talks about scheduling for each step of the comics-making process, and really sitting down and doing the math. Working on creator-owned, work-for-hire, whatever your project, planning a schedule for/with your team is key to making deadlines.

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Jim Gibbons talks about scheduling for each step of the comics-making process, and really sitting down and doing the math. Working on creator-owned, work-for-hire, whatever your project, planning a schedule for/with your team is key to making deadlines.

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Jim Gibbons talks about scheduling for each step of the comics-making process, and really sitting down and doing the math. Working on creator-owned, work-for-hire, whatever your project, planning a schedule for/with your team is key to making deadlines.

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#164 – Finding the Humanity in Superheroes http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/164-finding-the-humanity-in-superheroes/ Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:45:23 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4304 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Heather Antos talks about finding the humanity in superheroes, including her experience at Marvel with Deadpool and Gwenpool. And a preview of Heather’s 11/09/19 Comics Experience micro course Kickstarting YOUR comics.

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Heather Antos talks about finding the humanity in superheroes, including her experience at Marvel with Deadpool and Gwenpool. And a preview of Heather’s 11/09/19 Comics Experience micro course Kickstarting YOUR comics.

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Heather Antos talks about finding the humanity in superheroes, including her experience at Marvel with Deadpool and Gwenpool. And a preview of Heather’s 11/09/19 Comics Experience micro course Kickstarting YOUR comics.

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#163 – Setting Goals for Your Comics Project http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/163-setting-goals-for-your-comics-project/ Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:40:30 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4295 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing What do you want? What are the steps do you need to get there? Are you willing to deal with the downsides? All this and more in setting your goals for a comics project.

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What do you want? What are the steps do you need to get there? Are you willing to deal with the downsides? All this and more in setting your goals for a comics project.

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What do you want? What are the steps do you need to get there? Are you willing to deal with the downsides? All this and more in setting your goals for a comics project.

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#162 – Anthology Pitching http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/162-anthology-pitching/ Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:46:42 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4287 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing What goes into an anthology pitch? Jim Gibbons talks about how to make sure your story is suited to an anthology, if it’s a complete story and more, including his time editing the anthology series Dark Horse Presents.

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What goes into an anthology pitch? Jim Gibbons talks about how to make sure your story is suited to an anthology, if it’s a complete story and more, including his time editing the anthology series Dark Horse Presents.

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What goes into an anthology pitch? Jim Gibbons talks about how to make sure your story is suited to an anthology, if it’s a complete story and more, including his time editing the anthology series Dark Horse Presents.

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#161 – Portfolios and Talent Scouting with Will Robson http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/161-portfolios-and-talent-scouting-with-will-robson/ Thu, 27 Sep 2018 13:41:05 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4267 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Artist Will Robson (Typhoid Fever: X-Men, Spider-Man/Deadpool, Star Lord) talks about his portfolio goals over the years, getting hired by Marvel and working with editors like Heather Antos. Heather shares her tips for portfolios and talking to editors.

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Artist Will Robson (Typhoid Fever: X-Men, Spider-Man/Deadpool, Star Lord) talks about his portfolio goals over the years, getting hired by Marvel and working with editors like Heather Antos. Heather shares her tips for portfolios and talking to editors.

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Artist Will Robson (Typhoid Fever: X-Men, Spider-Man/Deadpool, Star Lord) talks about his portfolio goals over the years, getting hired by Marvel and working with editors like Heather Antos. Heather shares her tips for portfolios and talking to editors.

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#160 – Parenting and Comics http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/160-parenting-and-comics/ Tue, 11 Sep 2018 21:08:58 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4226 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Nicole Boose talks parenting and comic-ing. How kids affect our approach to making comics, principles for managing your time, defining and adjusting goals, and mixing working from home and childcare.

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Nicole Boose talks parenting and comic-ing. How kids affect our approach to making comics, principles for managing your time, defining and adjusting goals, and mixing working from home and childcare.

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Nicole Boose talks parenting and comic-ing. How kids affect our approach to making comics, principles for managing your time, defining and adjusting goals, and mixing working from home and childcare.

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#159 – Don’t Let Social Media Get You Down http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/159-dont-let-social-media-get-you-down/ Tue, 28 Aug 2018 20:01:20 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4203 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Why bother with social media if there’s so much negativity? When DO you read the comments? And why do we create in the first place? Heather Antos talks Social Media blackouts & blocklists, along with other tips & tricks to stay sane.

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Why bother with social media if there’s so much negativity? When DO you read the comments? And why do we create in the first place? Heather Antos talks Social Media blackouts & blocklists, along with other tips & tricks to stay sane.

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Why bother with social media if there’s so much negativity? When DO you read the comments? And why do we create in the first place? Heather Antos talks Social Media blackouts & blocklists, along with other tips & tricks to stay sane.

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#158 – What Editors Need to Sell Your Book http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/158-what-editors-need-to-sell-your-book/ Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:49:50 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4187 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Editors need few different things to get your book approved, including you having the basics of a good portfolio with examples of your work, finished work, a good pitch document… and more! Jim Gibbons (Dark Horse, Image) talks about what goes into it.

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Editors need few different things to get your book approved, including you having the basics of a good portfolio with examples of your work, finished work, a good pitch document… and more! Jim Gibbons (Dark Horse, Image) talks about what goes into it.

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Editors need few different things to get your book approved, including you having the basics of a good portfolio with examples of your work, finished work, a good pitch document… and more! Jim Gibbons (Dark Horse, Image) talks about what goes into it.

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Teen Titans Go to the Movies http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/teen-titans-go-to-the-movies/ Thu, 02 Aug 2018 19:32:38 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4180 Aquaman,Batman,DC Comics,Robin,Superman,Teen Titans,Warner Bros. Skid and Andy tackle the adaptation of “The New Teen Titans” into the new film “Teen Titans Go to the Movies” from Warner Bros. animation. In many ways, the film is a huge departure from the source material, but Skid and Andy do dive into how the departure isn’t as big as you might first think.

Also, they laugh a lot as the film is really great….

We miss James this episode and wish him safe travels!

Please leave us a review of the podcast! We take topic suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com.

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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Skid and Andy tackle the adaptation of “The New Teen Titans” into the new film “Teen Titans Go to the Movies” from Warner Bros. animation. In many ways, the film is a huge departure from the source material, but Skid and Andy do dive into how the departure isn’t as big as you might first think.

Also, they laugh a lot as the film is really great….

We miss James this episode and wish him safe travels!

Please leave us a review of the podcast! We take topic suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com.

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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Skid and Andy tackle the adaptation of “The New Teen Titans” into the new film “Teen Titans Go to the Movies” from Warner Bros. animation. In many ways, the film is a huge departure from the source material, but Skid and Andy do dive into how the departure isn’t as big as you might first think.

Also, they laugh a lot as the film is really great….

We miss James this episode and wish him safe travels!

Please leave us a review of the podcast! We take topic suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com.

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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#157 – Character Core Values and Continuity http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/157-character-core-values-and-continuity/ Wed, 01 Aug 2018 20:38:55 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4179 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing In work-for-hire work situations character core values and the passing of time might not always be in sync with continuity. Heather Antos talks about thinking about and creating towards a character’s core values can lead to new and engaging stories.

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In work-for-hire work situations character core values and the passing of time might not always be in sync with continuity. Heather Antos talks about thinking about and creating towards a character’s core values can lead to new and engaging stories.

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In work-for-hire work situations character core values and the passing of time might not always be in sync with continuity. Heather Antos talks about thinking about and creating towards a character’s core values can lead to new and engaging stories.

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Episode #156 – Defining Professional Boundaries with Nicole Boose http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/episode-156-defining-professional-boundaries-with-nicole-boose/ Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:59:24 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4169 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Defining boundaries: Making clear decisions about what you are and are not willing or able to do, and communicating them effectively.

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Defining boundaries: Making clear decisions about what you are and are not willing or able to do, and communicating them effectively.

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Defining boundaries: Making clear decisions about what you are and are not willing or able to do, and communicating them effectively.

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Episode #155 – There is No Right Contract with Jim Gibbons http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/episode-155-there-is-no-right-contract-with-jim-gibbons/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 20:06:53 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4162 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Jim Gibbons talks about contracts, and thinking about contracts for your comics career in the present and future. All related to your comics goals, along with some basketball metaphors thrown in.

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Jim Gibbons talks about contracts, and thinking about contracts for your comics career in the present and future. All related to your comics goals, along with some basketball metaphors thrown in.

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Jim Gibbons talks about contracts, and thinking about contracts for your comics career in the present and future. All related to your comics goals, along with some basketball metaphors thrown in.

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Episode #154 – Licensed Properties with Heather Antos http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/episode-154-licensed-properties-with-heather-antos/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:43:50 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4146 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Heather Antos (Star Wars, Deadpool, Gwenpool) talks licensed properties, including storytelling with scheduling, working with a license holder and more.

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Heather Antos (Star Wars, Deadpool, Gwenpool) talks licensed properties, including storytelling with scheduling, working with a license holder and more.

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Heather Antos (Star Wars, Deadpool, Gwenpool) talks licensed properties, including storytelling with scheduling, working with a license holder and more.

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Episode #153 – Avoiding the Comparison Trap with Jim Gibbons http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/episode-153-avoiding-the-comparison-trap-with-jim-gibbons/ Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:45:41 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4134 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing It’s easy to fall into the comparison trap looking at other people making comics, and Jim Gibbons has thoughts on how to think about your goals and avoid unproductive mindsets.

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It’s easy to fall into the comparison trap looking at other people making comics, and Jim Gibbons has thoughts on how to think about your goals and avoid unproductive mindsets.

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It’s easy to fall into the comparison trap looking at other people making comics, and Jim Gibbons has thoughts on how to think about your goals and avoid unproductive mindsets.

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Solo http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/solo/ Mon, 04 Jun 2018 18:35:50 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4133 Movie Review,Solo,Star Wars James, Skid, and Andy review the effects of delving into established continuity in the film SOLO. They tackle the following questions:

  1. This film plays with structure more than any previous STAR WARS film, how does that play against our expectations?
  2. This is the first STAR WARS film not to use the Force in a meaningful way. Good thing or bad thing?
  3. What do we make of the cameo in the end?

Please leave us a review and subscribe to the podcast! We take suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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James, Skid, and Andy review the effects of delving into established continuity in the film SOLO. They tackle the following questions:

  1. This film plays with structure more than any previous STAR WARS film, how does that play against our expectations?
  2. This is the first STAR WARS film not to use the Force in a meaningful way. Good thing or bad thing?
  3. What do we make of the cameo in the end?

Please leave us a review and subscribe to the podcast! We take suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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James, Skid, and Andy review the effects of delving into established continuity in the film SOLO. They tackle the following questions:

  1. This film plays with structure more than any previous STAR WARS film, how does that play against our expectations?
  2. This is the first STAR WARS film not to use the Force in a meaningful way. Good thing or bad thing?
  3. What do we make of the cameo in the end?

Please leave us a review and subscribe to the podcast! We take suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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Deadpool 2 http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/deadpool-2/ Tue, 22 May 2018 21:05:50 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4115 Cable,Deadpool,Fox,Marvel,X-Force Our hosts Andy, James, and Skid tackle DEADPOOL 2 in this episode, focusing on how the Deadpool films function in relation to the other X-MEN franchise films, the adaptation of the individual characters from the comics to the screen, and seeds of the stories used for the hit-sequel.

Please join us, leave a review, rate the podcast, and tell all your friends about it! Presented by Comics Experience and Screen Experience.

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Our hosts Andy, James, and Skid tackle DEADPOOL 2 in this episode, focusing on how the Deadpool films function in relation to the other X-MEN franchise films, the adaptation of the individual characters from the comics to the screen, and seeds of the stories used for the hit-sequel.

Please join us, leave a review, rate the podcast, and tell all your friends about it! Presented by Comics Experience and Screen Experience.

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Our hosts Andy, James, and Skid tackle DEADPOOL 2 in this episode, focusing on how the Deadpool films function in relation to the other X-MEN franchise films, the adaptation of the individual characters from the comics to the screen, and seeds of the stories used for the hit-sequel.

Please join us, leave a review, rate the podcast, and tell all your friends about it! Presented by Comics Experience and Screen Experience.

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Episode #152 – Collaboration is Key with Heather Antos http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/episode-152-collaboration-is-key-with-heather-antos/ Tue, 22 May 2018 11:52:51 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4114 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Heather Antos (Unikrn, Marvel) talks about how collaboration is key and comics are a full team effort.

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Heather Antos (Unikrn, Marvel) talks about how collaboration is key and comics are a full team effort.

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Heather Antos (Unikrn, Marvel) talks about how collaboration is key and comics are a full team effort.

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Episode #151 – Skills vs. Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/episode-151-skills-vs-experience/ Fri, 11 May 2018 11:20:23 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4101 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing Nicole Boose talks Skills Versus Experience when it comes to making comics, as well as goal-defining for your career or project in terms of skills and experience for yourself and collaborators.

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Nicole Boose talks Skills Versus Experience when it comes to making comics, as well as goal-defining for your career or project in terms of skills and experience for yourself and collaborators.

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Nicole Boose talks Skills Versus Experience when it comes to making comics, as well as goal-defining for your career or project in terms of skills and experience for yourself and collaborators.

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Avengers: Infinity War http://www.comicsexperience.com/podcast/avengers-infinity-war/ Wed, 02 May 2018 14:22:40 +0000 Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com/?post_type=podcast&p=4086 art,breaking in,comic books,comics,Comics Experience,comics industry,networking,webcomics,writing It’s finally here, the wait is over, and the opening weekend was massive. It’s the biggest Marvel film to date and Avengers: Infinity War is showing no signs of slowing down! James, Skid and Andy discuss the film and it’s source material “Thanos Quest,” “The Infinity Gauntlet,” and “Thanos Rising” and how this film compares to “event comics” of the 80s and today.

Our questions tackled are:

  1. Thanos has more humanity in the film than in the comics, does this work to the audiences favor?
  2. The film has many character moments but few character arcs. In that respect, is it similar to the source material or different?
  3. The film does a balancing act between a host of characters. Does it lose focus or does it stay on target?
  4. Who is the main character of this film? Who was the main character of the comic THE INFINITY GAUNTLET?

Please leave us a review and subscribe to the podcast! We take suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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It’s finally here, the wait is over, and the opening weekend was massive. It’s the biggest Marvel film to date and Avengers: Infinity War is showing no signs of slowing down! James, Skid and Andy discuss the film and it’s source material “Thanos Quest,” “The Infinity Gauntlet,” and “Thanos Rising” and how this film compares to “event comics” of the 80s and today.

Our questions tackled are:

  1. Thanos has more humanity in the film than in the comics, does this work to the audiences favor?
  2. The film has many character moments but few character arcs. In that respect, is it similar to the source material or different?
  3. The film does a balancing act between a host of characters. Does it lose focus or does it stay on target?
  4. Who is the main character of this film? Who was the main character of the comic THE INFINITY GAUNTLET?

Please leave us a review and subscribe to the podcast! We take suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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It’s finally here, the wait is over, and the opening weekend was massive. It’s the biggest Marvel film to date and Avengers: Infinity War is showing no signs of slowing down! James, Skid and Andy discuss the film and it’s source material “Thanos Quest,” “The Infinity Gauntlet,” and “Thanos Rising” and how this film compares to “event comics” of the 80s and today.

Our questions tackled are:

  1. Thanos has more humanity in the film than in the comics, does this work to the audiences favor?
  2. The film has many character moments but few character arcs. In that respect, is it similar to the source material or different?
  3. The film does a balancing act between a host of characters. Does it lose focus or does it stay on target?
  4. Who is the main character of this film? Who was the main character of the comic THE INFINITY GAUNTLET?

Please leave us a review and subscribe to the podcast! We take suggestions at the email address: info@comicsexperience.com

If you’re interested in screenwriting courses that we offer, please visit: www.ScreenExperience.com for more information.

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