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CAG! 103 – Blending Cute and Eerie, with Eric Orchard

September 22, 2014 by  
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Talking about walking the line between eerie and cute on CAG! In this special unscheduled episode of the Comics Are Great! show I’ll be joined by Eric Orchard, cartoonist behind Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch, published by Top Shelf. Maddy Kettle is a plucky young girl who faces witches, vampire bats, and spider […]

CAG! 87 – What Makes a Story Scary? With Eric Orchard and Jon David Guerra

November 25, 2013 by  
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Horror! Thrillers! Bera the One Headed Troll, Nightmare Pro Wrestling, and more! How do you make a horror story in a static medium like comics? What are the tricks to building dread and suspense? And how does visual style contribute to creating images that are unsettling or frightening? I’m joined by cartoonists Jon David Guerra […]

Comics Are Great! 57 – Eric Orchard and Scary Comics for Kids

May 31, 2012 by  
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This time we’re joined by Eric Orchard for a talk about his new kids’ horror comic Marrowbones. What are the special parameters one must consider when making a scary story for kids? How do you walk that line in a visual medium like comics? Also, a contest! For the folks who tuned in during the […]