Have you ever wondered just how people like Ira Glass, Jad Abumrad, and Alex Blumberg really make their unforgettable stories? How they make them feel so urgently necessary? And if the story isn't over when we arrive at our destination, what makes us spend those precious extra minutes sitting in our car or on a park bench listening
Trish “Trash” Nupindju is a talented young hoverderby player on Mars 200 years in the future. She wants desperately to go pro because it seems like the only way to escape a future of poverty and hard labor on her family’s moisture farm in Candor Chasma. But she knows even if she could make the team,
Carla, an American estranged from her Mexican father, heads to Mexico City with a backpack, a few hundred dollars, and a head full of preconceptions. Her intense desire to connect with Mexico and her unwillingness to see the impact of her own history on her understanding combine to turn an innocent journey down a dark
With Drawing Words & Writing Pictures, you'll master the alchemical art of combining words and pictures to make comics. Get a complete, structured course that guides you from creating narrative within a single drawing to orchestrating all the skills involved in creating a multi-page, complex story. learn to exploit word-image juxtaposition explore panel transitions overcome penciling obstacles master the fundamentals
If you've already begun making comics, you may find yourself getting stuck on how to get to the next level. Sure, you can write a basic story. You can lay out a page. You know how to ink and scan. But when it comes to making something that really sings? That's new in the world? You
Life sucks when you’re a baby-faced kid in LA—broke, girlfriend-less, and stuck in a dead-end job. And when we’re talking about Dave Miller, we really mean dead-end. Life sucks harder when that job is night manager at the Last Stop, LA’s finest vampire-owned 24-hour convenience store, and you’re facing an eternity of restocking beef jerky
Joueuse Laura “Raton” de Angouleme Roller Derby a preparé un petit guide au derby pour les francophones—avec des illustrations des illustration aussi mignonnes qu’utiles!
Love This American Life and Ira Glass? Check out my new book Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio In 1998, I was living in Mexico City, making comics and illustration, and trying to maintain a professional life in the USA. Not easy in a not-ready-for-prime-time internet situation. Email
In the Out on the Wire Working Group, the story tools I’m proposing get a major workout. When people put my ideas from the podcast into action, they figure out what works and what doesn’t, and then, because they’re posting about what they find right on the group, I get to learn from them.
A collection of all of Artbabe volume 2 and several non-fiction and journalistic stories published during the same period (1997-1999). Artbabe was a comics series that ran, in jumbo minicomics and standard American comic book format, from 1992 – 1999. The comics contained fictional short stories (none of which, by the way, featured cover model