Where are your parents?! Spike, Kel, and Amanda talk about the trope so common in YA stories and Anime, dead or missing parents. Why are these children left to their own devices and what does that do for the story?
Spike, Kel, and Amanda are all US based so this episode we are interveiwing Nina Matsumoto about doing comics Canada.
Spike, Kel, and Amanda are all US based so this episode we are interveiwing Kate Ashwin about doing comics off in the UK
Spike, Kel, and Amanda all talk about working on licensed property comics. What are things to concerned before jumping into that work for hire pool.
Spike, Kel, and Amanda talk about Genre comics vs Literary comics. What's the difference and does it even matter? Spoiler: It doesn't.
You have questions and we got answers!
Spike, Kel, and Amanda go over how they learn lessons from other outside comics that help their comics get better. It could be a lesson in costume design, creating a mood, or general shot compositions.
Spike, Kel, and Amanda discuss setting creative goals and trying to improve our art work or writing. Do you read tutorials? Put time aside to do exercises? Sometimes you just got to do it!
Spike, Kel, and Amanda discuss when people should start conventioning and how they appreciate cons in general.
Spike, Kel, and Amanda talk about how they would adapt Jupiter Ascending into a graphic novel/series of graphic novels. So tune in for all our talk about sexy dog men with angle wings protecting Jupiter, the new queen of earth.
Sometimes you don’t have time to do everything or maybe you just don’t want to. That’s where delegating comes in. Spike, Kel, and Amanda all go over how they approach delegating, when they start thinking about handing stuff over, and when letting someone else take over makes my cringe.
After a hiatus from recording episodes, the hosts return to detail what they’ve been busy with, their convention schedules, and what the rest of 2019 has in store.
Writer's Block! What is it? Do we even agree that it exists? Why it do what it do? Questions for the ages, answered today.
Spec work! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.
In this episode we discuss a topic of interest brought up by Kel: working for a publisher vs self-publishing! With Spike and Kel being experts in both areas respectively, there's a lot to talk about!
(We are skipping episode 43 due to editing problems, it will be posted at a later date)
In this heavily opinion-based episode the ladies discuss Love Triangles, and as usual with very opinionated subjects we emphasize: just because we don't like something doesn't mean its bad! And *any* trope or cliche can great with the right execution.
We're just mouthy old broads.
In this admittedly odd episode recorded back in March, the ladies talk about their experiences at one of their biggest and favorite shows of the year - Emerald City Comic Con! We tried to keep it professional, but we ended up complaining a lot... and talking way more about food than comics.
Interested in going to conventions to meet comic creators, peers and network with publishers? The ladies share their experiences socializing at conventions, with both advice and some calming words.
What is Worldbuilding? Well, we're prepared to talk about it tediously for an hour! Get ready for some pedantry and opinions.
The ladies discuss their inspirations and the fine line between being inspired and being derivative.