Category Archives: Creating Comics

Daddy’s Issues – Chapter 2: The Pregnancy Gauntlet

  Welcome to the blog series; Daddy’s Issues, from Indie comic creator, Johnny Craft.  Come along chapter by chapter as this comic book writer explores the journey of expecting his first child and all the emotions and creative challenges that come along with it.  Daddy’s Issues – Chapter 2: The Pregnancy Gauntlet After my appearance on the solidly…

The Most Important Video-game You’ll Ever Play: A Nerd Metaphor for Success

blog-headers_monday-motivation_1

  Competition is a beautiful thing. This is such a weird realization to hit a universal lover like myself. As a person who does his best to appreciate as many people as possible (and fails constantly), I have realized that this truth is a fantastic relief. There’s a massive old-school misconception swimming around in the…

The Ultimate Bromance: Craft Beer and Indie Comics

blog craft comics

How’s it hanging, my handheld hero hooligans? Today, I want to shoot the shiz about a secret bromance between locally brewed liquid courage and indie-pendent ink architects. It’s been a well-hidden rain-bro connection since the days of the great depression, but still, you might be surprised by the twin territory hidden inside the idealism of…

Starving for Affection: The Nasty Business of Art

starving artist business

Welcome again, my friends, to another dashing dive into the depths of deplorable life choices. I’m your host, CXC staff writer Chris Hendricks, and today we’ll be talking about everyone’s favorite Green Goblin (and no, I’m not talking about James Franco), talking about money. Either way, money and art don’t always mix for reasons unbeknownst to…