#ComicsSchool

Write a complete short comic story in 5 days

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What's this all about?

#ComicsSchool was started by Professor Gail Simone to help anybody who wanted to write a comic. In her own words.

There are a bunch of fantastic books on the techniques of making comics. You should get them.

But I wanted to present something that was a little more like the EXPERIENCE we get as freelancers.

Tweet from the first graduation

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Archives of all five days of Professor Gails class

Realistic Exercises

Get some of the feeling of working in a team

Success

Hundreds of people have succeded already. We them all

Lots of Freds

This will make sense after day 2

You are already awesome, so be awesome with your own comic

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The Indisputable Truths

While the original #ComicsSchool was in session, the Professor gave us her indisputable truths of writing comics. These are so useful, Soryane put them all in one easily sharable picture.

  1. NOTHING IS EVER OPTIMAL
  2. YOU DEFINE YOUR GOALS SO YOU DEFINE YOUR SUCCESSES
  3. NOTHING IS WRONG IF IT WORKS
  4. A GOOD ARTIST WILL MAKE YOUR WORDS LESS NECESSARY
  5. NO ONE KNOWS WHAT YOU INTENDED IF IT'S NOT ON THE PAGE
  6. YOUR ARTIST IS NOT YOUR SERVANT
  7. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU CAN DO UNTIL YOU DO IT