ComicLab Ep 100 — Patreon Assembly

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week’s show, the ComicLab guys discuss Patreon Assembly. Did it live up to the hype — or have they missed an opportunity to foster creator growth? But first, how to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep 99 — Who Can Save a Stumbling Kickstarter?

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week’s show, the ComicLab guys discuss the importance of allowing a failing Kickstarter to come to its natural end. But first, Dave learns the saga of Jim Hanks. Listener questions… […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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How to do a year-end review of your most popular comics

When I worked in newspapers, December always meant end-of-the-year lists. Every writer in every department would file one. Why? Well, I guess they can be pretty interesting. But more importantly, they’re easy content to churn out during the busy holiday […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Live by the platform; die by the platform

YouTube’s new policy regarding Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) has thrown creators into a morass. Starting in January 2020, if creators mark a video as directed at kids, data collection will be blocked for all viewers, resulting in lower […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep. 98 — Special Guest Tom Richmond

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week’s show, the ComicLab guys are joined by MAD magazine’s Tom Richmond to talk about caricature. They talk about… The ubiquitous theme-park caricature The International Society of Caricature Artists convention […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab Ep. 97 — Commission Accomplished

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week’s show, the ComicLab guys ponder George R.R. Martin’s assertion that writers are either garderers or architects. Also, they talk about commissions. What are some best practices — and how […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Give yourself a break for the holidays

A couple of years ago, I posted a few thoughts on the idea of taking a weeklong hiatus for the Christmas holiday. It featured a guest post from “How To Make Webcomics” co-author Dave Kellett on the topic. The entire […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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