HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Creating Characters

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Creating Characters

Creating CharactersI'm sure by now you're wondering if I'm ever going to get around to the creative aspect of making comic books.The answer is yes.So, let's discuss creating characters.I never seem to know what comes first, the characters or the story. Most time than...

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK You Need A Editor

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK You Need A Editor

EditorThis will become one of the most important positions on your team.A good editor will make you look good and challenge you at the same time. I've been lucky to work with Bill Nichols through the studio and Sketch Magazine as well as Bill Love. There's more than...

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Setting Up A Studio

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Setting Up A Studio

Now let's talk about setting up a studio. The idea of setting up a studio is that you no longer have to specialize in every aspect of producing a comic book. You can bring in talent that can help you with the process that slows you down or have less interest in doing....

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Why Becomes How

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Why Becomes How

- HowAlong with the "Why" is "How". Like any business you need a plan even if it's just a few notes jotted down on a napkin. I'm going to move forward with this blog "as if" you want to create a comic to be shared with readers (Super Fans).How are you going to...

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Why Create A Comic Book

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Why Create A Comic Book

Why?Why create a comic book?Think very carefully before you answer that question.It doesn't matter if you're going to do all the production yourself or if you're going to create a studio of like-talented creators. If you’re going to create a single one-shot standard...

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Why a blog and not an illustrated comic?

HOW-TO CREATE A COMIC BOOK Why a blog and not an illustrated comic?

There are dozens of How-to-Draw this and that and/or tips on being a better comics creator, a penciler, digital colorist, letterer, etc. What I want to discuss in this blog is the backbone of creating comic books, the thought process of creating,  handling a studio...