CAG! 88 – Make Your Story as Awesome as a Game, with Eli Neiburger and Dave Carter

November 26, 2013 by  
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Video games in libraries, what cartoonists can learn from video games, and more! We’ve all heard the dig: a book starts with a map, and many readers immediately tune out. But there are plenty of stories about the excitement gamers felt when opening up the big Zelda or Metroid map in Nintendo Power Magazine. What’s […]

KCR! 12 – ALA Annual with Chris Giarrusso and Matt Phelan

September 20, 2013 by  
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Artist Alley! Storm in the Barn! G-Man! Secret Science Alliance! And More! Tabling at conventions is an integral part of how cartoonists promote their work. But now that the American Library Association has opened up an artist alley for graphic novelists at their Annual Conference, we’ve got a brand new venue with an entirely different […]

Comics Are Great! 72 – Living Well On Less with C. Spike Trotman and Laurianne Uy

February 25, 2013 by  
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Finances, Poorcraft, Polterguys, Mini-Comics, and more! The hard fact of it is, few people make a ton of money at this comics jazz. And while we’ve talked about creating various streams of income in past shows, we’ve yet to talk about how to get more out of less of our financial resources! We’re joined this […]

Comics Are Great! 70 – Skype Author Visits with Stephen McCranie

February 20, 2013 by  
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Author visits, marketing your book, Mal and Chad, and more! Whether you’re self-publishing or working with a publisher, a cold hard reality we cartoonists face is getting the word out about your book. This time I’m joined by author Stephen McCranie for a discussion on how he used a special promotion on his site offering […]

The Comics Industry has many discrete worlds, so what are you gonna do about it?

November 15, 2012 by  
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The Comics Industry has many discrete worlds, so what are you gonna do about it? A really fun and relaxed discussion with +Dave Roman on the latest episode of the Stuff Said podcast. Tons of great stuff nested in this casual conversation about Dave's career, but one of my big takeaways was something that Dave […]

If you make comics, you have all the skills you need to get yourself "out t…

November 5, 2012 by  
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If you make comics, you have all the skills you need to get yourself "out there." Many of us visual storytellers choose this line because it affords us the ability to hold up in a studio, away from the public. But more and more it seems that being a professional artist means getting one's self […]

Comics Are Great! 60 – Getting Your Comics into Libraries with Erin Helmrich

August 10, 2012 by  
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Topics: Find new audiences through libraries, publishing, and self-promotion Many of us agree that web publishing is a terrific way to build an audience for your comic, graphic novel, or comic strip. It’s an easy, low-risk way for audiences to try before they buy. And the same is true for getting your books into libraries! […]

KCR! 01 – Book Launch Parties with Raina Telgemeier

Kids’ Comics Revolution is go! Dave Roman and Jerzy Drozd have teamed up to create a series of audio shows connecting the worlds of comics, graphic novels, and kid lit. The series will feature interviews with and contributions by the people who help make the kids’ visual storytelling landscape a better place for all involved. […]

Comics Are Great! 56 – Mark Waid

May 17, 2012 by  
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It’s a spirited talk about the future of comics publishing and storytelling opportunities available in digital comics this time, as I’m joined by comics legend Mark Waid. Using his new project Thrillbent as a starting point, we explore how digital publishing and web culture are challenging us to re-think 20th Century ideas of publishing and […]

Comics Are Great! 55 – Who Needs Flying Cars?

May 4, 2012 by  
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Digital comics in libraries. Comics textbooks in schools. Has the utopian future finally arrived? I’m joined this week by Eli Neiburger of the Ann Arbor District Library and Josh Elder of Reading With Pictures for a talk on the future of digital delivery and licensing in regards to comics. Josh’s new venture, the iVerse Media […]

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