Comic Podcast with a bunch of beginners & intermediates. Published on the 1st of every month.



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Hello and welcome to the 28th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk is an interview with writer, voice actor and general awesome person Frank Gibson. Comics nonsense, tips, tricks and general silliness ensues.

Melony and Jamie are your hosts this episode.

Recommendations for Inspiration and Fun:

Frank - NonNonBa by Shigeru Mizuki http://smile.amazon.com/dp/1770460721

Melony - Jem and the Holograms http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00V3SUKS0
Capture Creatures http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00P8QD8MS
Giant Days http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00UKDZFF2

Jamie - Harvey Beaks http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00VAME9WC

So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:


Melony Chitwood -

http://ornamentalcomic.com & http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com, http://chanceofdoom.com

Jamie Dee Galey - http://jamiedeegaley.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardthttp://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com


If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_28_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:18pm MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Questions or Comments?
Email us: thetradecomicpodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @tradecomicpodcst

Hello and welcome to the 27th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk is an interview with comics creators and general awesome person Jimmy Steen http://www.drawncloser.com . Comics nonsense, tips, tricks and general silliness ensues. Apologies guys, this episode ran a little longer than normal so I had to compress it down.

Melony and Jamie are your hosts this episode.

Recommendations for Inspiration and Fun:

Jimmy - Bug Martini http://www.bugmartini.com

Melony - Robin and Cat http://robinandcat.tumblr.com
Sarah's Scribbles http://www.gocomics.com/sarahs-scribbles
Usagi Yojimbo http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00NC0WCVU

Jamie - Wicked Chicken Queen http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00L92KH3S
Eyelash Out http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00RCGVQD0
Sarah Graley http://sarahgraley.com/

So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:


Melony Chitwood -

http://ornamentalcomic.com & http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com, http://chanceofdoom.com

Jamie Dee Galey - http://jamiedeegaley.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardt - http://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com

If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_27_new.zip
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:54pm MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Questions or Comments?
Email us: thetradecomicpodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @tradecomicpodcst

Hello and welcome to the 26th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk is an interview with comics creators and general awesome person Kelly Bastow http://www.kellybastow.com  http://moosekleenex.tumblr.com . Comics nonsense, tips, tricks and general silliness ensues.

Melony, Robert and Jamie Dee Galey are your hosts this episode.

Recommendations for Inspiration and Fun:
Kelly's List -
Space Pyrates - http://spacepyrates.com
Metalbeard - http://metalbeard-saga.tumblr.com
Capture Creatures - http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00PV0BYVI

Jamie's List -
Stray - http://smile.amazon.com/dp/1632290995
Glitch City Games - http://www.glitchcity.org/
Graphic Artists Guild's Handbook: Pricing and Ethical Guidelines -
http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0932102166
Help Us Great Warrior! - http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00T6N6ISU
http://buttpoems.tumblr.com

Robert's List -
George R R Martin - http://smile.amazon.com/George-R.-R.-Martin/e/B000APIGH4/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_21?qid=1425229042&sr=8-21

Melony's List -
Kill Six Billion Demons - http://killsixbilliondemons.com
Aaron Alexovich Sketchbook Don't Sleep - http://heartshapedskull.bigcartel.com/product/art-book
Sharknife Volume 1 - http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00KDMZGRM
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Omnibus Volume 1 -
http://smile.amazon.com/dp/1631401408
Kamisama Kiss Volume 1-3 - http://smile.amazon.com/dp/1421536382


So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:


Melony Chitwood -

http://ornamentalcomic.com & http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com, http://chanceofdoom.com

Jamie Dee Galey - http://jamiedeegaley.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardt - http://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com

If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_26_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

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Email us: thetradecomicpodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @tradecomicpodcst

Hello and welcome to the 25th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk is an interview with comics creators of Wolfhands Justin Heggs & Nick Johnson at http://www.wolfhandscomic.ca . Toilet stacks, comics nonsense, tips, tricks and general silliness ensues.

Melony, Dave and Jamie Dee Galey are your hosts this episode. Robert & Carrie are going on a few month hiatus, so we may not hear from them for a bit.

Recommendations for Inspiration and Fun:
Justin's List -
Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/
Street Angel http://amzn.com/1935233297
Five Ghosts TP Volume 1 http://amzn.com/1607067900
Ant-Man http://amzn.com/B00ARKCQ3W

Nick's List -
Zero https://imagecomics.com/comics/series/zero
God Hates Astronauts http://amzn.com/1607068087
Saga http://amzn.com/1607066017
Casanova http://amzn.com/1632151618

Jamie's List -
The Humans http://amzn.com/1632152592
Gotham Academy http://amzn.com/1401254721
Squirrel Girl  http://amzn.com/0785197028

Dave's List -
Wearing the Cape http://amzn.com/1463539657
Confessions of a D-List Supervillian (novel) http://amzn.com/1461084741
Please Don't Tell My Parents I Blew Up the Moon http://amzn.com/1620078163

Melony's List -
Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleen (book) http://amzn.com/0761169253
The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil http://amzn.com/1250050391
The Boxtrolls (movie) http://amzn.com/B00HLTDARS


So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:


Melony Chitwood - http://ornamentalcomic.comhttp://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com

Jamie Dee Galey - http://jamiedeegaley.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardt - http://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com
If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_25_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:27am MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

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Email us: thetradecomicpodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @tradecomicpodcst

Hello and welcome to the 23rd episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk is an interview with comics creator Tyler Hutchison of http://www.diehome.com. Comics nonsense, tips, tricks and general silliness ensues.

Carrie, Melony, and guest host Jamie Dee Galey are your hosts this episode. Robert is going on a few month internet hiatus, so we may not hear from him for a bit.

Book/Website recommendations:
Lewis Trondheim

Secret Item World

People I know by Timothy Winchester

Mind Management by Matt Kindt

Margaret Atwood author and all around awesome lady

Blake R Sims

The Innkeepers and House of the Devil both directed by Ti West

Boumeries by Boum

So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:

Melony Chitwood - Ornamentalcomic.com, Steam and Nonsense Tumblr (blog)

Carrie Potter - Juniper Comic

Jamie Dee Galey - New Comics

Dave Barrack - Grrl Power Comic

Jake Richmond - Modest Medusa Comic

Robert Tritthardt - Writhe and Shine Comic & Chance of Doom Comic


If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our Youtube page!

Direct download: episode_24_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:41am MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

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Email us: thetradecomicpodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @tradecomicpodcst

Hello and welcome to the 23rd episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk is an interview with comics creator Jamie Dee Galey of http://www.jamiedeegaley.com. Comics nonsense, tips, tricks and general silliness ensues.

Dave and Melony are your hosts this episode. Robert is going on a few month internet hiatus, so we may not hear from him for a bit.

Book/Website recommendations:
Capture Creatures by Frank Gibson (Author), Becky Dreistadt (Illustrator) 

 Die Homer - http://diehomer.com/#/home

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer's Ted Talk

The Dark Lord's Handbook by Paul Dale

Yuko Shimizu's Skillshare Inking Class

So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:

Melony Chitwood - Steam and Nonsense Tumblr (comics blog)

Carrie Potter - Juniper Comic


Dave Barrack - Grrl Power Comic

Jake Richmond - Modest Medusa Comic

Robert Tritthardt - Writhe and Shine Comic & Chance of Doom Comic


If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our Youtube page!

Direct download: episode_23_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:48pm MDT
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Hello and welcome to the 22nd episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk about the what and why of comparing ourselves & our work to others, fall down a few rabbit holes in topics and introducing a new segment - BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS.

Robert, Carrie, Dave and Melony are your hosts this episode. Robert is going on a few month internet hiatus, so we may not hear from him for a bit.

Book recommendations:
Unnatural Talent by Jason Brubaker
 
The Serious Guide to Joke Writing by Sally Holloway
 
Will O' the Wisp by Tom Hammock and Megan Hutchinson
 
White Plume Mountain by Paul Kidd
 
Questions or Comments?
Email us: thetradecomicpodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @tradecomicpodcst

So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:

Melony Chitwood - http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (comics blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardthttp://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com


If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our Youtube page! - http://youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_22_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:21am MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 21st episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails a discussion on what everyone is doing and getting to the heart of the matter. Why make comics?

Robert, Carrie and Melony are your hosts this episode and talk about their current progress, a drawing prompt for October also known as Inktober, and ask the big question of WHY.

If you have any questions, comments, interviews you would like us to do don't hesitate to ask! Either down in the comments below, on our twitter page https://twitter.com/tradecomicpdcst , or email us at thetradecomicpodcast@gmail.com

For the original Inktober drawing prompt check out this page: http://mrjakeparker.com/inktober

For Melony's Inktober drawing prompt list and reblogs of Inktober links check out http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com, don't forget to hashtag your posts on Tumblr, Facebook, Ello, or Twitter #InktoberTradepodcast so we can reblog your work.

So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:

Melony Chitwood - http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (comics blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardthttp://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com

Pierre Oat - http://pierresito.com

 

If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our Youtube page! - http://youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_21_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:26am MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 20th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails a discussion on character designs and building up a character from the ground up as well as some minor hiccups with technology.

Robert, Carrie and Melony are your hosts this episode and talk about their current progress as well as helping Melony improve her's.

Reference to Lackadaisy's Expressions sheet can be found here: http://tracyjb.deviantart.com/art/Lackadaisy-Expressions-193978013.

So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:

Melony Chitwood - http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (comics blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardt - http://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com

Pierre Oat - http://pierresito.com

If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our Youtube page! - http://youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_20_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:21pm MDT
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Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 19th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails a discussion on taking breaks or hiatuses and catching up on what everyone's been doing lately.

Melony, Dave, and Robert go in-depth into what this means and how to deal with needing to take breaks or even going on hiatuses from time to time then find out what else has been going on with the guys this summer. So come get a glimpse into the lives of a bunch of beginners and see how they mess it all up along the way. Our hosts are as follows:

Melony Chitwood - http://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (comics blog)

Carrie Potter - http://www.junipercomic.com

Dave Barrack - http://www.grrlpowercomic.com

Jake Richmond - http://www.modestmedusa.com

Robert Tritthardt - http://writheandshine.com & http://chanceofdoom.com

Pierre Oat - http://pierresito.com

If you like the audio, don't forget to check out our Youtube page! - http://youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_19_new.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:04am MDT
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