Beards And Comics

Beards And Comics

By Catalyst Comics Studio
Navigating the world of indie comics comes with a boatload of questions. We are here to talk about our adventures and share the knowledge we have learned along the way.
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Episode 19 - The Great Kickstarter Discussion Part 2 (Tyler Vogel, Travis Gibb, Martin Pierro)

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Episode 21 - Do We Have A Favorite Genre?
Join hosts Matt and Aaron as they discuss more on the artist/writer relationship, and what genre's we prefer to create. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page?  Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics  and hit the support button to keep  us making great content like this.
39:24
June 25, 2020
Episode 20 - Our Take on Webcomics, and Artistic Freedom
Join hosts Matt and Aaron as they discuss their thoughts on web comics,  artists knowing when to make changes to a script. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page?  Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics  and hit the support button to keep  us making great content like this.
34:13
June 18, 2020
Episode 19 - The Great Kickstarter Discussion Part 2 (Tyler Vogel, Travis Gibb, Martin Pierro)
Let's keep this discussion rolling about all things Kickstarter, and answer the questions that so many of you all have asked us about running your own. We  are joined by Tyler James Vogel (Comixlaunch, ComixTribe), Travis  Gibb (Broke Down and Four Dead Bodies), and Martin Pierro (From Blood);  for this all inclusive discussion about the gamechanging crowdfunding  experience. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page?  Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics  and hit the support button to keep  us making great content like this.
1:20:29
June 11, 2020
Episode 18 - The Great Kickstarter Discussion Part 1 (Tyler Vogel, Travis Gibb, Martin Pierro)
Let's talk about all things Kickstarter, and answer the questions that so many of you all have asked us about running your own. We  are joined by Tyler James Vogel (Comixlaunch, ComixTribe), Travis Gibb (Broke Down and Four Dead Bodies), and Martin Pierro (From Blood); for this all inclusive discussion about the gamechanging crowdfunding experience. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page?  Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics  and hit the support button to keep  us making great content like this.
55:50
June 4, 2020
Episode 17 - Artist's Roundtable Part 3 (Joe Desantos, Kat Mela, Matt Sotello)
Join us today for the final episode of our first Artists Roundtable discussion. Moderated by Aaron Dowen (Paradigm, Tilt, Welcome To Everville), we  are joined also by Joe Desantos (Cops) and Kat Mela (A Bard's Tale) and with co-host Matt Sotello (Paradigm, Welcome to Everville). If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page?  Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics and hit the support button to keep  us making great content like this.
57:38
May 28, 2020
Episode 16 - Artist's Roundtable Part 2 (Joe Desantos, Kat Mela, Matt Sotello)
Join us today for the continuation of our first Artists Roundtable discussion. Moderated by Aaron Dowen (Paradigm, Tilt, Welcome To Everville), we  are joined also by Joe Desantos (Cops) and Kat Mela (A Bard's Tale) and with co-host Matt Sotello (Paradigm, Welcome to Everville). If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page?  Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics and hit the support button to keep  us making great content like this.
43:41
May 21, 2020
Episode 15 - Artist's Roundtable Part 1 (Joe Desantos, Kat Mela, Matt Sotello)
Legend has it, to this day Joe Desantos is still out there, somewhere, looking for his laptop charger.  Join us today for the first episode of our first Artists Roundtable discussion. Moderated by Aaron Dowen (Paradigm, Tilt, Welcome To Everville), we  are joined also by Joe Desantos (Cops) and Kat Mela (A Bard's Tale) and with co-host Matt Sotello (Paradigm, Welcome to Everville). If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page?  Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics and hit the support button to keep  us making great content like this.
46:21
May 14, 2020
Episode 14 - Writer's Roundtable Part 2 (Travis Gibb, John Schlim Jr, Aaron Dowen)
Join us today for the conclusion of our first Writers Roundtable discussion.  Moderated by Matt Sotello (Paradigm & Welcome To Everville), we are joined also by Travis Gibb (Broke Down and Four Dead Bodies) and John Schlim Jr. (Goth Ghost Girl & Infinity Agents) and with co-host Aaron Dowen (Paradigm, Tilt & Welcome to Everville).  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com  Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page? Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics and hit the support button to keep us making great content like this.
58:52
May 7, 2020
Episode 13 - Writer's Roundtable Part 1 (Travis Gibb, John Schlim Jr, Aaron Dowen)
Join us for part one of a discussion on the process of writing, getting into indie comic books, and what the market is like right now. For anyone interested in the indie comic book process, whether a newcomer or long time writer, this is an episode you will not want to miss. Moderated by Matt Sotello (Paradigm & Welcome To Everville), we are joined also by Travis Gibb (Broke Down and Four Dead Bodies) and John Schlim Jr. (Goth Ghost Girl & Infinity Agents) and with co-host Aaron Dowen (Paradigm, Tilt & Welcome to Everville).  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com  Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page? Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics and hit the support button to keep us making great content like this.
1:10:24
April 30, 2020
Episode 12 - Chuck Destroys the Multiverse (with Chuck Pineau)
Continuing our discussion on life in indie comics, Chuck continues to provide insight into the things he has experienced.  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support Beards and Comics right on the anchor page? Go to anchor.fm/beardsandcomics and click the support button to find out more.
49:27
April 23, 2020
Episode 11 - State of the Industry, Con-Life, Selling Comics & Pitching Yourself (With Chuck Pineau)
Live from three different quarantine zones, Aaron, Matt, and guest Chuck Pineau discuss all that is going on behind the scenes in the industry right now. Plus, we sidetrack into discussions about dealing with comic cons, local comic shops, selling comics, and pitching yourself.  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com  Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production. *Did you know you can support the show right on our anchor page? Check out anchor.com/beardsandcomics and hit the support button to keep us making great content like this.
49:20
April 16, 2020
Episode 10 - Chasing A Childhood Dream (With Kat Mela)
This week, hosts Matt & Aaron continue their discussion with Kat Mela, and move into her taking her first steps into illustrating comic books, and what it has been like getting involved with a publishing company. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
37:40
April 9, 2020
Episode 9 - Talking About Art School (With Kat Mela)
In today's episode (deep breath), we begin our discussion with illustrator & Catalyst Comics Social Media Manager, Kat Mela. She takes us through her experience in going to school for Art, as well as the challenges she has faced getting to where she wants to go.  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
33:02
April 2, 2020
Episode 8 - Growing Pains (Part 2)
Join hosts Aaron and Matt as they continue the discussion about Kickstarter, and the hiccups they have met along the way. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
19:26
March 26, 2020
Episode 7 - Growing Pains (Part 1)
Join hosts Aaron and Matt as they talk about Kickstarter, and the hiccups they have met along the way. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
23:32
March 19, 2020
Episode 6 - Editing and Discussing the BIG 2 (With Chuck Pineau)
***EXPLICIT CONTENT WARNING*** There is the use of unedited adult language in this recording. Comic book editor, creator, and reviewer, Chuck Pineau continues the discussion on editing comics, as well as the current ongoings with Marvel and DC. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
34:16
March 12, 2020
Episode 5 - Editing Your Comic Books (With Chuck Pineau)
***EXPLICIT CONTENT WARNING*** There is the use of unedited adult language in this recording. This week, we begin our discussion with comic book editor, creator, and reviewer, Chuck Pineau.  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
24:30
March 5, 2020
Episode 4 - Questions and Answers
Join hosts Aaron and Matt as they answer a bunch of questions that you, our listeners, have submitted online.  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
33:34
February 27, 2020
Episode 3 - Submissions & The Distribution Wars
In a continuation of last weeks conversation, today, Matt and Aaron are discussing what happens when you submit your work to an indie publisher. Also, the truth about making money in the beginning, as well as the impending war of distribution in indie comics. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
23:28
February 20, 2020
Episode 2 - Dipping Your Toes Into Indie Comics
So you have a concept, or you're an illustrator, and you want to take on indie comic books. Well, what happens next? That is our discussion point for the next few episodes, and it begins here.  If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
23:57
February 13, 2020
Episode 1 - An Introduction
Welcome to the madness! You might be wondering, why would we have an indie comics podcast? Well, in this introductory episode, we will give you an inside scoop to our own background, and what you should expect coming up in future episodes. If you have any questions you would like answered, send them to us through catalystcomicsstudio.com  Beards and Comics is a Catalyst Comics Studio production.
22:36
February 6, 2020
An Introduction to Beards And Comics Podcast
Creating indie comics has a lot of moving parts... we figured it was time to let our experiences of success and failure help shed a light on some of the finer details of undertaking such a task.
00:24
February 1, 2020