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

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 MST
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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 MST
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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 MST
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The Trade: Episode 18 - The Long Game

Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 18th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails a discussion on a 2 part Vimeo video essay put out by Adam Westbrook called The Missing Chapter. Melony, Carrie, and Robert go in-depth into what this video essay means and how it points a good long finger at something all creators could use in their work. A solid step back. Curious to know more? 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_18.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:32pm MST
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The Trade: Episode 17 - Humor Writing

Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 17th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails a discussion on brief touch on conventions and the main focus, Humor Writing, by Melony, Dave, Robert and Jake. 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_17.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:26pm MST
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Episode 16: The Conning

Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 16th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails an general update on how everything is going for Robert, Dave, and Melony and how the convention season is treating everyone. We vary the topic from not only comic conventions but to various venues our art & comics have been sold in. 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

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_16.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:48am MST
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Episode 15: Art

Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 15th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails an indepth look at how some of us started into the whole wide world of art which is 1/2 of the whole of comics. Carrie, Robert and Melony discuss how they all started and how they continue to keep up their art skills. 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

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_15.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:49am MST
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Episode 14: Interview with Jessica Abel and our 1 year anniversary!

Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 14th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails an interview by Melony, Dave and Robert with fellow comics person and creator of awesome Jessica Abel http://jessicaabel.com. We give Jessica the floor in this episode to tell us all a bit about herself, why the heck she's in France, and get to hear about some of her newest projects. 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

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_14.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:17am MST
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Episode 13: Patreon What?

Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the 13th episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails an interview by Melony & Carrie with fellow pocaster Dave and frequenter to the podcast Robert Tritthardt of WritheandShine.com & Chanceofdoom.com on this new concept to our lovely internet of Patreon www.patreon.com, a website dedicated to helping those of the creative persuasion to get continuous funding for their projects. Dave and Robert are both using the Patreon site so we give them the shimmy shake to see how it's all been going since the both of them started up. 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 work-in-progress blog)

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

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

Pierre Oat - http://pierresito.com

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

Direct download: episode_13.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:27am MST
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Episode 12: Interview with Shaenon Garrity of Skin-Horse.com

Woot! Double New Year's Post!

Rated for Adults as we do talk like drunken sailors at times.

Hello and welcome to the twelfth episode of The Trade, Making Comics for the Web & Print. This month's talk entails an interview by Melony & Dave with fellow webcomics person-o-awesome Shaenon Garrity of http://www.skin-horse.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://steamandnonsense.tumblr.com (comics work-in-progress blog)

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

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

Pierre Oat - http://pierresito.com

Videocast - http://youtube.com/user/TheTradePodcast

Direct download: episode_12.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm MST
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