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THE TEAM BEHIND THE LYNX SHARES THEIR PITCH The creative team be THE LYNX shares with us a look at the pitch they put together for prospective publishers and future team members. Photo by Victor B. on Unsplash   Pitching a new series to artists and publishers requires some advance work and a bit of…

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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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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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  The Maroon Volume 1: The Cursed Shadow The Maroon Volume 1: The Cursed Shadow A Trade Paperback collection of the first 6 issues By Derek W. Lipscomb Owl Eye Comics The Cursed Shadow chronicles the quest of a nameless Black Seminole, who is out to find solace in the treacherous climate of 1850’s America, after being…

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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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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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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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 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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  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…

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  On today’s show, The Voice and the Ramblin Phoenix are joined by…a guy that just works here. Today’s discussion covers how the consumption of comics and other media has changed in the last 20 years. The Phoenix was recently playing his new Nintendo Switch and realized how many indie games are thriving on the…

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  Reviewed by Anthony Cleveland Writer/illustrator: Derek W. Lipscomb Derek W. Lipscomb (writer/illustrator) approached ComixCentral to discuss his comic book series: The Maroon. We gave it a crack and discovered a fantastic series with genre combinations that have yet to be explored in other comics. The Maroon combines Leone’s Man with No Name trilogy with the fantastic…

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  Y’aarrrr!! On this the second episode of Comic History Mysteries, we be talking about pirates! Show Notes: The Ramblin Phoenix was struck by something said in an interview with Watchman creators Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.  In a world like Watchman where superheroes are real, the comics would have to turn somewhere else for “fantastical” storytelling. They…

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  On this Very First Comics History Mysteries, “The Voice” and “The Ramblin Phoenix” have a conversation about things from comics that have crossed over to mainstream culture and how often we don’t even think about or realize they are from comics. Show Notes: The show begins with introductions and what we envision for this…

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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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Will we ever run out of stories to tell? Blogger and history junky Stephen McCoy doesn’t seem to think so. On this weeks episode of “Adventures in Interviewing” Chris Hendricks interviews Stephen McCoy. They tackle the use of tropes in storytelling, how comics represent our modern day mythology and the importance of using Indie comics to shine…