In episode 58 of the SeerNova Podcast, we talk with Josh Harris, Dylan Lennon, and Ian Miller about how there are many other genres besides superhero comics, what influenced everyone with their comic creation process, and how horror movies make characters so stupid.
In Episode 57 of our SeerNova Podcast, I am continuing our talk with Chuck Pineau, Tyr Jackson, Josh Harris, and Gregory L. LeVitre. We continue our chat about character and world-building. We dive deep into a few things like the problem some creators have about how their character bios are canon before the comic is even printed, why you should accept inspiration from your artist, and much more!
In Season 2: ep. 2 of Breakfast Talk we talk about The Snyder Cut, The Last Ronin's latest release, a very cool new indie game that is blowing up called Valheim, and a new exciting update about Nova Nation.
In Episode 56 of our SeerNova Podcast, I talk about character and world-building with Chuck Pineau, Tyr Jackson, Josh Harris, and Gregory L. LeVitre. We also go over the problems with time travel being used in comics
In episode 55 of the SeerNova Podcast, I continue talking to Sebastian Chow about how the lapse of time in comics can be different than film, how comics can do storytelling better than other mediums, and spreading our comic universe to other mediums like our video game, and more!
I talk with Sebastian Chow about his comic Catapulted. Catapulted is about cats being sent to space which is based on the true story of France's efforts during the 1950s space race. We also discuss the struggle of getting his own comic out, Marbles the Cat by Matthew Myers, and the advantages of comic books over other mediums such as books and movies.
In episode 23 of Breakfast Talk, we continue our talk with Richard Jones 3rd. We discuss the discussion on inkers and colorists for comics and dive into his website, doing what you love, and finally, we go over sketch covers.
This is part 2 of my talk with Konstantinos Petrocheilos. We continue our discussion about our 2021 plans which involve our platform. We also go over hardcore adult rated comics, our serial killer comic, and much more!
I have a chat with Stilk & Metal Tim creator, Konstantinos Petrocheilos. We talk a bit about our 2021 plans, our indie comic and entertainment platform, his comic series, an indie publisher called Rising Sun Comics, Greek mythology, and more!
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In episode 21 of Breakfast Talk, we talk with MJ Massey about the power of networking and how that can help grow your audience and more.
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In episode 51 of the SNC Podcast, Ed Jowett joins us once again to share his final thoughts on origin stories. We compare pop culture references to Marvel and DC movies/comics and more!
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In episode 20 of Breakfast Talk, we talk with MJ Massey about her indie comic Kickstarter Black Ball. We also have a beer talk and more about Kickstarter
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We welcome in 2021 with episode 50 of the SNC Podcast! We have Ed Jowett back on to talk about character motivation and why it is so important for your stories, comics, etc.
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In episode 19 of Breakfast Talk, we shake off the holiday season and welcome in 2021. We discuss the future of crowdfunding. During this discussion, we go over a few key points such as owning your audience, how our own platform is implementing a subscriber-based crowdfunding feature, and much more!
On part 4 of episode 18 of Breakfast Talk, we finish chatting with Adam Fields that joins us while he draws Porkins from Star Wars. We chat about quitting your 9-5 and working for yourself and the struggles/obstacles that come with that territory and much more!
On part 3 of episode 18 of Breakfast Talk we continue drinking to celebrate the holidays and 2020 ending while our guest Adam Fields joins us to draw Porkins from Star Wars. If you want to see how his drawing turns out you'll want to come back next Monday to see the final part of episode 18!
In part 1 of Episode 18 of Breakfast Talk, we celebrate the holidays by drinking and reminiscing about our creative year on Kickstarter and more. We also discuss the first few episodes of Breakfast Talk and we go over those topics in brief discussions as we have learned and grown this year.
In episode 17 of Breakfast Talk, we talk about staying creative during quarantine.
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In episode 49 part 2 of the SNC Podcast we discuss with Ed Jowett origin stories and why you don't need to start your comic book series with an origin story. This has been done from the beginning with Batman and much more! In the end all you need to do is start with why.
In episode 49 of the SNC Podcast, we talk with co-writer (Ed Jowett) and creator of a ton of comics, roleplaying games, and much more that range between sci-fi and superhero stories. In this 1st part we dive into mental health issues, his Kickstarter that ends November 15th, a bunch of audio dramas he helps create, and why you should go out and create your thing! Do it!
In episode 14 of Breakfast Talk we talk about the topic: Are physical comics ever gonna go away? We dive deep into this topic by talking about Star Wars, God of War, Manga, and finally why comic book printing effects all of this.
In episode 48 of the SNC Podcast, I talk with Jason Webb who is under the indie comic imprint known as Skeletal Press who has a Kickstarter called Rumble Kings which ends November 2nd! We also talk about both our future plans for our creations and we announce two exciting announcements with one another! Finally, we talk about our Kickstarter going on also called Chronicles of Horror, and the future for that series.
In episode 13 of Breakfast Talk we discuss the age of indie and we talk about if the big two companies with their reboots, nonstop sequels, and more are why people want indie creations over mainstream content..
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In episode 47 of our SNC Podcast we talk with Frank Martin about his current comic and Kickstarter going on for a few more days called The Macabre Motel #1: a strangely bizarre horror one-shot. We also go over insane shipping prices for international shipping, package delivery nightmares, his feelings on one shot comics and long comic series, and we dive into his Kickstarter which you should go back and share if you can!
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In episode 12 of Breakfast Talk, we discuss who should do your cover art. 🥚🥓🍳
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In episode 11 of Breakfast Talk, we talk about how to stop overextending yourself. Though that is the topic Dillon also talks about why some people should try to find their boundary before overextending one's self.
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On episode 46 of the SNC Podcast we talk with Peter Welmerink. This is our last prerecorded episode for awhile so the Kickstarter for his comic Big Jack has funded since this video was recorded! We talk about his comic Big Jack and also his series Transport, and his writing experiences thus far.
In episode 10 of Breakfast Talk, we talk about building out your comic book business such as: merchandising, building a fan base, making content, event-based things like comic conventions, podcasts or video content, and finally doing appearances in other people's podcasts or shows.
In episode 45 of the SNC Podcast, I talk with one half of the creative genius behind the comic book Belial and also of Essence House. Chuck has also edited countless indie comic books and a few other forms of literature. We talk about his and Eric Cockrell's audio drama which is turning into a full-blown novel called Essense House as well as the 2nd issue of Belial which is launching on Kickstarter in October! We talk about books such as Animal Farm and 1984, the video game series Assassin's Creed, my thoughts on the movie Birds of Prey, why you shouldn't direct your artist, and how being a writer made me more of a critic of movies and shows.
In episode 44 of the SNC Podcast Dillon is back and we have Rob Cannon from Fubrak Studio joining us as our guest. We talk about the comic called Freak Snow which is almost finished on Kickstarter. We also go over what got him into to comics, we once again talk about the book War of Art. Also, we go over a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.
In episode 43 of our SNC Podcast, I talk with Kyrun Silva who currently has a Kickstarter for his series called XOB issues 1-3. It ends in just hours of this upload actually so click the link below to Back XOB on Kickstarter! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wildflowerscomic/xob-issue-1-3
In Episode 42 of the SNC Podcast, I talk with Dwayne Robinson Jr about his comics Salvation and Nightfall. We also talk about world-building and easter eggs, our graphic novel called The Seer Chronicles and how it came to be, our video game which is not actually coming out this October (this has changed since the recording), motion comics, our platform, and why I don't like overpowered characters.
In episode 41, I talk with Luke Stone of Terraform comics and we talk about his current superhero comic campaign on Indiegogo called Hybrids. We also go over the right way to become a publisher the right way with 3 needed things for any publisher. We also dive into how and why our video game came to existence.
In episode 40 of the SNC Podcast, I (Greg) talk with the creator of the young adult series The Scientists, Geoff Weber. We talk about international shipping for Kickstarters, fulfilling campaigns, video games which he created, and a little about ours, and magic?!
In episode 39 I start a marathon of solo episodes and I talk with Bill Coulombe, creator of the comic Kinetic which is currently on Kickstarter. We talk about Kickstarter struggles, goals, and all that fancy stuff. We also discuss the topic: "Are superhero comics getting stale?" The answer will shock you...or maybe not.
Returning after a month break we have our guests Matt Knowles and Steph Cannon on to discuss their current Kickstarter campaign called TALES FROM NOCTURNIA 1-3. We not only talk about their Kickstarter, but we go over the struggles of running a Kickstarter or any type of crowdfunding campaign, using all types of mediums of art and mixing them together in a unique way, and we give a shout out to a fellow indie creator that recently passed away.
In episode 9 of Breakfast Talk, we discuss why taking a break is a good thing to do. . . We've just launched a KICKSTARTER Campaign for the latest issue of our flagship comic book series, "The Seer Chronicles". Yes, after this episode we are taking a week break from Breakfast Talk.
As we get more artwork in, we will release more trailers to showcase our amazing artists' work. If you'd like to support our campaign, feel free to donate at the link below, and please share our video! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tscdeluxeedition/the-seer-chronicles-family-matters Our website is currently under construction, but keep an eye out for when that opens back too: https://seernovacomics.com Follow Us on Social Media: • Facebook —https://facebook.com/seernovacomics • Instagram — https://instagram.com/seernovacomics • Twitter — https://twitter.com/seernovacomics • YouTube — https://youtube.com/seernovacomics
In episode 8 of Breakfast Talk, we talk about the topic known as document vs create. This social media topic talked about by Garyvee is about the process many do and also don't do and we go over how you can improve with this as well as what you shouldn't complain about doing involving both ends of this process.
In episode 7 of Breakfast Talk we talk about getting back into the creative mood. We discuss the fact that creatives do get in a funk at times, but if you go away and do something else or have a snack. Just do something else to get that focus back even that can help. Dillon recommends a book like always and this time he references the book The War of Art.
In episode 6 of Breakfast Talk we talk about the topic that is discussed in the well known business book called The E-Myth Revisited which is Are you the baker or the businessman? This is another form of the question of are you the technician or the manager? We talk about why being number 2 isn't a bad thing and why figuring that out and having the correct mindset while going into business for yourself.
The guys from Catalyst Comics Studios and Beards and Comics Podcast crash our podcast and on episode 37 of the SNC Podcast we talk about their Kickstarter which you should check out by clicking the link below. We also go over Kickstarter struggles, bring your audience to your crowdfunding campaign, and much more. They also talk about how every Kickstarter launch they do something bad happens like a celebrity death. We also go over why taking a break helps. This is part 1 of a 2 part special event. Check out Beards and Comics Podcast to listen to Part 2!
In episode 5 of Breakfast Talk we dive into crowdfunding platforms and why relying on them as your complete business model isn't the best idea, but obviously they are great tools to use. That is what they are there for...to be a tool in your toolbox, not the be all end all of your business. Not only do we discuss the main topic we even go over why providing value can help you before creating the crowdfunding campaign and much more!
In episode 36 we talk about our plan for indie partners on our platform called the Family fund program. We also go over finding a webmaster, creating an app, Ian's trailer for triple threat comics Codename Hunter, using The Upstate Sound for scoring music for FB ad trailers, creating a new feature for indie partners to save their profits over time for something like a physical comic run, etc. Upgrading the google analytic system, creating an about us/mission statement. How we are changing our promotion of the indie community. Improving our reader experience with the card collection and game that is later on. Wanting a physical comic web store and figuring out a way to add it to the indie store for now. Creating a YouTube channel for everyone on the platform as a whole. Approaching an artist as a writer from an artist's perspective.
In episode 4 of Breakfast Talk we discuss why having an authentic audience should be a priority, why you shouldn't run a Kickstarter or any kind of crowdfunding campaign without an audience, and we go over our very own experiences with crowdfunding and building out our audiences from the obstacles to the high points. We also talk about the importance of a mailing list. Finally, you shouldn't chase vanity metrics.
In episode 35 of our SNC Podcast, we talk with Hector of New Leaf Studios, Xane Daniel who is one of the creators of the Righteous graphic novel, Richard Irving who is the creator of Adventures of Dartman, Orion Zulu who is the creator and writer of the upcoming comic known as Heaven's Decoded, Gavin Andazola who is the creator of The Stone Legacy, Abel Gonzalez and Cristian Maragna AKA Archangels Comics. We discuss the card collection project and how it will be integrated later on within our platform. Dillon goes over in detail on how he is going to be running FB ads for our FB ads contest with all interested indie partners that are on our platform. We also dive into why we created the collaborative team. Finally, we talk about last-minute features being introduced to our platform such as a physical comics web store, views/sales, and just cleaning it up in general.
In episode 3 of Breakfast Talk, we talk about why you need to have a system in place when creating something in our case indie comic books. Greg goes over the struggles of creating his 1st indie comic such as -The first issue of the comic wasn't edited before the artist started creating it. -The artist didn't communicate completely during the entire process of the comic -Pieces of the script got lost in translation which in the end result it made the comic suffer in a bit ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Hector of NewLeaf Studios goes over his process when creating his work and why artists forget sometimes to storyboard and do the step of the comic creation process called dummies. Hector then explains the full process of creating a comic from pencils to inking to lettering to coloring. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hector dives into the subject on how some artists try to get away with inconsistencies in their art by saying that is "their style". ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -Why you shouldn't get too ahead of yourself in the entire process!
In episode 34 of the SNC Podcast Greg talks with Isaiah Peeples, creator of the Manga comic Afrothunder available to read on our indie comic platform and Luke Anderson who you can see on Youtube drawing away for his upcoming comic Hell has good WIFI. We discuss why accepting criticism of any kind can your creation, we dive deeper into our upcoming video game, a plan to grow our Youtube channel, and Greg breaks down the reason for remastering The Seer Chronicles Issue 1.
In episode 2 of Breakfast Talk, we discuss creating while working 9 to 5. Greg talks about being able to somewhat work on the business at work, but he discusses the positives and negatives of that. While Dillon talks about his old job and how using the thing called the showtime effect can really help you be more productive. Hector reminisces about his last 9 to 5 type job before becoming a full-time freelancer/creator and his positive and negative takeaways from that.
In this episode we talk about platform upgrades, Dillon upgrades the site in real-time to add a few new features (see youtube to watch). We go over our idea of doing an online comic con. We also talk about our create our universe campaign with or video game like selling soda from our fake soda companies and burgers from ground zero burger from Gavin's Andazola's The Stone Legacy. We discuss a little more about our collaborative project: The trading card project. We talk about adding kindle styled books onto the website as well. Finally, Hector talks about lettering tips for fellow creator's comics.
In the pilot of our new weekly podcast show Breakfast Talk, we go over the controversial discussion between creators which is page rates. We go over what people charge and what happens when you charge too much and the consequences of charging too much. The 2nd topic we go over is our comic plans when the world is able to go back to conventions.
In this episode, Dillon and I (Greg) talk with J.R. Harris who is the creator of Astronaut Highschooler that will be on our platform soon enough, Peter Georgoulis of Medallion Comics, and Dylan Lennon of Creepy Trees INC. We talk with them all on ways to improve our platform, a little bit about our collaborative project, and what they would like us to do in the near future to improve the platform overall.
In this episode, we talk with Ian Miller of Triple Threat Comics, G.A. Alexander the creator of the indie comic called Keepsakes, Luke Anderson who has created a few comics such as Anomalous and a new one coming June 15th called Hell Has Good Wifi, Orion Zulu the founder/creator of CYFER Comics joins us briefly, and Hector Borerro of New Leaf Studios. We talk about our collaborative project that is in the works, any questions, and concerns about our platform which can be found by going to seernovacomics.com and we talk about some future plans for our platform as a whole!
In this episode, we talk with our artist for INK and soon to be another comic Adam Fields. Adam gives us his elevator pitch for his comic series Prowl, we go over what made him want to work on our comic INK. We announce the winning two major soda companies in our comic and video game universe, we talk about the next Create Our Universe poll which is for 3 burger fast-food chains, and we discuss page rates and why charging the right amount doesn't close you off from never getting work or clients.
In this episode, we talk with Chase Kantor who is the creator of The Saga of the Jack of Spades comic. We ask him what his elevator pitch is for his comic and that has us all dive deep down into the rabbit hole that is our lovely tangent filled podcast. We talk about The Princess Bride, The punisher movies (not the actual first movie from the 80s), we go off the deep end talking about 80s pop culture from movies to music, Dillon breaks down why he wasn't a fan of the live-action version of Aladdin and we try our hardest to get sponsored by Disney Plus.
In this episode of the SNC Podcast, we talk with Luke Anderson who is the indie creator of Anomalous which can be found on our indie comics platform and we discuss his new comic coming out in June called Hell has good WIFI. A few other topics we discuss is our upcoming indie video game and some of our plans for the game and our platform overall! We also go off on a tangent about Star Wars as Luke is a huge Star Wars fan.
A video that was long overdue finally was created! Creators on our indie comics platform come together on a zoom meeting to discuss marketing themselves in a consistent way, ideas on growing the platform, we talk about our upcoming video game and how all the creators on the platform come into play with it, we talk about improving their social media game and much more!
In this episode of the SNC Podcast, we have the creator of Shotgun Samurai on to talk about his comic, where he finds inspiration within pop culture for comic creating, what gets him in the mood to create, and we talk about our video game a bit more than usual among going off on a few tangents like when Dillon dives into Dragonball history and the downside to binge-watching.
In this episode, we talk with Matthew Myers who is the creator and writer of Down By Kontact, he is currently working on an anthology with us called Chronicles of Horror. We discuss a ton about keeping busy during quarantine, why followers on social media don't matter as much as the content you put out, growing your social media presence, the state of the comic book industry, and much more.
This is part 2 of last week's episode with Cristian Aluas. We discuss the impact the coronavirus has on the world as a whole, how the current situation is nearing towards in a way the book 1984, how to market as a grocery store distributor, non-fiction book reading, audiobooks, and more!
Cristian S. Aluas is a Romanian-born Canadian fine artist, illustrator, self-publisher, and producer, with work in the National Gallery of Canada and the Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum at Ohio State University. He is the creator of the graphic novel Big Boss: Gun For Hire and the producer of the short live-action film pilot of the same name. He also wrote and drew @bigbosscomic daily on Instagram for over 13 months -now available in print as "Big Boss Comic." His latest book is a non-fiction titled IT'S A LIVING: Surviving as a Freelancer in the 21st Century, The Ultimate Guide to Success for Artists and Creative Professionals. Cristian lives and works in New York City as a commercial illustrator, writer, and consultant.
This is a 2 part episode! The first part we discuss freelancing, the impact of editing, marketing of course and much more!
In this episode, we talk with Tyler Carpenter. He is a comic book artist and writer. He also creates videos on his youtube channel Draw & Talk and when he isn't working on comics he is working at his 9-5 job as a digital marketer. We go over managing your passion while working 9-5, why social media is important for your business, and 3 tips that will help you if you're a creator on Youtube.
In episode 22 of the True Hollywood Story SNC Podcast edition, we talk with Erik Franklin who is an independent actor, writer, comic book artist, freelancer, and filmmaker. We go over the process of creating a film, we discuss a few movies and shows coming out on Disney Plus and in cinema as well as a few that are currently out like the Sonic Movie, Birds of Prey, and finally, we go over our love/hate relationship with the Marvel and DC cinematic universes.
In this episode, we talk With Christie Shinn creator of DemonBitch which is currently on Kickstarter and way over the goal! We talk about crowdfunding, the inspiration behind DemonBitch, and we dive into the discussion of the homeless?!
This is the beginning of our mini-series that will coincide with our video game and our comic universe! We talk with Scott, our game developer about what we need for our comic art team and we discuss the upcoming Kickstarter coming this April.
In this episode, we talk with not only Hector of NewLeaf Studios (YEP CHANGED THEIR NAME), but we talk with Nate Burgos who is one of the writers of NewLeaf Studios! We discuss how to be a comic creator, what we love and hate about Marvel and DC, time travel rules, their upcoming Uriel & Goose Kickstarter that is launching February 15th, and of course marketing yourself to grow your audience!
In this episode, we talk with indie rapper Mic Lanny about what inspired him to start music, where he sees himself going with his rap career, why you should put yourself out there because you won't know you're good at something if you don't at least try!
In this episode, we welcome listeners back to the SNC Podcast with Happy New Year and our first guest of 2020 is none other than Joe Vallen. Creator and writer of Unkillable Joe which can be found on Amazon. He also is soon to release his first comic that is a Scifi called Fibber with artist Rob Powers. While navigating the waters of conversation we dive deep into pop culture beasts like Star Wars and also talk about what we liked and disliked about The Witcher.
In this episode, we talk with comic creator, writer, and editor Chuck Pineau about the importance of having an editor for making comics. Why there's no bad time to run a crowdfunding campaign. We find out Chuck's favorite Thanksgiving food, as well as Dillon's and Greg's. What Chuck prefers between page rate pay, exposure "pay", and being paid for his time. Finally, we mention a Christmas/Horror/Thriller Kickstarter called Donnor Lane by Taurus Comics.
On this episode we talk Joseph Duis who has two kickstarters live right now! One is Superheresies: golden age and the other is Donnor Lane. We also talk about if there is a bad time to run a crowdfunding campaign, marketing of course, Greg tries to be funny with a lightning round question but it fails, and much more
On this episode we talk with Joel Rodriguez from Metal Ninja Studios about his Kickstarter coming to an end for Dusk County Chronicles 2, marketing, Pop Funko Figures, why editors and letterers are important, and much more!
On this episode, we talk with Travis Gibb who is the creator of Broken Down and 4 Dead Bodies. We discuss The Advocator Fall Edition Kickstarter, marketing tips for creators going into crowdfunding, Terminator, and much more!
On this episode, we talk with Shane Morrison of Crimson Gate Comics and we discuss crowdfunding, his comics Beast King & Crossers Gate, what he thinks could really help indie comic creators to be put into the spotlight, and much more!
On this episode, we talk with Todd of IndieCom TV with another guest that’s behind the scenes of IndieCom TV, Joseph White. We discuss freelancing struggles, the SEERNOVA Platform, Todd’s comic Ignition, YouTube, Gary Vee, and much more!
On this episode, we talk with Dylan about overcoming failure, his comics Nightlands, Into the Woods, and a new comic he’s working on, and what he believes would help indie comics break into the spotlight!
On this episode we discuss with Hector, the art director at New Leaf Comics about freelancing struggles, their comic Uriel and Goose, advice for upcoming creators, why you shouldn’t give up on your dreams, and The Indie Revolution.
This is the first episode EVER of the SNC Podcast. The start of SeerNova Comics, questions asked by Dillon. Learn about what made Greg want to get into comics, writing, and his failures when starting up.