Word balloons: Timing is everything
The old vaudeville axiom is as true today as it was back then: Timing is everything.
It’s a great rule to keep in mind for writing in general, and for comedy, it’s the law.
So, why do we pay it so little mind in comics?
I think it’s because many of us don’t realize how much control we actually have in the way our comics are read.
To that end, let’s discuss some ways to fine-tune our comic (if not comedic) timing.