#04 features the work of Russ Wooton on the series Extremity, produced by Image/Skybound Entertainment.Read More
Revisiting results of promotional attempts eight months after the first issue release of the series RELIVE on Comixology.Read More
This post is to discuss self promotion efforts once your comic book is out in the world and what methods can be employed to gauge how successful certain promotional and social media tactics are.Read More
To start the new year off, I'm going to show you some basic lettering techniques for your comic book. For this initial tutorial I'll be using Adobe InDesign (I'll be showing it on version CS6 - I know this is out of date at this point, but the technique carries over to the latest CC version).Read More
When the artwork and layout of your comic are complete, then it's time to make the rounds and send out your series pitch to the publishers.Read More
Now that you have an artist attached to your series, you can begin working with them to bring the script to life.Read More
If you're not gifted with the ability to draw, which I unfortunately am not, then you need to find an artist to bring your script to life. This can be a challenging endeavor for someone new trying to break into the field.Read More
Now that the outline and synopsis are in a good spot, you can begin the best part; writing the scripts. Here I'll show you some formatting options as well as some general tips for how the script will translate to the finished page.Read More
Once your general idea and outline are complete you can move on to the synopsis. Depending on how much detail you put into your outline, you might already have a good chunk of the synopsis developed.Read More
The following series of posts document the process I took to create the first complete issue of the comic book I wrote called RELIVE.
I'll preface all of this by saying this isn't the be all end all way to create comics. The following information is what I learned by doing. These posts are meant to really help people with no prior comic book experience bring their ideas to life and have a finalized comic book to submit to publishers.
So I hope you find this information helpful and if you have any questions or want more specifics on any one topic, leave a reply for me.
Let the odyssey begin.