Christian Comic Arts Society

A Network of Christian Fellowship for Comics Fans, Pros, and Amateurs

The CCAS has provided opportunities for fellowship and mentoring among Christian comic book professionals and enthusiasts for over 20 years.

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Post your Introduction, you latest Blog story, Photos of your artwork (remember not to post anything objectionable.) Start or join a Group or post a question in Forums.


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Amateur Comic Artists

For the new comic artists, rusty comc artists and new upcoming hopefuls: place to discuss, offer helpful critique and advice to one another.
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Spock

A small tribute to a sci-fi icon.
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Sooner or Later: Which is Greater? 6 Replies

Just a quick question. I'm writing a sci-fi/mystery/romance comic with a superhero protagonist (Brianna), and when is the best time for her to tell the male lead the secret of her powers. Should it be earlier or later in the series? If it were…Continue

Started by K.G. Adams in STORYTELLING/WRITING. Last reply by Mike Jacobs 23 hours ago.

Blood: how much is too much? 8 Replies

I just had a question. I'm writing a mystery comic, so of course there will be murder cases, but I had a question: how much blood near the dead bodies is too much? I get that it shouldn't be anywhere near the amount of something like... Say, "Elfin…Continue

Tags: murder, blood, mystery, Advice

Started by K.G. Adams in STORYTELLING/WRITING. Last reply by Robert Stimpson yesterday.

Writing a mystery comic 7 Replies

As many of you know. I'm writing a mystery comic, but I'm stuck on the first case. How do you plan this kind of story (I'm also working on a spinoff light novel series for young teen readers and have had the same dilemma). I just can't figure out…Continue

Tags: mystery, Advice

Started by K.G. Adams in STORYTELLING/WRITING. Last reply by K.G. Adams yesterday.

Best outcome of art contest 3 Replies

I'm entering a mixed-media contest through Blick. Please pray that the best result will come and someone will be positively impacted by it.

Started by K.G. Adams in PRAYER. Last reply by K.G. Adams yesterday.

Inking 7 Replies

Just asking what are some of the different techniques for inking comic strips. I have read many different ideas on how, but don't seem to fine the answer I am looking for.

Started by Brian Raborn in ART MENTORING & LEARNING. Last reply by Brian Raborn on Monday.

Comic Book Lettering for Dummies (like me!) 7 Replies

Hi Gang,I hope I am starting this under the right topic/area. I am currently working on my first ever "real" comic book. I am doing the artwork for a book written by 2 other brothers in Christ. All I have ever really done is penciling - and never…Continue

Started by Robert L. McFaddin in ART MENTORING & LEARNING. Last reply by Erik Klaus on Sunday.

Blog Posts

God in space

Posted by Melchizedek Todd on February 26, 2015 at 7:30am 2 Comments

From Jesus Translated: Steampunked- The first panel is one of my favorites that I Illustrated in the comic book. All I did was take a space pic off of yahoo images and use photoshop. This scene is…

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Please help 4 CCAS members win a CSPA Award!

Posted by Richard Collins on February 14, 2015 at 11:00am 4 Comments

Please help 4 CCAS members (Rich Collins, DL Maffett, Dony Armstrong, and Jennifer Lusong), win a CSPA Christian Book Award! Four R&RJiS graphic novels are up for 2015 CSPA awards this year! Please go to the CSPA book award site, vote for our…

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Allegories of the Way Volume 3-THIS BEGINNING

Posted by Melchizedek Todd on February 7, 2015 at 12:56am 0 Comments

The climax story in Allegories of the Way Volume 3-THIS BEGINNING. I like this story, because I finally was able to draw in a different style in the series. After 10 years of drawing the same style, I…

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Life UPDATE 2! Looking for jabs and trying to look forward.

Posted by Aaron(asaurus) Illustrations on February 5, 2015 at 11:41am 3 Comments

Life update. Got to see Mia this past weekend before she went off to room with her cousins friend. She is now 3 hours away from me instead of 2. It was really nice to see her again. You kind of forget how amazing it feels to be around someone you…

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I was interviewed again...

Posted by Al Nickerson on January 31, 2015 at 11:21am 2 Comments

Andrew Rowland and I had a nice, lengthy discussion concerning comics and art. We talked about AN ACT OF FAITH, the comic book industry, working in comics, and my teaching about the art of making comics. You can listen to the interview…

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IF Comics and Barnsy Ink

Posted by Kurt Lewis on January 26, 2015 at 2:51pm 1 Comment

Hey Everybody:

I have been gone for a while, sorry about that. I have been busy with work and being a father and a husband. I have also have had many ups and downs in regards to getting published.

A few years ago, I partnered up…

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Vote for Oliver Pitt!

Posted by Jonathan Matos on January 25, 2015 at 6:45pm 0 Comments

Greetings guys! It's Jon, from GraphicallyChristian.com, posting to ask for help with a contest I've submitted to over at Webtoons.com. I've started a webcomic over there called "Oliver Pitt and the Sentient Salad Bar", which…

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Far out love story

Posted by Landon J Weckerly on January 15, 2015 at 7:04pm 4 Comments

Dan Lee and Brien Sparling, this is for you.

This was the interim art project I was mentioning.  The title was just a working title, but I really couldn't think of a better one.  I just did the 4 pages of the original idea, didn't…

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Prayer needed and Now Open for Commission!

Posted by Aaron(asaurus) Illustrations on January 13, 2015 at 3:00pm 3 Comments

Hello everyone! Just wanted to try at this and give you all a life update and try to not  be isolated in difficult times.



     I joined Christian Comic Arts Society last semester because my girlfriend Mia was a member and she…

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Allegories of the Way Volume 3-This is a little preview to the first story in the Volume 3(a continuation from the last story in volume 2).The intro was an idea from a separate story I had planned. I…

Posted by Melchizedek Todd on January 7, 2015 at 2:38pm 2 Comments

Allegories of the Way Volume 3-This is a little preview to the first story in the Volume 3(a continuation from the last story in volume 2).

The intro was an idea from a separate story I had planned. I always wondered since…

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Welcome to the Christian Comic Arts Society (CCAS) Online Network!

Did you know that CCAS has monthly meetings in the Los Angeles area? Contact Eric Jansen for more info!

 

Also, members of CCAS have produced the APAzine ALPHA-OMEGA for over 25 years!  We have about five openings right now!  Contact Eric Jansen for more info!  (This is a 30-member active-participation-only photocopied magazine for Christian writers and artists who submit a "trib" every other month for fun, fellowship, and critiques by other members.  Between postage and your photocopying costs, you might pay anywhere from $5 to $25 per issue.)

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Please note that the Moderators use the following guidelines when reviewing submissions to the site, and do their best to use discretion and insight when applying these guidelines to specific situations. These guidelines are not meant as a legalistic set of rules, and each site member is to be held accountable solely on the basis of their own postings.

CCAS is committed to unity within the church body. Discussions of theology and denominational differences may be allowed, but forum members are discouraged from proselytizing for their particular denominational doctrines within the forum. Please use private correspondence for that type of discussion.

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Most importantly, please remember the words of Christ: "By this the world shall know that you are my disciples, if you love one another." (John 13:35)

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