Special Edition Podcast

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

Show Notes

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.

Running Time: 01:15:26

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

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

  2. Brilliant, great stuff.

  3. good intellegent discussion.

    although the moments of barbarity are also amusing.

    good job man. 


  4. Yeah, but what about the sane genius? 🙂

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

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

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

  9. PymSlap (@alaska_nebraska) says:

    A fine interview and a fun podcast.

  10. Paul Montgomery (@fuzzytypewriter) says:

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

  11. I think there are…


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

  13. 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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