Hey Everyone,The second issue of my comic book Plasmatic is now available through Indyplanet, both hard copies and digital downloads.…Continue
A friend of mine recently reminded me that I need to be reading lots of comics if I am going to be making them.So, one trip to the comic book shop later I discovered this wonderful all ages…Continue
Hey Guys,I just realized that the Events tab (at the top of the screen) is not just for official events put on by CCAS. You can also post comic related events near you.You can also create an event!I…Continue
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I thought it would be fun (and helpful) to shoot a survey out there to all the other independent creators.
If you have independently published a comic book, take a moment to answer the questions below!
1. What are the titles of the comics you've published?
2. How long have you been self publishing?
3. What is your biggest challenge as an independent creator?
4. What are some mistakes you've learned…Continue
A friend of mine recently reminded me that I need to be reading lots of comics if I am going to be making them.
So, one trip to the comic book shop later I discovered this wonderful all ages gem! Herobear and the Kid, by Mike Kunkel is absolutely glorious.
You can tell the artist is an experienced animator. All of the characters, even minor ones, have fun, well crafted designs. The art choice of leaving it all in black and white except…Continue
How do you guys represent social media in your comics?
It is such a big part of our lives, it would make sense that it would be in our characters lives as well. but frankly, it is not as fun to look at.
A lot of it is text-heavy; and when there are pictures, it's the pictures that are interesting, not the format.
Any clues? Thoughts? Have you seen it done well somewhere?
I have a few pages of social media interaction in my comic and…Continue
*I originally wrote this mostly as a reply to someone else's post, but I thought it was worth repeating in a blog.
I think if you are a Christian and a storyteller, you don't have to turn your writing into a superficial representation of Christianity. A good story is a good story, and it does its job whether you emblazon crosses all over it or not.
I remember when I worked as the Acquisitions Editor for a small Christian…Continue