If there was a secret to making your comics instantly better, I’d say it’ backgrounds. Backgrounds establish a world for your characters to inhabit. They give the reader more information than the dialog can sometimes convey. This is a “do as I say, not as I do” kind of thing since I’ve still got a [...]
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Not sure if this is the official name of the concept, but Kamen Rider Kick Hopper and Kamen Rider W help me explain the 180 degree rule, a concept used in film that can be adapted to comics.
I used to write songs in college that were… not the best. But it was a lot of fun. At one point, I wanted to be a proper Blues man. Though it’s been a long while since I’ve written anything, I’ve been meaning to get back to it. So I’ve decided to start a project [...]
Some quick tips on word balloon placement and dialog flow to improve the readability of your comics.
Doing guest comics for your friends and favorite comickers is one way to get new eyes on your work. They may not give you a sustained traffic bump, but they are a lot of fun. Here are some guest comics I’ve done in the past: All New Issues – http://www.allnewissuescomic.com/2012/02/15/jamie-noguchi-guest-strip/ Bad Machinery – http://scarygoround.com/?date=20110519 Dueling [...]