Art & Story 196 – The Big Finale

August 23, 2011 by Jerzy  
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It’s the final episode of Art & Story, and we get together for some laughs, some generous voicemails sent in by the Art & Storriors, and some news on what we’re on to next! First we respond to a voicemail from Gerimi Burleigh, Art & Storrior #1, followed by some thoughts on letting your constituency [...]

Art & Story 195 – The Big Announcement

August 16, 2011 by Jerzy  
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[private]We start off this episode talking a bit about Kevin’s recent experience creating the Comfortable Thrashing project on the fly during his weekend at the Portland Zine Symposium, but then we move on to some rather heavy news: First off, let us start by saying that this wasn’t a decision we came by easily. This [...]

Art & Story 194 – The Big Panel Shape

July 28, 2011 by Jerzy  
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[private]This week we take on a question put to us by Mark Harmon: How do you approach the panel shapes on a page? Especially when you are working for a client who has in the script the set number of panels already. If I want to break from the “grid” system and do something a [...]

Art & Story 193 – The Big Dolla

July 20, 2011 by Kevin Cross  
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[private]In this episode we hear from Chris Wilson of Creative Independence, discuss some of his ideas for a KickStarter campaign, and finish with more ideas on making those dolla bills as an independent creative. Links mentioned in this episode: Mark’s KickStarter Campaign Blurb Lulu Josh Ellingson Ryan Estrada Got Print Jim Lujan The Art & [...]

Art & Story 192 – The Big Serializor

July 13, 2011 by Mark  
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[private]This week we discuss a topic posed by Marshall Couture, asking what are plus and minuses to making serialized comics. We do our best to dig into the the writing and structure side of things as well as what types of stories work and which ones don’t as serialized fiction. Links mentioned in this episode: [...]

Art & Story 191 – The Big CMS Decision

July 8, 2011 by Jerzy  
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[private]This week it’s all about deciding where to put your content. Hosted wordpress? Tumblr? Posterous? Blogger? Each content management system and service proposes its own pros and cons, and we share our takes on the individual services as best we can. We also talk a little about Google+, and our opinions may surprise you! Links [...]

Art & Story 190 – The Big KickStarter

June 29, 2011 by Kevin Cross  
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[private]Mark, Jerzy, and Kevin are joined by Jamie Gambell to discuss the KickStarter campaign he is running for his new comic, with illustrator Jonathan Rector, called Hero Code. The main focus of this discussion is bouncing around ideas and sharing thoughts on running a pledge campaign for your independent project. The Art & Story Theme [...]

Art & Story 189 – The Big KRC Report III

June 22, 2011 by Jerzy  
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[private]It’s time once again for a wrap-up of Kids Read Comics! Mark and Jerzy discuss the ups and downs of this year’s event, exploring the takeaways from organizing the show and how it could be used as a model for other conventions. Links mentioned in this episode: Decibel Magazine issue 82, featuring an interview with [...]

Art & Story 188 – The Big Guilty Pleasure

June 14, 2011 by Mark  
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[private]Everyone has that one guilty pleasure in their life that they’d like to remain a secret. We’re no different, but we are exposing ours for all to see. In this episode we discuss some of our “guilty pleasures” but soon discover none of our pleasures are guilty ones. Join us in a conversation about intent, [...]

Art & Story 187 – The Big Lovecraft

June 8, 2011 by Kevin Cross  
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[private]We love talking about our craft, and in this episode we are joined by Kim Holm to talk about H.P. Lovecraft. Mark and Kim are both doing comic adaptations of Lovecraft stories, so we use that as a spring board to talk about the challenges and thought process of doing adaptations. Of course we talk [...]

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