This is the second video on making comics. I ramble on and on about different things. Hopefully this isn’t too boring (’cause it is kinda long). And here are some links to sites with comics for you to check out. PEANUTS – https://www.peanuts.com/ Webtoons – https://www.webtoons.com/en/ xkcd – https://xkcd.com/ GoComics – https://www.gocomics.com/ Comics Kingdom –…

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Like so many other people, I’m stuck at home because of COVID-19. I’ve decided to create a series of short instructional videos on how to make comics. These lessons will include basic drawing skills…because you can’t make comics with without pictures. The lessons are meant for everyone, and are family friendly (I promise, I don’t…

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Writers…oh, how we love our words. The problem is that in comics it isn’t just about the words, it is also about the pictures. As a writer, sometimes I forget that the words aren’t as important as they seemed when I wrote them. When I got the gig writing PLANET OF THE APES: URSUS, it…

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For the last few years I have been teaching ‘Writing for Comics’ at Portland State University (often co-teaching with my dear friend, Brian Michael Bendis). For the class mid-term the students are required to create their own web comic. After years of telling students to make a web comic, I decided to create my own,…

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As I mentioned in my previous post, NIGHTHAWK was my first regular series at Marvel, even though it came out second. I started developing NIGHTHAWK back in May of 2015, but the first issue would not come out until May 25, 2016 – more than a year later. In that time, the series underwent considerable…

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NIGHTHAWK was my first series for Marvel, even though it did not come out first. As I was developing NIGHTHAWK, I also got the job writing POWER MAN & IRON FIST, which was given top priority. As a result, NIGHTHAWK went on the back-burner for a while, and came out after POWER MAN & IRON…

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