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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 #154 – Licensed Properties with Heather Antos

Heather Antos (Star Wars, Deadpool, Gwenpool) talks licensed properties, including storytelling with scheduling, working with a license holder and more.

Episode #153 – Avoiding the Comparison Trap with Jim Gibbons

It’s easy to fall into the comparison trap looking at other people making comics, and Jim Gibbons has thoughts on how to think about your goals and avoid unproductive mindsets.


James, Skid, and Andy review the effects of delving into established continuity in the film SOLO. They tackle the following questions: This film plays with structure more than any previous STAR WARS film, how does that play against our expectations? This is the first STAR WARS film not to use the Force in a meaningful…

Deadpool 2

Our hosts Andy, James, and Skid tackle DEADPOOL 2 in this episode, focusing on how the Deadpool films function in relation to the other X-MEN franchise films, the adaptation of the individual characters from the comics to the screen, and seeds of the stories used for the hit-sequel. Please join us, leave a review, rate…

Episode #152 – Collaboration is Key with Heather Antos

Heather Antos (Unikrn, Marvel) talks about how collaboration is key and comics are a full team effort.

Episode #151 – Skills vs. Experience

Nicole Boose talks Skills Versus Experience when it comes to making comics, as well as goal-defining for your career or project in terms of skills and experience for yourself and collaborators.