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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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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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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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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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  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…

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  The First Annual Comics of the Year Awards – 2017 Edition 2017 was an astounding year of firsts here at ComixCentral. When we opened the doors in March of 2017, we could have never imagined that so many incredible Comics of exceptional quality would be added to our marketplace in such a short time.…

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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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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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It’s the Mid-Month Crowdfunding Roundup Ya’ll! How often do you utter these words… geesh, I wish I wasn’t bored right now! Well be bored no more friend! We’ve searched the Kickstarter vault & the web once more and found a treasure trove of eye popping entertainment to crush even the deepest bouts of boredom to…

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Crowdfunding… AWAY!! After digging through the fabulous Comicbook campaigns available on Kickstarter this month, we have found some real gems in the mix! This roundup features Cats, “Freaks” and a great medieval fantasy! So sit back, get yourself comfy and get ready to support some deserving Indie creators! We give you the CXC Crowdfunding Bi-Monthly…

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My Kickstarter Sense is Tingling! It’s the middle of the month, and that means it’s time for us to dive into the crowdfunding comics world again and bring to surface some awesome campaigns that deserve to see the light! Let’s do it! We give you the CXC Crowdfunding Bi-Monthly Roundup, June 15, 2017 edition. BIG…

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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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Hoooooweee, have we got some incredible Crowdfunding Campaigns to share! Guys, we scoured Kickstarter this month to find you some amazing options on which to spend your dollars, make some dreams come true and be entertained AF! We’ve got some real gems in this May edition, so sit back, get that scrolling finger warmed up…

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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…

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What’s up, super seekers? It’s time for another life dive dance, and I’m happy to cut in. For today’s episode, I get to slice through the mental majesty of J Adam Farster and his 4 piece 80’s arc explosion, Humalien. It’s wild whack-attack, GotG meets Family Ties vibes sound like the Happy Days, all-ages, oddball…

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Let’s start with Stanley Ipkiss. Remember? The 1994 comedy smash hit you loved when you were 7 years old because, well, Jim Carrey? ALLRIGHTY THEN! Take his mischievous nature, and turn the psycho factor up really high. After that’s done, move him from Eagle City to Los Angeles (because let’s be honest, it’s L.A. anyway).…

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You may not know this, but ComixCentral started out as an IndieGoGo campaign! So we know the stress and difficulty of running a campaign first hand. Because of this first-hand experience in a process that can only be described as “Nerve-wracking”, we have decided to shout out some of our favorite Crowdfunding projects (comics!) on…

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Good evening, purveyors of powerful paraphernalia, and welcome to a new edition of indie comic exploration. Let me begin by apologizing. I know that Facebook fever has you sick with Top Ten-donitis. No, I’m not funny, but I am compassionate toward millennial attention spans and the fact that we’re losing to goldfish. So while we’re…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Oh ho ho! Do we have a treat for all you Comicbook lovin’ good people. We managed to corner the gents from Random Encounter Comics and shake them until all their secrets fell out. These guys are making some shockingly great stories, with some of the most unique art pages we’ve seen.. well.. anywhere! This…