Kryptonite razors, hypnotic glasses and ennui

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By Brad Guigar and Dave Kellett, Brad Guigar, and Dave Kellett. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Webcomics pros Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking comics! In this episode, they point out that the Eisner Awards have changed their submission guidelines — and that's great news for short-form webcartoonists! THEN they discuss a tweet by Nate Powell that has everyone talking. This Eisner-winning cartoonist claims his income breaks down to about $455 a month! NEXT, it's all about joke theft — what do do when you're accused of it, and what to do when it happens to you! THEN, Dave and Brad do a deep dive on exclamation points. How many it enough? How many is too many?! And what about the interrobang? FINALLY, the guys talk about embedding ads in your comic to promote a Kickstarter or Patreon campaign.

But first... Dave's son explains how Superman shaves, and it has us in stitches!

SHOW NOTES

  • 00:00 — Kryptonite razors and hypnotic glasses
  • 07:44 — New submission guideline for Eisners
  • 15:58 — Publishing vs Self-publishing
  • 21:45 — The offensiveness of rigidity
  • 29:12 — Stretch break!
  • 30:08 — Joke theft
  • 48:39 — Exclamation points
  • 01:03:10 — Embedding ads in your comic

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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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