Blog

Regular postings about tips, insights, news, resources and opportunities in making comics.

Growing Up

In 2017, after surviving a stroke brought on by work stress, I decided to return to my first love and career - making comics.

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A Tale of 2 Posters

The year was 1983 and I was a 15-year-old George Perez fan who drew two posters in his honor. One full of Marvel heroes going...

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Supply & Demand

If you google search “supply and demand,” this is what you’ll get. “the amount of a commodity, product, or service available...

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Andrea Colvin

A great chat with workshop guest speaker and Lion Forge editor-in-chief Andrea Colvin. 

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Pitching Insights

Some of the things I've learned on creating a more compelling pitch packet to send to publishers. 

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Never Give Up

A 20-year personal lesson to me from Marvel Comics editor-in-chief, Tom DeFalco. Keep at it!

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Heather Antos

One of the first guest speakers for the workshop was Heather Antos who was an editor at Marvel comics.

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Passion Not Profit

There has been a lot of talk recently (again) about the lack of income in having a career in comics...

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To Con or Not to Con?

To con, or not to con? That is the question. Whether ’tis nobler on the ego to suffer the slings and arrows of Marvel and DC fans...

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Do It For Love

“If you can remove money from the equation or desire for fame, it gets a lot easier.” - Brian Michael Bendis

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Hard Lessons

They say we are in a golden age for comic books. And with all the movies and strides in technology and diversity...

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Breaking & Entering

In as many years I’ve been trying to “break-into” the comic industry, I’ve heard as many stories of how creators actually did it...

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