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051: Serve The Story You Are Telling with Steve Lieber

Steve Lieber is an Eisner award winning writer and illustrator who has published work through many publishers including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, and Oni Press on properties including Batman, Superman, Hellboy, and Star Trek. He the illustrator of the Graphic Novel Whiteout and the co-author of the book: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel.

050: Let You Shine Through with Der-shing Helmer

Der-shing Helmer is an illustrator and cartoonist, she is the creator of the webcomics The Meek and Mare Internum. She recently conducted a successful kickstarter campaign that raised over 115,000 dollars to manifest the printed edition of The Meek into reality.

049: Even If You Are Where You Want To Be You Need To Get Better, The Only Thing That Matters Is Making Progress with Johnnie Christmas

  Click To Tweet: Johnnie Christmas shares his journey on Comics Manifest     Networking is essential, it’s really essential   Johnnie Christmas is a cartoonist and illustrator, he is the creator of the comic Firebug and the artist and co-creator of the comic series sheltered and the graphic novel series Angel Catbird!   Episode

048: Don’t Take Advice, Invent It with Nicholas Gurewitch

Nicholas Gurewitch is a cartoonist and illustrator, he is the creator of the award winning comic strip, The Perry Bible Fellowship and the books The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack and The Trial of Colonel Sweeto and Other Stories. He also ran a successful Kickstarter that raised over 100 thousand dollars to Manifest his book Notes on a Case of Melancholia into reality.

047: Consistency And Artistic Fulfillment with Anton Kannemeyer

Anton Kannemeyer is a comic creator and satirical fine artist. Anton is the co-founder of the Magazine Bitterkomix and the creator of Alphabet of Democracy and Pappa in Afrika.

046: Show Up With The Notion Of Service with Jerzy Drozd

Jerzy Drozd is an illustrator, Cartoonist, teaching artist, and fellow podcaster. He is the creator of the popular webcomic Boulder and Fleet, Co-Creator of the Kids Read Comics festival, and the host of many comic-centric podcasts including, Comics Are Great! , Lean Into Art, and Kid’s Comics Revolution.

045: It’s All About The Work with Ibrahim Moustafa

Ibrahim Moustafa is a comic book artist who’s work has been featured in Godzilla in Hell, Flash Season ZERO, Doctor Fate, and the Eisner-Award nominated series High Crimes. He is also the creator of the Stela comic series Jaeger.

044: You Can’t Wait For Inspiration To Strike with Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker is a writer and comic book artist of Marvel, DC, Image, Dynamite, and Darkhorse Comics, with incredible titles including Batman ’66, X-Men First Class, Aquaman, Flash Gordon, and Future Quest.

043: Commit All The Way with Christopher Sebela

Christopher Sebela is a writer of Marvel, Darkhorse, Boom! Studios, Oni Press, and Image Comics with amazing titles that include, Escape From New York, Ghost, High Crimes, Welcome Back, Heartthrob, and Demonic. Chris is also the author of the book, I Lived in A Clown Motel.

042: Make A Comic A Day with Box Brown

Box Brown is an Ignatz award winning cartoonist and illustrator. He is the man behind the comics publishing house Retrofit Comics. The creator of the New York Times Best Selling graphic novel, Andre the Giant: Life and Legend and the graphic novel Tetris: The Games People Play.

041: Done Is Beautiful with Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin

Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover are comic creators extraordinaire, they are truly a creative power couple and have won multiple awards for their collaborative creations. Titles that they have collaborated on include, the all ages comic Banana Sunday, the graphic novel Gingerbread Girl, and the multi-award winning comic series, Bandette.

040: Set A Goal and Make Progress No Matter How Small with Jackie Lewis

Jackie Lewis is an illustrator and comic book artist. She is the artist of the Oni Press comics Lion of Rora and Merry Men. Jackie also educates aspiring creators as a professor of sequential art at SCAD.

039: Weather The Storm and Do Not Fear Failure with MK Reed

MK Reed is an author and cartoonist, she is the creator of the webcomic About A Bull and her work has been featured in a handful of anthologies and magazines including Papercutter and Galago, she is also the writer of the graphic novels Cute Girls Network

038: Work Around Your Weaknesses and Take Advantage of Your Strengths with Jason Shiga

Jason Shiga is an Eisner, Ignatz, and Xeric award winning cartoonist, known as the Crazy Genius of comics he is the creator of the comics Fleep, Meanwhile, Empire State (a love story or not), and the graphic novel Demon.

037: Take Opportunity But Don’t Lose Your Voice with Ken Niimura

Ken Niimura is an illustrator and cartoonist, his work has been featured in Marvel, Image, and DC comics. Ken is also the illustrator of the award-winning graphic novel I Kill Giants and the creator of the graphic novel Henshin.