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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 #126 – Planning Your Make Comics Year

Planning your make comics year: what are your goals, and how are you going to achieve them?

Episode #125 – Writing Panel Descriptions

Andy teaches writing panel descriptions first, then dialog. In this episode, Andy and Joey talk about how visuals first impacts storytelling.

Episode #124 – Writing Wordless Comics

Thoughts on writing a wordless comic script, including looking at a classic issue for personal and professional inspiration.

Episode #123 – Setting up a Website for Your Comics

Andy and Joey talk about the different ways of setting up and thinking about goals for your website for making comics. Are you trying to sell your comics? Build an audience? Showcase your portfolio for work for hire?

Episode #122 – Breaking the Fourth Wall

Hey you, you reading this… You want to hear some talk about breaking the fourth wall in comics? With some examples, some talk about commentary, and way too much Manilow. If that’s possible. That’s what we do this episode.

Episode #121 – Comics on the Side (Jobs)

Making comics while making money – Andy and Joey talk about a couple different schools of thought on “side jobs” while making comics.