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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 Saturday, August 25th was Induction Day. Everything was already prepared. Car…

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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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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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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…

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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.  I traveled back in time to 2001. Or, rather, I am going to eventually. I’m…

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Are you a fan of Charon Comics? Interested in making your own Comics? Publishing and marketing your Comics? Starting a publishing house? Then take some time and listen to this informative, motivational and fascinating interview with Frederick Packard & Joshua Valliere, the brilliant minds behind Charon Comics.  These two also happen to be 2 parts of the creators…

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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 Baby names have been a hot topic around The Craft Household,…

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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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  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.  It was the morning before Valentine’s Day and I woke up from a really…

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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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  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.  Daddy’s Issues – Chapter 2: The Pregnancy Gauntlet After my appearance on the solidly…

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  Welcome to a new blog series 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.  Daddy’s Issues – Chapter 1: Hit by a Bomb It was Friday, January 5th. I…

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  Velthaneus: Issue 01 – A Sci-Fi Comic This is the book I’ve been the most excited for on this week’s Round-Up and I can’t wait to share it with you guys.  The art is insane and the story is a blast. The book has the look and feel of a Skottie Young fever dream…

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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…

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  Reviewed by Anthony Cleveland Writer: Lukasz Wnuczek Illustrator:  Lukasz Wnuczek Quick Overview: The Owl Tribe is a comic that revolves around a hunt for a beast straight out of the Native American (and Norse!) legends. It is set in the time of Viking exploration of pre-Columbian America and features fantastic characters borrowed from the lore…

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  Wanna know how to handle any con the nerd nation throws at you? Wanna know how to raise a family and still make money doing comics? Wanna know how to separate yourself from the pack when you’re at a table surrounded by hundreds, or even thousands of storytellers? Wanna learn how to juggle the…

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  Coming February 23, 2018.  Now Available! The Award Winning BOB: Non-Union Psychic continues with the upcoming release of BOB: Non-Union Psychic Issue #2. First off, if you haven’t had a chance to dig into the world of BOB: Non-Union Psychic, do yourself an enjoyable and humorous favor by grabbing Issues #0 TRUE TALENT& #1“The Legend of Legros” whenever you…

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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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Step 1 Open your ComixShop. Step 2 Add a new product. Step 3 Fill in your Comic book details and add the PDF file so customers can purchase your digital Comicbook. And that’s it! You’re all set. Your Comic will now be submitted for review and will be added to our Marketplace for sale in the…

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Grimwood Crossing Vol. 1 & 2 This one has been a favorite of mine ever since Conner Bartel (writer and creator) put up a free preview on reddit.com/r/comicbookcollabs. It’s a fast-paced supernatural western that entices the reader with its outstanding cover art and keeps you hooked with a suspense-filled story and jaw-dropping old school horror…

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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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Do you know how to handle diversity in your comic? Do you have the courage to get real with the culture clash of your characters? More importantly, do you know how to handle controversial storytelling with grace? If you want to learn, be sure to check out this week’s podcast with culture comic creator Ben…

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Are you struggling to find the right illustrator for your comic? Are you stuck within a crappy collaboration going nowhere fast but you don’t really know how to break it off? Do you maybe just want to suck a little less at writing? We’ve got that covered and much more on this weeks episode of Adventures in Interviewing…

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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…