Comic strips and comic books have such drastic size differences. A comic book page is 6-5/8 x 10-3/16 inches. That’s 67.5 square inches of space. A comic strip is 5-3/4 x 1-3/4 inches. That’s 10 square inches of space. What if you took all the pages from the comic book and laid them out to […]
This appears in the 2005 Graphic USA Design Annual. Tim Rickard sent a comic strip proposal to Tribune Media Services for Brewster Rockit. TMS decided to take Brewster under a 8-week development deal to help improve the strip before syndicating it. David Rothkopf (TMS Copywriter), Mary Fischer (TMS Editor) and myself were called on to […]
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It would be so fun to do a comic strip. But it would take so long for one person to make 365 comic strips a year! So why not pick one theme, and have a bunch of artists write and draw their own strips? Like there could be a character guide where everyone has to […]
I’m thinking about taking one of my blog posts a week and making it into a comic strip. There are some really nice comic strips out there that are inspiring… Daily comic strips: √Ø American Elf by James Kochalka: Cute diary sketches √Ø Mutts by Patrick McDonnell: Adorable insights on life, drawn great √Ø Brewster […]
* Out there #56 (cool coloring and hip kids) * Automatic Kafka #9 (interesting page layouts, nice use of white space in layouts) * G.I.Joe vs. The Tranformers #1 (need i say more!?!!!!!) * Hawaiian Dick #1 (colored with watercolor, different) * Break into Comics (funny comic book on getting into the comic biz * […]
The past couple days, i’ve been emailing a page of funny comic strips to a couple co-workers. I thought I’d share these funny strips with the world, so I made a yahoo email group. Funny Comic Strips. If you join, you get a newsletter of funny comic strips every now and then. You will only […]
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