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A little bit for would-be webcomickers

A little bit for would-be webcomickers published on 2 Comments on A little bit for would-be webcomickers

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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Podcasting today on the Webcomic Beacon!

Podcasting today on the Webcomic Beacon! published on No Comments on Podcasting today on the Webcomic Beacon!

Just a silly reminder that I’m going to be talking about comics, watercolors, and making comics with watercolors today on the Webcomic Beacon! You can tune in live at 12 PM EST to listen in as I make a fool of myself all over the internet. They’ll also have an archived version up you can download afterwards. Should be a good time.

Also: apologies for the late pages. I have them halfway to complete, and I’m hoping to have them up tonight. Real life is awesome, but also time-consuming, unfortunately.

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