Opinion: When “Revenue Share” in our comics industry becomes Creator Exploitation

I am becoming increasingly concerned by the rising number of independent publishers professing to support our comic industry, on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond, whose worthy ambition to promote comics is being marred by an apparent blind spot when it comes the reompense of creators.Continue reading Opinion: When “Revenue Share” in our comics industry becomes Creator Exploitation

Wally Wood's "22 Panels That Always Work", compiled by Larry Hama

Creating Comics: Wally Wood’s “Panels That Always Work”

Comics writer Alex de Campi (Blade Runner, Bad Girls) regularly posts tips on creating comics to her Twitter account and filed a posting of the late Wally Wood‘s “22 Panels That Always Work” under “While on the subject of comics scripting: RT to save a baby artist“. While often ascribed to Wood, artist Rufus DaygloContinue reading Creating Comics: Wally Wood’s “Panels That Always Work”

London Film and Comic Con 2019 Montage

London Film and Comic Con offers “Creating Comics” panels

As we previously reported, this weekend’s London Film and Comic Con has a huge roster of comic creators attending its show at Olympia this weekend – and they have a number of great comic-related talks, too, some definitely of interest to anyone interested in creating comics for a living. Among them are “Working in HumourContinue reading London Film and Comic Con offers “Creating Comics” panels

Royal Society of Literature launches UK Writers Survey

Are you a graphic novelist? What do you need to flourish professionally? Mentoring? Money? A space to write? Multidisciplinary workshops? Networking opportunities? Then you might just want to complete the UK Writers Survey, a project initiated by the Royal Society of Literature.Continue reading Royal Society of Literature launches UK Writers Survey