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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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#176 – Comics Coloring and Color Theory with Chris Sotomayor

Comics coloring with colorist and CE Instructor Chris Sotomayor. Soto joins Heather and Joey to talk about color theory, how to interpret notes from creative partners, and more!


#175 – Creating One-Shots with Paul Allor

Paul Allor (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers, GI Joe, TET) joins the podcast to talk about creating one-shots. Storytelling approach, telling three acts in 20-22 pages, and thinking about arcs in that amount of space.


#174 – Workshopping a comics miniseries with Frank Gogol

CE Alum Frank Gogol (GRIEF, DEAD END KIDS) talks with Jim and Joey about his comics experiences in starting to make his own, including his upcoming mini series DEAD END KIDS coming out through the CE publishing deal.


#173 – Target Demos, Plan Sales Strategy BEFORE Creating the Comic? Or the Other Way Around?

When creating your comic, should you target the demo, sales and marketing strategy BEFORE creating the comic? Or the other way around? Heather and Jim tackle this listener question!


#172 – Convention Behavior

Con season has kicked off! Heather and Joey talk con tips for talking to editors, other creators, portfolio reviews, and making the most out of your con interactions.


#171 – What Streaming TV Can Teach Us About Story Formats

Jim and Joey talk about different formats in comics and how to think about what format is right for your story. They talk about how Marvel’s streaming shows on Netflix and movies like Polar adapted from comics offer different format options.