Comics Manifest | Inspiring Interviews with Influential Creators in Comics

Host Aaron Williams interviews influential creators in the world of comics. Guests share their creative journey, expressing what excites them today, and what they did to manifest their dreams into reality. Comics Manifest aims to give you that insight and inspiration you need to keep your passion for creating comics alive. New episodes every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Dec 6, 2016

David Malki ! is the creator of the popular webcomic Wondermark the co-creator of the book series Machine of Death and has also run multiple Kickstarter campaigns for Wondermark merchandise including jigsaw puzzles and greeting cards. David also ran a Kickstarter campaign that raised over 500,000 dollars to manifest the Machine of Death board game into reality.

Dec 3, 2016

Dash Shaw is a cartoonist and animator, as a cartoonist he is the creator of the graphic novels, Bottomless Belly Button, Cosplayers, and Bodyworld and as an animator Dash is the creator of The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D., Seraph, and his latest animated feature My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea.

Dec 1, 2016

Katie Rice is an illustrator and cartoonist, She is the winner of Penny Arcades Strip Search and the creator of the webcomics, Camp Wedonwantcha and Katie Comics.

Nov 29, 2016

Tommi Musturi is a cartoonist, illustrator, and publisher. He is the co-creator the Finnish comics publishing house Huuda Huuda and the creator of the graphic novels, Walking with Samuel, Simply Samuel, and the Book of Hope.

Nov 26, 2016

Sophie Goldstein, is an award winning cartoonist. She is the winner of two ignatz awards and the creator the incredible graphic novel, The Oven, The comic series House of Women, co-creator of the web comic Darwin Carmichael is Going to Hell, and a handful of shorts that you can check out on her website

Nov 23, 2016

Sandra Lanz is a cartoonist and illustrator, her work can be found in the comics Prophet: Strikefile, Creepy Magazine, and Volume 2 of From Under Mountains. Sandra is also the creator of the Stela exclusive comic House Girls and the illustrator of the successfully Kickstarted graphic novel, Luci's Let Down.

Nov 19, 2016

Zack Giallongo is a cartoonist and illustrator, he is the writer of Star Wars Ewoks, the illustrator of the Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue presents Romeo and Juliet and MacBeth, and the creator of the New York times best-selling graphic novel BROXO. Zack is also the host of The Galaxy of Super Adventure podcast!

Nov 17, 2016

Taneka Stotts is a comic book writer and editor, she is the writer of the webcomics Full Circle, Love Circuits, and the comic for Stela, Deja Brew. Taneka is also the editor of the comics Afar, Elements: Fire, and the Award-Winning "Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi and Fantasy Comic Anthology" She also ran the successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over 75,000 dollars to Manifest the Beyond anthology into reality.

Nov 14, 2016

Dan Jurgens is a writer, penciller, and inker, who has worked on so many titles from DC and Marvel Comics, including Superman, Batman, Teen Titans, Captain America, and Thor. He is the creator of the character Booster Gold and is the writer of Superman: Lois and Clark, Batman Beyond, and Action Comics.

Nov 11, 2016

Lucy Knisley is an award winning, new york times best selling, cartoonist, illustrator, and teacher. Her work has been published through Marvel, Valiant, Boom Studios!, and First Second Books. She has been a guest speaker and lectured at many events including San Diego Comic Con, New York Comic Con, SPX, and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival. And she is the creator of the graphic novels, An Age of Innocence, Displacement, French Milk, Relish and Something New!

Nov 10, 2016

Rui Tenreiro is an illustrator, cartoonist, and art director. His work has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, The New Yorker and The New York Times. He is also the creator of the graphic novels, The Celebration, Museum, and Lanterns of Nedzu.

Nov 7, 2016

Jeff Smith is a cartoonist who has won multiple awards including 11 Harvey awards and 11 Eisner awards, He is the creator of the iconic graphic novel series BONE, the award winning graphic novel RASL and the webcomic, TUKI: Save the Humans.

Nov 4, 2016

Jesse Moynihan is a cartoonist and illustrator, He has worked as a writer and storyboard artist on the show Adventure Time, he is a winner of the Xeric grant and creator of the graphic novel, Follow Me and the webcomic series, Forming.

Nov 2, 2016

Steve Lieber is an Eisner award winning writer and illustrator who has published work through many publishers including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, and Oni Press on properties including Batman, Superman, Hellboy, and Star Trek. He the illustrator of the Graphic Novel Whiteout and the co-author of the book: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel.

Oct 31, 2016

Der-shing Helmer is an illustrator and cartoonist, she is the creator of the webcomics The Meek and Mare Internum. She recently conducted a successful kickstarter campaign that raised over 115,000 dollars to manifest the printed edition of The Meek into reality.

Oct 28, 2016

Johnnie Christmas is a cartoonist and illustrator, he is the creator of the comic Firebug and the artist and co-creator of the comic series sheltered and the graphic novel series Angel Catbird!

Oct 26, 2016

Nicholas Gurewitch is a cartoonist and illustrator, he is the creator of the award winning comic strip, The Perry Bible Fellowship and the books The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack and The Trial of Colonel Sweeto and Other Stories. He also ran a successful kickstarter that raised over 100 thousand dollars to Manifest his book Notes on a Case of Melancholia into reality.

Oct 24, 2016

Anton Kannemeyer is a comic creator and satirical fine artist. Anton is the co-founder of the Magazine Bitterkomix and the creator of Alphabet of Democracy and Pappa in Afrika.

Oct 21, 2016

Jerzy Drozd is an illustrator, Cartoonist, teaching artist, and fellow podcaster. He is the creator of the popular webcomic Boulder and Fleet, Co-Creator of the Kids Read Comics festival, and the host of many comic-centric podcasts including, Comics Are Great! , Lean Into Art, and Kid's Comics Revolution.

Oct 19, 2016

Ibrahim Moustafa is a comic book artist who's work has been featured in Godzilla in Hell, Flash Season ZERO, Doctor Fate, and the Eisner-Award nominated series High Crimes. He is also the creator of the Stela comic series Jaeger.

Oct 17, 2016

Jeff Parker is a writer and comic book artist of Marvel, DC, Image, Dynamite, and Darkhorse Comics, with incredible titles including Batman '66, X-Men First Class, Aquaman, Flash Gordon, and Future Quest.

Oct 14, 2016

Christopher Sebela is a writer of Marvel, Darkhorse, Boom! Studios, Oni Press, and Image Comics with amazing titles that include, Escape From New York, Ghost, High Crimes, Welcome Back, Heartthrob, and Demonic. Chris is also the author of the book, I Lived in A Clown Motel.

Oct 12, 2016

Box Brown is an Ignatz award winning cartoonist and illustrator. He is the man behind the comics publishing house Retrofit Comics. The creator of the New York Times Best Selling graphic novel, Andre the Giant: Life and Legend and the graphic novel Tetris: The Games People Play.

Oct 10, 2016

Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover are comic creators extraordinaire, they are truly a creative power couple and have won multiple awards for their collaborative creations. Titles that they have collaborated on include, the all ages comic Banana Sunday, the graphic novel Gingerbread Girl, and the multi-award winning comic series, Bandette.

Oct 7, 2016

Jackie Lewis is an illustrator and comic book artist. She is the artist of the Oni Press comics Lion of Rora and Merry Men. Jackie also educates aspiring creators as a professor of sequential art at SCAD.

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