Join Aaron Williams on Comics Manifest where he interviews amazing and influential creators in comics. Guests share their creative journey, express what excites them today, share their worst creative moment, and most memorable successes. Expect to receive strategies you can adopt, mindsets that you can obtain, and ACTIONABLE tips that can inspire you and help you take your comics projects to the next level. Comics Manifest aims to inspire the aspiring creator and with new episodes airing every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, you can expect to be inspired all week long!
122: Draw As Much As You Can with Joelle Jones
Joelle Jones is an Eisner nominated cartoonist. Joelle's work has been featured in books including Batman, Helheim, Supergirl: Being Super, and is the creator of the comics series Lady Killer. In this interview Joelle talks all about how she keeps 'being precious' about her work in check and the most important things she did to not only get her first gig in comics but to secure her second, third, fourth, fifth.
121: Follow Your Fear with Sam Bosma
Sam Bosma is an award winning illustrator, cartoonist, and creator of the comic book series, Fantasy Sports. In this interview Sam talks about his development as an artist, dealing with failure, and how following his fears lead him to creating something he loves.
120: Bring the Thunder
Bring the thunder, dance in the rain, and push through the storm, things might turn out better than you ever thought possible.
119: Step by Step with Bruce Blitz
Bruce Blitz is an artist, author, and 4 time Emmy nominated television host of the hit show Cartooning with Blitz. In this episode I ask Bruce how he created his hit t.v. show and what he did to create a life around the thing that he loves.
118: Training Your Genius with Michael Dante DiMartino
Michael Dante DiMartino is an award winning animation director, artist, author, and the co-creator of the iconic animated series, Avatar the Last Airbender. Now that the second Avatar series The Legend of Korra has ended, Michael now turns his attention to a passion project that has been nagging at him for years, Geniuses, a trilogy of novels where art is magic. In this episode Michael and I talk about taking your next step after a successful project, creative partnerships, and inspiration.
103 (Rebroadcast): The Tune of Your Dreams with Derek Kirk Kim
Derek Kirk Kim is an award winning cartoonist, illustrator, and film maker and creator of the graphic novels Same Difference, Tune, and the web series Mythomania. In this episode Derek talks about his journey in the world of comics and what happens when you find success early on your creative journey.