Dreamer Comics Podcast

By Omar Spahi

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Description

Every week on the Dreamer Comics Podcast, Omar Spahi interviews a different comic book creator every week to teach you how to make your own comics from start to finish. We dive deep into what to do to get your comic book created, published and sold to fans.

Episode Date
Episode 21: Dan Goldman Writer and Artist, Red Light Properties, Priya's Shakti
39:12

This week Dan Goldman breaks down how to make it in webcomics, and creating comics for an international market. Dan also explains his process of making books that really touch people.

Jun 20, 2018
Episode 20: Mike Marts Aftershock Comics Publisher, Former X-men Group Editor, Batman Group Editor
01:08:38

What does it take to become the elite editor in comics? It's a mix of relationship, vision, and execution. It's always said that you have to be nice, good, and fast to work in comics, Mike expands on that fact and jumps into what it takes to make it in comics. Mike is the premier Comic Coach in all of comics. Find out how he does it all, and still has time to run one of the most up and coming comic book companies: Aftershock Comics. If you're not reading anything by them yet, you will be soon.

Jun 11, 2018
Episode 19: Matt Hawkins, President of Top Cow, Writer Think Tank, Swing
42:57

Matt Hawkins has been a comic book industry veteran for 25 years. During that time, he's seen and done it all. He's found a way to make Top Cow continue to grow and thrive. Take a look inside the mind behind the publisher known as Top Cow.

Jun 06, 2018
Episode 18: Jamal Igle, Writer and Artist Supergirl, Creator Molly Danger
54:52

Jamal has done it all in the comics industry and I mean it all. He's interned, edited, marketed book, writer, and art. He's also created Molly Danger and run a successful Kickstarter campaign. Learn from the man, that's done all that and had a legendary run on Supergirl.

May 29, 2018
Episode 17: Marcus To Artist X-men Blue, No Justice, Joyride, Red Robin
29:33

Learn how to become an amazing artist from Marcus To. Marcus has done work for Marvel, DC, BOOM! and Aspen Comics. He breaks down the secrets of how he got started and how he masters his craft.

May 21, 2018
Episode 16: Livio Ramondelli Artist Transformers, Pacific Rim, BattleStar Galactica
37:30

Livio Ramondelli talks how film inspired him to become a better artist and dare to look at things differently. He talks about the steps he took to become a better comic book artist. He explains the complexity that goes into artwork and how to take it step by step to stand out.

May 14, 2018
Episode 15: Daniel Corey Writer Red City and Moriarty, Image Comics
48:45

Daniel Corey talks about how theatre ultimitely led to a world of writing comic books. He breaks down how to come up with new ideas, writing, and how to work with your artist.

Comic book VR is now becoming a thing thanks to Daniel Corey and he's taking steps to take comics to a whole new level.

May 07, 2018
Episode 14: Christos Gage, Writer Amazing Spider-Man, The Lion of Rora, Netflix's Daredevil Season 1
40:20

Christos Gage calls in to discuss how he went from studying writing to becoming a writer. Christos goes over the steps he took to achieving success in creating comics.

 

 

Apr 30, 2018
Episode 13: Mel Caylo, Director of Marketing Valiant Entertainment
50:03

Getting the word out about comics is tough. Learn from the man behind marketing in Comics. Mel worked for 4 different companies, including Wizard Magazine, Top Cow, BOOM!, and Valiant. Hear the best way to market in the world of comic books here.

Apr 24, 2018
Episode 12: German Peralta, Artist for Moon Knight, Cable, Thanos
31:47

In this week's international episode, we learn about the magic of how to break into comics all the way from South America. German Peralta talks about how he got hired by Marvel and how he developed his unique style. German also talks about dealing with criticism in a positive way.

Apr 17, 2018
Episode 11: Brian Buccellato, Writer of Flash, Injustice, Sons of the Devil, Cannibal, Detective Comics
34:17

What makes a colorist transition to a writer? How do we break out of the mold we're planted in? How close are film and TV when it comes to comic books? What are the three ways to break into comics as a writer? All those questions and more answered by someone who's lived them, my good friend Brian Buccellato aka Booch!

Apr 09, 2018
Episode 10: Tony Fleecs, My Little Pony Artist
47:21

Tony Fleecs, artist for My Little Pony breaks down his origin story and how always drawing in school transformed into a career. He breaks down how he became a part of the My Little Pony dream team. He also talks about how he crafted his style to fit with the look. Tony also talks his move to LA and the jobs he's worked to get to My Little Pony. 

Apr 02, 2018
Episode 9: Matt Kindt Writer of Dept H, Mind MGMT
32:45

Today, Omar dives deep into the combo writer/artist Matt Kindt and how he honed his talent in each field separately. Matt discusses the process of what it takes to work at DC, Marvel, and Dark Horse and the process of optioning intellectual property that he's created.

Mar 27, 2018
Episode 8: Rob Guillory Artist for Farmhard and Chew
18:55

Today, Omar talks with Rob Guillory at the Portland Airport to discuss how he made it work as an artist in comics. He breaks down what it takes for a series to be successful for 60 issues and what he hopes to do with Farmhard. Rob talks about what it takes to bulid your own style as an artist.

Mar 19, 2018
Episode 7: David Walker Writer of Bitter Root, Power Man and Iron Fist, Shaft
32:28

For the seventh episode, Omar interviews David Walker to discuss his newly annouced comic Bitter Root from Image Comics. David discusses the process to become a writer for comics and what it's like to hunt down for rights for IPs. Also, how David came to work at major publisher Marvel Comics.

Omar is all about turning comic book dreams into reality. You can find out more about his projects by checking his website for his comic book Xenoglyphs

Mar 12, 2018
Episode 6: Hannibal Tabu 2012 Top Cow Talent Hunt Winner, Writer for Wunderman Comics
38:41

In today's episode, we get inside information on how to work for a comic book website, from longtime CBR writer Hannibal Tabu. We also break down why his pitch won at Top Cow's talent hunt as well as his process for writing comics from start to finish. Also, we talk about Hannibal's upcoming series Time Corps.

Mar 05, 2018
Episode 5: Vince Hernandez Editor-In-Chief of Aspen Comics, Writer of Charismagic
37:54

Today we discuss what details make Aspen Comics, one of the best talent hunters in the comics industry. Vince also breaks down what the best way to market your comic books and how the inner workings of a comic book company actually work. Vince talks the best way to find talent and to market books as well as his own comic book origin story and how he's grown into a writer.

Feb 26, 2018
Episode 4: Ross Richie CEO and Founder of BOOM! Studios
48:08

In this episode, I get the chance to interview one of my comic book mentors, Ross Richie. Ross speaks about what must be done to build a successful comic book company from the ground up. From their new partnership with Fox to partnering with Archaia. Find out what it takes to build a comic book company from one of the best to do it.

Feb 20, 2018
Episode 3: Steven T. Seagle, Writer of Get Naked
31:03

For the third episode, Omar decides to interview Steven T. Seagle and reveal what it really means to Get Naked. Steve breaks down his process on how to make a comic book and what challenges arise dealing with 19 different artists for turning his graphic essays into a trade paperback. Steve breaks down his process how Get Naked came to be from teaching others.

Omar is all about turning comic book dreams into reality.

Feb 11, 2018
Episode 2: Joe Kelly, Writer of I Kill Giants
36:15

For the second episode, Omar decides to interview Joe Kelly to dive deep down into how I Kill Giants came from his mind all the way to the big screen. Joe breaks down each step along the way from creating a comic book from concept to transforming into a screenplay for the I Kill Giants movie in theatres and on demand March 23rd, 2018.

Omar is all about turning comic book dreams into reality. You can find out more about his projects by checking his Kickstarter here. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1907290401/xenoglyphs-the-complete-series?ref=user_menu

Feb 11, 2018
Episode 1: Omar Spahi, Writer of Xenoglyphs
23:17

Today, for the first episode, Omar decides to interview himself to break down what he knows from 6 years of creating and publishing comics including Xenoglyphs, Thaniel, Monomyth, Terminarch, Separators, Solestar, Foster, Sons of the Devil and Hadrian's Wall. Omar breaks down what to expect in each episode and how to make your own comic book from start to finish. Omar is all about turning comic book dreams into reality.

Check out his Kickstarter here for his comic book Xenoglyphs: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1907290401/xenoglyphs-the-complete-series?ref=user_menu

Feb 11, 2018