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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editors need few different things to get your book approved, including you having the basics of a good portfolio with examples of your work, finished work, a good pitch document… and more! Jim Gibbons (Dark Horse, Image) talks about what goes into it.
In work-for-hire work situations character core values and the passing of time might not always be in sync with continuity. Heather Antos talks about thinking about and creating towards a character’s core values can lead to new and engaging stories.
Defining boundaries: Making clear decisions about what you are and are not willing or able to do, and communicating them effectively.
Jim Gibbons talks about contracts, and thinking about contracts for your comics career in the present and future. All related to your comics goals, along with some basketball metaphors thrown in.
Heather Antos (Star Wars, Deadpool, Gwenpool) talks licensed properties, including storytelling with scheduling, working with a license holder and more.
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.