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Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

“I need to print my first book. Where do I start?  How many should I print?  And should I look to sell ads in it?”
No matter your experience, I offer that you start off simple. If you have never published comic books before, it’s hard to really know what people are going to respond [...]

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

“SELLING ADS and FINDING SPONSORS for comic books”
Printing comic books can be expensive very quickly.  Especially when you are living on an artists wages.  I recommend you sell ads and find sponsors. It is possible to cover the costs of your book. You just have to talk to enough businesses. But most importantly, you have [...]

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

the Aesthetic of Storytelling

Ira Glass, host of “This American Life,” giving a talk about stories and storytelling.

Ira Glass at Gel 2007 from Gel Conference on Vimeo.

Monday, November 24th, 2008

“Wally Woods 22 panels that always work”

Someone has acquired the original photostat of Wally Woods 22 Panels. The creation and history of it seems to be almost as useful as the panels themselves. Read the letter from Larry Hama when you get the chance.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

“If panel two is very similar to panel one, you probably should be doing animation, because you’re trying to express motion. What should be happening between panel one and panel two… There should be a significant change between those two panels, so that the gutter – that white space between each panel – is [...]