Nov 29, 2017
Today we have a mini episode where we talk about the controversy with Marvel’s EIC, C.B. Cebulski. We have a discussion about cultural appropriation, what diversity really means for the comics industry, and some non-white creators you can support.
Nov 22, 2017
In this episode, we talk about our personal histories with making art, Sloane’s life as a child prodigy, and our first drawing tablets. We also answer questions from Twitter about our favorite materials, basic Clip Studio Paint pointers, and our recommendations for white out. Talking points: making art out of trash,...
Nov 15, 2017
This week, we have a conversation about building stories and characters, the subjectivity or what makes a good story, and how we connect to stories. Talking points: preteen roleplaying, self conscious writing, purple prose, the significance of tropes, story structure.
Nov 8, 2017
This week, we discuss the shoujo manga artist Kyoko Okazaki, whose work centering around the social issues of young people living during the ‘80s and ‘90s in Tokyo still has resonance in popular culture today. Works discussed in this episode: Helter Skelter, River’s Edge, PINK.
Nov 1, 2017
This week we talk to Priscilla Hamby, a.k.a. Rem (Devil’s Candy, Soulless, Vampire Kisses,) about her career, Tokyopop’s Rising Stars of Manga, American comics, and how peoples’ perception of manga influenced work has changed over the years. Rem is one of our favorite artists and dream guests, and it was such a...