Comics Experience https://www.comicsexperience.com Online Courses and Community for Comic Book Writing and Art Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:55:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 An ENCORE for Matthew Selle! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2020/01/an-encore-for-matthew-selle/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=5260 Comics fans, make sure to mark your calendars for February 18! Comics Experience alumnus and Creators Workshopper Matthew Selle will be releasing the campaign for his 160-page comic Encore! Along with artist Sebastian Valencia and letterer Cristian Docolomansky, whom Matthew lauds for being “nice enough to take a chance on a crazy teenager with a […]

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Phillip Sevy Travels Through the PARADOX! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2020/01/phillip-sevy-travels-through-the-paradox/ Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=5043 Comics Experience art instructor Phillip Sevy’s Paradox is back! The wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey one shot – which began life as a webcomic – comes out from Source Point Press on January 29. Paradox is a solo effort, and follows a boy trapped in a loop where he must save himself and reality… although the paradox that […]

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Bob Salley and Source Point Press Bring the OGRES Out to Play! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2020/01/bob-salley-and-source-point-press-bring-the-ogres-out-to-play/ Sat, 11 Jan 2020 03:15:16 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=5035 Issue #3 of Bob Salley and Shawn Daley’s Ogres releases on January 29, the second to last issue of the four-part miniseries with our partners at Source Point Press! With Bob on words and Shawn on art, the comic follows four young survivors of an attack on their Ogre clan and their Dwarven companion, all […]

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Dallas Casavant Takes a Bite Out of Vampire Rom-Com THE V-CARD! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/12/dallas-casavant-takes-a-bite-out-of-vampire-rom-com-the-v-card/ Mon, 16 Dec 2019 16:00:46 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=5016 With the new year incoming, Comics Experience is excited to welcome new works by Creator’s Workshop members! Dallas Casavant’s cheeky romantic comedy about a very thirsty vampire, The V-Card hits your local comic book store in January courtesy of Atlantic Press. For digital comics fans, issue one of a planned four is also available on […]

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Join Andy Schmidt and Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno for a LIVE Q&A! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/12/join-andy-schmidt-and-creators-workshop-director-bon-alimagno-for-a-live-qa/ Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:38:32 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=5012 Are you a member of the Comics Experience Creators Workshop Community? Then you’re invited to our LIVE event on Wednesday, December 18th! After a very successful “town hall style” Meet & Greet with Andy Schmidt and Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno last month, the dynamic duo are at it again! This time, we’re turning the […]

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C.A. Preece Fills His Classroom with Fire, Salt, Slime… and Comics! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/12/c-a-preece-fills-his-classroom-with-fire-salt-slime-and-comics/ Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:00:09 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4994 Earlier last month, Comics Experience alumnus and Creators Workshop member C.A. Preece‘s successful Kickstarter campaign for Fire, Salt, Slime collected $6,116 to publish 80 pages of science education goodness… in comic form! Over the past decade, more educators and educational institutions (libraries included) have recognized comic books as valuable tools to teach students of all […]

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Andy Schmidt Reopens Achilles Inc. in Trade Paperback! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/12/andy-schmidt-reopens-achilles-inc-in-trade-paperback/ Sun, 01 Dec 2019 17:24:44 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4983 Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt gave comics readers a Thanksgiving treat this week – the trade paperback release of his Source Point Press book Achilles Inc.! Available on shelves at your local comic book shop or comiXology as of November 27, the original story – written by Andy and featuring art by Daniel Maine, Francesca […]

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Fred Van Lente Leads One-Day Comic Pitching Seminar! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/11/fred-van-lente-leads-one-day-comic-pitching-seminar/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:26:19 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4970 On January 11, 2020, writer Fred Van Lente will lead a Comics Experience Master Seminar on Pitching Comics! Van Lente is a New York Times bestselling author. With one of the most expansive and unique resumes in comics, his body of work spans top superhero titles (Amazing Spider-Man), AND genre-redefining nonfiction (Action Philosophers, The Comic […]

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Pete Rogers’ FLUX Kickstarter Hard at Work Bending the Space-Time Continuum! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/11/pete-rogers-flux-kickstarter-hard-at-work-bending-the-space-time-continuum/ Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:20:54 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4956 Creators Workshop Member Pete Rogers’ and co-writer Stephen Aryan’s Flux is currently live on Kickstarter!  One part time travel, two parts conspiracy thriller…we talked with Pete about what makes the comic and the creation journey unique for Flux! Comics Experience: How did Stephen’s idea for Flux come about? How did your collaboration help him bridge the gap in making […]

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Meet Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/11/meet-creators-workshop-director-bon-alimagno/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:39:57 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4951 Comics Experience is excited to welcome Bon Alimagno to the newly created position of Creators Workshop Director! In this new role, Bon will be the driving force keeping our Creators Workshop a comprehensive, up-to-date, and valuable source of online support for comics creators. Bon comes to the position with an extensive background in both the […]

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Paul Allor Rides with the Goth: Young Lovers at War! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/11/paul-allor-rides-with-the-goth-young-lovers-at-war/ Sat, 02 Nov 2019 17:26:47 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4946 Comics Experience instructor and content/operations manager Paul Allor is going goth in his next project. Goth will tell stories of what it means to be Visigoth and Goth throughout history, through one-shots held together by this common theme. The first issue in the series tells of a doomed romance between the Visigoth warrior Dolphus and […]

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Brian Donnelly Goes Back to the Once and Future https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/10/brian-donnelly-goes-back-to-the-once-and-future/ Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:00:48 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4933 Brian Donnelly‘s Mythographer’s Workshop began life as a spark in the Creators Workshop. It’s since grown into an indie publishing house dedicated to charity and equality, inspired by Brian’s own life. His current project, Once and Future: Finest Hour remixes Arthurian legend and sees the mythic king reincarnated as a girl during World War II. […]

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Want a Free Copy of Gamal Hennessy’s Book? Here’s How! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/10/want-a-free-copy-of-gamal-hennessys-book-heres-how/ Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:00:02 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4916 Gamal Hennessy is known around the Creators Workshop and Comics Experience as a Renaissance man of many talents. A lawyer, a comic book professional, and a marketer, he dishes out valuable advice on everything from contracts to post-production. Aspiring and established talent alike seek him out, and you can, too! All subscribers to his newsletter, […]

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Join Andy Schmidt This Weekend in Baltimore! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/10/join-andy-schmidt-this-weekend-in-baltimore/ Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:53:31 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4912 Baltimore Comic Con runs October 18 through 20, and Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt will be covering 4 panels (at least one each day!) throughout the show! If you’re planning on attending, pop on in to see Andy do what Andy does best; dish excellent professional advice on working in the comic book industry, tempered with humor […]

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Bruce Kim Offers a Taste of Wild Strawberries at the World’s End! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/10/bruce-kim-offers-a-taste-of-wild-strawberries-at-the-worlds-end/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:00:16 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4897 Halloween horror with Source Point Press and Comics Experience continues with the October 30 release of Wild Strawberries at the World’s End! Written by Bruce Kim and with art by Katia Vecchio, the suspenseful story takes place in a rural South Korean town during the mid-’90s. There’s murder. There’s cults. There’s mystery. There’s the supernatural. […]

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Tim Bach Unearths The Family Graves for a Trade Paperback! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/10/tim-bach-unearths-the-family-graves-for-a-trade-paperback/ Fri, 04 Oct 2019 15:00:12 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4886 Just in time for Halloween, Comics Experience course alumnus and Creator’s Workshop member Timothy Bach‘s The Family Graves hits shelves as a Source Point Press trade paperback on October 23! Inspired by science-fiction films and the Universal monster movies that Timothy loved as a child, the story follows the adventures of a crime fighting family […]

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Experience the Gutter Magic with Four New Covers! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/10/experience-the-gutter-magic-with-four-new-covers/ Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:00:40 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4869 Comics Experience alumnus and Workshop member Rich Douek‘s indie success Gutter Magic is back in print as of last week (September 25, if you want to be all exacting about it) thanks to Source Point Press! The four-issue fantasy series – whose team includes Brett Barkley on art, Jules Rivera on colors, and Nic J. […]

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Come See Andy at NYCC! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/09/come-see-andy-at-nycc/ Sat, 28 Sep 2019 15:29:14 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4861 New York Comic-Con runs October 3 through 6, and Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt will be on hand to dish out advice on working in the comic book industry! He’ll be at the Source Point Press booth, #2243, when he’s not out and about sharing his knowledge on panels. Andy’s panel schedule is as follows: […]

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Glenn Møane Looks at THE LOVE SHE OFFERED https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/09/glenn-moane-looks-at-the-love-she-offered/ Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:00:45 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4837 “I believe it all started with the ending,” says former Creators Workshop member Glenn Møane. “An image came to me, and it showed a mother in her kitchen, looking at a photo of her deceased daughter. From there I began exploring who they were, the state of their relationship, and why one of them had […]

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Frank Gogol’s GRIEF Nominated for a Ringo Award! https://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/09/frank-gogols-grief-nominated-for-a-ringo-award/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:00:28 +0000 https://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4814 Creators Workshop member and course alumnus Frank Gogol‘s Grief is a 2019 Ringo Award nominee in the Best Anthology category! His compatriots include artists Nenad Cvitcanin, Kim Holm, Ryan Foust, Bethany Varni, Jey Soliva; colorists Luca Bulgheroni, Esther P. Gil-Munilla, Emily Elmer; letterer Sean Reinhart; and cover artist Dani Martins. “It’s pretty surreal [to be […]

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