Category Archives: Making Comics

Tutorials created by professional Comic creators to help you level up your Comic making skills. Articles pertaining to the creation of Comics. Self-publishing, small press print and mainstream industry professionals share their insights and lessons.

Five for Creating with Melissa Capriglione

FIVE FOR CREATING WITH MELISSA CAPRIGLIONE Welcome to Five for Creating! A new interview series here at ComixCentral where we focus on getting to know Indie Creators and what they are working on through a series of five questions. This week we chat with Melissa Capriglione the creator of Falconhyrste a  web-comic which is currently…

Interview with the creative team behind The Lynx

Interview with the creative team behind The Lynx Participants: Marshall Dillon (Editor/Letterer/Graphic Designer), Vittorio Garofoli (Artist and Inker), Michael Lent (Creator/Writer), and Carmelo Monaco (Colorist). INTRO by Michael Lent It was a lot of fun putting together Blog #1 of the THE LYNX, so members of the team behind our book thought you might like to…

Nailing Page One

Nailing Page One Participants: Marshall Dillon (Editor/Letterer/Graphic Designer), Vittorio Garofoli (Artist and Inker), Michael Lent (Creator/Writer), and Carmelo Monaco (Colorist). INTRO by Michael Lent The con panel I was on had just wrapped. During the event, we answered several process questions which can be complex and boring for some fans who don’t care to hear…

Some favourite characters save a writer from the block.. A story in two Acts. Act Two.

Some favourite characters save a writer from the block.. A story in two Acts. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Act two I’m writing this part a couple of months after the first ‘Act’  So can apply some further hindsight to this process.  Whilst this did provide an impetus for getting things moving and prompted a…

Some favourite characters save a writer from the block.. A story in two Acts. Act One.

  Some favourite characters save a writer from the block.. A story in two Acts. Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash   Act One Whether or not you believe writers block really exists this story begins with me having what I believed was a pretty serious case of it. My biggest challenge has never been…

Comic Printing 101: Understanding the Basics of File Setup

Comic Printing 101: Understanding the Basics of File Setup  Over the years, we’ve encountered a lot of disgruntled comic book creators whose files were sent to the press by their printers despite having layout discrepancies. Let’s just say that the results of their print runs with the wrong specifications were nothing short of heartbreaking. This…