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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!)

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Episode #71 – Inspiration: Writer’s Edition

Writers who have taken Comics Experience classes and joined the Creator’s Workshop talk about what comics inspired them to make their own comics, including Paul Allor, Amy Chu, Rich Douek, Kenny Porter, Bryan Richmond, and Joe Sergi.

Episode #70 – Digital Art Portfolio

Andy and Joey discuss the different ways to showcase an art portfolio online including Tumblr, DeviantArt, personal sites, and e-mail; and best practices for sharing art online.

Episode #69 – Convention Creepiness

Andy and Joey talk about interacting with and getting to know professionals in a convention setting.

Episode #68 – Webcomics for Exposure?

Andy and Joey discuss creating webcomics for exposure and as a way to break into comics, and discuss the webcomic The Deal.

Episode #67 – Writing for the Trade?

Comic book stories are read in individual issues and in trades or collections. Andy and Joey talk about pacing stories as single issues and how to approach writing for the trade.

Episode #66 – Action and Acting on the Page with Phil Jimenez

Artist and writer Phil Jimenez (Astonishing X-Men, Amazing Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Infinite Crisis, Otherworld, and Teen Titans) talks about action and acting on the page.