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Workshop Member Ken Porter a winner in Top Cow Talent Hunt!

Comics Experience Creators Workshop member Ken Porter is a winner in the Top Cow International Talent Hunt competition! As announced on Comic Book Resources, Ken was one of only three writers selected as a winner by Top Cow’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Matt Hawkins, from more than 800 writer submissions. As Matt explained on…


CE Alums in MAD magazine and Indie Comics Horror #2!

Our Comics Experience alums and Creators Workshop members have been making a lot of comics lately! Here’s a run-down of what some of our community members have been up to! CE alum and Workshop member Carl Peterson has been regularly doing coloring for MAD magazine, and they recently tapped him to color artist Rick Tulka’s…


Dirk Manning Discusses Short Comics, the Horror Genre

Recently, comics writer Dirk Manning joined the Creators Workshop for a discussion of his career, and both the craft and business sides of making comics. Dirk is the writer/creator of the Nightmare World trilogy published by Image Comics, Tales of Mr. Rhee, and Love Stories About Death, as well as having a story featured in…


CE Alums in Dark Horse Presents, Ghost Town, and The Gathering!

Our Comics Experience alums and Creators Workshop members have been making a lot of comics lately! Here’s a run-down of what some of our community members have been up to! ———————————————- Writer Shaun Manning had a story in Dark Horse Presents #21, alongside folks like Neil Gaiman and Paul Chadwick! “Cat’s in the Cradle” is…


New Website, New Courses, New Mentorships & More!

A message from Andy Schmidt, founder of Comics Experience… We have officially launched a brand new Comics Experience website — check it out by clicking on the image below! www.ComicsExperience.com And with the new website, we’ve expanded our course offerings (including some exciting new advanced courses), our mentorship program, and more! Check out the new…


Chris Roberson on how he develops ideas, and the role of world building

Writer Chris Roberson joined the Comics Experience Creators Workshop Book Club recently, to talk about Memorial, his fantasy comic with artist Rich Ellis, and about Monkeybrain Comics, the digital comics imprint he runs with Allison Baker, his business partner and spouse. Memorial, published by IDW, is the story of Em, a young woman who arrives…