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Creating Comics: Awesome Comics Podcast interviews Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti

This week the Awesome Comics Podcast team are joined by the founder and publisher of Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti, to talk about his journey in comics and what the publisher are trying to achieve in the modern publishing world. Founded in 2006, Alterna Comics titles are distributed worldwide in print and digital formats and inContinue reading Creating Comics: Awesome Comics Podcast interviews Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti

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Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Graeme Neil Reid recently joined the star studded list of cover artists for DC Thomson’s anthology – a list that includes Ian Kennedy, Neil Roberts and many, many more.  Here, he outlines how he created his most recent cover for Commando 5193 – Cold Steel – on sake now in all good newsagents… The MakingContinue reading Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Crowdfunding Campaign promotion tips from “Killtopia” creator Dave Cook

Dave Cook – the writer of cyberpunk graphic novel Killtopia – recently offered some great creating comics tips on planning the promotion of your crowdfunding campaign on his Twitter, which he has kindly given us permission to repost on downthetubes. For those of you unfamiliar, Killtopia, drawn by Craig Paton, which smashed its original crowdfundingContinue reading Crowdfunding Campaign promotion tips from “Killtopia” creator Dave Cook

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Creating Comics: Developing your Graphic Novel with Rachael Ball

The House of Illustration in London is offering an advanced, two-day intensive course for people who have already completed a beginners’ graphic novel course, or those working on a graphic novel, tutored by Rachael Bell – but there are very few tickets left. If you would benefit from further mentoring and help in structuring, scripting,Continue reading Creating Comics: Developing your Graphic Novel with Rachael Ball

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Comichaus and British Library Team Up to preserve digital comics

Creators and publishers in the UK can now use the Comichaus database site to not only submit their digital comics to the Comichaus app – but with one click they can also send a copy to the British Library for preservation, to support the Legal Deposit of UK independent digital comics. Legal Deposit is something anyone creatingContinue reading Comichaus and British Library Team Up to preserve digital comics