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Fiction Friday

Fiction Friday: We Want to Publish YOUR Fiction!

That’s right!  The First Annual Comic Booked Fiction Writing Contest is officially underway!  If you missed the details, check them out right here. But that’s not it.  We’ve decided to sweeten the offer a bit.  For every person who submits [...]

May 16, 2014 Features
Fiction Friday

Fiction Friday: First Annual Comic Booked Fiction Writing Contest

So we’re taking a week off from the regular Fiction Friday adventures to bring you something completely different! It is my pleasure to announce that Comic Booked (in conjunction with my All Things Writerly and Fiction Friday columns) will be [...]

May 2, 2014 Features
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All Things Writerly: 10 More Quotes from 10 Different Folks

So the last batch of writer quotes went over well and I thought it was about time to spread some more inspiration.  I think we could all learn a lesson or two from these great people.  Here’s what they had [...]

January 12, 2014 Features
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All Things Writerly: Doris Lessing Dead at 94

It is a sad day in the literary world. Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Doris Lessing, has passed away.  Her publisher, Harper Collins, confirmed that she was 94 and died in her home in London.  Her career spans from 1950 all [...]

November 17, 2013 Features, News
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All Things Writerly: 10 Favorite Quotes from 10 Neat Folks

Hello, writer’s block.  We meet again.  How do I conquer you?  How can I ever truly overcome all of your evil, twisted, sinister machinations?  Well, I just ignore you.  And write other stuff.  And then, hopefully, given enough time, the [...]

November 15, 2013 Features
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Creating Comics Pt.1: The Beginning

We all love comic books right?! We spent years dreaming of Batman, Wolverine along with many, many more characters from the first time we could read. Well, many of us always wanted to create our OWN comic book. That is [...]

December 6, 2012 Features, Reviews
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Rapid-Fire Reviews: Transfusion, Punk Rock Jesus, Batman & More

Even though I live on the West Coast and I am not attending NYCC like most of our staff here at ComicBooked.com, this is still an insanely busy weekend for me (hey, someone has to stay behind to edit this [...]

October 11, 2012 Reviews
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Daredevil: End of Days #1 Review

I don’t review many Marvel comics here on ComicBooked.com. When I noticed that none of the other writers had yet to review Daredevil: End of Days #1, I decided to rectify this situation. While my review efforts are almost always concentrated [...]

October 8, 2012 Reviews
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Creating Your own Comics 101

Have you ever sat down after reading a comic, been totally blown away and thought “Hmm, I would love to be able to create something as great as that?” Or on the flip side been bitterly disappointed after reading a [...]

June 13, 2012 Reviews
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Ramon Villalobos & Craig Cermak II Talk Vitruvian Underground

Vitruvian Underground is an awesome independent comic that I recently reviewed, and I talked to the creators of the book about the origins of the idea and their creative process.  Ramon Villalobos wrote and colored the comic, but he’s also [...]

June 1, 2012 Reviews
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C2E2: Kenneth Hite, Will Hindmarch Talk Up Kickstarter

Early Friday afternoon in Chicago, Kenneth Hite and Will Hindmarch turned to a room full of C2E2 con-goers and discussed one of the biggest up-and-coming trends in self-publishing: Kickstarter. Both men, writers and roleplaying game creators, have used the extremely [...]

April 16, 2012 Reviews
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Jesse Grillo Gets Comic Booked!

I recently had the opportunity to interview Jesse Grillo, the writer behind Bleeding Ink Comics, and the creator of the comic book Patriot.   What got you into writing comic books, and as a storyteller, what attracts you to the medium? [...]

March 30, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Jesse Grillo’s ‘Patriot’

I was recently contacted by Jesse Grillo, the writer behind Bleeding Ink Comics, to review some of his comic book work.  I was pleasantly surprised to find that the comics he sent me were well written and illustrated.  In particular, [...]

March 30, 2012 Reviews
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Drawing Dead: A Requiem For The Image Comics That Was

Image Comics celebrated its 20th anniversary this week, but the “Image Era of Comics” died quietly in its sleep long ago. Let’s be clear about that. The comic-book world is generally a better one for having had Image in it. [...]

February 3, 2012 Reviews
Marvel writer Greg Pak writes a novel on Twitter

Greg Pak Writes Novel On Twitter

Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Well, follow Greg Pak’s lead and write it on Twitter. That’s right. Greg Pak, writer of Planet Hulk and Astonishing X-Men for Marvel Comics, as well as Dead Man’s Run for Aspen [...]

January 10, 2012 Reviews