Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com Online Courses and Community for Comic Book Writing and Art Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:41:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Episode #165 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/episode-165-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:41:55 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4318 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Andy Schmidt Says Goodbye to Stan Lee http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/andy-schmidt-says-goodbye-to-stan-lee/ Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:17:58 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4308 This blog has been cross-posted from Andy’s Facebook page, with his permission. I’m sure you have all heard by now that Stan Lee, perhaps the chief architect of Marvel Comics, passed away at the age of 95. There are a lot of things one could choose to discuss about Stan Lee, and most of those...

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Episode #164 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/episode-164-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:15:32 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4306 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Alum Chris Massari’s Six Swords Now on Kickstarter! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/alum-chris-massaris-six-swords-now-on-kickstarter/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:02:36 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4297 “It explores themes such as the fruitlessness of revenge, remorse about our past, and the redemption we seek for our sins.” – Six Swords creative team “If flying heads and f-bombs are also up your alley, you won’t want to miss this.” – Matthew Peter Murphy Comics Experience alum Chris Massari and collaborators have partnered...

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Episode #163 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/episode-163-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:05:08 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4296 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Workshop Member’s Treasure Chest Comics Wins a Diamond Daily Award! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/treasure-chest-comics-wins-a-diamond-daily-award/ Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:00:42 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4292 Creators Workshop member Eugene Rose manages the Stafford, Virginia-based Treasure Chest Comics, which recently won a Diamond Daily Award at New York Comic-Con! Their Reading Raiders program, with t-shirts featuring art by Gannon Beck, received recognition for encouraging comic book readers to check out new titles. The initiative works like a library. Subscribers must pick...

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We’re Now on Instagram! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/were-now-on-instagram/ Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:00:40 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4291 We are excited to announce that we recently launched our Instagram account, @ComicsExperience! Follow it for exclusive looks at our convention antics, student artwork, projects in production, and more! We’re excited to have another avenue where we can connect with comics creators of all types. If you’re a Creators Workshop member and/or an alumnus of...

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Our Video Archives Now Unlocked for Workshop Members! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/our-video-archives-now-unlocked-for-workshop-members/ Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:00:40 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4290 If you’re a member of our Creators Workshop – or considering joining our community – we’ve added an exciting new perk for members. All 133 (and counting!) videos from our archives are now available to watch whenever, wherever you want. This includes live workshops, town hall meetings, book clubs, and other educational resources, featuring industry...

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Episode #162 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/episode-162-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:13:21 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4288 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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New Comic Creator Workshops Announced for October through December 2018! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/new-comic-creator-workshops-announced-for-october-through-december-2018/ Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:07:28 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4284 Our next Comic Creator Workshop session topics have been announced! Our Comic Creator Workshop sessions are online, monthly events for Creators Workshop members. We focus on unique topics geared toward helping comic creators achieve their personal best. Details about our next three Comic Creator Workshop sessions are below. We hope you’ll join us! October 2018...

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Introducing Micro-Courses! Launching with Kickstarter Course by Heather Antos http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/introducing-micro-courses-launching-with-kickstarter-course-by-heather-antos/ Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:41:12 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4282 On Friday, November 9, 2018, Comics Experience will launch the first in a series of Micro-Courses: affordable, single-session classes focusing on targeted practical skills for comics creators! Our premiere Micro-Course will feature editor Heather Antos, leading a discussion titled Kickstarting Your Comic. Heather, who has edited for Marvel and Image, got her start in comics...

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Comics Experience and Source Point Press Support RAINN at NYCC http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/comics-experience-and-source-point-press-support-rainn-at-nycc/ Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:00:44 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4280 If you plan to attend NYCC this weekend, Comics Experience and Source Point Press will be donating 30% of the proceeds from select titles to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). RAINN is the largest nonprofit in the United States focused on providing support to survivors of sexual violence, as well as educational...

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Alum Marta Tanrikulu is Co-Editing Passages, A New Kickstarter! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/marta-tanrikulu-is-co-editing-passages-a-new-kickstarter/ Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:00:37 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4269 Comics Experience alumna and Creators Workshop member Marta Tanrikulu is co-editing an anthology compiling NewMyths ezine’s best stories into a new Kickstarter campaign! Passages collects some of the most popular sci-fi/fantasy poems, prose, and art with an eye for telling an overarching metanarrative about the major stages of life, from birth to death and all...

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Episode #161 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/episode-161-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 27 Sep 2018 14:11:31 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4268 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Next Call for Submissions: January 2019! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/next-call-for-submissions-january-2019/ Wed, 26 Sep 2018 18:43:43 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4260 Comics Experience offers a publishing program in partnership with Source Point Press, and we’re opening a new submissions window this January! If you’re eligible to submit to our publishing program, we encourage you to start getting your project ready — we’d love to hear from you. Submissions are open to those who have participated in...

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Writing for Animation with Zac Atkinson Now Open! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/writing-for-animation-with-zac-atkinson-now-open/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:00:36 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4258 Screenwriting 103: Writing for Animation is now open for enrollment! The class, which is part of our Screen Experience initiative, will run for six weeks beginning on Thursday, October 4. You can sign up here. Our courses tend to fill up pretty quickly, so make sure to enroll and ensure your spot as soon as...

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CE Community Member Heads Diversity Comic Con! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/ce-community-member-heads-diversity-comic-con/ Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:07:54 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4243 On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Comics Experience Creators Workshop member Ramon Gil will launch the very first Diversity Comic Con at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)! The con will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Great Hall of FIT’s Conference Center. Ramon is a professor at the school, who...

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Kenny Porter in DC’s Cursed Comics Cavalcade! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/kenny-porter-in-dcs-cursed-comic-cavalcade/ Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:00:19 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4229 Creators Workshop member and course alum Kenny Porter will be writing a Green Lantern story for the Cursed Comic Cavalcade! Out October 10, he’ll be joined by Riley Rossmo on art, Ivan Plascenia on colors, and Tom Napolitano on letters. For fans of horror comics, now’s your chance to see your favorite DC superheroes fighting...

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Episode #160 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/episode-160-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:06:47 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4227 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Rich Douek’s Wailing Blade to Debut at NYCC! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/rich-doueks-wailing-blade-to-debut-at-nycc/ Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:32:19 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4221 Comics Experience community member Rich Douek, recently of Gutter Magic, will be debuting the first issue of Wailing Blade at New York Comic-Con on October 4-7! The team also includes artist Joe Mulvey, colorists Chris Sotomayor and Jules Rivera, and letterer Taylor Esposito – plus a cover by Declan Shalvey! You can pick it up...

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