Creating Comics & Building IP with Andy Schmidt - CAL #024

Andy Schmidt - Creating Comics & Building IP

Andy Schmidt (@ComicExperience) has had a long career as an editor. He's worked at both Marvel and IDW on major properties there. Since then he's built a career for himself as an independent creator and consultant in the entertainment industry, all while running Comics Experience, an online school for comic book creators that provides the support & instruction necessary for aspiring professionals in the comic book industry. In this episode we discuss:

  • Considerations to keep in mind when trying to create a comic with ambitions for other mediums

  • The founding & evolution of ComicsExperience

  • The importance of understanding your personal goals

  • How creator ambitions have evolved over the last few years

  • What he wishes all comic book professionals new

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QUESTION: How are you continuing to improve your craft?