WA Podcast 132: Small Business Resources

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Small Business Tools Chat.  Host Byron Wilkins with “Adrastus” creator Liz Staley and “Sombulus” creator Christina Major talk about some Small Business Resources that are available from a variety of sources. From the startup template know as the Business Model Canvas to S.C.O.R.E. the Service Corps Of Retired […]

WA Podcast 131: Special Guest Star – C.A. Morgan

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Special Guest Star Episode! C.A. Morgan from the webcomic The Drako Universe Graphic Novel supported our Kickstarter last fall and chose to appear on our podcast! So Byron Wilkins chats with C.A. about her works, musical talents, and website design tips. We recorded this podcast on a Friday […]

WA Podcast 130 – LFTO Pulling the Trigger

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… When to start? Christina (Sombulus), Liz (Adrastus), and Robin (LeyLines) are back for another Long-Form Take-Over!  Today we’re answering two listener questions: ‪Miri LR Powell asked: “I’d like to hear more about planning and scripting for long-form comics… what you should have before you begin, how much […]

WA Podcast 129: Valentine’s Day Chat!

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Valentine’s Day Chat Podcast! Byron, Dawn, and Chris spent their Valentine’s Day evening recording a podcast for you! You’re welcome! Get To Know The Alliance Members! What was your favorite toy as a child? What is the oldest thing in your refrigerator? Post your answers in the […]

WA Podcast 128: Special Guest Star!

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Special Guest Star Episode! J. Kevin Carrier from the webcomic “Lady Spectra and Sparky” supported our Kickstarter last fall and chose to appear on our podcast! So tonight host Byron Wilkins chats with Kevin about his work, and techniques, then delve into a subject he had questions […]

WA Podcast 127 – Looking forward into 2018

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Looking forward into 2018. It’s a full house!  Byron (1977 the Comic), Dawn (Dawn Griffin Studios), Chris (Capes & Babes), Christina (Sombulus), Liz (Adrastus), and Robin (LeyLines) are talking about their plans for the future and we cover a lot of ground.  Reducing social media madness, dad […]

WA Podcast 126 – Consistency and Continuity

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Consistency and Continuity. Christina (Sombulus), Liz (Adrastus), and Robin (LeyLines) are back for another Long-Form Take-Over!  Today we’re answering two listener questions: ‪Laurie Thomas of Oeclair asks:  How much do you or your readers care about consistency of characters over time? I have difficulty keeping my drawing […]

On Winter Break

Hello everyone!  Thank you to the amazing folks that contributed to the Kickstarter.  We reached both our software AND hardware goals.  For the rest of 2017 we’ll be on break acquiring the new equipment and testing it out so that we can start 2018 strong.  If you have any topics that you’d like us to […]

Mini-Interview #6: Dawn Griffin

Mini-Interviews for our 7 Year Anniversary Kickstarter! In today’s mini-podcast, Byron talks with long-time comic friend and co-founder of the Webcomic Alliance, Dawn Griffin. We talk about the early days of the Alliance, and delve into Dawn’s answers to the questions we asked each member of the Webcomic Alliance. This interview was done during the […]

WA Podcast 125 – Long Form Ret-cons

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… When to ret-con? Mike Gourdin‬ of Blank Scroll had some questions for our latest Long Form Take-over about ret-cons and art changes: 1) I have made some pretty drastic changes to my artwork for season 2 of my comic, is this a MAJOR problem or will most […]

Mini-Interview #5: Chris Flick

Mini-Interviews for our 7 Year Anniversary Kickstarter! In today’s mini-podcast, Byron pulls up a chair with Chris Flick and they chat about changes for Chris since joining the Webcomic Alliance in 2012. Plus they delve into Chris’ many comic con adventures and experiences. We also learn he’s a big Marvel Taskmaster fan. So, get comfy […]

Mini-Interview #4: Christina Major

Mini-Interviews for our 7 Year Anniversary Kickstarter! Robin’s chatting with Christina about Etch A Sketch heroes, philosophical questions of machine sentience, the origins of tropes, and our nefarious plans to take over future podcasts for the long-form comic agenda. We’re running a Kickstarter this month and thought we’d do something a little different. For the […]

Mini-Interview #3: Liz Staley

Mini-Interviews for our 7 Year Anniversary Kickstarter! Robin’s chatting with Liz about how to overhaul a Patreon to work for you instead of working you to exhaustion, Liz’s patent pending shovel workout routine, and if you RT this within 5 minutes the money sloth will grant you great prosperity. It’s true! Just listen to the […]

WA Mini-Interview #2: Byron Wilkins

Mini-Interviews for our 7 Year Anniversary Kickstarter! We’re running a Kickstarter this month and thought we’d do something a little different. For the next two weeks we’ll be posting shorter podcasts interviewing each of the current WA members.  Get to know us better and when you have a moment, help us reach more listeners with […]

WA Mini-Interview #1: Robin Childs

Mini-Interviews for our 7 Year Anniversary Kickstarter! We’re running a Kickstarter this month and thought we’d do something a little different. For the next two weeks we’ll be posting shorter podcasts interviewing each of the current WA members.  Get to know us better and when you have a moment, help us reach more listeners with […]

Our First Kickstarter!

Greetings, one and all! Your fellow webcomic creators here at the Alliance have LAUNCHED our first Kickstarter!!!!!! (<– clicky that link) Trust us, you need to watch the video. :0) We need to improve the quality of our podcasts, and with the changes to Skype and other VOIP services, the “old-fashioned” way of recording our […]

WA Podcast 124 – Patreon Tips for Webcomic Creators

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Creating your own comic scripts. Chatting about Patreon. Byron converted his Patreon from a Per Month Support to a Per Creation Support, but it was a bit confusing at first and he chats about how he resolved the issue. We also talk about how Webcomic creators should […]

WA Podcast 123 – Returning After the Dreaded Long Hiatus

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Creating your own comic scripts. Guest Nick Wright of the comic “Treading Ground” put it on hold in 2011. But now he’s written 100 comic scripts, and is building his buffer up to 30 comics, then is going to take one last swing at the webcomic game. A lot […]

WA Podcast 122 – Feedback for Beginners

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Today’s discussion… Feedback for beginners.  How much “tough love” do younger creators really need?  What are the basics of giving critique? Why should you filter the feedback you receive?  How can you start a dialog instead of a diatribe?  And on a completely unrelated note, would you make your […]