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Pick of the Week: Little Guardians

Little Guardians takes us to a realm where Tane, the Guardian, fights evil to protect the people of the land.  The story starts with the birth of the new Guardian, but things don’t go according to plan and Doctor Marburger is faced with a conundrum as Lune’s new child turns out to be a girl. […]

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Coloring and Inking Tips in Illustrator

Hey guys! I did me a little video which you could piggyback off of Dawn’s great Digital Techniques series. I discuss some of the pros for drawing in Illustrator: clean lines, editability and the vector-based format, in addition to showing you some techniques such as layer effects, masking, shortcuts, and templates. I didn’t get to […]

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Webcomic Workshop #27

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Now featuring a listener’s issue each podcast! This podcast we discuss: Antoine Launching a New Webcomic: Get a mini-archives ready or start from the beginning? Example: The Trench started with only one Strip. Drezz Only keeping the comic digital, but selling other merch at shows (e.g Steamcrow, QC) like […]

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Pick of the Week: Bearman Cartoons

Bearman Cartoons presents political, celebrity, and world matters in a very comical and unbiased way.   Bearman Cartoons uses caricatures of political and celebrity figures in situations that reflect what is happening with them in the world today as well as cartoons of hot button topics or just fun pokes at our world.   It […]

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Character Challenge #21: Monster Mash

Character Challenge #21: Monster Mash Every other week, we accept a challenge from one of the Webcomic Community’s biggest supporters – Todd McElmurry. Todd has brought us challenges such as BBQ Disaster, Christmas in July, Dummies for Dummies and a whole lot more. Today’s challenge is “Monster Mash”….. Halloween is approaching and it’s that time of […]

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Pick of the Week: Meat Shield

Meat Shield follows the adventures of Dhur, a half-orc barbarian warrior as he travels from land to land doing what he’s paid to do, kill things and take their stuff.  Along this journey he’s accompanied by Jaine, who wants to become a master bard so she is following Dhur on his adventures hoping to pull […]

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Going Up! The Elevator Pitch

The elevator pitch is an enigma. Part creative, part marketing, part magic. That doesn’t mean equal parts and it certainly doesn’t mean it’s the same for everyone. The hardest part is getting started. To actually submerse yourself into the process – especially if you’re not sure what the process is. That’s where I think I […]

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Webcomic Workshop #26

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Now featuring a listener’s issue each podcast! This podcast we discuss: Antoine: I’m debating in posting my full Chapter 6 Storyline (40+ pages) in Google+. While I am planning to put it into a book. Thoughts? Byron: Regaining my focus.  I find even when I’m drawing I get distractions… […]

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Pick of the Week: Dr. McNinja

If you have a cold, injury, or need some serious butt kicking done call on Dr. McNinja.  Dr. McNinja finds it hard sometimes to balance being a successful doctor and an awesome Ninja, fortunately he has the help of his receptionist Judy (the gorilla) and his 12 year old side kick Gordito (awesome mustache).  His […]

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Character Challenge #20: Uncommon Trade

Character Challenge #20: Uncommon Trade Every other week, we accept a challenge from one of the Webcomic Community’s biggest supporters – Todd McElmurry. Todd has brought us challenges such as BBQ Disaster, Christmas in July, Dummies for Dummies and a whole lot more. Today’s challenge is “Uncommon Trade”… Ever since Jack traded the family cow for […]

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Pick of the Week: Zombie Boy

Who is Zombie Boy? Eleven year old Morgan McCorkindale had himself a little accident on a family vacation to Voodoo Island and has now become Zombie Boy.  Zombie Boy and his friends traverse the pitfalls of life as kids, with one major advantage, the power of voodoo.   About the Webcomic and the creator: Zombie […]

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Happy Birthday!

On October 13th, 2010, the Webcomic Alliance opened it’s doors. All those year ago. One year. That was quick…and it was awfully long. For certain, October snuck up on us here in the Alliance’s corporate offices. Since no one changed the wall calendar (next to the water cooler) twice this year, we all thought it […]

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Webcomic Workshop #25

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. Now featuring a listener’s issue each podcast! This podcast we discuss: Dawn: Where do we find webcomic READERS as opposed to other creators? How do we reach them? It feels like I surround myself with other creators, but I have a feeling it’s the readers who will spend money […]

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Pick of the Week: Legend of Bill

Tired of their mundane life as file clerk interns in the local castle accounting department, two brave adventures, Bill and Frank, stepped forward to answer the call.  Bill is a wanna be barbarian who is joined on his journey by Frank the blue dragon.  Their adventures are told in the wonderful webcomic, Legend of Bill. About […]

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Character Sketch Challenge #19: Lunch Lady

  Character Sketch Challenge #19: Zany Lunch Lady Serving Gruul…. Every other week, we accept a challenge from one of the Webcomic Community’s biggest supporters – Todd McElmurry. Todd has brought us challenges such as BBQ Disaster, Christmas in July, Dummies for Dummies and a whole lot more. Today’s challenge is “Zany Lunch Lady Serving Gruul”… […]

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Pick of the Week: The Abominable Charles Christopher

Who is the Abominable Charles Christopher: The Abominable Charles Christopher has been given a large responsibility.  He has been chosen to help protect the forest and her animals as a new danger encroaches in.   Charles feels the draw of the mission and moves forward cautiously and innocently towards his goal in life. Karl Kerschl, […]

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Digicon Branding Podcast Special

Join the Webcomic Alliance crew for a very special Webcomic Workshop that occurred during the evening of September 10th, 2011. We joined DigiCon and had a great discussion about Branding Comics. We took a real world situation of a project Antoine is considering developing and bring you through the process from the very beginning. We […]

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What Are You Doing?

We’ve talked about conventions a lot here at the Webcomic Alliance.  They can be an essential tool in promoting your comic and your drawing career.  But they can also be a huge loss-leader and can take some balancing to know which ones work for you.  But recently I got an email from a reader of […]