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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!)

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#187 – Online Learning with Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno

Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno talks with Joey about his background in comics including being an editor (Marvel, Harris) and talent coordinator, as well as his design operations and program management background and how the two converge for the CE Workshop.

#186 – Comic Book Editing and Project Management

Andy Schmidt (Marvel, IDW, Comics Experience) talks with Joey about project management and editing. Andy talks about work for hire and creator-owned project planning, scheduling, file management and more, all part of his Comics Experience Editing and Project Management course.

#185 – Publishing with Comics Experience and Source Point Press

Tim Bach and Brian Atkins (The Family Graves) talk with Joey about the convention experience, and working with and publishing their comic through the Comics Experience publishing program and Source Point Press.

#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.