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Book Group Recordings Re-Opened – Featuring Prominent Industry Guests!

Comics Experience is pleased to announce that we’ve re-opened many of our archived recordings of Creators Workshop Book Group sessions! Book Group sessions are a feature formerly offered to Creators Workshop members. The sessions featured live online discussions with working professionals in the comics industry – including prominent names like Faith Erin Hicks (Friends With…


Colleen Coover & Paul Tobin Join the Comics Experience Book Club to discuss “Bandette”

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 9pm Eastern Time, special guests Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin will join Comics Experience for a Book Club discussion of Bandette, the Eisner Award-winning comic book published by MonkeyBrain Comics. The discussion will be hosted by CE Book Club Manager Paul Allor (TMNT: Fugitiod, Orc girl). Bandette follows the…


CE Alum Paul Allor to write TMNT: Shredder Micro-Series for IDW — SDCC Announcement

As announced during SDCC 2013, Paul Allor will be writing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro-Series featuring Shredder, the fan-favorite villain! Paul has previously written the TMNT: Fugitoid Micro-Series. Each issue of the Micro-Series spotlights another character in the TMNT universe. Paul is a Comics Experience alum, Creators Workshop member, and on staff at Comics…


Hicks Discusses Emotion and Action in “Friends With Boys”

Recently, comics writer/artist Faith Erin Hicks joined the Creators Workshop Book Club to discuss Friends With Boys, her original graphic novel from First Second Books. Based in Halifax, Canada, Hicks’ work includes Zombies Calling and The War at Ellsmere for SLG Publishing, The Adventures of Superhero Girl for Dark Horse Comics, and the forthcoming Nothing…


DeConnick, Amanat Discuss Building Relationships on the Page

Recently, comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and editor Sana Amanat joined the Creators Workshop Book Club to discuss Captain Marvel, a monthly ongoing from Marvel Comics. Captain Marvel tells the story of Carol Danvers, ace pilot and legendary avenger. One of the book’s greatest strengths is a rich supporting cast, and Carol’s complex and…


Betrayal team discusses Sci-Fi, Storyboarding and Action Sequences

The team behind the acclaimed mini-series Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes — writer Corinna Bechko, co-writer and artist Gabriel Hardman, and Editor Dafna Pleban — joined the Creators Workshop recently, to discuss their work on the BOOM Studios comic. The story, set just before the original Charlton Heston film in the classic Apes…