20 episodes

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make comics like the pros do? Comics Experience's Andy Schmidt gives you the inside information and tips that can help to make you a better comics creator. Andy, the founder of the online comic book school Comics Experience, is a former editor at Marvel Comics and IDW Publishing, as well as a comic book writer and the author of the Eagle Award-winning book, The Insider's Guide to Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, published by Impact Books.

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    • Visual Arts
    • 4.5 • 65 Ratings

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make comics like the pros do? Comics Experience's Andy Schmidt gives you the inside information and tips that can help to make you a better comics creator. Andy, the founder of the online comic book school Comics Experience, is a former editor at Marvel Comics and IDW Publishing, as well as a comic book writer and the author of the Eagle Award-winning book, The Insider's Guide to Creating Comics and Graphic Novels, published by Impact Books.

    #209 – Kickstarting Your Comic or Graphic Novel with Ryan Browne

    #209 – Kickstarting Your Comic or Graphic Novel with Ryan Browne

    Ryan Browne (Image/IDW) talks about what you can expect when you sign up for his upcoming Comics Experience course on Kickstarting your comic or graphic novel. Ryan talks about his past Kickstarters, what he’s learned, and what to expect from the class.

    • 30 min
    #208 – Handling Sensitive Issues and Working with Consultants

    #208 – Handling Sensitive Issues and Working with Consultants

    Paul Allor (GI Joe, TMNT) and Duane France (Veteran Mental Health) join Joey to talk about creating GI Joe #7 and the topic of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Paul discusses the genesis of the story, approaching consultants and thinking about their input and notes, and Duane talks about his role giving feedback on the story and […]

    • 34 min
    #207 – Comic Project Kill Fees and Changing Plans with Gamal Hennessy

    #207 – Comic Project Kill Fees and Changing Plans with Gamal Hennessy

    Gamal Hennessy joins Joey to answer a listener question about project kill fees including suggestions on how to structure delivery and payments for scripts and art, and talks about his book The Business of Independent Comics Book Publishing currently on Kickstarter and what readers can expect from the book and how his own launch plans had to […]

    • 30 min
    #206 – Kickstarting Comics (and Prose) with David Pepose and J.D. Oliva

    #206 – Kickstarting Comics (and Prose) with David Pepose and J.D. Oliva

    David Pepose (Spencer & Locke, Going to the Chapel) joins Joey to talk about his Kickstarter The O.Z. #1, and what he learned from his background in comics journalism and through Comics Experience classes that prepared him to make his own comics. And in a second conversation J.D. Oliva (Deluge, The Books of Jericho) talks […]

    • 59 min
    #205 – Path to Publication with Milton Lawson

    #205 – Path to Publication with Milton Lawson

    Milton Lawson joins Joey to talk about publishing his first comic Thompson Heller: Detective Interstellar, and his path to publication. Milton talks about how his comic changed over time with feedback and conversations about story and character.

    • 33 min
    #204 – Bobby Curnow on Ghost Tree, Community

    #204 – Bobby Curnow on Ghost Tree, Community

    Bobby Curnow (IDW) joins Andy and Joey to talk about his Eisner-nominated mini series Ghost Tree, comics community, and how you don’t always know everything you’re writing about when you start a story.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

Mister Buddha ,

Great show

Great podcast that gives info from self publishing to working for the big 2. A great inside look.

indycre8or ,

Click click breathing

Good advice and I’ve enjoyed the product in the past but you guys have to watch your production- audio on recent podcasts has been very poor.

mattc124 ,

Can the background noises!

This cast is usually informative and helpful but several episodes now have had all sorts of loud background noises and children yelling things being moved around etc. it’s super distracting when trying to listen.

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