The Visual Magic of Comics – Speaker: Scott McCloud (Recommended Watch)

Source: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/sci-fi-fantasy/obsessive-tendencies-scott-mccloud-on-25-years-of-understanding-comics/ By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting LINK: https://www.ted.com/talks/scott_mccloud_the_visual_magic_of_comics  If you plan on working with or in the US comic industry, you probably have heard of Scott McCloud. His books and knowledge have contributed greatly to how American comics (and others) are written and directed for visual and graphic novels. Understanding Comics (1993) is largely considered one of the “must-reads” for most creators, as is … Continue reading The Visual Magic of Comics – Speaker: Scott McCloud (Recommended Watch)

Recommended Watch: Behind The Animation of Nightmare Of The Wolf

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting The Witcher: Nightmare Of The Wolf released on Netflix last August and was a fantastic animation to go along with The Witcher show. I, personally, loved it and felt it blended the fantastical nature of magic and story better than the live-action show. Animation really is a great form to adapt such stories and can do a lot more than … Continue reading Recommended Watch: Behind The Animation of Nightmare Of The Wolf

Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Manga Publishing Industry Roundtable – Notes!

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event Date: 25 July 2021 | Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkcbcyjYEHg&ab_channel=Comic-ConInternational Panel Description: Manga sales are now at record highs, but while demand is up, unprecedented supply chain shortages mean that popular titles are frequently out of stock. With these mixed blessings, what’s next for manga? Find out what’s going from the perspective of top publishing pros, including Kevin Hamric (vice president … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Manga Publishing Industry Roundtable – Notes!

My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting Alright y’all–if I get sick because of attending this movie, I hope you all enjoy the post as appreciation. Last Friday I had an emergency appendectomy, this Friday I drove to see the premier of MHA’s 3rd movie, World Heroes’ Mission. Am I in some pain? Yes. Should I maybe not have gone for my compromised immune system? Also, … Continue reading My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission

Meet the Manga Editors: The Philosophy and Practice of Manga Editing – Notes!

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event This panel was originally presented at Anime NYC Online in November 2020. “Take a deep dive into the manga editing world with Ajani Oloye (Manga Editor/Translator), Carl Li (Editor, Yen Press), Haruko Hashimoto (Editor, Kodansha Comics), and Tania Biswas (Senior Editor, Square Enix). The panelists will discuss the philosophy and practice of manga editing and chat … Continue reading Meet the Manga Editors: The Philosophy and Practice of Manga Editing – Notes!

Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Content through Comics: Teaching STEM and Humanities with Graphic Novels – Recommended Watch

Credit: Casea Smith | @coffeewithkrow​ About the Event Date: 22 July 2021 | Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds25MLekkPM&feature=emb_imp_woyt&ab_channel=Comic-ConInternational Panel Description: Combining the learning benefits of visualization with the power of storytelling, high-quality graphic novels make both STEM and humanities subjects more accessible and engaging for all students, particularly students who may not see themselves as scientists, engineers, or historians. We’ll discuss how the comics medium is perfectly suited … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Content through Comics: Teaching STEM and Humanities with Graphic Novels – Recommended Watch

Comic-Con@Home 2021 – For Indy Comics Creators: How to Powerfully Brand Yourself – Notes

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event Date: 24 July 2021 | Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yad9Tjnx0ac&ab_channel=Comic-ConInternational Panel Description: Brian Pulido has been a thriving, independent comic book creator for thirty years, and has a clear easy to identify brand. What role does branding play in the world of independently-produced comics? Through his “branding rules,” case studies, and examples, Pulido will show you all you need to … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home 2021 – For Indy Comics Creators: How to Powerfully Brand Yourself – Notes

Crunchyroll Expo 2021 – Behind-the-Scenes Story of “The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat” (ft. Masafumi Tamura, Katsuhiko Takayama, Satoshi Motonaga) – Notes

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event This panel at Crunchyroll Expo 2021 features exclusive behind-the-scene info from the staff of “The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat,” Masafumi Tamura, Katsuhiko Takayama, and Satoshi Motonaga. This is NOT a perfect transcription of the panel. It is a close transcription, with some cuts in the dialogue. Still, I have … Continue reading Crunchyroll Expo 2021 – Behind-the-Scenes Story of “The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat” (ft. Masafumi Tamura, Katsuhiko Takayama, Satoshi Motonaga) – Notes

Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Breaking Into Comics and Staying In! – Notes

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event Date: 23 July 2021 | Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A1zu_DvmGo&ab_channel=Comic-ConInternational Panel Description: With the shifting landscape of the comics industry, this is your invaluable guide to breaking into the comics industry. Join Comics Experience founder and former Marvel Publishing editor Andy Schmidt, along with industry veterans Bon Alimagno (former Marvel editor), Kyle Higgins (Radiant Black), Marissa Louise (DC colorist), and … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Breaking Into Comics and Staying In! – Notes

Recommended Watches – The Importance of Comics as an Educational Tool For Students

Credit: Casea Smith | @coffeewithkrow​ About the Event Panel: Comic-Con@Home 2021 – CBLDF (Comic Book Legal Defense Fund): Defending Comics Today Panel Description: Protecting the intellectual freedom rights of the comics community is no longer just a matter of defending comics retailers who run afoul of local authorities in search of an “easy” obscenity case or writing a letter in defense of a challenged graphic novel. Contemporary … Continue reading Recommended Watches – The Importance of Comics as an Educational Tool For Students