Check out the current episode below (all about publishers!), or subscribe with your podcast app of choice! Future episodes will be live every other week on Tuesdays here on The Beat. And in the meantime, follow us on Twitter @GraphicNovelTK. Episode 5: Publishers In this episode of Graphic Novel TK, we’re delighted to talk to the […]
In all of DC’s new imprint madness, the relaunch of MAD Magazine hasn’t gotten quite as many pixels, but under new executive editor Bill Morrison it’s getting quite a revamp as well. The first new MAD issue is on stands today and it comes with a bunch of new contributors – incluing Bob Fingerman, Brian Posehn, […]
Culture, diversity, and food take the spotlight in Marvel New Media’s newest offerings
We’re back with another installment of Graphic Novel TK, your podcast guide to comic book publishing, co-hosted by Alison Wilgus and Gina Gagliano. Listen to the new episode below, or check it out over on Soundcloud! You can also find us on Twitter @GraphicNovelTK From an Idea to a Pitch for a Publisher So you […]
I first learned of Shawn Crystal through his podcast, not his art. Skottie Young tweeted that he was recently a guest on InkPulp Audio, so I listened and was entranced by a discussion less about any specific series and more about the storytelling process and how their backgrounds shaped their styles. Later I read comics […]
This week we’re bringing you part two of our conversation with long-time comics professional George Rohac about the wild world of publishing terminology. In this half, we cover everything from ARCs to ISBNs to paper stock to options to what exactly an indicia is. Our lingo rundown builds on itself, so maybe give part one a listen before you move on to this installment.
Join Gina Gagliano (First Second) and Alison Wilgus (Science Comics: Flying Machines) as they give you a behind the scenes look at how to publish a graphic novel, from printing to PR and beyond. In the first episode, guest Ryan North (Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Dinosaur Comics) talks about how understanding the inner workings of the business helps your career.
You’re probably as sick of San Diego Comic-Con as we are, but in case you missed any of our podcasts from the show, here’s the definitive guide! First, Brigid Alverson, Deb Aoki and The Beat Herself reunited for “Three Women in a Hotel Room” – a sorta daily podcast of our impressions of the show, […]
Earlier this week, the 3rd season of Anthony Desiato’s My Comic Shop History podcast began. In this series of podcasts, Desiato aims to explore the unique cultures that spring from prominent comics shops around the country including NYC’s own JHU Comic Books and one of my New Jerseyean hometown stores, Fat Moose Comics. Originally, My […]
Well, we’ve made if through TCAF and like the seasoned campaigners they are, Brigid Alverson and Erica Friedman decamped for home before dawn even broke, leaving Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald to eat the last croissants and ketchup potato chips and perhaps enjoy an impromptu mimosa with the leftover bottle of rose. As we wrap things […]