Sarah Gaydos is the Editor-in-Chief of One Press, with a long career behind her in the comic industry, including work at IDW and at DC Entertainment (and Wildstorm within it!). Through that she has incredible experience with corporate-owned characters and licensed publishing. In this episode she joins me to discuss this aspect of the industry and Oni’s place in the wider comic book industry.
Anne Bean founded Emerald Comics Distro in 2016 to help independent creators and small press publishers with their distribution efforts. Since then she’s built a distribution network across the Pacific Network. In this episode she joins the show to share what she’s learned about comic distribution and give advice to independent creators looking to self-distribute their work.
The April 2019 edition of the Creator At Large All-points Bulletin where we dive into what’s happened in the comic book industry over the last month and look at the podcast episodes we released to derive some more insights into the trends shaping & changing the comic industry and the place of professionals and creators working in it.
Andrew Woodrow-Butcher is not only the Director of Library Services for The Beguiling, a fantastic Toronto area comic book store, but also the programming coordinator for TCAF’s Librarian & Educator track, Kids programing, and the TCAF Abroad program (more on that in the show). In this episode he joins me to discuss the exciting growth of the comic industry in recent years through the lens of his own work and career.
Jason Brubaker is a comic book creator and animation veteran who built a living for himself creating his own independent comics, making them available to read online for free, and using crowdfunding to support his income. In this episode he joins me to discuss the lessons he’s learned after nearly a decade of independent publishing.
Brian Schirmer is still early on in his career as a comic boo creator, but with a book out an Image and another launch currently underway, he’s already accomplished what many dream of. In this episode he joins me to discuss his career so far, self-promotion and the launch of his new Image comic series, Fairlady.
Ramon Perez is an Eisner Award Winning comic book creator who has experience working both on indie comics, webcomics, and at the Big Two. He also happens to run the prestigious RAID (Royal Academy of Illustration and Design) studio in Toronto. In this episode he joins me to discuss his career and take a look into how an artists studio works.
The March 2019 edition of the Creator At Large All-points Bulletin where we dive into what’s happened in the comic book industry over the last month and look at the podcast episodes we released to derive some more insights into the trends shaping & changing the comic industry and the place of professionals and creators working in it.
Kwanza Osajyefo (BLACK, WHITE, Ignited) is a talented creator who turned phenomenal Kickstarter success into an entire series of creative, original, and politically prescient stories. But his success didn't come overnight - he's spent years honing his skills both in comics & outside of it. In this episode he joins me to discuss his projects and his perspective on building a career creating comics.
Brad Guigar (Evil Inc, webcomics.com) and Dave Kellett (Drive, Sheldon) are both individually successful independent webcomic creators. In addition they also co-host the wonderful podcast ComicLab, a show about making comics and making a living from comics! In this episode, they join me for a speed-run through what they would do if they had to build their careers from the beginning today.