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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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Avengers: Infinity War

It’s finally here, the wait is over, and the opening weekend was massive. It’s the biggest Marvel film to date and Avengers: Infinity War is showing no signs of slowing down! James, Skid and Andy discuss the film and it’s source material “Thanos Quest,” “The Infinity Gauntlet,” and “Thanos Rising” and how this film compares…


Episode #150 – Milestones and Industry Changes

Andy reflects on the comics industry from when he started Comics Experience to present day, as well as talking “What’s next?”


Road to Avengers: Infinity War – Part 2 – Captain America: Civil War

With the biggest Marvel film to date opening this week, our team decided to tackle the most important elements going into Avengers: Infinity War! In part 2, James, Skid and Andy discuss “Captain America: Civil War,” its source material in the comics, and its possible role as it relates to Avengers: Infinity War!


Road to Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

With the biggest Marvel film to date opening this week, our team decided to tackle the most important elements going into Avengers: Infinity War! In part 1, James, Skid and Andy discuss “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” its source material, and its possible role as it relates to Avengers: Infinity War!


Episode #149 – What’s Next: Continuing Your Education

Andy and Joey talk about ways to continue learning about making comics and your creative growth.


Ready Player One: Nostalgia for All

Ernest Clines’ best-selling novel is now a film directed by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Zac Penn. James, Skid, and Andy read the book and watched the movie. In this episode, they discuss the following questions: A common criticism of both the book and the film is that they are more a haphazard collection…