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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.

Twitter:

@cxcpodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 47

8/12/2019
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We are here, and attempting to get back in the saddle of podcasting with the indie comics world. Well we got the update of the final hours of Craig's Kickstarter Extravaganza, then we talk the Batman Hush Movie because why would we not and then a new Pizza Boyz comic finally comes out with issue 8. Plus Derek of Owl Eye Comics pulls out another comic series that is just as sweet as The Maroon. Nothing but good times, so grab these books and more at Comix Central and help out the little guys...

Duration:01:10:01

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 46

7/15/2019
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The dynamic duo of Indie Comics are back together after a bit a podcast hiatus. And with successful news too, as Craig launches his Project Saviour Issue 4 Kickstarter campaign with grand achievments in just a few hours. We will have to check in on the madness in the coming month and see how far the ride will go. So, now's the time for Craig to catch the tsunami and go full steam ahead on the marketing attack front. Beyond that good news, Pizza Boyz Issue 8 is trucking along and close to...

Duration:00:46:19

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 45 with Jared Davis

6/27/2019
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Back after a bit of a hiatus to the Indie Comix world, though Craig is still out of action gettting his latest book all together but today, I'm with guest Jared Davis, writer of the amazing wrestling meets Evil Dead comic series, To Be The Man. So much good times as we talk about the history, creation and good times of the multi media world. Come by and have a listen. Nothing but good times, so grab these books and more at Comix Central and help out the little guys and gals of the indie...

Duration:01:21:42

CXC Adventures in Interviewing Episode #57 David Pepose

5/24/2019
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Shownotes What is the hardest thing about making indie comics? David has the answer, and the solution. If you've ever needed a reminder that your work is worth something, this is the episode for you. We're talking with David Pepose of Spencer and Locke fame. It's a crime noir parody of with nods to Bill Watterson, but that's just the beginning. Thanks to Action Lab comics for picking up this gem, because it has layers my friends. If you want to know how to hear "no" 3001 times and still...

Duration:01:04:35

CXC Adventures in Interviewing Episode #56 - Frank Gogol 2!

5/24/2019
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Welcome to our Frank Gogol indie comic masterclass pt. 2. Last time, you learned about his work ethic. This time, we dive into storytelling techniques and character development. What's the line between using archetypes and just making cliche' choices? How do you make something both sellable and interesting? Can you make any story something for everyone and something for you at the same time? All this and more on this weeks episode of Adventures in Interviewing.

Duration:01:08:06

CXC Adventures in Interviewing Episode #55: Frank Gogol

5/10/2019
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Want to know what it really means to be disciplined in comics? Want to know how to do in 3 years what most creators couldn't do in 10? Check out this episode with Frank Gogol. He's the mastermind behind the epic, vulnerable anthology GRIEF, a multi-genre split-screen into the 5 stages of ultimate inner struggle. We talk about what being dedicated really means in comics. We also talk about his new series Dead End Kids, his time at Source Point Press, and learn his secret to sales and...

Duration:01:03:42

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 44 with Guest Derek W. Lipscomb

5/7/2019
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We got Derek on the show this week, creator of the glorious western/fantasy comic saga The Maroon. With issue 12 just out and preparing for the 2nd graphic novel set. We go into the discussion of how to go about putting a campaign all together on a graphic novel, using Kickstarter or Indie Go Go and just getting the prints out in peoples hands. And of course we do stumble into a rabbit hole of Avengers Endgame. Bound to happen I suppose but come on by and take a listen. Nothing but good...

Duration:01:16:00

CXC Adventures in Interviewing Episode #54 - Michael Kelly of AIC Comics

5/3/2019
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Today on Adventures in Interviewing we're talking with Michael Kelly. He's the prolific writer and collaborator behind all the AIC comics titles. If you want to learn how to make indie comics while holding down a full-time job and traveling, this is the episode for you. Michael is kind enough to give us a glimpse into the outline process, we learn how to write a great cliffhanger, and we even learn his counter intuitive secret to continuous storytelling. Don't forget to hit that subscribe...

Duration:00:57:43

CXC Adventures in Interviewing Episode #53 - With Jason Piperberg

5/1/2019
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Want to know how to turn freelance illustration into a dream career? Check out Jason Piperberg on this episode of Adventures in Interviewing. If you want to draw like a pro, we get into everything from how to practice, and work ethic all the way up to those gems they just don't teach you in arts school. We also had a little time to catch up on the creative process behind Jason's pride and joy, "Spaceman and Bloater." Be sure to pick up your free copy on Comixcentral. For extra fun, listen...

Duration:01:10:36

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 43 with Guest Jason Piperberg

4/28/2019
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We got a special guest on the show, Jason Piperberg - Comic book creator with his own book Spaceman and Bloater along with many other titles he has worked on including Patriot Tales, Professor Nimble, Raising Dion and even some Sonic the Hedgehog variants. So we talk all things in the creation and production of comics, to favorite stories and of course the Batman rabbit holes. And just when you thought the episode was over we have a second bonus of part that continues the good times into...

Duration:01:53:35

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 42

4/20/2019
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Getting indie with it talking the ever conflicting battle of how to go about properly putting out Indie books in a easy to find manner when it comes to judging what is best in life. Some comic movie talk too and then we get to some reviews on 2 totally sweet new books. An 80s Wrestling good time going supernatural with To Be The Man by Jared Davis and Josh Taylor. And then Primethology with an anthology style of comic featuring classic fairy tale stories with a new twist on them. From tons...

Duration:01:00:29

CXC Adventures in Interviewing Episode #52: The Real Al Mega

4/12/2019
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Want to know how to get your product out there as an independent creator and entrepreneur? Turns out the key mastery comes down to family. No one knows that better then Alex Perez, aka Al Mega, the CEO of www.comiccrusaders.com. Don't miss this interview if you want to know how to push your site traffic, create genuine momentum, and learn why the indie scene is way bigger than you think. If you want to win, you need more than a story. Lucky for you, we've got the interviews you've been...

Duration:00:56:08

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 41

4/10/2019
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We get back in the groove of all things Indie Comics. Talking about the upcoming new update to Comix Central making it a 2.0 of streamlined comic book good times. Then Craig gives some insight on the second largest con in the U.K. and we finish off with some amazing new comics in our review section. We have a sequels section galore with a new Monsterella book in the heavy metal like anthology series. A new, family friendly title from the Mashbone and Griffty fella's that is just as funny as...

Duration:01:19:59

CXC Adventures in Interviewing - Episode #51 - Indie Beyond Borders: 1 on 1 with Gonzalo Alvarez

4/5/2019
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Sometimes there's more to art than the art itself. No more is properly demonstrated through the creative dedication of Gonzalo Alvarez. He's the author of the all-ages smash indie comic The Legend of Polloman. He's the ComixCentral's coveted winner for comic of the year. Beyond obvious cultural understanding, Gonzalo's passion for personal and professional impact has reached the eyes and ears of everyone from The Huffington Post to Telemundo Universo and beyond. His risky retro indie game...

Duration:00:58:27

CXC Adventures in Interviewing Episode #50 - Ben Bishop

3/29/2019
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Check out Ben Bishop and his love letter to Sci Fi on this weeks episode of Adventures in Interviewing. The Aggregate: Book Two is the second installment in Ben's lore nodding a head to favorites like Power Rangers, Voltron and more cybernetic nostalgia greatness. The twist: you choose which way the story goes, and there's way more directions than you think. In addition to the story itself, Ben takes the time to share his breakup with art school, his breakout into comics, an email from Kevin...

Duration:01:04:21

CXC Adventures In Interviewing #49: Isabella Acuna

3/22/2019
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Isabella Acuna is as indie as it gets. Her underground comic, entitled Hikikomori Nation, is a deep dive into the world Trippy Japanese rebellion. It's a post apocalyptic drugged out heroes journey for a group of rag tag anime junkies fighting against tyranny of overly color-fied PC corporate evilness (and that's just issue 1). In addition to underground clout, Isabella also crushes it as a DJ under the name Nurse Anabella (@lavalampsgirl) of Free Radio Santa Cruz 101.3FM and beyond. If...

Duration:01:00:09

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 40

3/20/2019
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Back in the groove and talking all things comics, from indie comic cons, variant covers and even some Ms. Capatain Marvel and Shazam (Old School Captain Marvel) movie good times. Then we get to our Reviews portion with 4 must read books. War Angels 1.5 by MWP comics in an interesting fantasy, avenger story of a Native American woman dressed like the Knights of the Round and kicking all sorts of ass. Almost Turok style. Then we continue the way of the freedom fighting, lone hero in Sister...

Duration:01:01:34

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 39

3/6/2019
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Talking all about Craig's latest venture with the Comic Con scene in England, how awesome it all went and what to do about taking the indie comic book marketing to the next level. Then we get to our indie reviews with 3 awesome new books you need to grab. Barrels by Michael Watson, Jeff Lasley and Crank. All about 1920s moonshine running mobsters in the New York area, all based in historic fiction and dialed in with amazing artwork. Next we got Lost time by JWC in a slice of life drama that...

Duration:01:05:29

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 38

2/23/2019
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This week we talk more cons, printing, banners and advertising as well video game difficulty choices and other multi media related good times. Then we get indie with it in 3 more books of the 2018 Winner roster. Whisper Wilds by Brent Nelson and Emanuele Arnaldi where it's WW2 in Australia with trans dimension worlds and a Tank Girl vibe. Then we go to Six Eight in the brutal horror world of murder and monsters by Michael T. Gonzalez and Allen Byrns. Next is Starside by Dylan Klein, Lane...

Duration:01:38:43

CXC - Indie Comix Club Episode 37

2/15/2019
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We almost have like a 3 arc episode here where in the first part we go down the list of all the great indie comic book winners of the 2018 Comix Central Awards. Then we review 2 books we missed from last year with Polloman and Canada Bear in our second act. And finally towards the end, we are joined by Luke Brown, creator of Dead Ronin for some comic interview adventures. Nothing but good times, so grab these books and more at Comix Central and help out the little guys and gals of the indie...

Duration:02:23:17