Two big bits of news!

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 03:40 PM

Friends! If you're shopping for gifts (or for yourself!), I've got two fun bits of news:

1.) 3 DAYS 3 DEALS: Today, Tuesday & Wednesday, my store has uniquely cool deals. Each one lasts one day, and today's is: Buy one poster print, get a second one, free! Shop for prints, here ( https://sheldonstore.com/collections/the-complete-sheldon-posters )

2.) BUILD-A-COMIC magnet set: For ten years I’ve wanted to make it, and now it's happening! With 500+ pieces, It’s everything you need to make comics on your fridge. It might be...the coolest thing I've ever made? Pre-order yours now -- and we'll do our darnedest to get it to your U.S. address by Christmas! ( https://sheldonstore.com/products/pre-order-build-a-comic-magnet-set )

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What does it mean to be a "cartoonist" in today's world?

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:22 AM

EPISODE SUMMARY

This week, a ComicLab listener writes in to inform Dave and Brad that neither of them "actually have a cartoonist's job." To put it lightly, the guys disagree.

EPISODE NOTES

Today's show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the incredible Wacom One! This week, a ComicLab listener writes in to inform Dave and Brad that neither of them "actually have a cartoonist's job." To put it lightly, the guys disagree.

But first, Brad creates a socially distant candy chute for Halloween --

Questions asked and topics covered...

  • Dave delivers a Zoom lecture to art students
  • What does it take to be considered a "cartoonist" in today's world?
  • Should the drawing match the writing?
  • A Clip Studio Paint boot camp in the ComicLab Discord sever
  • "I hate Kickstarter extras!"
  • Grad school or comics?
  • "I think I quit my day job too soon."

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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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Original Art!!

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 01:02 PM

Original art fans: I put this lovely Arthur original up for grabs, starting at one penny. Go snag it! https://www.ebay.com/itm/293815140351

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