Klaus Janson, probably best know for his inking work on “The Dark Knight Returns”, has been working and teaching comics for quite some time. The fine folks at The Comic Academy posted a kind of distillation of a seminar he gave recently. Here’s an excerpt: Even though a comic book artist works from a script, […]

Alan Moore is one of the undisputed greats among not just living comics creators, but pretty much through the history of the modern comic. Here he is being interviewed in 2008 by Street Law Productions and LJ Pindling talking about what he would tell aspiring writers and artists about the industry.

Craig Thompson, a personal favorite, has very few books out there for you to read. “Goodbye Chunky Rice” and “Blankets” showcase his amazing talent as a writer and artist and “Carnet de Voyage” is a sketchbook that again remains personal and accessible all at the same time. Well his library is growing in September with […]

One of the first interviews conducted for The Comic Archive was with Richard Starkings, one of the heralds of digital comics lettering and co-founder of Comicraft with partner John “JG” Roshell. The duo spent some time talking to the fine folks at The Outhousers about their craft. Here is an excerpt: IH: In the last […]

Over at Dark Horse’s Blog editor Scott Allie gives some advice for aspiring artists bringing their portfolios to San Diego Comic Con. Be realistic. You have to believe in your ability to do good work if you’re ever going to get anywhere, but you also have to be realistic about developing the skills to get […]