One More Panel
Writing humor is something many of us grapple with. In the past, I’ve discussed a method that I advocate called Fermentation. And in many critiques and discussions, I’ve found myself advising writers to push or push further or push to […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
ComicLab Ep. 109 — Should you build your audience on Webtoons?
Webtoons is a popular platform for independent comics publishers. But with practically no options for reader outreach, is it worth the effort? But first, Dave shares his vacation waterslide adventure… and his lack of fandom for Freakazoid Questions asked and […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Q&A: The importance of re-writing
Q On a recent ComicLab episode, you answered a question about someone doing draft after draft of his writing and you said he was doing the right thing. Could this be the same problem of someone drawing the same comic […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Writing stories — planning a route
Sometimes the hardest thing about writing a story isn’t coming up with a grand arc that challenges and changes your main character. Sometimes the devil is in those little details along the way — all of those myriad decisions you have […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
ComicLab Ep 108: Live by the platform; die by the platform
From YouTube’s new policy regarding Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to SmackJeeves’ site-wide changes, the ComicLab guys realize that living by the platform can mean dying by the platform. Then they take delight in an ingenious plan to expose […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Clip Studio Paint needs to support OpenType
I was very excited when Comicraft announced that it had build “crossbar-I” technology into their new fonts — and that they had re-released their two most popular fonts, ComiCrazy and Wild Words, with this feature enabled. Imagine my chagrin when […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...Read more
Episode Notes: We take our first shot at answering that age-old question.
Episode Notes: Brad, Kris and Dave give their SPX wrap-up, fighting spam and luddies with rulers.