Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com Online Courses and Community for Comic Book Writing and Art Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:00:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Comics Experience at C2E2! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/04/comics-experience-at-c2e2/ Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:00:31 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3781 Earlier this month, Comics Experience and Source Point Press staffers and creators gathered at C2E2 in Chicago to celebrate the release of four new titles, present panels, sign books, and attend a meetup. From April 6 through 8, comics fans got a taste of the exciting new stories that our partnership has to offer. Debuting...

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Creators Workshop Members Band Together in New Kickstarter, Out of the Blue! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/04/creators-workshop-members-band-together-in-new-kickstarter-out-of-the-blue/ Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:00:31 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4064 Comics Experience alum Marta Tanrikulu joins Marcus Muller and Corey Fryia on editing duties for the latest From Out of the Blue anthology: Colossal Chaos, now on Kickstarter! Fans of giant monsters, giant robots, and the total havoc they wreak should check out this cavalcade of breakneck action from a wide range of exciting creative...

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Shaun Manning Goes Medieval in Macbeth: The Red King Kickstarter! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/04/shaun-manning-goes-medieval-in-macbeth-the-red-king-kickstarter/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 15:00:25 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4058 Creators Workshop member Shaun Manning partners with artist Anna Wieszczyk once more for a haunting (pun intended) new look at a Shakespeare classic. Macbeth: The Red King, now up on Kickstarter, provides an alternative view of what sort of man Macbeth really was Comics Experience: The campaign mentions The Red King’s potential as a valuable...

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EPISODE #149 OF THE COMICS EXPERIENCE “MAKE COMICS” PODCAST POSTED! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/04/episode-149-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:45:50 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4061 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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COMICS SHORT STORY COLLECTION GRIEF EXPLORES LOSS http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/04/comics-short-story-collection-grief-explores-loss/ Wed, 04 Apr 2018 17:54:44 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4041 Trade paperback from Comics Experience and Source Point Press to debut at C2E2 Comics Experience and Source Point Press are excited to announce the publication of Grief, a comic book short story collection written by Frank Gogol, with art by Nenad Cvitcanin, Kim Holm, Ryan Foust, Bethany Varni, Jey Soliva, colored by Luca Bulgheroni, Esther...

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THE VERMIN EMERGE FROM THE SHADOWS IN WRETCHED THINGS http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/04/the-vermin-emerge-from-the-shadows-in-wretched-things/ Wed, 04 Apr 2018 17:39:15 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4039 New trade paperback of comic book mini-series from Comics Experience and Source Point Press to debut at C2E2 Comics Experience and Source Point Press are excited to announce the release of the trade paperback edition of Wretched Things by Devon Wong, Ken Perry, and John Hunt at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, known as...

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SUPERPOWERS, BUT NO SUPERHEROES IN THE WORLD OF ACHILLES, INC. http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/04/superpowers-but-no-superheroes-in-the-world-of-achilles-inc/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:37:11 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4028 New comic book mini-series from Comics Experience and Source Point Press to debut at C2E2 Comics Experience and Source Point Press are excited to announce that their new four-issue comic book miniseries, Achilles, Inc., will debut at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, known as C2E2, on April 6 through 8. Achilles, Inc. explores what...

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SAVING REALITY IS THE FAMILY BUSINESS IN THE FAMILY GRAVES http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/saving-reality-is-the-family-business-in-the-family-graves/ Mon, 26 Mar 2018 19:36:22 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4022 New comic book mini-series from Comics Experience and Source Point Press to debut at C2E2 Comics Experience and Source Point Press are excited to announce the upcoming release of The Family Graves, a new comic that Phil Hester calls “a satisfying combination of The Incredibles and classic Universal monster films.” In this four-issue mini-series, Tim...

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Last Call for 2 Upcoming Courses! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/last-call-for-2-upcoming-courses/ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:11:50 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4009 It’s your last chance to sign up for two of our exciting upcoming classes! Don’t miss out on your chance to build your comics creating skills with us. Sign up ASAP to make sure you secure a spot, because we can’t guarantee one will be available when you go to register! Introduction to Comic Book...

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EPISODE #148 OF THE COMICS EXPERIENCE “MAKE COMICS” PODCAST POSTED! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/episode-148-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:49:40 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4018 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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COMICS EXPERIENCE ANNOUNCES SCREEN EXPERIENCE COURSES http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/comics-experience-announces-screen-experience-courses/ Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:02:42 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4015 New program starting in May 2018 teaches skills for screenwriting, animation After having established itself as the place where aspiring comic book creators learn from industry professionals, Comics Experience is very excited to announce its new venture: Screen Experience. Launching in May 2018, Screen Experience will offer online educational courses designed for aspiring writers and...

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Comic Book Script Archive Adds New Scripts From Tim Bach, Frank Gogol, Andy Schmidt, & Devon Wong! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/comic-book-script-archive-adds-new-scripts-from-tim-bach-frank-gogol-andy-schmidt-devon-wong/ Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:48:27 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4005 Four new scripts are now available from the Comic Book Script Archive, presented by Comics Experience! Each one represents an upcoming release in our publishing partnership with Source Point Press. All four titles will be available in print beginning at C2E2 on April 6-8, 2018. All were conceived and developed by creators from within the...

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Comics Experience at C2E2 2018! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/comics-experience-at-c2e2-2018/ Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:20:26 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3995 This year’s C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) will be a special one for us: the event, April 6-8, marks the launch of our four brand-new titles published in partnership with Source Point Press! To mark the occasion, Comics Experience creators will be present at Source Point’s booth throughout the weekend. We’ll be selling copies...

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Comics Experience Founder Andy Schmidt’s Achilles, Inc. is Coming to Source Point Press! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/comics-experience-founder-andy-schmidts-achilles-inc-is-coming-to-source-point-press/ Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:00:07 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3988 Andy Schmidt, founder and CEO of Comics Experience, will be returning to the writing desk with Achilles, Inc., as part of the soon-to-be-launched publication deal with Source Point Press! He is joined by Daniel Maine on pencils, Francesca Zambon on colors, and Comics Experience Design and Production Manager Marco Della Verde on letters. The story...

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Comics Experience Presents: Writing for Television Master Seminar with Georgia Lee http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/comics-experience-presents-writing-for-television-master-seminar-with-georgia-lee/ Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:57:26 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3980 One-day intensive online course takes place on May 12, 2018 Shelbyville, KY (March 14, 2018) — Comics Experience is pleased to announce the Master Seminar with Georgia Lee: Writing for Television, taking place on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The day-long, online class with Lee, who is a writer on Syfy’s The Expanse and wrote and...

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Creators Workshop Member Travis Rivas in the Accidental Aliens Kickstarter! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/creators-workshop-member-travis-rivas-in-the-accidental-aliens-kickstarter/ Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:00:56 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3955 Creators Workshop member and Comics Experience course alumnus Travis Rivas, author of Unstoppable Cherub, is participating in the Accidental Aliens Kickstarter campaign. The San Diego-based comic creator collective wants to showcase shorts from its talent base in an anthology… and it’s already exceeded its $3,500 goal! Additional proceeds will pay for table spaces at comic...

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NEW LIVE WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCED: Camera Angles! Layouts! Sandman! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/new-live-workshops-announced-camera-angles-layouts-sandman/ Wed, 07 Mar 2018 20:49:01 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3939 Our next Live Workshop session topics have been announced! Our Live Workshop sessions are live, online events for Creators Workshop members. We focus on unique topics geared toward helping comic creators achieve their personal best. Details about our next Live Workshop sessions are below. We hope you’ll join us! Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 9:00 pm...

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Frank Gogol’s Kickstarter Anthology GRIEF Comes to Source Point Press! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/03/read-frank-gogols-kickstarter-anthology-grief-comes-source-point-press/ Fri, 02 Mar 2018 16:00:56 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3935 Creators Workshop member and ardent Comics Experience student Frank Gogol is bringing his Kickstarter success Grief to our Source Point Press collaboration! On this anthology, he is joined by collaborators Nenad Cvitcanin, Kim Holm, Ryan Foust, Bethany Varni, Jey Soliva, Luca Bulgheroni, Esther P. Gil-Munilla, Emily Elmer, Sean Reinhart, and Dani Martins. “The most important...

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Episode #147 of the Comics Experience “Make Comics” Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/02/episode-147-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:59:59 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3933 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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Introduction to Comic Book Coloring Begins Again in March! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/02/introduction-comic-book-coloring-begins-march/ Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:00:55 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=3916 Our popular Introduction to Comic Book Coloring class starts back up on March 26, 2018! Don’t miss your chance to take part to grow your skills in the new year. Remember: because of our personalized, student-centered approach, we cap each course at a limited number of seats – and they tend to fill up fast,...

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