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2014 Comic Vine Movie Award Winners

2014 Comic Vine Movie Award Winners
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The 2014 Comic Vine Movie Awards have closed, the dust has settled, and we've highlighted the heros who are left standing. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was the one to beat and they didn't make it easy. Best Hero Captain America Runner-up: Guardians of the Galaxy Best Villain Winter Soldier Runner-up: Lord Business/President Business Best Supporting Character Quicksilver Runner-up: Batman Best Director Anthony and Joe Russo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) Runner-up: James Gunn (Guardians of...
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Litho Ninja Tutorials (Part 7) - Converting Comic Book Text to Outlines

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Want to avoid unexpected changes to your comic book font and images? Watch this seventh video in a series of tutorials to maintain the integrity of your artwork. This comic book tutorial video will discuss: How & why to convert to outlines in Adobe Illustrator before saving as a high resolution PDF or TIFF file.Conversion of fonts and images to objects.Recommended especially when wanting to preserve a unique specialized font in your vector artworkReminder to save...
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Litho Ninja Tutorials (Part 6) - Flatten Photoshop Layers for Comic Book

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Have you flattened your comic book photoshop files correctly?  Unsure?  Watch this sixth video in a series of tutorials to achieve superior quality comic book prints. This comic book tutorial video will discuss: How to flatten photoshop images before saving in high resolution (PDF or TIFF).Unforseen print errors by not combining all various layers into a single layer (image).Recommend saving an extra copy of your photoshop with layers file before flattening. In order to avoid any...
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Litho Ninja Tutorials (Part 5) - Comic Printing File Resolution

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Do you have questions over what resolution your comic book print files should be designed at for the best comic book print results? Watch this fifth video in a series of tutorials to achieve top quality prints. This comic book tutorial video will discuss: Resolution in terms or DPI or PPIHow low resolution files lead to blurriness (ie 72 or 96 DPI)Inability to increase low resolution files without encountering quality issuesExample of a file saved correctly at...
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Litho Ninja Tutorials (Part 4) - Comic Book Print Bleeds Explained

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Have you included bleeds correctly in your comic book print files?  Not sure? Then watch this fourth video in a series of tutorials to help size your files correctly. This comic book tutorial video will discuss: Good Bleed ExampleBad Bleed Example -  not extended past trim line resulting in white borderFiles received without bleeds and the problems associated with requests to extend your page file through the bleed area for you. Bleeds should always be added at...
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