2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (PDT) | Sunday 26 July 2020 Panel Description: Jonathan Maberry (Joe Ledger), Andrew Mayne (The Naturalist), Gini Koch (The Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt Series), Nancy Holder (Wicked), and Livia Blackburne (Rosemarked) discuss the four quadrants of publishing, covering the traditional big five, traditional small press, eBook/POD only, and self-publishing. Learn what’s the same and what’s different about each quadrant, how to … Continue reading Recommended Watch: Comic-Con@Home – The Four Quadrants of Publishing
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (PDT) | Sunday 26 July 2020 Panel Description: As more and more content providers emerge, the demand for high-quality material is at an all-time high. Connect with this group of Hollywood screenwriters, producers and graphic novel creators as they discuss the best ways to get your original content to a hungry audience. Join 2015 Disney ABC Writing Program alum Brandon … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – The Writer’s Journey: Developing a Producer’s Mentality – Notes!
Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @peggyseditorial WHY NOT NOTES? Way back at the end of July, when Casea, Jenna, and I were reviewing panels and preparing notes, we quickly found that some panels were better watched then written out. While we can, and often do, attempt to pull out information from panels that we find most interesting or relevant to you all in the readership, … Continue reading Comic Con 2020 Online – Recommended Watches & Why
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (PDT) | Saturday 25 July 2020 (7:00 PM – 8:00 PM) Panel Description: Are you an anime watcher, manga reader (or even a comics fan) looking for recommendations to get you through the summer? Have we got the manga titles for you! Join the manga experts at Kodansha USA Publishing including Misaki Kido, Tomo Tran, and Ivan Salazar as they … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – Kodansha Comics Got Weird Manga: Summer Edition – Notes!
Recommended Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhaMJ8LcURs&feature=youtu.be I started taking notes on this panel, such as the differences between CMYK Coloring and RGB Coloring, but the panel is a valuable piece of media that I can’t help encouraging people interested in the history of comics to read. Some other links to check out from the panel include: https://womenwriteaboutcomics.com/about/pitch-us/ https://kleinletters.com/LetteringTop.html Continue reading Comic-Con@Home 2020 – Gender, Race, and Comic Book Coloring
The Transition of Cartoons Into Television: Warner Brothers started out as shorts and moved into television shows. New York television had a lot of airtime to fill, so they used copious amounts of cartoons all through the day and week. Not just on Saturday mornings. Then the networks got involved, noticing a regular audience they could captivate, realizing that Saturday morning was a “sweet spot” … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – Warner Archive’s Secret Origin of Saturday Morning Cartoons – Notes!
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (PDT) | Friday 24 July 2020 (6:00pm – 7:00pm) Panel Description: Wanna learn how to make a comic? Where to start? How panels work? What does one letter with? Does it need to be in color? And much, much more! Acclaimed industry pro Brian Haberlin (Spawn, Witchblade, Sonata, The Marked) will take you through the process using his Image Comics creations … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – How to Make a Comic From Start to Finish – Notes!
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (PDT) | Thursday 23 July 2020 (8:00pm – 10:00pm): Panel Description: Legendary indie comics creator Brian Pulido (creator/writer of Lady Death, Evil Ernie) has over 28 years in the game and has raised over four million dollars for comics via Crowdfunding in the last five years. Want to know how it is done? Pulido details his eight rules on how … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – How to Thrive as an Indy Comics Creator Now! – Notes!
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (PDT) | Thursday 23 July 2020 (6:00pm – 7:00pm): Panel Description: While COVID-19 negatively impacted most book and comics publishers, one of the few bright spots in book sales in Spring 2020 was … manga!? What are the factors contributing to manga’s resiliency, and what are its prospects for the future? Get a taste of what’s hot, what’s not, and … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – Manga Publishing Industry Roundtable – Notes!
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (PDT) | Thursday 23 July 2020 Panel Description: Austin Osueke (publisher of eigoMANGA) will moderate a series of Q&A sessions with comic book writers Jeff Loew (The Frog Princess), Brandon Chen (Somnia), Mohammad Umair Ali (Somnia), MinoMiyabi (5D), and Natashia McGough Clarke (Danity Kane). They will discuss the fundamentals of comic book outlines, scripting, writing, and overall storytelling. (Link: https://youtu.be/OmGVE_oJkXg) … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – How to Write and Create Manga – Notes