The purpose of writing a comic book script is for the writer to communicate the story to the artist. First we show you the basic conventions: dialogue, visual notes, page layout directives, and narrative boxes. Then we show you how it’s all put together.
If you want your comic book to appeal to readers, you need good creative elements.
Here you'll find articles that deal with the creative side of making a comic book. Get info about everything from concept, to script, to the art itself; drawing, inking, and coloring.
Finding the right creative partners with complementary skills for your comic book art and script is a critical thing to get right if you want to publish a quality book.
If you want your work to be recognizable as yours, it means developing your own comic art style. Nobody else has your particular combination of influences, and that makes you original. Here are some tips on how to develop that individual style.
How are comic books made? This is one of the most common question I hear. The easiest way for me to describe the production of most comics is to liken it to an assembly line. Granted, there’s a lot more artistry involved in comic books than cars, but much like a car is manufactured by […]
Seasoned comic book illustrator Bob McLeod shares his top ten rules for drawing comics. Break them at your peril!
Who is the target audience for your comics? If you don’t know, and you’re planning on selling your comics, then it’s time to figure out the answer to that question. When there is an eager group of readers that is ready and waiting for the kind of comic book you create, it’s much easier to […]