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Talking About Speech Balloons: Introduction

Speech balloons can also be referred to as speech bubbles, dialogue balloons, or word balloons. In this series it will be referred to as a speech balloon. A speech balloon is a graphic to convey a message from a character either by speech…

Ask an Artist July 2017 Roundup

I write a series called "Ask an Artist" at Comic Indie where I field a question and compile the responses from the writers and artists at Comic Indie. Here are my compiled my personal responses for the month of July. Question #1: How do…

Ask An Artist June 2017 Roundup

I write weekly Friday articles called "Ask an Artist" at Comic Indie where I field a question and compile the responses from the writers and artists at Comic Indie. I compiled my personal responses for June. Question#1: How do you…

How To Make a Crazy Funny Comic Strip

A comic strip is a series of drawing telling a brief story, typically in a humorous way. If each strip delivers a complete joke, the comic is considered to be in the gag-a-day genre. The gag-a-day comic is usually told in three panels, but…

Ask An Artist May 2017 Roundup

I write weekly Friday articles at www.ComicIndie.com. A reoccurring feature is called "Ask an Artist" where I field a question and compile the responses from the writers and artists at Comic Indie. With this post I compiled all of my…