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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #55

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Dawn:  Lets discuss ratings for an all-ages comic. It’s my #1 question at a con- “what ages is this for?” I want to imply that Z&F isn’t JUST for kids- most tend to think it’s kids only and aren’t considering it for themselves. Is it […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #54

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Drezz:  Other sources of generating income in relation to your site – instead of slogging it out just drawing comics, do you attempt to create a business that centers around a product and have the comic as an additional draw Robin:  Persona & the dangers […]

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Alliance Chat 7

The Alliance Chat: where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues. In this podcast, we chat about: Holidays and your comics.  Do you […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #53

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Chris:  Okay, I have occasionally put REAL people in my comic strip. If you do that on a regular basis and something happens to that person in real life – let’s say something negative happens to that person in real life (a car accident, a […]

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Alliance Chat 6

Alliance Chat, where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues; like stinky feet or that Drezz pees in pools. In this podcast, we […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #52

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Dawn – Many have said smaller volumes is the way to go to market towards kids.  Should I break my 200-comic volumes down into 2 100-comic books?  The pricing evens out in the end, so all it means is I come out with books more […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #51

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Byron:   None of my books really sold well, even with extra content.  Either my readers are cheap or I’m not giving them what they want.  Besides polls that few people respond to, what would you suggest I do to get feedback from my readers […]

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Alliance Chat 5

Alliance Chat, where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues; like stinky feet or that Drezz pees in pools. In this podcast, we […]

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Alliance Chat 4

Alliance Chat, where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues; like stinky feet or that Drezz pees in pools. In this podcast, we […]

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Alliance Chat 3

Alliance Chat, where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues; like stinky feet or that Drezz pees in pools. In this podcast, we […]

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Webcomic Workshop Podcast #50

PODCAST 50! Holy mackerel!  We all get together to celebrate our 50th podcast as Ken Drab and Antoine Gagnon join the usual crowd at the Skype chat window as we chat about the webcomics community and how we came to do the Alliance in the first place. PLUS! A literal f@#$ fest at the end […]

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Alliance Chat 2

Alliance Chat, where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the Alliance Chat! This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types. And sometimes just plain old life issues; like stinky feet or that Drezz pees in pools. In this podcast, we […]

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Webcomic Workshop #49

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Byron:  I am sharing the same issue with a listener on a new comic I want to launch in 2013: Do you think it’s a mistake to release a webcomic that’s black & white? It’s not film nior, and the lack of color isn’t artistic […]

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Alliance Chat 1

Alliance Chat, where no topic has gone before! Welcome to the first Alliance Chat!  This podcast will be about various topics in not only the comic industry, but nearly anything that effects creators of all types.  And sometimes just plain old life issues; like stinky feet or that Drezz pees in pools. In this podcast, […]

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Webcomic Workshop #48

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Robin: Convention Booth Alchemy.  I know all the theories — go for vertical, make display attractive, “write” the booth the way we read, get eye-catching colors, make clear signs, etc.  Except that the most common tale I’ve heard is “I was at the con and […]

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Webcomic Workshop #47

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Tonight’s Topic:  Doing your comic on-line in seasons.  Meaning, you’d publish a set amount of comics, take a predetermined break, then return for another “season” of comics.  We address the Pros and Cons of this format and how it applies to both gag-a-day strips and […]

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Webcomic Workshop #46

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Byron: When should you, if at all, use colloquial terms or expressions? Or even cultural references?  For example I’ve used the term “Free Clinic” and I had to explain it to my readers.  They say if you have to explain it, then don’t use it.  […]

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Webcomic Workshop #45

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss: Antoine: Comic Format:  Are the Standard “Comic Book” and “Newspaper” Formats getting too old? Where is it written that a comic book needs 22-24 pages. Is there really a need anymore to follow the format defined by Marvel, DC? Drezz: Selling your comic: I am […]

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Webcomic Workshop #44

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. This podcast we discuss some issues we’ve had in the past and re-cap where we’re at with them today! Ken: Thinking of scaling back from five days to one – is that too much and how would you reformat a comic from daily four panel to weekly nine panel? […]

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Webcomic Workshop #43

Solving Webcomic Issues We All Face. No one said we could count… this one is actually Podcast #43! Now we can all sleep at night.  This podcast we discuss Byron:   Remembering stuff.  I am having a terrible time with it.  I use to use my Outlook w/ Pocket PC software but that’s finally died.  Outside […]