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Comics Are Great! 67 – Scary Stories

November 14, 2012 by  
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Writing horror with Jon David Guerra, Paul Storrie, and Dave Carter. It’s a Halloween-themed episode with a talk on what characterizes a scary story, and we’ve got a full roundtable of people well-suited for the job! I’m joined by Jon David Guerra, Paul Storrie, and Dave Carter, who help to draw the line between “disturbing” […]

Comics Are Great! 66 – The Difference Between Story and Backstory

October 26, 2012 by  
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World building! Backstory! Writing! With Dave Roman, Brandon Dayton, and Paul Storrie. What’s the difference between story and backsory? It’s a tricky question, so I was lucky to assemble a rather impressive roundtable of comics people to help sort this one out. Brandon Dayton, Dave Roman, and Paul Storrie all return to the show to […]

Comics Are Great! 58 – Writing for Kids

June 16, 2012 by  
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Whether or not one should make any special considerations when writing for kids is a topic that goes round and round on the twitters. Is it better to shield young people from the difficulties and terrors of adulthood, or should we be preparing kids for this? Are there advantages to both? It’s a philosophical episode […]

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! 53 – Talking Korra

April 19, 2012 by  
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It’s an eclectic mix of talents and opinions this time as I’m joined by Kevin Coppa, Faith Erin Hicks, and Paul Storrie for a talk about the new Avatar: The Legend of Korra cartoon series! We share our reactions to the first two episodes, compare them to the original series, discuss some of the many […]

Comics Are Great! 48 – Writing for Girls

March 13, 2012 by  
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Is writing adventure fiction for girls really all that different than writing for other audiences? If so, can such a story be characterized? Tough questions, so this time I went to the best sources for answers! We’re joined by Dan Mishkin, co-creator of the legendary comics series Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld and Blue Devil (and co-organizer […]

Comics Are Great! 47 – The Voice

March 13, 2012 by  
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We’re joined by a very special guest on this episode to help us find a new angle to come at the topic of writing characters! Neil Kaplan (Digimon, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Power Rangers) joins us for a discussion on writing characters from the standpoint of a voice actor. How do you find that unique […]

Comics Are Great! 46 – Manga Studio

February 10, 2012 by  
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This episode is packed to the gills as I’m joined by a full house of great people who are all eager to talk about comics! First up is a discussion on drawing digitally in Manga Studio with Stephen McCranie, who leads a demonstration of how he draws his comics in the program while Paul Storrie […]

Comics Are Great! 39 – The Delilah Dirk Fan Club

December 1, 2011 by  
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This week we’re joined by Paul Storrie and Tony Cliff for a talk on doing your research when making a comic placed in a specific place or time–that is, when Paul and I aren’t too busy gushing over Tony’s Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant. We start off with some talk on creating a premise […]

Comics Are Great! 34 – Did Somebody Say Topic?

November 8, 2011 by  
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It’s a bit of a silly episode with a special surprise topic at the end. I’m joined by Paul Storrie, Alice Hunt, and Tracy Williams for a discussion on the physical hazards of making comics, the Captain America movie, My Little Pony, and finally some talk on writing. Thankfully Eli Neiburger joins us at the […]

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