#233 – Visual Storytelling Basics

Andy and Joey talk about some of the fundamentals of visual storytelling, the benefits of all creators learning as much as they can about visual storytelling, and talking to your collaborators about intent before you get started on your comics.

#232 – Comics Coloring Basics

Andy and Joey and talk comics coloring basics. Ways to approach the page, coloring notes, creative team planning with your creative team during the planning stages, and more!

#231 – Budgeting and Payments with Crowdfunded Comics

Andy and Joey talk about crowdfunded comics planning including budgeting, compensation for collaborators and professionals, “long-term money-making,” if one-person/a publisher is financing the project and more!

#230 – NYCC 2021 and Cons During Covid Takeaways

Andy talks about getting ready for and going to New York City Comic Con during Covid. How he planned, what it was like with less bigger name publishers around, and how the show was for him and creators he talked to.

#229 – Designing Pages and Grids with Gannon Beck

Writer & artist Gannon Beck (Space Corps) talks about designing pages including using 9 and 16 panel grids, what he’s learned from newspaper comic strips and a 4 panel grid. Gannon also talks about upcoming CEX Publishing print release of Space Corps.

#228 – Fiction and Non-Fiction Stories

Andy and Joey talk about approaches to writing fiction and non-fiction stories, including when a story might not have a “structure”, being honest in the telling, and trying to deconstruct story endings.