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Make Comics Podcast

Make Comics LogoThe 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 #104 – 2015 Year In Review

Andy and Joey look back at 2015 including Comics Experience publishing, Comics Experience classes, and the Comics Experience community (and tease what’s coming in 2016).

Episode #103 – Captions and Continuous Word Balloons

The purpose of continuous word balloons for character dialog, and the pros and cons of captions.

Episode #102 – Effectively Using SFX

Effectively using SFX: This episode is all about using sound effects effectively, as well as when sound effects spill over onto the gutter. #Ba-Throom

Episode #101 – Make Comics 101

For episode 101, Andy and Joey talk some comics-making 101.

Episode #100 – Breaking In

For Make Comics episode 100, Andy and Joey share “breaking in” stories.

BONUS Episode – New York Comic Con Portfolio Reviews & Panels

Join Andy, Robert Atkins, Chris Sotomayor, Reilly Brown, Kyle Higgins, Josh Williamson, Fred Van Lente and more at New York Comic Con for portfolio reviews, panels, and general comics conversation!

Episode #99 – Comics Experience Publishing

A look back on the first year of Comics Experience publishing including the titles coming out from Comics Experience and IDW, and the current submissions period.

Episode #98 – Nicole Boose on Tips for Becoming an Editor

Nicole Boose (Millarworld, Marvel Comics) gives tips for people starting out editing (and working with editors).