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Meredith Loughran interviews Detria Baker

Ms. Loughran (The Geek Insider)  interviews Ms. Detria Baker, The AFRO COSPLAY !  The Geek Insider is an amazing informative social media outlook that covers all things creative, be sure You check them out! An amazing interview about Cosplay, and the history of Detria and She evolved into it. This is an incredibly insightful interview. Thank You so much for…

The Climb

Marcus H. Roberts and I have been talking over our next inspirational article for ICC Magazine. Now that the “OK Boomer” thing has died down (started out cute, turned divisive and ugly in no time), Marcus and I are looking over so many artists at every level of the art of comics, every generation, dealing with a recent period of…

It’s All In The Lighting

{Featured Image at top: From House of the Muses #10 (Unfinished), January 28, 2012. A Sharer in All Sorrows: The Funeral of Sappho. The rich lighting softly contrasts the cast of characters coming to terms with tragic events.} Pam Harrison’s CGI illustrated graphic novel series House of the Muses, styled after true events in 6th Century B.C. Ancient Greece, achieved…

Retain Your Power

“Retain your power always. This is my first post vac video and it is very important to creators. I’m back from vacation and I feel amazing! I feel so refreshed and I am ready to create! I see all the amazing things you guys continue to do here in ICC: Yes, you continue to inspire us and we are very…

Kick Start Your Art!

Comic books are dying. The industry is crashing. Pineapple belongs on pizza. All these lies, and many more, can be found on your local internet. While it’s true that the industry isn’t selling the same number of issues per month that it did in its heyday of the late 80’s / early 90’s, it’s also true that the landscape has…

It’s Your Universe – Treat It With Respect

One of the fun things about writing about comic books, while writing them too, is that you get the chance to read them. Lots of them. Way too freaking many of them sometimes. There is one constant among them all, however, and I’d like to address that today. Simply put each one has a universe created for its characters to…

Celebrate the Do-It-Yourself Spirit in the August PREVIEWS

Courtesy of Previews Magazine This month, PREVIEWS’ D.I.Y. Month pays homage to the do-it-yourself spirit that launched the comics industry. Where would we be today if two young lads named Jerry and Joe didn’t create their own comic books? Those two guys — one a writer, the other an artist — launched a genre and forged a legend. Who will…

How To Avoid Artist Block

Time: Understand that that you have to separate the time factor of what you can actually do here in your life, you have to realize with this example I will show you today that your time here on this planet is limited; you have to be able to put out within reason as much art as you can. When you…

Cracking the Diamond: An Indie Guide to Marketing Your Comics                             

Source: Diamond Comics Distributors https://www.previewsworld.com/ https://www.diamondcomics.com/ This is going to come as some heavy news for some of you artists out there. Maybe you are looking at this page and thinking, “Oh, HECK NO, I am not ready to submit my series to Diamond Comic Publishers!!!” And yet I see so many of the artists in ICC talking daily about…

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