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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 #79 – NYCC Wrap Up, Getting Stuck

The topics are NYCC booth and personal goals wrap up; and a question about getting your foot in the door in one job, and then getting stuck in a job and role that’s not your end goal.

Episode #78 – Submitting to a Talent Contest with Kenny Porter and Devon Wong

Recent Top Cow Talent Hunt winners Kenny Porter and Devon Wong talk about their reasons for submitting to an open submissions contest, their approach to their submissions, and balancing work/life with their comics careers.

Episode #77 – NYCC Artist and Writer Portfolio Reviews

This New York Comic Con, Comics Experience staff and special guests are reviewing artist and writer portfolios during the con! Bring your work and your questions to the Comics Experience/Darby Pop booth 2107, check for a full rundown of creators reviewing portfolios.

Episode #76 – Make Comics Like the Pros with Fred Van Lente and Greg Pak

Writers Fred Van Lente and Greg Pak have collaborated with artists, colorists, editors and each other, and now their new book “Make Comics Like the Pros!” shares their insight and experience, as well as showing you step-by-step how to make a comic!

Episode #75 – Starting a Webcomic

Gannon Beck and Bryan Richmond come on the show to talk about how and why they started their Webcomic Space Corps, collaboration, and going from “here’re my portfolio pages” to “here’re my comics.”

Episode #74 – Protecting Your Work

Legally protecting your work while making comics: copyright, getting legal advice, and contracts with your collaborators.