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Hey everyone! I’m Brian the writer and Co-Creator of RAGS. I have been asked to share my journey from drunken idea to self-publishing our first issue. The back back way back story: For those that didn’t know, RAGS has taken almost 3 years from drunken funny concept to release. And like most stories, this wasn’t…

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ZOMBIES’ END The zombie sub-genre is a blast, but it’s a bit saturated with the “same old, same old.” How many zombie outbreak stories do we need? How many wasteland wandering zombie stories are there? …Well, how about a zombie story that deals with the end of the plague. We don’t have very many of…

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Determination Perfection and Art Direction with Kyle Hester Do you have a passion for film and comics? Wanna know how the creative process for one can be an asset to the other? Honestly,  does your determination just need a kick in the pants? This is the perfect episode for you. We’ve got the indie Hollywood…

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Do you struggle with juggling 9 to 5 obligations with your comic creativity? Are you a new writer in need of support? Are you desperate to find inspiration for the first page of your graphic novel? Check out this new indie comic craftsman originally hailing from Haiti. Have no fear, Newton Lilavois is here! He’s…

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On this weeks episode of “Adventures in Interviewing” Chris Hendricks interviews Joey Oliveira. Comic book writer, filmmaker and founder of British Comics Publishing house Afterlight Comics. Come meet Joey Oliveira! A fascinating look what into it takes to be a Comics entrepreneur and the many lessons he’s learned along the way. Find out about his Kickstarter…

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Sharon Hackney | Indie Game Developer & 3D Environmental Artist. On this weeks episode of “Adventures in Interviewing” Chris Hendricks chats with Sharon Hackney, Indie Game Developer & 3D environmental artist extraordinaire! Sharon shares how video games are scripted and developed. Grab some insights into this fascinating indie world! Connect with Sharon using the links below:…

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Champions of Hara: Chapters 1 and 2 Reviewed by Rod Jenkins Creators: Walter Barber Ian Vannest Andrew Zimmerman Writer: Walter Barber Art, Colors, Lettering: Jason Piperberg Cover Art: Chapter 1 – Hannah Kennedy Chapter 2 – M. Misztal Quick hit: Champions of Hara is a mix between Fate Stay Night Anime and Eternal Champions. Champions of…

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Episode #13 – Interview with Comicbook Creator and Illustrator Nick Johnson On this weeks episode of “Adventures in Interviewing” Chris Hendricks gets behind-the-curtain access to illustration wizard Nick Johnson, the artist and co-creator of the comedy-horror series “Wolf Hands.” In a world overrun with social media creators are reminded that success lies hidden within the…

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Episode #12 – Interview with Adam Ma & Colin Tan of Random Encounter Comics On this episode, Chris Hendricks goes behind the scenes with the dynamic duo creating the heroic horror, Folklore. Learn how this awesome creative team handles long-distance creation, comes up with jaw-dropping new concepts and keeps the fires burning for the passion…

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Hey. Pssst! You! You wanna’ see something cool? I know you do. Come on, all the cool kids are doing it! Come feast your eyes on our Crowdfunding roundup! We’ve got some of the best, un-cut and primo campaigns from Kickstarter. But you know, if you’re not into being awesome. We understand. May we present…

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Episode #10 – Interview with 2000 Ad Creator, Pat Mills On this episode, CXC’s Jamie Norman sits down with the Godfather of British Comics himself, Pat Mills! British comics writer and editor who, along with John Wagner, revitalised British boys comics in the 1970s, and has remained a leading light in British comics ever since. His comics are notable…

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CXC – Hello Magician’s House! We are so excited to have this opportunity to get to know you a little better. We’ve been big fans of your work around here for some time! Thank you so much for joining us today. MH – I’m super stoked to get to talk to you guys and gush…

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Review  |   The Legend Of Pinky #1   |   Carbon Age Comics  |   Written and Illustrated by: Craig Johnson II |  Reviewer: Rob Wrecks  | Summary: Follow the exploits of a cocky young hoodlum, “Pinky” Horwitz, as he navigates race, nightlife and a shaky criminal career in 1928 New York City! When ComiXCentral sent this…

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Episode #9 – Let’s Meet Comicbook Creator Jeff Haas On this episode, Chris Hendricks interviews Jeff Haas, one-half of the super Father/Son Comic creating duo behind Nighmare Patrol. Listeners might also know Jeff from his writing on Sanctus! Our sweet intro/outro music is brought to you by Pleasure Pool! Thank you so much guys for letting us use…

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Many of us who read comics would love to write them. We’ve studied the art of them for years, perhaps decades, and often assure ourselves, if, given the chance, we could create something kickass. Still, there are some things you need to know before embarking upon this path of comic greatness. Having a story is…

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Episode #8 – up close and personal with Nick Gonzo On this episode, Leigh Jeffery interviews Nick Gonzo, the dynamic and wildly talented creator behind 50 Signal, Funk Soul Samuari and most recently, Corsair! Also the co-founder of Madius Comics and one of the most silver tongued story tellers we’ve host on the ComixCentral podcast. Get…

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It’s Roundup Time! It’s a veritable garden of Eden of Indie Comics Kickstarters right now! We are truly seeing something special happening in the indie world. As more and more incredible Comicbook creators find their voice and pencils, we the fans of indie Comics are enjoying a glut of fabulous, unique and stunningly beautiful Comics to…

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In this Guest post Gamal Hennessey shares his insights into the things you’ll need to consider to protect yourself when creating comics.  For a more detailed look at this either head to Gamal’s own page or listen to him talk to the ComixCentral team on this podcast The business of storytelling is evolving to take…

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Expositional dialogue makes Chris a dull boy! Originally intended to be a mini-sode, this week Chris Hendricks and Leigh Jeffery have a little chat about making comics, how much Chris hates expositional dialogue, what expositional dialogue is, taste in comic art and we even venture into the digital vs traditional art argument. Also, just a…

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From an early age, I was exposed to the negative effects of being an artist. I’ll explain. Most every artist (be it Illustrated, digital, paints, etc.) has been subject to psychological evaluation through their art. This is usually done by anyone who views their art. From the earliest caveman all the way up to present…

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Part 1 of Our Ongoing Series – Marketing Your Comics / Simple, Straightforward Advice for Self Promoting Your Comics & Art. Today Leigh Jeffery is joined by expert Marketers Kirsten Nelson and Jamie Moran to discuss how to start marketing your comics in a noisy and uninterested world. We also poke fun at how Kristen…

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  On today’s episode Leigh Jeffery, Steven Rosia and Jamie Norman are joined by Attorney Gamal Hennessy of Creative Contract Consulting. Gamal shares his vast experience in navigating the legal ins and outs of the creative world, gives some free legal advice for Comic creators and tells us about the book he is currently writing…

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 INTERVIEW WITH DOKTOR GERALDO On today’s episode Leigh Jeffery and Steven Rosia are joined by Doktor Geraldo! We meet this digital renaissance man and get the low down on Spec Ops Hobo, Dildo Boy and so much more. So please join us as we continue to learn the craft of Podcasting and are having a…

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Trick or treat, indie idolaters. No, it isn’t Halloween, but it might as well be. You know how I get truly, madly, deeply giddy over spooky, ghastly, creepy storytelling. Now that I’ve reminded you of my bias, we can begin. I don’t know if I would really call my loveable lament a review as much…

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A friend of mine had once told me the secret to breaking into the comics biz was to “Just DO the work.” Without name dropping, this friend, who made quite a name for himself in the indie comics world and was becoming a success in his own right. When he gave me this seed of…

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Here at ComixCentral, we don’t have favourites, But it doesn’t mean that you can’t! Make your fans feel special by giving them discounts with the Coupons section in your ComixShop. Perhaps you want to say a little thank you to your buyers or to those that helped you get up and running? Say, you post something…

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What’s up manga misfits? Today we examine the architectural odyssey of Evian Rising. I do not use the word “odyssey” lightly. As it stands, if Stephen King’s Pennywise is considered “the eater of worlds,” then Latravious Calloway may very well be the clown’s antithesis. A kind, meticulous designer whose love and devotion for his wife…

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Digital art fascinates me. I usually work in traditional media, such as pencils, multiliners, copic markers, coloured pencils, watercolour, and gouache. I use apps on my phone to manipulate my drawings, making alpha layers and background layers, and scaling and making panels. Then I transfer to my laptop and use Photoshop to build pages and…

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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…

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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…