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Make Comics #41 – Criticism

Show Notes

If you’re going to make your work public, you’re going to be subject to criticism. But there’s good criticism and bad criticism, and knowing the difference of which kind to listen to, including your own, is a major tool in your development as a creator.

Running Time: 00:15:24


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Andy Schmidt is the founder of the online comic book school Comics Experience, as well as a former editor at Marvel Comics and IDW Publishing. Josh Flanagan has been working on iFanboy.com, talking, reviewing, and thinking about comics for over a decade, as well as writing and creating some of his own.

If you’re interested in going further, you can check out Comics Experience, where there are plenty of classes available in all the disciplines of comic book creation from writing to drawing to coloring to lettering.

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  1. Hey! That was my question! That was so cool. Thanks, guys for the very insightful response.
    I recently got some pretty hard criticism and I found it very valuable.

    And then, a few days later I was settling in to a hot bath and listening to some podcasts when I heard my own question. Fun!

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