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Make Comics Podcast

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 info@ComicsExperience.com.

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#184 – Creating and Workshopping a Mini Series with Tim Bach and Brian Atkins

Tim Bach and Brian Atkins (The Family Graves) join Joey to talk about creative collaboration, getting to know collaborators online and in person, the evolution of ideas, and workshopping their comics in the Comics Experience Workshop.


#183 – Writing Comics Like the Pros and The New Comics Creator NYCC Panels

Andy Schmidt joins Joey to talk about Comics Experience NYCC panels Writing Comics Like the Pros and The New Comics Creator, the ever-changing business of comics, paths to making comics, and tips for making the most of your con.


#182 – What Happens after the Pitch, Work-for-Hire IP Edition

You’re pitching on a work-for-hire comic for Marvel! DC! For Star Wars! And Batman! What happens after pitch? Heather Antos talks about the moving parts behind the scenes with editorial, management, licensors and more.


#181 – What Happens After the Pitch, Creator-Owned Edition

What happens after the pitch? Your creator-owned pitch is in with a publisher… now what? Jim and Joey talk about collaboration, project managing, schedules, and what *won’t* get you more publishing deals down the line.


#180 – Rich Douek, Joe Mulvey, and Chris Sotomayor on Collaboration

Rich Douek, Joe Mulvey, and Chris Sotomayor, the creative team behind THE WAILING BLADE, talk about finding collaborators through networking in person and social media, and finding a unique take on your comic to stand out and feel different.


#179 – Carlos Giffoni on Pitching, Patience, and Persistence

Carlos Giffoni (Strayed, Space Riders) joins Jim and Joey to talk about his background getting into comics, and how he got started writing. Carlos also shares his experience drafting his pitches, approaching and working with editors.