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Pen and Ink Techniques of the Masters

I recently posted a list of books recommended for comic creators. But for as long as the web has been around, artists have been freely posting how-to’s and step-by-step process shots. Study the masters in any way that you can. Instagram, Youtube and Twitter have become a goldmine for drawing technique videos and photos. I’ve […]

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5 Reasons to Draw in Pen and Ink (and Sometimes Big) – REVISITED!

I originally published this article on May 25, 2009. The piece has been read over 60,000 times since then. I wanted to give this post a new permanent home and … [Read More...]

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How to Save DC Films in 2 ‘Easy’ Steps

I was thinking out loud back in April, 2017 on the Twitter. I started throwing some images together. It was too … [Read More...]

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45 Essential Books for Comic Creators

As an obsessive list maker, I started putting this catalog of “how to” books for comic creators together a few months ago. I then turned to James Lynch’s extremely resourceful Facebook Group - Connecting Comic Book Writers and Artists to help me fill in the … [Read More...]

The Definitive List of Comic Publisher Submission Guidelines for 2018

So you want to break into comics but are unsure how and where to submit? Well, you’ve landed on the right page. This latest update of all of the comic publisher submission guidelines includes ten new additions, some subtractions, and fixed broken … [Read More...]

7 Awesome Free Comic Lettering Fonts for Commercial Use and How to Use Them

When done right - you tend not to notice great comic book lettering. Meaning it blends seamlessly with the art to make an amazing reading experience. I used to letter all of the various comics that we created back in the mid-late 2000’s. I’d pour a glass … [Read More...]