Drezz Rodriguez: Put in the work and go get it

Drezz Rodriguez is busy, working as an illustrator and comics artist. His Webcomic El Cuervo, the Latin Assassin, has attracted plenty of readers on Tapastic, more than 45,000 views as of late October. He also draws the Webcomic Bison Bay on its own site, and maintains his own blog, drezzworks.

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From My Little Pony to Warning Label, comics pro Thomas Zahler has found the formula for success

Here’s how sucessful Thomas Zahler’s Warning Label webcomic has become: The most recent episode he posted at Webtoons — episode #21 — earned 4,031 likes and generated more than 160 comments. That’s a comic that connects with its fans. And Warning Label isn’t the only successful comic on Zahler’s resume. He’s also the creator of superhero romance Love and Capes […]

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To Infinity Studios: Using Kickstarter to help build a career in independent comics

Curtis C. didn’t want to wait for a publisher to pick up his comics. So he formed his own comics company, To Infinity Studios. That studio is home to several of his mini comics and his longer, dream project, the science fiction saga The Wild Cosmos.

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Wes Locher: Breaking into Alterna, writing what you love and the glory of sci-fi comedy

Wes Locher has not one but two dream jobs: First, he earns a liveing as a writer for video games, including for such developers as Pocket Gems, Nanobit Software and FableLabs. And in his spare time? He’s built a busy career in the world of independent comics, writing scripts for comics publishers Titan Comics, Markosia Enterprises and Arcana Studios.

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Chad Sell on drawing drag queens, creating all-ages comics and the power of winning collaborations

Chad Sell is one busy comics artist. He’s writing and drawing the online comic Vreeland, an autobiographical account of the years he spent in Michigan taking care of his grandparents. He does a brisk business selling illustrations of the drag queens who star on TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race.

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Deb Aoki: Using her storytelling skills to explain how business works

Deb Aoki began her comics career in the traditional way: The writer/artist drew comics and sent them out to publishers. She had some success, too, landing a weekly slice-of-life comic strip — Bento Box — in the Honolulu Advertiser. Today, though, Aoki is on a different path.

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