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Make Comics Podcast

Make Comics LogoThe Comics Experience Make Comics™ podcast provides ~15 minutes of advice per episode 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! (Also, big thanks to the co-host of the first 50 episodes, iFanboy’s Josh Flanagan!)

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Episode #123 – Setting up a Website for Your Comics

Andy and Joey talk about the different ways of setting up and thinking about goals for your website for making comics. Are you trying to sell your comics? Build an audience? Showcase your portfolio for work for hire?

Episode #122 – Breaking the Fourth Wall

Hey you, you reading this… You want to hear some talk about breaking the fourth wall in comics? With some examples, some talk about commentary, and way too much Manilow. If that’s possible. That’s what we do this episode.

Episode #121 – Comics on the Side (Jobs)

Making comics while making money – Andy and Joey talk about a couple different schools of thought on “side jobs” while making comics.

Episode #120 – Working for the Big Two

Andy and Joey discuss the goal of working for DC and Marvel, different paths people take, and fan fiction.

Episode #119 – Translating Your Current Skill Set Into Comics

Translating your current skill set into making comics: ways you can start to make comics wherever you are in your career.

Episode #118 – Writing Short Stories with Paul Allor

Writer Paul Allor joins Joey to talk about short story writing, including expanding the world of his mini series Past the Last Mountain.

Episode #117 – Project File Management

Project file management for comics project: theory and practice of for keeping track of your files with your collaborators.

Episode #116 – Well-Crafted Pitches

The elements of a well-crafted creator-owned pitch to submit to a publisher.