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Comics Are Great! 29 – Just be Interesting!

October 1, 2011 by  
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How do you engage with your audience? How do you manage your social media interactions to drive interest in your comics? Is it as simple as “just be interesting”? If so, what does “interesting” even mean? Fortunately I’m joined by the super savvy ¬†Eli Neiburger of the Ann Arbor District Library for a discussion on […]

Comics Are Great! 19 – Ghosts of Comics Past and Future

July 25, 2011 by  
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It’s a talk about the past and future of comics with Karl Altstaetter! Karl and I start out by talking about comics in the 90s, his work on the Samurai anthology then about his work on the MTV Geek webcomics project¬†and his own contribution, Me2! We then talk a bit about the future of comics […]

Thunder Punch Daily 106 – Reaching the Kids

April 4, 2011 by  
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Today I share some thoughts I’ve been kicking around about how tablet and mobile devices might be the key to reaching young people with our work. Throughout the discussion I mention a recent episode of the Spark podcast, the Corona development platform, A&S 106, and an old episode of Thunder Punch Daily. Subscribe through iTunes […]

Thunder Punch Daily 99 – Local Trumps Global

February 16, 2011 by  
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Today I share my thoughts on the Diamond Digital Distribution announcement, and explain the real reason that I think it’s silly for local comics stores to participate in such shenanigans, especially when they’re sitting on a means to save themselves without Diamond. I also mention Eli Neiburger’s talk on the future of libraries, and my […]

Thunder Punch Daily 88 – Gently Down The Stream

December 21, 2010 by  
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After a successful test of the Justin.TV app on my iPhone, I’m compelled to talk a bit about my plans to stream more of my workday and why I think it’s a good idea. For me it has less to do with being an exhibitionist and more to do with stuff I’ve been reading about […]

Thunder Punch Daily 87 – Streaming Apps Review

December 10, 2010 by  
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Today I share some observations based on some experimenting I’ve been doing with video streaming apps for the iPhone. I talk about the following: Ustream Justin.tv Stickam You can see some of my tests of the services on my blog: Ustream test Justin.tv test Stickam test Subscribe through iTunes RSS Podcast (thunderpunchdaily): Play in new […]

Thunder Punch Daily 77 – Thoughts on Video

November 3, 2010 by  
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In today’s episode I share some of the interesting things we plan to do with video for Kids Read Comics 2011 and extend those thoughts out to wonder about ways to incorporate interactive video in order to share expertise, skills, and strategies for everything we indie creators do. Subscribe through iTunes RSS Podcast (thunderpunchdaily): Play […]

Thunder Punch Daily 74 – No Gurus, Please!

October 22, 2010 by  
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Today I expand on some thoughts I threw out on Art & Story Alive! episode 91 and a recent Art & Story Extreme!! I did with Kasey Van Hise. A lot of grousing about the rush to be an expert and how I think it does little to push an art form forward. Subscribe through […]

Thunder Punch Daily 70 – New Media Wonderings

October 8, 2010 by  
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Today I share some more thoughts about new media. I reevaluate some words I heard from Alex Lindsay on the This Week In Media podcast and apply them to ourselves as independent content producers. I also make mention of the Storriors Tumblr page, a new blog on which subscribers can participate! Subscribe through iTunes RSS […]

Thunder Punch Daily 62 – Don’t Fear the iPad

August 30, 2010 by  
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In part two of my TPD “Road Trip” series I share a few reactions to some discussion that’s been happening in the forums about the new media opportunities and dangers presented by the app-based approach to computing heralded by tablet computers like the iPad. Sure, some have made some rather scary predictions, but I still […]