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Tips For Comic Book Writers

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This entry is for writers, so they can understand why great art and a great concept is the LEAST of what they need to worry about. Over the past few months, it's come to my attention that a lot of the proposals I'm getting in are exhibiting the same writing flaws. As someone dear to me once told me, great art draws the audience to the book, but great writing keeps them coming back. We expect...
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Fire Up The Machine: Bad Cog Studios

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Tired of capes, continuity issues, and cookie cutter costumes, Bad Cog comics has the cure for you. I was able interview this team of gifted individuals at The Space City Con, and learned quite a lot about them.A proud, local based comic book studio, they love what they do, and a strong part of the small press scene in Houston. They got their initial start in comics in 1996 with the formation of Brushfire Productions.Producing artwork...
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New 'Robot Chicken' Special Takes On DC Comics

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This looks just as good as Robot Chicken's excellent Star Wars specials. Plus we have Nathan Fillion as Green Lantern which means everything is right in the world.Check out the press release:First they tantalized you with three Emmy®-nominated Robot Chicken Star Wars specials, now Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, in partnership with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, bring you the awesomeness of the DC Comics universe of characters as only Robot Chicken can, with amazing guest stars...
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Create Your Own Comic Book Hero

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Making your own comic book hero is not as easy as it sounds. Many things go into starting one. What are your hero's names? What are his or hers powers? Who are the nemeses? Does it have the same science that is on earth, as we know it, or divergent one? What weapons are there? Is their planet in trouble? Other factors to consider are; will you do the writing, the artwork, a creative consultant or...
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Longest Running UK Comic Book 'The Dandy' May End

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Britain's longest-running comic book is facing closure after 75 years in print.The publisher of "The Dandy" said Tuesday it is reviewing all of its magazine titles to meet the "challenges of the rapidly changing publishing industry."Circulation of the weekly comic book, first published in 1937 and best-known for cartoon cowboy Desperate Dan and Korky the Cat, dropped to less than 7,500 in the second half of last year. At its peak in 1950 it sold some...
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