N4AL’s Adron Buske talks to Andy Schmidt, owner of Comics Experience, the online school for comic creators.
Comics Experience offers online classes for comic writing, editing, illustrating, lettering and more, taught by notable professionals, often with superstar guest speakers. They also have workshops, mentoring and helpful community forums. If you’re serious about the craft of comics and want to elevate your skills and break into the industry, you should check them out.
Andy is a former Senior Editor for IDW Publishing, and a former editor for Marvel Comics, where he worked on most of their notable properties, including Guardians of the Galaxy (soon to be a major motion picture in Summer 2014).
We discuss his path to working in comics, the creation of Comics Experience, benefits of a stay-at-home career, juggling different roles and businesses, and the advantages of having cool nerd jobs on your resume.
- Visit the Comics Experience website.
- Follow Andy on Twitter: @ComicExperience
- Like Comic Experience page on Facebook
You can also hear Andy on these Nerd For A Living live panel podcasts: