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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…


Comics Experience panels at C2E2 2013!

If you’re going to the C2E2 Convention in Chicago on April 26-28, 2013, don’t miss our panels hosted by Comics Experience founder, and former Marvel and IDW Editor, Andy Schmidt along with artist and CE art instructor Robert Atkins, writer and CE Book Club Manager Paul Allor, and other top comic talents like artist Chris…


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…


CE alum Greg Brown’s Writing Class story to appear in Heavy Metal magazine!

Comics Experience alum Greg Brown, a graduate of both our Intro to Writing and Advanced Writing live, streaming comic book courses, will have one of his stories published in Heavy Metal magazine in June 2013! The story, “To Be a Star,” was written by Greg during the Intro to Writing course, and has now been…


Workshop guests Sable & Azaceta on collaboration and more!

Writer Mark Sable and artist Paul Azaceta joined the Comics Experience Creators Workshop recently, to discuss their comics careers, and the process of collaboration. Azaceta’s and Sable’s collaborations include, most recently, Graveyard of Empires from Image. In that book, set in Afghanistan, Marines face a never-ending onslaught of Taliban. But even hell can get worse….