Welcome to ComicLab: The podcast about making comics, and making a living from comics! If you loved Webcomics Weekly, you're gonna love this show: It's half shop-talk, half how-to, and half friendship. WE SQUEEZED IN THREE HALVES. It's tips and tricks and all the joys of cartooning as a pro. So pull up your drawing chair, put on some headphones, and join us while you draw! And if you like what you hear, kick in a dollar to help make more 'n better shows — patreon.com/comiclab
20 Comics Commandments
Help us celebrate our 200th show at ComicLabCashGrab.com ! We're celebrating 200 episodes of ComicLab with a special king-sized episode in which we assemble a list of our best advice — and discuss how to best implement them. If you want the commemorative magnet with all 20 tips, head over to ComicLabCashGrab.com
How to find an audience for a longform comic
Creators of longform comics face unique challenges in building an audience on the Web. Or do they?
Death and Comics
Countdown to Show 200! How to handle death without offending your readers. Also — facing Writer's Block wile writing a long storyline requires special handling.
How to Beat Writer's Block
After a debilitating bout with Writer's Block in episode 191, Brad Guigar shares how he overcame it, and started creating again. Also, what the shipping crisis could mean for small business this holiday season.
Will Substack change comics?
Recently, a number of top Marvel/DC writers announced they're jumping to Substack, a subscription-based email-newsletter platform. Will this have a ripple effect throughout comics, webcomics, webtoons, and more?
Kickstarter — What's working and what's not
Kickstarter — what's working, what's not, and how you can improve your campaign.
Comic Lab is an invaluable resource for any aspiring or professional comic creator, but more than that it is a genuinely wonderful show for everyone. The joy, friendship, humor and wit that Brad and Dave display in every episode never fails to brighten my week and make the world seem just a little better than it was before.
The best and only podcast I listen to regularly
I’m not a podcast person, but I can appreciate a good episode of a good podcast now and again. ComicLab though, I’ve listened through every episode, as well as just about every one of their ComicLab Pro Tips bonus episodes on Patreon. Brad and Dave are funny and informative, not just to comic creators but to any creatives and/or small business owners, of any kind. One of the best resources on this wide internet, thanks guys!
If you want to know the ins and outs of running a small business and ESPECIALLY if you want to make comics, Brad and Dave have a combined 40 years of pioneering the medium of comics in the 21st Century