Category Archives: Business of Cartooning

Comics – Pricing your Work

  I get asked a lot what’s a decent page rate for comic book work. First off, it’s hard for me to price a project blind without knowing the specifics. It’s like a building contractor making an estimate before coming … Continue reading

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Working From Home

My daughter Anna to a friend’s mother: “My Dad can’t come out east when we go because he has to get work done first.” Friend’s mother: “But why, doesn’t he work out of the home?” Quick aside; I moved in … Continue reading

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Working Professionally as a Cartoonist

Updated June 2, 2018 A few things that I’ve learned over the years that have crystalized through teaching… • Devote your time to sharpening your art skills AND your business skills – trends, networking, contracts, etcetera all. • Don’t pigeonhole … Continue reading

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Comic Book Podcasts

Here’s a quick list of seven podcasts (in no particular order) dealing with comics. For the most part I tend to like shows interviewing artists and/or industry professionals (as opposed to simply reviews), so the list tends to lean heavy … Continue reading

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Comic Book Inking Tutorials and Videos

Joe Kubert on the craft of storytelling in comics. Next up, some Tutorials. A good overview of inking supplies and what’s what with Mary Doodles. Inking splatters with Jonathan Glapion Razor blade technique with Mike Manley The late Jeremy Dale … Continue reading

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