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Comic Lab

112 episodes - English - Latest episode: 23 days ago - ★★★★★ - 194 ratings

Welcome to ComicLab: The podcast about making comics, and making a living from comics! If you loved Webcomics Weekly, you're gonna love this show: It's half shop-talk, half how-to, and half friendship. WE SQUEEZED IN THREE HALVES. It's tips and tricks and all the joys of cartooning as a pro. So pull up your drawing chair, put on some headphones, and join us while you draw! And if you like what you hear, kick in a dollar to help make more 'n better shows — patreon.com/comiclab

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Changing gears on Patreon

February 13, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 61.7 MB

How do you change gears on Patreon once your backers have gotten used to certain rewards? But first, did you know Sha-Na-Na opened for Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock? Questions asked and topics covered... Changing gears on Patreon What mistakes would you avoid if you started all over Offering limited-edition prints Preparing your business for an economic recession Limited-edition ComicLab enamel pins are now available at newevilbook.com and sheldonstore.com! You get great rewards ...

Submitting work to the Eisners

February 06, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 65.2 MB

What's the best process for submitting your work to the Eisner Award committee? Dave and Brad get some great advice from Jackie Estrada, who has been in charge of the awards since 1990. But first, Brad's sons ask how they got their names... and the answers are revealing. Questions asked and topics covered... Eisner Award advice Intermittent updates An "About" page for your cast Applying the "webcomics business model" to other types of media Do you have to respond to every com...

Finding a mentor

January 30, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 59.2 MB

How do you find a comics mentor? How could you become one? We talk about the importance of mentorships — and how to get involved in one. But first, Dave and Brad are using FaceTime to communicate while they're recording the podcast... and it's just not working out. Questions asked and topics covered... Finding a mentor Bringing back inspiration Synchronizing comic time and real time How can a cartoonist limit their carbon footprint? How to introduce a character quickly and ef...

Should you build your audience on Webtoons?

January 23, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 75.5 MB

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 topics covered... The Far Side — we called it Clip Studio Paint doesn't have OpenType support — and that needs to change Should you be building your audience on Webtoons? Do you want to know why a reader left your comic...

Live by the platform, die by the platform

January 16, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 77.5 MB

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 unscrupulous T-shirt vendors that use social-media comments to steal copyrighted illustrations. Next, Dave talks about how comics is a career you can build SAFELY. And, when a listener asks how to overcome their boredom over th...

Buying advertising

January 09, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 69.5 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week's show, the ComicLab guys talk about buying advertising. Actually, the discussion centers more closely on where NOT to buy ads. Then they advise a writer who is on their third draft and struggling to get to a finished version. And finally, the guys discuss what comics do better than any other medium. But first, we can learn a lot about comics craft in watching "The Madalorian." Questions asked and topics covered... If y...

The Best Of 2019

January 02, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 76.6 MB

The season finale of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! To celebrate the new year, the ComicLab guys are taking a look back on some of their favorite moments from 2019. The Best Of ComicLab in 2019... Calvin & Hobbes audiobook Dave Kellett's So-So Art The Jigglr (feat. Kevin McShane) Dirty throttle body Dave's wedding cake Voltron Satanic pugs Drunk Orson Welles Brad's podcasting under a blanket Dave at the dentist Tipping Inspirational Ikea e-mails Country singers Smoo...

Hand lettering

December 26, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 62.7 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week's show, the ComicLab guys talk about hand lettering. How can someone beat the learning curve? Then, Dave pitches a superhero comic, while Brad pitches a space opera. And finally, when a listener share their mentors admonition to "learn the rules so you can break them," both Brad and Dave share all of the mistakes they made following that very advice. But first, while their house undergoes a full remodeling project, Brad a...

Autobiographical comics

December 19, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 60.3 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss the strategy behind creating a comic solely for the film rights. Is this really a good idea? But first, could Brad win in a fight with a hamster? Questions asked and topics covered... Creating comics for the film rights Scheduling time to get drunk Autobio comics... why are they so sad? Improving your autobiographical comic Comics consultations Limited-edition ComicLab enamel pins ...

Hiring an editor

December 12, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 65.1 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week's show, the ComicLab guys talk about hiring an editor. It's more than catching spelling errors. A good editor can help craft your story and improve your plot. But first, Dave remembers listening to Gloria's pregnancy meditation tapes during her first pregnancy. Questions asked and topics covered... What is the best way to ensure you do not inadvertently plagiarize other works? Please never use the word "doodling" How ...

Special Guest Beth Reidmiller

December 05, 2019 11:00 - 55 minutes - 50.7 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss unexpected outcomes of webcomics success. Plus, Beth Reidmiller, the talented force behind the coloring of Sheldon and Drive, joins the guys to talk about collaboration and more! But first, writing tips for the sleep-deprived. NOTE: Dave's audio quality suffered a slight decline during this episode — which was recorded during the same recording session as last week's show. We apologize f...

Patreon Assembly

November 28, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 65.7 MB

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 navigate Thanksgiving  — and dairy farms — as a professional cartoonist. Questions asked... Patreon Assembly replaced last year's PatreCon, and it wasn't an improvement Super Patreon Grant How do you pick up a new skill? Would you ever do a project just for fu...

Pro Tips Sample!

November 27, 2019 18:20 - 26 minutes - 24.5 MB

Today is the LAST DAY to sign up for our Special Offer at Patreon.com/ComicLab! And here’s a special sneak-peek of what you’ll get when you join: A Patreon-exclusive “Pro Tips” episode. When you join, you’ll get over THIRTY FIVE HOURS of these episodes. You could drive from Miami to Los Angeles, and still have Pro Tips episodes left over! Special Offer... Remember: When you make your pledge before Thanksgiving, you'll get... "How To Make Webcomics" eBook (PDF) "The Webcomics Ha...

Who Can Save a Stumbling Kickstarter?

November 21, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 55.7 MB

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... Should you "save" a failing Kickstarter? How do you convert Patreon followers into backers? Should you use Myers-Briggs personality tests to help define characters Should you do Charge Upfront on Patreon? Drawing smoother lines with shaky ...

Special Guest Tom Richmond

November 14, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 61.8 MB

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 Tom's technique for capturing a face "That doesn't look like me!" Where do beginners go wrong? Has the homogenization of Hollywood hurt caricature? How to improve your caricatures Listener questions... When y...

Commission accomplished!

November 07, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 65.8 MB

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 can you avoid common mistakes? Then a question-asker asks how much time Dave and Brad spend trying to get their comics reviewed by comics journalists and websites. Next, can a sale or discount actually act as a dis-incentive for sales? And...

Pandering ...or Positioning?

October 31, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour - 56 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss pandering. Is it pandering to create comics that your readers are more likely to respond to? Then, a listener asks if Dave's aware that Clip Studio Paint doesn't have a CMYK mode? And does it matter? Finally, Dave receives a tweet from one of his readers explaining why he couldn't possibly become one if Dave's Patreon backers, touching off an epic rant on fan behavior. BUT FIRST... Dave t...

Social media has evolved... have you?

October 24, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 60.5 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss "The Webcomics Business Model." What is it, anyway?? Also, social media has evolved, but many independent creators haven't kept up. And finally, should an aspiring cartoonist go to art school? BUT FIRST... Brad's son asks the Big Question: "Why is Brad talking to his wife as if she's Dave Kellett?" QUESTIONS ASKED... What is THE Webcomics Business Model? Social media has evolved. Have ...

New to ComicLab?

October 22, 2019 17:41 - 2 minutes - 2.57 MB

Welcome to ComicLab: The podcast about making comics, and making a living from comics! If you loved Webcomics Weekly, you're gonna love this show: It's half shop-talk, half how-to, and half friendship. WE SQUEEZED IN THREE HALVES. It's tips and tricks and all the joys of cartooning as a pro. So pull up your drawing chair, put on some headphones, and join us while you draw!

Kickstarter's anti-union policies

October 17, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour - 68 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss Kickstarter's decision to fire workers who tried to unionize. Also on today's show, the USPS has decided to remain in the Global Postal Union — much to the relief of small-businesspersons everywhere, and a question-asker wants to know how far Dave and Brad write in advance. Next, eBook-publishing is hot, but are Amazon and ComiXology delivering for independent creators? Then — how do you m...

ComicLab enamel pins!

October 10, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour - 68.9 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss how big a comic's cast of characters should be. Also on the show: Improving your comic by varying the line weight. Then a question asker asks if Brad would ever do a non-superhero comic, and finally Dave shares why he thinks bookstore signings are a waste of time. BUT FIRST... Brad's kids gift the Kellett children with thirty pounds of LEGOs. ComicLab enamel pins Each pin is available f...

Analysis Paralysis

October 03, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour - 65.2 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss analysis from paralysis! How do you stop overthinking a project?! Also, in this show, an update on Brad's assistant, how to boost your confidence, and UNhelpful questions. Along the way, a listener asks for help with motivation and the guys discuss the perception that The Far Side is returning as a webcomic. BUT FIRST... Did you know that Edgar Allan Poe only earned $9 for writing The Rav...

One-, Three-, and Five-Year Plans

September 26, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour - 76.7 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, after Dave Kellett shares an update on his ongoing Kickstarter, the ComicLab guys share their plans for the next one year, three years, and five years. BUT FIRST... Dave marvels over an elephant's ability to take a leak. You get great rewards when you support ComicLab $2 —Early access to episodes$5 — Submit a question for possible use on the show AND get the exclusive ProTips podcast$10 — Record an audio questio...

Ensure killed my pappy

September 19, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 68.5 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the ComicLab guys discuss how converting to a digital workflow on Cintiqs improved their time management. Also, how do you balance storytelling tension in a longform comic? Next, the guys talk best practices in newsletters. Later, should you hire a proofreader? Dave Kellett shares an update on his ongoing Kickstarter, and finally, what are the must-have features for a book project? BUT FIRST... Ensure killed my pa...

Branding happiness

September 12, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 61.6 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the guys discuss all of the lessons Dave learned on his trip to Disneyland — from cool-hunting pins to branding emotions. Then a question-asker asks about the best way to transition social-media accounts. Next, Dave talks about launching his new Kickstarter. And finally, the guys talk about the "Good Ol' Days" of Webcomics — and what they'd like to bring back. BUT FIRST... Brad explains to his college students why...

Finding the Funny

September 05, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 65.3 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the guys discuss tips and strategies to improve your humor writing. Then, a question-asker asks if it's OK to re-use backgrounds. Next, it's advice on doing a comic convention when you have a speech impediment. Also, when will self-publishing become acceptable in other media — such as kids' lit, sci-fi, novels, etc.? And finally, Brad explains romance novels to Dave. But first... Brad's wife came home to find a do...

Tell us your First Time Story (printing books, that is)

August 29, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 70.3 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, a listener asks if they guys carry around sketchbooks in their everyday lives. Also, the guys talk about their First Time experiences— with offset print runs, that is. Then, a question asker asks how they built a sustainable comics career without becoming burnt out. Next, what pitfalls do Dave and Brad see in the next five-to-ten years? BUT FIRST... Valium has turned Dave's dog into a member of Dr. Teeth's Electri...

What do you want to be remembered for?

August 22, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 57.5 MB

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week's show, the guys talk about the long paths they took to become full-time cartoonists. Then, they look at the importance of livestreaming, and share some tips on doing that well. Next, a question-asker asks what Dave and Brad want to be remembered for. Finally, a cartoonist writes to say that they are their own worst booth barnacle! How can they stop doing that? BUT FIRST... Remember that lady who showed up to San Diego Co...

A typical day in the studio

August 15, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 59.7 MB

Today's show is sponsored by Wacom! Cartoonists Brad Guigar and Dave Kellett are talkin' comics. The guys talk about how their drawing styles evolved, and then detail what a typical day in their studios looks like. Next, they talk about strategies for deconstructing a comic in order to learn from it. After that, a question-asker asks if there are times the guys wish they could go back in time to fix things in their comics. Finally, it may seem that promoting a short-form, humor-base...

Launching a webcomic for the very first time

August 08, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour - 60.4 MB

This episoide of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! Now that Dave Kellett is settled in from his trip to San Diego for Comic Con International, so it's time for Brad Guigar and him to get down to answering some listener questions! Page numbering — After receiving a polite rebuttal to his original dismissal of page numbering, Brad reverses course on the topic Why MAD magazine folded (it had nothing to do with its content) AT&T's WarnerMedia pulled its Rooster Teeth booth at SDCC — an...

Dave's Comic Con International recap

August 01, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 55.7 MB

This episoide of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! Dave Kellett has returned from San Diego, after spending a week exhibiting at Comic Con International, and he brought stories and analysis with him. In today's show: Dave and Brad remember the first time they used a Wacom Cintiq Did Dave turn a profit? Was the show worth the expense? Hollywood parties vs comic con parties Getting booth barnacled — by people who should know better! ComicLab listeners who visited the booth Dave wa...

If social media delivers only 1% engagement, what's the point?

July 25, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour - 68.8 MB

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! A listener asks: if social-media delivers only a 1% engagement, what hope does one have in building an audience? Also in today's show: The best way to host a comics-making workshop for kids. Books on Brad and Dave's bookshelf Why did Dave move his comic from site to site for so long? BUT FIRST, Brad is living a home-owner's nightmare.

Getting better engagement on social media

July 18, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 61.9 MB

Webcomics veterans Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking comics! This week, they discuss... Increasing engagement on social media An improved hashtag strategy for Instagram When — and how — to ask for help Which comes first in writing — story, character or setting? What gratification do you get from comics? ...But first, Dave's gearing up for Comic Con International at Booth 1228! Great rewards when you support ComicLab • $2 — support the show • $5 — submit a question for ...

Special Guest Dylan Meconis

July 11, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 58.9 MB

In this episode, Dave and Brad talk to Dylan Meconis about her new book, Queen of the Sea! Also... Brad has some repairs done to his house, and it goes poorly. The case for traditional publishing — children's books Dave's upcoming appearance at Comic Con International Working with an editor Listener asks "I lost my day job. How do I generate excitement over working on my comic?" How to "kill your darlings" What's your favorite part about making comics? Great rewards when you ...

Father's Day thoughts

July 04, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 73.8 MB

Webcomics pros Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talkin' comics! In this episode, a question-asker asks if you can spur creativity by changing the layout of your studio. NEXT, the guys take a moment to talk about their fathers — and the influence their dads have had on their creative lives. FINALLY, is it possible to make comics more accessible for people with visual impairment? BUT FIRST, Dave takes his family to an indoor water park — or as he calls it "a cathedral to e. coli bact...

The menace of Arrival Fallacy

June 27, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 69.2 MB

Webcomics pros Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking comics! In this episode, they talk about Arrival Fallacy, and how it lures creators into a treadmill of despair! THEN a Patreon backer asks how Brad "NSFW" Guigar could possibly be disturbed by Public Displays of Affection! FINALLY, they discuss the Shonen Jump approach — could it work for webcomics? BUT FIRST, Brad's son points out that two of his father's popular aphorisms are in direct conflict with one another! SHOW NOTES...

Choosing a title for your comic

June 20, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 65.4 MB

What's in a name? A lot -- as Dave can tell you. He shares the troubles he experienced by naming his strip after a character who has since faded into the background. Also in today's show... Ziggy Zippy Should you re-draw old comics? How should you introduce a new style to your readership? Do splash pages work on the Web? The guilt of not creating Great rewards when you support ComicLab $2 — support the show $5 — submit a question for possible use on the show AND get the exc...

LIVE! from NCSFest

June 13, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 63.1 MB

LIVE! (on tape) from Huntington Beach, it's a special episode of ComicLab recorded during NCSFest. Brad and Dave talk about webcomics publishing becoming more centralized — and much more! 04:55 — Webcomics publishing started as centralized, become de-centralized, and is getting centralized again 08:13 — "Vanity Press is the new Publishing, and Publishing is the new Vanity Press" — Jake Parker 20:00 — Optimism over the future of comics 30:47 — Working with assistants 34:50 — Get...

Live from Dave's living room

June 06, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 74.1 MB

With Brad visiting Dave in Los Angeles to attend NCSFest, the guys take the opportunity to record a rare show originating from the same ZIP code. The guys talk about how webcomics — which started in centralized cells like Keenspot — has come full circle, and is becoming more centralized again. Next, Dave talks about what her learned from his recent Kickstarter campaign. Finally, the guys take from questions from $5 Patreon backers including: Should a first-time Kickstarter campaign ...

Special guest David Malki shares his writing process

May 30, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 94.8 MB

David Malki, of Wondermark fame, joins us for an in-depth discussion of writing and all things webcomic!

Would you still do a comic — even if nobody ever read it?

May 22, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 73 MB

This week on ComicLab, Brad and Dave discuss... When doing a Kickstarter for a product that hasn't been started yet, what should the visuals be? Would you still do a comic — even if nobody was reading it? Longform story advice The best posting schedule Leveraging readers from your old project to your new one. But first, Dave discover's Brad's first comic strip. "Googar."

Dave Kellett's review of Alaska Robotics' Comics Camp

May 15, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 85.8 MB

Dave Kellett attended Comics Camp, an event hosted by Alaska Robotics, and he's back — filled to the brim with joy and enthusiasm — from this annual retreat/comic convention. You can get on an e-mailing list for [next year's event here](http://). He shares stories from the week, including: Ursaphobic Stan Lee Classes taught by fellow cartoonists The importance of play in revitalizing an adult's creativity Anonymously sharing income sources Dissatisfaction and Imposter Syndrome ...

Special guest Chris Hallbeck talks Instagram

May 08, 2019 14:06 - 1 hour - 96.1 MB

This week, Chris Hallbeck joins us to talk Instagram strategy. He was one of the first cartoonists to see the potential in the social media platform, and his comics Maximumble and Pepple & Wren are pure delights. BUT FIRST, Brad shares the story of how much it hurt when he fell out of heaven.

Special guest Jake Parker talks publishing contracts and comic cons

May 01, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 85 MB

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! The guys welcome Mr. Inktober himself — Jake Parker. Jake talks about why he recently turned down a publishing contract... at the considerable risk of being labeled an "artisanal success." THEN, they go into publishing with a company verse self publishing. NEXT the guys share their thoughts on going to conventions. AFTER THAT, Jake Parker shares his plans for Patreon. BUT FIRST, Brad becomes angered over his son's forgetful...

Designing an effective cover

April 24, 2019 10:00 - 59 minutes - 70.2 MB

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! Dave talks about his new Kickstarter for Sheldon! We hear about need-to-know features when it comes to the cover design of your graphic novel. FOLLOWING this, Brad and Dave go into their thoughts about buying ads as a way to boost interest in your work. BUT FIRST, the guys bust their guts over birds, squirrels, and Brad’s Honeymoon.  Show notes 00:00 — Birds, Squirrels, and Vacations 08:12 — Dave’s Kickstarter 101 18:2...

Working with a Collaborator

April 17, 2019 09:50 - 1 hour - 88.5 MB

This week, the guys talk about a LIVE ComicLab session! NEXT we hear about the upcoming ‘Ringo awards and AFTERWARDS, the guys go into how much direction and detail they give to a colorists. THEN they grapple with a question about a Kickstarter for commissions. NEXT, Dave shares his experience selling work on eBay. FINALLY the guys talk about how you can get the most out of your Comic Con weekend. BUT FIRST, Brad tells us about his recent trip to Mexico. 00:00 — Brad’s trip to Mex...

Writing yourself into a corner

April 10, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 91.7 MB

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! On this week’s ComicLab the fellas talk about writing yourself into a corner. NEXT a question-asker asks "is my Patreon reward tier too high?" And FINALLY, they grapple with this — if they could time-travel back to the early 90s with their current skills, would they have been able to make it as syndicated cartoonists? BUT FIRST, Brad bends over to pick up a 12-pack of soda and throws out his back in the process. Getting old...

Special Guest Tony Cliff

April 03, 2019 11:00 - 56 minutes - 66.5 MB

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! On this week’s ComicLab we have an interview with Tony Cliff, creator of delilahdirk.com Brad has a failed attempt of a formal introduction. DURING the interview with Tony, the guys all answer the question on what they choose as their career titles. THEN discussing their routines when it’s time for deadline crunch. ENDING with the most sophisticated outro Brad and Dave are capable of. BUT FIRST, Dave shares some fond memorie...

Dave's Emerald City Comicon Recap

March 27, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour - 95.8 MB

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! Dave dives in on his full experience at ECCC this year, including some wonderful critters he met and his interaction with a rep from Nickelodeon. Dave answers the burning question — Did he do well enough to justify going back next year? Following this, Brad shares his thoughts on the recent success of Nathan "Strange Planet" Pyle. Next, the guys answer the questions on options in going digital. BUT FIRST, Dave tells us abou...

The Joys of Artisanal success

March 20, 2019 10:05 - 1 hour - 79.6 MB

Cartoonists Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! Going back to the discussion of publishers vs crowdfunding: What really brings you success? THEN, selling Patreon rewards on different platforms. ALSO, answering questions about background and comic structure WHILE bringing up the more modern characters seen in comics today compared to years ago. FINALLY, figuring out when it is beneficial to hold on to old domains or cut loose. BUT FIRST, "f--- Voltron!"  Show notes ** • 00...