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Make Comics Podcast

The 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!)

Do you have a question about making comics you'd like to hear discussed on the podcast? Email us at info@ComicsExperience.com.

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#165 – Scheduling Your Time

Jim Gibbons talks about scheduling for each step of the comics-making process, and really sitting down and doing the math. Working on creator-owned, work-for-hire, whatever your project, planning a schedule for/with your team is key to making deadlines.


#164 – Finding the Humanity in Superheroes

Heather Antos talks about finding the humanity in superheroes, including her experience at Marvel with Deadpool and Gwenpool. And a preview of Heather’s 11/09/19 Comics Experience micro courseĀ Kickstarting YOUR comics.


#163 – Setting Goals for Your Comics Project

What do you want? What are the steps do you need to get there? Are you willing to deal with the downsides? All this and more in setting your goals for a comics project.


#162 – Anthology Pitching

What goes into an anthology pitch? Jim Gibbons talks about how to make sure your story is suited to an anthology, if it’s a complete story and more, including his time editing the anthology series Dark Horse Presents.


#161 – Portfolios and Talent Scouting with Will Robson

Artist Will Robson (Typhoid Fever: X-Men, Spider-Man/Deadpool, Star Lord) talks about his portfolio goals over the years, getting hired by Marvel and working with editors like Heather Antos. Heather shares her tips for portfolios and talking to editors.


#160 – Parenting and Comics

Nicole Boose talks parenting and comic-ing. How kids affect our approach to making comics, principles for managing your time, defining and adjusting goals, and mixing working from home and childcare.