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This podcast is dedicated to the making and marketing of indie comics based on tips and tricks from experts in the industry.

This podcast is dedicated to the making and marketing of indie comics based on tips and tricks from experts in the industry.
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Canada

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This podcast is dedicated to the making and marketing of indie comics based on tips and tricks from experts in the industry.

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@cxcpodcast

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English

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Episodes

CXC Comic History Mysteries #19: All In This Together

6/20/2018
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This week CHM gets real. The artistic life can be very rewarding, but it’s not an easy one. This week Ramblin and The Voice get into personal stories about their struggles and triumphs as creatives. They also talk about the people that influenced them along the way. Given recent events in the news regarding politics and family, the boys reflect on what family really means. They talk about the fearful side of the internet as well as the supportive side. They talk about the value of...

Duration:01:32:41

CXC - Indie Comix Club: Episode 6

6/19/2018
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Hey everyone welcome to the lastest episode if Indie Comix Club! This week we talk about what happens when you get hit with writers block or even artist block. We discuss our own experiences of dealing with these and tips on how to break though. We even talk comic reviews! This week we look at 4 comics: Black shadow https://www.comixcentral.com/products/black-shadow-02/ Night fighter https://www.comixcentral.com/products/nightfighter-01/ Spilled Blood #1: Prolitoy...

Duration:01:00:19

CXC Podcast Episode #44 - The Etherington Brothers Pt. 2: The Kickstarter Playground

6/15/2018
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“You’re always one small change away from being a huge success” - The Etherington Brothers Get ready for greatness nerd nation. This week we’ve got the Etherington Brothers. You heard it right. They are responsible for the #1 comic U.K. comic kickstarter of all time. Long story short, when it comes to indie comics, these brothers really know what they’re doing. We’re madly lucky to have them with us sharing their knowledge of kindness, community and crushing kickstarters. When it comes to...

Duration:01:05:14

CXC Comic History Mysteries Episode #18: Favourites

6/13/2018
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WARNING: “AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR” SPOILERS around 1:05:00 What are the things you love the most about nerd culture? This week, Ramblin takes the Janitor and The Voice on a journey of joyous nostalgia, awkward Game of Thrones frustration, and, of course, weird sexual innuendo. Each of us had a moment in our childhood where we fell in love with storytelling and escapism. Ramblin talks fantasy, Janitor talks horror, and The Voice talks about a shepherd boy hoping to disappear only to find...

Duration:01:39:07

CXC - Indie Comix Club: Episode 5

6/12/2018
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Welcome back to episode 5 of Indie comix club with your favourite indie creators Craig Johnson and Spencer Scott Holmes. This week we talk about taking on side projects to make some dollar while managing time on our creations. We discuss at length the pressures of keeping deadlines and keeping to target dates. This week we review: Trueheart https://www.comixcentral.com/products/trueheart-river-of-tears/ Project Shadow...

Duration:01:00:18

Off The Shelf Episode #4: Martyrs, Leper Messiah, and Trueheart

6/11/2018
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The Janitor and the Voice read through three new Dwayne Johnsons - Martyrs Issue 0, the backstory to a new epic post-apocalyptic revolution style mutant story from one of our favs Arledge Comics, Leper Messiah, a very cool collection of illustrated prose and dark but humerous art accompaniment, and Trueheart, the Wild-West-meets-Mexican-ghostlore extravaganza… all the while reminiscing about Ghibli films, Pacific Rim, The Last Jedi, and The Scorpion King. Plus, we give our movie voices a go...

Duration:01:07:12

CXC Podcast Episode #43 - Comics Community and Controversy with Steven Charles Rosia

6/8/2018
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“Comics are the best storytelling medium - period.” - Steven Charles Rosia While comics can sometimes be a lonely man’s game, is it really fun to play it that way? I talk a lot about collaboration on the show, but know one knows it’s power better than the one and only Steven Charles Rosia. I call him the King of community, and if you want to survive in indie comics, you’ll want to heed his advice. As we all know, nerd culture has a way of overlapping. What began as a late night viewing...

Duration:01:00:14

CXC Comic History Mysteries Episode #17: Romance

6/6/2018
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The Ramblin’ Phoenix lives up to his name. The Voice has no Choice but to listen. And the Janitor has a LOT of trash to clean up. But what more have you come to expect from Comic History Mysteries? There’s romance in there, somewhere.

Duration:01:27:28

CXC - Indie Comix Club: Episode 4

6/5/2018
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Hey welcome back to our 4 Indie Comix Club! Crazy to think we have been at this a whole month? This week we talk about more indie comics! We discuss Lettering and how much of an important job it is and that the people you do it are the real heroes! We look at some awesome comics this week, The Pale https://www.comixcentral.com/products/the-pale-1/ https://www.comixcentral.com/products/the-pale-2/ https://www.comixcentral.com/products/the-pale-3/ Samurai...

Duration:01:00:59

CXC Podcast Episode #42 - Making Your Comic a Business with Sarah Love of Rune Comics / Anomaly 23

6/1/2018
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“I purposely stay away from (how-to) books because I feel like they’re wanting me to follow the rules… there are no rules, and that’s the only rule.” - Sarah Love A conversation with Sarah Love, founder of Rune Comics and Creator of Anomaly 23. Anomaly 23 is available on ComixCentral at https://www.comixcentral.com/products/anomaly-23-issue-1/ https://www.anomaly23.com/

Duration:00:54:22

CXC Comic History Mysteries Episode #16: Indie Games (Part 2)

5/30/2018
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Indie comics and indie games are closer than you might think. We can learn to be successful creators by learning from both mediums and how they differ from their mainstream counterparts. Indie games are experience an awesome renaissance of sorts because, much like indie comics, the creators are extremely passionate. Many times the passion supersedes the corporate nature of some of the AAA game titles. One of the coolest things about games as an art form is of course the interactive element....

Duration:01:17:13

Indie Comix Club Episode #3

5/29/2018
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This week on Indie Comix Club we talk about everything Indie Comix, including the hardest part of creating: Advertising! We talk about our experiences and give some tips on how to advertise your work! We review a lot of comics this week: Alex Priest https://twitter.com/arledgecomics Artemis Hood https://twitter.com/chrisoconnell Hamilton vs Burr: a Werewolves Tale https://twitter.com/yardsaleartist and Anomaly 23 https://twitter.com/anomaly_23 by our very own ComixCentral crew!

Duration:00:53:29

The CXC Podcast Episode #41: Bringing Life Back to Comics with Jonathan Borden and B.A.R. Publishing

5/25/2018
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Digital is not the end for the indie comic world. In fact, there’s a whole new level from which creators can get exposure, Do you wish your comics had more movement? How about working with professional voice actors? Maybe your comic needs a soundtrack? Take a listen to this interview and learn how Jonathan Borden is bringing life back to indie by being “the motion comics guy.” Jonathan is taking original creations and blending them with film and television in a way that is affordable for...

Duration:01:08:47

Comic History Mysteries Episode #15: Indie Games Part 1

5/23/2018
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Indie comics and indie games are closer than you might think. We can learn to be successful creators by learning from both mediums and how they differ from their mainstream counterparts. Indie games are experience an awesome renaissance of sorts because, much like indie comics, the creators are extremely passionate. Many times the passion supersedes the corporate nature of some of the AAA game titles. One of the coolest things about games as an art form is of course the interactive element....

Duration:01:16:17

CXC - Indie Comix Club #2

5/22/2018
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This episode we talk more about our process when making comics and what we find the most difficult. We review some new comics like Paladins, The Show and Joe Buskin. Don’t forget you can check out mine and Spencer’s work at ComixCentral: Project: Saviour and Pizza Boys. Shoutouts: @ValonSC

Duration:00:58:04

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode #1

5/15/2018
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We talk about everything from old movies to Batman to T.Vs from when we were kids. We are comic creators wanting to help other creators by spreading our work and reading others and leaving feedback. We also talk about some of the big names in comics, like Jim lee, Greg Capullo, Alex Ross to name but a few. We review Pizza Boys issue 5 and Project Saviour issue 1. Find out what we thought and our processes, inspirations and motives! Twitter tags for...

Duration:01:07:27

Off The Shelf Episode #2: Invasion from Planet Wrestletopia and The Maroon

5/14/2018
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After missing a week due to technical praaahlems, The Janitor and The Voice join forces again to mostly gush about Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, thanks to the risibly exciting BoneSaw-Is-Ready slam-fest that is Invasion of Planet Wrestletopia - and then jump in a time machine to a remixed antebellum era Tennessee for terrifying tusked bears and slightly more terrifying racists in “The Maroon” Check out the official Maroon sit below: https://www.themarooncomic.com/ and their...

Duration:01:01:50