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The Comics Experience Make Comics podcast provides ~15 minutes of advice per episode on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry.

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The Comics Experience Make Comics podcast provides ~15 minutes of advice per episode on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry.

iTunes Ratings

61 Ratings
Average Ratings
48
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3
4
3

Great show

By Mister Buddha - Jul 25 2017
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Great podcast that gives info from self publishing to working for the big 2. A great inside look.

Perfect for new comic book creators

By MattOK151 - Jan 05 2014
Read more
Andy Schmidt knows the industry, and he really prepares you for a career in comics.

iTunes Ratings

61 Ratings
Average Ratings
48
3
3
4
3

Great show

By Mister Buddha - Jul 25 2017
Read more
Great podcast that gives info from self publishing to working for the big 2. A great inside look.

Perfect for new comic book creators

By MattOK151 - Jan 05 2014
Read more
Andy Schmidt knows the industry, and he really prepares you for a career in comics.
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Comics Experience Make Comics Podcast

Latest release on Jan 08, 2020

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The Comics Experience Make Comics podcast provides ~15 minutes of advice per episode on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry.

Rank #1: #173 – Target Demos, Plan Sales Strategy BEFORE Creating the Comic? Or the Other Way Around?

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When creating your comic, should you target the demo, sales and marketing strategy BEFORE creating the comic? Or the other way around? Heather and Jim tackle this listener question!

May 09 2019

38mins

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Rank #2: #185 – Publishing with Comics Experience and Source Point Press

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Tim Bach and Brian Atkins (The Family Graves) talk with Joey about the convention experience, and working with and publishing their comic through the Comics Experience publishing program and Source Point Press.

Oct 30 2019

32mins

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Rank #3: #175 – Creating One-Shots with Paul Allor

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Paul Allor (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers, GI Joe, TET) joins the podcast to talk about creating one-shots. Storytelling approach, telling three acts in 20-22 pages, and thinking about arcs in that amount of space.

Jun 07 2019

39mins

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Rank #4: #183 – Writing Comics Like the Pros and The New Comics Creator NYCC Panels

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Andy Schmidt joins Joey to talk about Comics Experience NYCC panels Writing Comics Like the Pros and The New Comics Creator, the ever-changing business of comics, paths to making comics, and tips for making the most of your con.

Oct 01 2019

48mins

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Rank #5: #178 – Convention Tips

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Paul Allor talks about what’s in his convention-floor bag including how he shows work to editors and collaborators; Heather Antos talks about planning on getting your con setup and merch and yourself to a con in the U.S. and abroad; and Andy Schmidt talks about panel planning, submissions, and hosting!

Jul 18 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #6: #177 – Screenwriting 101 with James Janowsky

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Heather and Joey are joined by CE screenwriting instructor James Janowsky to talk about the course, James’s background in filmmaking and teaching, as well as how comics and screenwriting overlap in skills and collaboration.

Jul 01 2019

32mins

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Rank #7: #184 – Creating and Workshopping a Mini Series with Tim Bach and Brian Atkins

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Tim Bach and Brian Atkins (The Family Graves) join Joey to talk about creative collaboration, getting to know collaborators online and in person, the evolution of ideas, and workshopping their comics in the Comics Experience Workshop.

Oct 17 2019

23mins

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Rank #8: #179 – Carlos Giffoni on Pitching, Patience, and Persistence

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Carlos Giffoni (Strayed, Space Riders) joins Jim and Joey to talk about his background getting into comics, and how he got started writing. Carlos also shares his experience drafting his pitches, approaching and working with editors.

Jul 31 2019

52mins

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Rank #9: #182 – What Happens after the Pitch, Work-for-Hire IP Edition

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You’re pitching on a work-for-hire comic for Marvel! DC! For Star Wars! And Batman! What happens after pitch? Heather Antos talks about the moving parts behind the scenes with editorial, management, licensors and more.

Sep 24 2019

37mins

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Rank #10: #181 – What Happens After the Pitch, Creator-Owned Edition

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What happens after the pitch? Your creator-owned pitch is in with a publisher… now what? Jim and Joey talk about collaboration, project managing, schedules, and what *won’t* get you more publishing deals down the line.

Sep 10 2019

31mins

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#190 – Storytelling

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Andy joins Joey to talk about storytelling comics, how perspective and trends change for storytellers over time, and how storytelling basics stay the same, and how it all ties into the CE intro art, writing, and coloring classes.

Jan 08 2020

50mins

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#189 – Pitching Your Comic with Fred Van Lente

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Writer Fred Van Lente (Amazing Spider-Man, Conan the Barbarian, Archer & Armstrong, and many more) talks with Joey and Andy about pitching comics tips and previews his upcoming January 11th Comics Experience Master Seminar with Fred Van Lente: Pitching Comics!

Dec 19 2019

26mins

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#188 – Working with Editorial and a Talent Coordinator with Bon Alimagno

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Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno talks with Joey about working with and developing new talent from his time in editorial and talent coordinator (Marvel). Bon talks about the basics of engaging as a professional, what a talent coordinator does, and more!

Dec 10 2019

29mins

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#187 – Online Learning with Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno

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Creators Workshop Director Bon Alimagno talks with Joey about his background in comics including being an editor (Marvel, Harris) and talent coordinator, as well as his design operations and program management background and how the two converge for the CE Workshop.

Nov 27 2019

28mins

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#186 – Comic Book Editing and Project Management

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Andy Schmidt (Marvel, IDW, Comics Experience) talks with Joey about project management and editing. Andy talks about work for hire and creator-owned project planning, scheduling, file management and more, all part of his Comics Experience Editing and Project Management course.

Nov 15 2019

28mins

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#185 – Publishing with Comics Experience and Source Point Press

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Tim Bach and Brian Atkins (The Family Graves) talk with Joey about the convention experience, and working with and publishing their comic through the Comics Experience publishing program and Source Point Press.

Oct 30 2019

32mins

Play

#184 – Creating and Workshopping a Mini Series with Tim Bach and Brian Atkins

Podcast cover
Read more

Tim Bach and Brian Atkins (The Family Graves) join Joey to talk about creative collaboration, getting to know collaborators online and in person, the evolution of ideas, and workshopping their comics in the Comics Experience Workshop.

Oct 17 2019

23mins

Play

#183 – Writing Comics Like the Pros and The New Comics Creator NYCC Panels

Podcast cover
Read more

Andy Schmidt joins Joey to talk about Comics Experience NYCC panels Writing Comics Like the Pros and The New Comics Creator, the ever-changing business of comics, paths to making comics, and tips for making the most of your con.

Oct 01 2019

48mins

Play

#182 – What Happens after the Pitch, Work-for-Hire IP Edition

Podcast cover
Read more

You’re pitching on a work-for-hire comic for Marvel! DC! For Star Wars! And Batman! What happens after pitch? Heather Antos talks about the moving parts behind the scenes with editorial, management, licensors and more.

Sep 24 2019

37mins

Play

#181 – What Happens After the Pitch, Creator-Owned Edition

Podcast cover
Read more

What happens after the pitch? Your creator-owned pitch is in with a publisher… now what? Jim and Joey talk about collaboration, project managing, schedules, and what *won’t* get you more publishing deals down the line.

Sep 10 2019

31mins

Play

#180 – Rich Douek, Joe Mulvey, and Chris Sotomayor on Collaboration

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Rich Douek, Joe Mulvey, and Chris Sotomayor, the creative team behind THE WAILING BLADE, talk about finding collaborators through networking in person and social media, and finding a unique take on your comic to stand out and feel different.

Aug 15 2019

1hr 5mins

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#179 – Carlos Giffoni on Pitching, Patience, and Persistence

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Carlos Giffoni (Strayed, Space Riders) joins Jim and Joey to talk about his background getting into comics, and how he got started writing. Carlos also shares his experience drafting his pitches, approaching and working with editors.

Jul 31 2019

52mins

Play

#178 – Convention Tips

Podcast cover
Read more

Paul Allor talks about what’s in his convention-floor bag including how he shows work to editors and collaborators; Heather Antos talks about planning on getting your con setup and merch and yourself to a con in the U.S. and abroad; and Andy Schmidt talks about panel planning, submissions, and hosting!

Jul 18 2019

1hr 17mins

Play

#177 – Screenwriting 101 with James Janowsky

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Heather and Joey are joined by CE screenwriting instructor James Janowsky to talk about the course, James’s background in filmmaking and teaching, as well as how comics and screenwriting overlap in skills and collaboration.

Jul 01 2019

32mins

Play

#176 – Comics Coloring and Color Theory with Chris Sotomayor

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Comics coloring with colorist and CE Instructor Chris Sotomayor. Soto joins Heather and Joey to talk about color theory, how to interpret notes from creative partners, and more!

Jun 20 2019

48mins

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#175 – Creating One-Shots with Paul Allor

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Paul Allor (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers, GI Joe, TET) joins the podcast to talk about creating one-shots. Storytelling approach, telling three acts in 20-22 pages, and thinking about arcs in that amount of space.

Jun 07 2019

39mins

Play

#174 – Workshopping a comics miniseries with Frank Gogol

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CE Alum Frank Gogol (GRIEF, DEAD END KIDS) talks with Jim and Joey about his comics experiences in starting to make his own, including his upcoming mini series DEAD END KIDS coming out through the CE publishing deal.

May 24 2019

46mins

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#173 – Target Demos, Plan Sales Strategy BEFORE Creating the Comic? Or the Other Way Around?

Podcast cover
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When creating your comic, should you target the demo, sales and marketing strategy BEFORE creating the comic? Or the other way around? Heather and Jim tackle this listener question!

May 09 2019

38mins

Play

#172 – Convention Behavior

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Con season has kicked off! Heather and Joey talk con tips for talking to editors, other creators, portfolio reviews, and making the most out of your con interactions.

Apr 19 2019

30mins

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#171 – What Streaming TV Can Teach Us About Story Formats

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Jim and Joey talk about different formats in comics and how to think about what format is right for your story. They talk about how Marvel’s streaming shows on Netflix and movies like Polar adapted from comics offer different format options.

Mar 27 2019

26mins

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iTunes Ratings

61 Ratings
Average Ratings
48
3
3
4
3

Great show

By Mister Buddha - Jul 25 2017
Read more
Great podcast that gives info from self publishing to working for the big 2. A great inside look.

Perfect for new comic book creators

By MattOK151 - Jan 05 2014
Read more
Andy Schmidt knows the industry, and he really prepares you for a career in comics.