Special Edition Podcast

Talksplode #18 – Breaking In to Comics with CB Cebulski, Ron Perazza and Stephen Christy

Show Notes

Running Time: 01:15:26



Have you ever wanted to break into comics as a writer, artist, letterer, colorist, or whatever?  Josh Flanagan has an in-depth conversation with the guys who know how it works.  Join C.B. Celbulski, Marvel's Talent Scout, Ron Perazza, Vice President of Creative Services for DC Comics, and Stephen Christy, Director of Development for Archaia Studios Press, as we talk about how to get your career started in comics, from independent publishers to the big two, this conversation covers a lot of ground, so make sure you take notes.

Make sure to follow Perazza, Cebulski, and Christy on Twitter as well, for more information on making comics.

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The Jam

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Comments

  1. DaveCarr DaveCarr says:

    Tremendous Job, Josh! So muxh information to digest. Great song choice too!

  2. bigsime22 bigsime22 says:

    Brilliant, great stuff.

  3. AronJulian says:

    good intellegent discussion.

    although the moments of barbarity are also amusing.

    good job man. 

    :)  

  4. PaulAllor PaulAllor says:

    Yeah, but what about the sane genius? :)

  5. fnord fnord says:

    Isn’t breaking into comics the equivalent of breaking into professional wrestling?  Didn’t anyone see Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler? You career path will be to work on the fringes of society for little money, cutting yourself with razor blades, and dying alone.

  6. edward says:

    i believe there was an episode of "you look nice today" called Breakin’ In too

  7. DarthDuck DarthDuck says:

    Taking it back to your article on Fear vs. Will, this was like standing next to the Green Lantern Power Battery.

  8. BornIn1142 BornIn1142 says:

    Hmm, great to hear the name of Gunnerkrigg Court dropped. It deserves its success.

  9. PymSlap PymSlap says:

    A fine interview and a fun podcast.

  10. Paul Montgomery PaulMontgomery (@fuzzytypewriter) says:

    Man, great work on this, Josh. If there were comics podcast awards…

  11. Josh Flanagan josh (@jaflanagan) says:

    I think there are…

    (thanks!)

  12. 2Kwon 2Kwon says:

    This was so helpful to me as an artist and I appreciate the honesty conveyed throughout this interview. You guys are awesome!!!!

  13. MrGlass MrGlass says:

    This was maybe the best show you guys have produced. Great job!

  14. Thanks for this, Josh. I am in the midst of devising a gameplan for the series I’ve been working on, and I did not know if (starting as) a webcomic would be choice. Knowing that books such as Gunnerkrigg and Freakangles are actually pushing copies has made me reconsider things.

    Good show.

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