Andy Schmidt and Paul Allor talk about writing both creator-owned and work-for-hire comics, the similarities between the two, and the differences. Andy shares his perspective from the editorial side of publishing and what companies look for when hiring new talent.
Heather Antos (newly promoted senior editor at Valiant, Marvel, Image) and Joey talk about creating comics during coronavirus and the anxiety people (everyone?) may have. They talk about giving yourself a break, general mental health tips, and how it’s okay to just sit and read.
Frank Gogol (GRIEF, DEAD END KIDS) talks with Joey about being a podcast guest, the benefits of having some time to talk about you and your comic, and what he’s learned promoting his own work in the past and how he’s planning to promote his new comic NO HEROINE.
Andy talks about the Retailer Relief Program, a way for comics readers to help their comics shops while getting videos, audio files, PDFs, and more, featuring creators and educators discussing the craft and life of comics.
Artist and writer Phillip Sevy joins Andy and Joey to talk about the cancellation of ECCC and other cons, how no current conventions is impacting artists, retailer impact, and more.
Getting feedback from friends, peers, and editors can be essential to any comic creation, helping with rewrites, plots and story clarifications, art changes, and more. Writer Michael Roslen (REMNANT) shares his experience getting and using feedback.