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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…

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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.  Jovelyn Jade & Johnny Jovelyn is eight months pregnant in July. I already think she’s…

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  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.  Jovelyn Jade & Johnny Finally, the twenty-week ultrasound is here! Finally, we have the…

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EPIC MISADVENTURES OF DEATHBAG: HOLIER THAN THOU EDITION By Julio A. Guerra Julio was one of the first indy comic book creators I met face to face and he set a pretty high bar for all those I would meet after him. He was humble, energetic, and eager to share knowledge about the world of indy…

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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.  Jovelyn Jade & Johnny **For this entry, I will say this once and only once:…

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Kaneesha the Graphic Novel By Ben Miller On Free Comic Book day I asked Ben Miller (the writer of Kaneesha) to pitch his book for me. He explained it as a character study of someone dealing with the most challenging decision of their life immediately after witnessing the most traumatic tragedy they’ve ever experienced… I was…

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  Alex Priest: Vampire Hunter | Issues 1-3 For the first time since their bitter break up, Alex Priest & Janelle Garcia must face one another – or risk an apocalypse. Issues 1-3. By Jennifer Arledge STEP BACK INTO THE WORLD OF ALEX PRIEST THIS SUMMER “This first issue of Alex Priest sucked me in immediately…

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Join The Rambling Phoenix and The Voice on this fantastical episode of Comic History Mysteries! Check out the trailer: This. BEHOLD! The @CXCPodcast trailer! #indiecomics #podcast #weareindiecomics pic.twitter.com/Wolck3U1i1 — ComixCentral is the Place for Indie Comics! (@ComixCentral) May 8, 2018   Listen, subscribe and join the converstation by leaving a comment below!    

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Superscript The first text editor built solely for writing comic books and graphic novels. Writers, meet your new sidekick. About Superscript is the humble, lovable, secretly powerful writing app designed exclusively for comic book writers. Superscript includes all the usual features found in other text editors, plus it automatically handles all the tedious and distracting tasks…

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Sometimes you just don’t have time to read a bunch of reviews and choose which great Indie Comics you’ll get into next, and when that happens, Anthony Cleveland has got your back and some great picks! It’s Mini Review time! 1. EELMAN CHRONICLES I fucking love Eelman Chronicles.  There it is; Out of the way.  There’s…

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Today on Comic History Mysteries the Rambling Phoenix returns from Disneyland with tales from the house of Mouse! The boys are talking Disnification, what it is, what it means to Comics and how Disney has changed the game. Show notes: Public Domain characters thread ComixCentral forum https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ghostislandcomic

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In a brand spanking new show, The Voice and The Janitor take a leisurely stroll through ComixCentral’s bookshelves – and pull a couple off the shelf at random to flip through. This week our sophomoric spotlight falls on the fantastical anthology collection Tales of Charon Vol. 1 and the manga-style first chapter of the boxing…

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  CXC Featured Kickstarter! STAR CROSS COMICS PRESENTS THE FRONTERA: FLASH OF DAWN KICKSTARTER! Star Cross Comics, publisher of The Last Dragoon, Propaganda Press, and the Spirits of Valor are proud to present the new sci-fi western comic series, FRONTERA: FLASH OF DAWN! Frontera exists in a time where we have freed ourselves from enslavement…

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Today on Comic History Mysteries we are flying Phoenix-less! Yes, today The Voice and The Janitor are discussing NINJAS! We’ll be talking Ninja Turtles, Indie Comics that feature Ninjas and of course a healthy helping of puns and rambling Ninja focused conversation. The Janitor delights and informs us all with his deep knowledge of Japanese culture, Ninjas…

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Canada Bear #’s 1 & 2 S & P Comics Creator and Penciller: Paul Farris Writer and Letterer: Sean Wilson Inker: Carlos Azevedo Reviewer: Rob Wrecks After reading this, I am so, so, SO glad I saw ComixCentral on Twitter promoting this comic. I’m even gladder I reached out about potentially reviewing it as well…

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  Welcome to the very first of what we hope will be a regular series on the ComixCentral Podcast, it’s our Kickstarter Spotlight. Today we’re talking to Comic writer Casey Bacon Strips Bowker!  Casey is currently Kickstarting his Half Comic Book/Half Soundtrack/100% Adrenaline, Hollowed. We follow 2 detectives hunting down a brutal killer that hollows out its victims – A…

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Colossal Chaos from Out of the Blue I’ve outgrown most of the subgenres that I adored from my childhood. Superheroes bore me. Epic space fantasies just make me shrug and say “meh.” But for whatever reason, the ‘nostalgia tingles’ I get Kaiju genre haven’t faded for me. My nostalgia vibes were on overload with the…

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RAGS: Prologue [Review] Written by: Brian Ball, Trent Luther, and Liz Finnegan  |  Art by: Luigi Tereul  |  Reviewer: Rob Wrecks The RAGS Prologue (Preview?) is something I’ve been meaning to share my thoughts on awhile now but haven’t done so. RAGS is; if you haven’t seen previews and the like from the Twitter page, along with…

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So You Think You Know Comics with Professor Donnalyn Washington Wanna learn the REAL reason indie comics are better than mainstream? Wanna know how comics and graphic novels could, should and are used in college English to teach storytelling, character development and even social psychology? Maybe you want a list of really good writers to…

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On this week’s Comic History Mysteries, The Voice, Rambling Phoenix and The Janitor have a sleep deprived conversation that starts with Puerto Rico, the Comicbook project la borinqueña, moves into cell phone power, scammy Kickstarters and goes on from there! Enjoy the delirious fun! For more history fun with the Ramblin Phoenix’s check out his history blog: www.historicalperceptions.com  

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  When I was six and fresh-faced I realized early the type of person I was. All it took was a cold November day and a tyrant on the jungle gym. I was minding my own business, slamming Pogs for keepsies like any good 90’s kid when it happened. A little kindergartner screamed out as…

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Do you have what it takes to tackle comics and animation? Do you have the skills to handle digital and print thousands and thousands of times over? Can you love what you do, even when it means leaving work just long enough to shower? Did you love 90’s and 2000’s hero cartoons? Then you’ve got…

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 On this week’s Comic History Mysteries, a heartfelt tribute to Stephen Hawking, a discussion on what makes a villain and how some can be lovable in spite of their horrible deeds, Moby Dick, of course Batman makes an appearance and eventually the boys get around to discussing how you can use your local library as a…

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 On this week’s Comic History Mysteries, the boys are arguing about what defines Indie in all its genres; comics, film, music and… continents? For more history fun with the Ramblin Phoenix’s check out his history blog: www.historicalperceptions.com    

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  Wanna learn how to climb the ladder using the power of art and relationships? Wanna know how to have a really cool job and maintain your indie core? Wanna learn how to use risk effectively? Wanna know how baby steps can take you from unknown artisan to VFX team member a’ la Marvel’s Black…

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  This episode the Ramblin Phoenix, The Voice and The Janitor discuss myths and folklore as influences on comics and media. Show Notes: To begin Ramblin wants to first discuss the elephant in the room when discussing myth and comics, which is Neil Gaiman, who work is so steeped and influenced by myth it is…