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This week's ComicLab Podcast!

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 09:56 AM

For the cartoonists and comics lovers among us, I have something new and fun: A weekly podcast called ComicLab, with my friend and fellow cartoonist, Brad Guigar. It's half cartooning shop-talk, half pro tips, and half friendship. WE SQUEEZED IN THREE HALVES.

...have a listen below, or on iTunes, Stitcher, Libsyn, or anywhere podcasts can be heard! Or even on our dedicated Patreon page: Patreon.com/ComicLab!

Webcomics wannabes Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking shop! The guys discuss the monthly Patreon dip — what it means and why you shouldn't freak out. THEN Dave talks about why he lays out his longform sci-fi comic the way he does. NEXT, Brad argues that reboots are good — and sometimes necessary, and he and Dave examine the best ways to go about it. FINALLY, Dave shares some helpful guidance for anyone who wants to branch into enamel pins.

BUT FIRST, Brad has one more story from his trip to Michigan... the deer with a red tag an its ear, and a warm story in its heart.

Show notes

  • 00:00 — The red-tag deer
  • 08:36 — "Why does my Patreon drop at the first of the month?"
  • 18:78 — Why does Dave lay out "Drive" the way he does?
  • 30:20 — Should you reboot your comic?
  • 54:00 — A primer on creating enamel pins

Great rewards when you support ComicLab

$2 — support the show

$5 — submit a question for possible use on the show AND get the exclusive ProTips podcast

$10 — record an audio question for possible use on the show AND get the exclusive ProTips podcast

$50 — Sponsor the show! We’ll read a brief promo for your comic/product and read it twice during the show AND you get the exclusive ProTips podcast

Brad Guigar is the creator of Evil Inc and the editor of Webcomics.com

Dave Kellett is the creator of Sheldon and Drive.

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Free Sheldon collections?!?!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:20 AM

Sheldon readers, do I have big news! You now get PUGS UNLEASHED and ANATOMY OF ANIMALS *free* as eBooks, when you get the Drive Hardcover Book!

Even better: If we can get to 1611 backers for the Kickstarter, every hardcover will get ALL EIGHT SHELDON COLLECTIONS as eBooks!

All eight! Free! 1,000 pages of award-winning comics! Free!

If you've never read Drive -- or missed getting book one -- this Kickstarter is the best way to jump in. The comic was designed to be read in book form, and this book is gonna be beeee-ooootiful, thanks to the 16 stretch goals we've unlocked.

Join us! And let's get those Sheldon collections!!!
LINK ----> DriveKickstarter.com

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Want my "Pugs Unleashed" collection...free?

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 03:19 PM

The Kickstarter for my Drive book ends next week, but things just got AMAZING today...

We unlocked the 14th stretch goal, which means you get the new PUGS UNLEASHED collection eBook *free* when you back the hardcover!

And! Thanks to all the stretch goals we've unlocked, your hardcover also gets:
- 70 additional pages of stories
- 18 pages of concept art
- A rad dust jacket and second inner cover
- A built-in, super cool ribbon bookmark
- Classy endpapers with special story maps
- And now: The Pugs Unleashed eBook!

I hope you'll join us, and spread the word: This book is coming out AMAAAAZING.

LINK ----> DriveKickstarter.com

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