Our final panel this month is called Image Comics: Where Creators Own Reality, featuring Cliff Chiang and Brian K Vaughan, creators of Paper Girls, Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, creators of Shutter, and Sarah Vaughn and Jonathan Luna, creators of Alex + Ada.
This is Image Comics, Where Creators Own Action! This episode features Steve Orlando of Virgil, Alex de Campi & Carla Speed McNeil of No Mercy, Ivan Brandon of Drifter, Matt Hawkins of Top Cow Productions, and Nick Dragotta of East of West.
Declan Shalvey of INJECTION, Jim Zub of WAYWARD, Marjorie Liu of MONSTRESS, Antony Johnston of THE FUSE and CODENAME: BABOUSHKA, and Bryan Hill of POSTAL and Top Cow Productions discuss worldbuilding in comics, and the differences between creating all-new worlds or reinterpreting real ones, while still making them your own.
Listen to Jason Latour, Bob Fingerman, Matt Wilson, Wes Craig, and Shane Davis as they discuss storytelling live from New York Comic Con 2015!
Nick Dragotta, co-creator of EAST OF WEST and major manga fan, spills the beans on the origins of EAST OF WEST, the importance of education, and what makes Tsutomu Nihei and Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's manga so thrilling.
Alex de Campi, co-creator of NO MERCY, talks with The i Word about the trick to comics collaborations, the importance of finding your voice, and the difference between consequence-free and realistic violence in fiction from movies to comics and back again.
Skottie Young's I Hate Fairyland is heart-warming and gross, the perfect comic for proud parents and kids, too. Dig in as he charts his rise to the top, and tries to explain just what it is that's so alluring about rap music.
The co-creator of POSTAL guests on The i Word to talk about his role as story editor at Top Cow Productions and co-creating POSTAL with Matt Hawkins & Isaac Goodhart!
The co-creator and artist of THE HUMANS talks about getting the gang together, his experiences self-publishing comics, and just what makes cartoonists like Jack Davis and Alex Toth so enthralling.
The innovative cartoonists joins The i Word to discuss the end of his series The Empty, the genesis of his next work Power Lines, and just what exactly it is that makes video games so enthralling.
The co-creator of the hit graphic novel VIRGIL, about an outed and betrayed cop in Jamaica forced to rescue his man, explains the appeal of exploitation cinema and world cuisine.
The co-creator and artist of the series FROM UNDER MOUNTAINS explains her origins in art and her interest in fiction created by people of color.
The creator of the graphic memoir Self-Obsessed joins The i Word to talk about growing up in and around comics, the importance of confidence, and just why he could never be Lana Del Rey.
The co-creator of SHUTTER joins The i Word to discuss the origins of the series, her strengths as an artist, and her favorite kinds of music.
The writer of THE FUSE joins The i Word to discuss his upcoming book CODENAME BABOUSHKA, co-created with Shari Chankhamma, and his love of music from a creator and consumption perspective.
The creator of EMITOWN and co-creator of PLUTONA shares her love of her collaborators and video games in this episode.