So I received an email from a reader and soon-to-be comic maker recently, which got me thinking about how I got into making comics and if I had any advice for would-be comickers, what would it be? It was interesting to think about while I put together a response, so I thought it might be useful to add some of that information here, too. I’m hardly an expert at anything involved here, but I find it interesting sometimes to read about how others work, and if someone can get some use out of what I have to say, all the better.
I originally got into comics because my friends were doing it (PEER PRESSURE!) and kind of got hooked on the process. I’ve gone through a zillion different changes in the way I do things over the past eight years (!) I’ve been making Messenger. There are a few areas that stand out as major “learning points” for me as I’ve gone along:
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