Category Archives: Creator Spotlight

Here at ComixCentral we celebrate the self-publishing & small press indie Comic book creators by sharing their stories and creative process.

2018 ComixCentral Comic of the Year Award Winners!

2018 COMIXCENTRAL COMIC OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS The year 2018 brought ComixCentral a bevy of new and awesome Indie Comics from some of the best and brightest stars in the Indie game. We are so fortunate and proud to have these titles available on our site. The quality of content made this years awards…

Five for Creating with Team Angela and the Dark

FIVE FOR CREATING WITH THE TEAM FROM ANGELA AND THE DARK Welcome to Five for Creating! An 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 Writer Umbrus Syn and Artist Russell Fox two…

Five for Creating with Matt Nelson

FIVE FOR CREATING WITH MATT NELSON Welcome to Five for Creating! An 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 Matt Nelson creator of the Web-Comic Catbeard the Pirate. 1. Tell us…

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…

Two Friends Enter, One Comic Leaves! The Invasion from Planet Wrestletopia Origin Story

Suspicious Behavior Productions is Matt Entin and Ed Kuehnel – two professional game writers who became friends and co-writers, and who created a company to have the creative freedom to put their own stories out into the world, for better or worse. Ed: I was a nerd growing up in Portland, Oregon the 70’s and…

Indie Wars: The Chronicles of Etherington | Episode I | Indie Comic Success in the Absence of Industry Space

Chapter 1: An Early Frame of Reference (Why you need to read this) All right you barmy kings and queens of comic-country. Is indie-ink’s wonky industry leaving you gutted, gormless and creatively absent? More importantly, do you STILL doubt your story-sketching skills will ever pay the bills? Well, budge up and prepare to get gobsmacked…

Joe Francis Totti | Creator Spotlight

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Welcome to our first ever “Inktober Winner Edition” of CXC Creator Spotlight. Today we are joined by the 2017 CXC Inktober Winner, Joe Francis Totti! During this year’s Inktober, Joe took the road less traveled and created an entire Comic over the 31 day period. Slow rolling a terrifyingly good mini-horror, delighting his Instagram followers…

RAGS: Creator Spotlight a Fireside Chat with Brian and Trent

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Hello readers! Today we have 2 badasses for the price of 1 Creator Spotlight! We are delighted to have the opportunity to pick the brains of the creative team behind the jaw-dropping, action-packed, delightfully comedic and beautifully illustrated, RAGS: Prologue. If you haven’t read the first issue of this comic, stop right now, (well read…

Stephen Gammell: A Friendship Forged in the Dark

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 Greetings, fellow fear followers. Tis’ another frenzied frightfest filled with eerie exploration. Grab your torches and pitchforks. Let us mob-march together across yet another murderous moor. Tonight we brave the mist in search of the ultimate bearer of bedtime burdens. He’s the drawer of dark art that gifted us our first ghoul-gasm. He’s the herald…

Faithfully Human – J.M Bryan

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 Greetings everyone. Today I’m honored to connect with the very prolific, and very honest, J. M. Bryan. While I would normally put together some color-coded, alliteration-obsessed introduction to focus your attention, this artist is far too personal for heavy-handed words. It doesn’t take much Internet stalking to become attached to J’s style. It’s near impossible…

Gilbert Deltrez: Demons, Dreams, and Determination

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Hello again, my fellow spawn of supernatural storytelling. Today, I’m tempting the pentagram in an effort to understand the tortured tenacity of Gilbert Deltrez. Let us join him on a foray of flesh flying fanaticism. We’ll delve into various dark projects, crush some Kickstarter, and learn about the inspiration monster within. If you’ve got the…

Jared Muralt: The 2-Dimensional Illusion of a 3D Life

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Welcome weird wunderkinder! How’s your creative genius treating you this morning? Mine has gone into hiding, thanks to the mental magnificence of Swiss illustrator, Jared Muralt. I had the pleasure of interviewing this tremendous talent and it was clear to me that the content of his character is as colorful, multifaceted and exceptional as his…

CXC Conversations with Creators: Featuring Michael Lent

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We are over the moon today, having scored an interview with professional Comicbook creator Michael Lent. Most of you will know him as the writer behind the Marvel series “Prey”, and more recently, “i, HOLMES”, but his experience stretches across many entertainment genres from non-fiction literature to film and TV. Michael shares with us a…

8 Reasons To Read  the Bob: Non-Union Psychic series

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In this saturated market, it’s easy to miss the little gems out there. One diamond you probably haven’t noticed in a vast sea of rough is BOB: NON-UNION PSYCHIC (“Renegade Psychic. Professional Hairstylist.”), a digital-first series published by Colorado-based newcomer Warehouse 9 Productions, Ltd. in 2015. The ad copy puts the hilarious, high-as-they-come concept as…