Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com Online Courses and Community for Comic Book Writing and Art Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:00:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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 Comic 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 Creator’s 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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Alum Ramon Gil’s Sci Fi Anthology Now Available Thru Kickstarter! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/09/alum-ramon-gils-sci-fi-anthology-now-available-thru-kickstarter/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 18:25:56 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4218 Ramon Gil, a Comics Experience alum and Creators Workshop member, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the fourth installation in his science fiction comics anthology series, Scifies. This collection assembles eight original science fiction stories by emerging and established writers and artists, with editing by Gregory Silber. The Kickstarter runs until Sept 23, 2018, with...

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Don’t Forget to Sign Up for Intro to Coloring! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/08/dont-forget-to-sign-up-for-intro-to-coloring/ Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:00:19 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4205 Our always popular Introduction to Comic Book Coloring class with Chris Sotomayor (Spider-Man, The Avengers) starts back up again on October 15, 2018! Don’t miss your chance to take part in a fun and phenomenal learning experience – secure your spot today and start making comics. Because of our personalized, student-centered approach, we cap each...

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Episode #159 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/08/episode-159-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted-2/ Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:41:09 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4204 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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Your LAST CHANCE to Sign Up for Three Upcoming Courses! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/08/your-last-chance-to-sign-up-for-three-upcoming-courses/ Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4200 We have three courses about to begin, and it’s your LAST CHANCE to sign up! We keep class sizes on the smaller side so you receive the most individualized feedback possible. If you’re serious about your career, you don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to sharpen your skillsets with industry greats. You better...

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Four New Titles Coming from Comics Experience and Source Point Press! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/08/four-new-titles-coming-from-comics-experience-and-source-point-press/ Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:57:37 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4191 If you’re headed to New York Comic-Con between October 4 and 7, stop by the Source Point Press booth and check out four exciting new books coming from their partnership with Comics Experience! These creators have taken our courses and participated in our Workshop. We are excited to play a part in helping their careers...

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Episode #158 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/08/episode-158-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:33:32 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4189 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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Patrick Reiger’s Writing for Animation Course Now Open for Enrollment! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/08/patrick-reigers-writing-for-animation-course-now-open-for-enrollment/ Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:00:37 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4184 As part of our Screen Experience suite of courses for aspiring screenwriters, Patrick Reiger (Justice League Action, Thunderbirds are Go, Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac) is teaching Screenwriting 103: Writing for Animation – now open for enrollment! Class starts September 20 and will run for six consecutive Thursdays after. You can sign up here....

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Episode #157 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/08/episode-157-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:00:28 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4181 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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Introduction to Comic Book Writing Begins August 1! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/introduction-to-comic-book-writing-begins-august-1/ Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:00:20 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4176 Introduction to Comic Book Writing starts back up on August 1! This will be the last time it’s offered until 2019, so make sure to sign up as soon as you’re able to ensure your spot. This is also a prerequisite course for our advanced writing classes. Taught by writer, editor, and Comics Experience founder...

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Three San Diego Comic Con Takeaways! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/three-san-diego-comic-con-takeaways/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 17:00:44 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4172 Guest post by CE founder and instructor Andy Schmidt. In my 13th San Diego Comic Con in a row, I found myself struck by how much changed in the industry from last year to this year. I gave four talks with several awesome guests including Comics Experience alumni and our faculty and staff. A special...

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Episode #156 of the Comics Experience Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/episode-156-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:54:09 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4167 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 Comics Experience founder and former Marvel and IDW Editor Andy Schmidt and his co-host Joey Groah as they discuss making comics! Subscribe...

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Rich Bloom’s Logo Design Course Now Open for Enrollment! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/rich-blooms-logo-design-course-now-open-for-enrollment/ Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:00:23 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4170 Source Point Press graphic designer Rich Bloom is offering an exciting class for comics creators who need to know the production and marketing sides of the industry. Introduction to Logo and Marketing Materials Design begins September 13 and runs every Thursday for five weeks until October 25, with a break the week of October 4....

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Find Andy and Source Point at SDCC! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/find-andy-and-source-point-at-sdcc/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:00:59 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4165 Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt and our friends and partners at Source Point Press will be attending San Diego Comic-Con next weekend, at booth #2306! Creators Workshop member and Comics Experience alumnus and writer Frank Gogol will be on hand to sign copies of Grief, along with other Source Point creators like Kasey Pierce and...

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Episode #155 of the Comics Experience Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/episode-155-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 18:08:46 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4164 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 Comics Experience founder and former Marvel and IDW Editor Andy Schmidt and his co-host Joey Groah as they discuss making comics! Subscribe...

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Phillip Sevy’s Introduction to Comic Art Begins in September! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/phillip-sevys-introduction-to-comic-art-begins-in-september/ Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:00:22 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4163 Phillip Sevy‘s latest Introduction to Comic Book Art course starts back up on September 5 and runs for six weeks until October 10. Learn all about the ins and outs of how to draw great comics from the artist of Tomb Raider, The House, and Magdalena. The curriculum includes covers, storytelling, professionalism and the comics...

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