Comics Manifest | Inspiring Interviews with Amazing and Influential Creators in Comics

Join Aaron Williams on Comics Manifest where he interviews amazing and influential creators in comics. Guests share their creative journey, express what excites them today, share their worst creative moment, and most memorable successes. Expect to receive strategies you can adopt, mindsets that you can obtain, and ACTIONABLE tips that can inspire you and help you take your comics projects to the next level. Comics Manifest aims to inspire the aspiring creator and with new episodes airing every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, you can expect to be inspired all week long!
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Mar 17, 2017

A Motivational Minute with Johnny Ryan. Back in episode 026 of the show I got the chance to chat with creator of Prison Pit and Angry Youth Comix, Johnny Ryan. Our conversation was far different than I thought it would be, incredibly inspiring, motivational, and dare I say... heartfelt. We got to the topic of weaknesses and if Johnny had any, this is what he said. Go to for the full episode.

Mar 15, 2017

Katie Cook is an illustrator and cartoonist. She is the creator of the popular webcomic GRONK: A Monster's Story, writer for My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, and also the illustrator of the children's book OBI-123 a sequel to her first star wars children's book ABC-3PO.

Mar 13, 2017

Steven Andrews is a writer and the lead editor of the Toronto Comics Anthology. A Kickstarter for volume 4 of the anthology is live now.

Mar 9, 2017

Tini Howard is a comic book writer and winner of the Top Cow Talent Search. She has written comics including The Skeptics, Power Rangers Pink, and Magdalena. Music attributions: George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Mar 3, 2017

Alexis Fajardo is a cartoonist, illustrator, and senior editor at Schulz Studio. Alexis is the creator of the graphic novel series Kid Beowulf.

Mar 1, 2017

Marissa Louise is a comic book colorist, her work is featured in the comics Merry Men and Spell on Wheels.

Feb 24, 2017

Calista Brill is a writer and executive editor at First Second books. Calista is the author of the picture books, Little Wing Learns to Fly and Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue.

Feb 23, 2017

Michel Fiffe is a cartoonist, creator of his own publisher COPRA press, and creator of the comics Zegas, and the popular comic series COPRA.

Feb 18, 2017

Motivational Minute: Grasp the Adventure! Doug TenNapel is not only an extremely productive and passionate comics creator but also a person who is dedicated to helping others create a life that is not only financially stable but fulfilling and meaningful. This is a clip from episode 011 and is one of my favorites. I hope it shakes something in you and gets you motivated and inspired to chase your dreams.

Feb 15, 2017

Mike Cavallaro is an illustrator, cartoonist, and creator of Parade (With Fireworks), and artist of the comics Foiled, Curses Foiled Again, Life and Times of Savior 28. His newest book Decelerate Blue written by Adam Rapp is out now.

Feb 14, 2017

Benjamin Marra is a cartoonist, illustrator, and educator. Ben is the creator of his comics publisher Traditional Comics and creator of comics including Terror Assaulter O.M.W.O.T. , Night Business, Blades and Lazers, Gangsta Rap Posse and more. Ben was also an educator at the School of Visual arts where he taught Visual Narrative.

Feb 10, 2017

Motivational Minute: Set A Goal! Setting goals is something that is extremely important to me and during these ten minutes Der-Shing Helmer and Tom Nguyen share their thoughts on goal setting and how you can set yourself up for success and create a goal that you can commit to.

Feb 8, 2017

Jen Wang is a New York Times best selling cartoonist and creator of the graphic novels Koko Be Good and In Real Life. Jen is also the co-founder of the comics festival, Comic Arts LA.

Feb 6, 2017

LRNZ Lorenzo Ceccotti is a cartoonist and illustrator from Italy. He has worked in what seems to be every aspect of entertainment and media, and is also the creator of the incredible graphic novel Golem.

Feb 3, 2017

George O'Connor is a New York Times best selling illustrator and cartoonist, and the creator of the 12-book graphic novel series, Olympians. George's newest installment of his Olympians series Artemis: Wild Goddess of the Hunt is out now.

Jan 30, 2017

Evan Dahm is an illustrator, cartoonist, and creator of the web comics, Rice Boy, Order of Tales, and Vattu.

Jan 28, 2017

Motivational Minute: Make a Decision and Take a Chance! It is so hard to pursue your passions, fear of failure, fear of not being good enough, fear of whatever is always there to stop you. So what does Kazu Kibuishi and Kelly Fitzpatrick do along their journey that's different how did they overcome that fear?

Jan 26, 2017

Kelly Fitzpatrick is a comic book colorist and has worked on comics including Snow Fall, Peter Panzerfaust, Bitch Planet, and Shade the Changing Girl.

Jan 23, 2017

Kean Soo is an award winning cartoonist and creator of the all ages graphic novel series March Grand Prix and Jellaby.

Jan 20, 2017

Matt Hawkins is a writer, producer, and the president/COO of Top Cow Comics! He has written and created titles including Think Tank, The Tithe, Postal, Lady Pendragon and Aphrodite Nine.

Jan 18, 2017

Michele Foschini is the Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of BAO publishing.

Jan 16, 2017

Cat Farris is a cartoonist and illustrator who has done work through publishers including OniPress, IDW, and Darkhorse. Cat is also the creator of the mini comic series Flaccid Badger and the popular webcomic series The Last Diplomat.

Jan 12, 2017

Terry Moore is an award winning cartoonist. He is the creator of Abstract Studios and the books Strangers in Paradise, Echo, Rachel Rising, and Motor Girl.

Jan 9, 2017

Leila Del Duca is a cartoonist and illustrator from the comic book mecca of America, Portland Oregon and is the co-creator of the comic series Shutter and the writer of the graphic novel AFAR.

Jan 4, 2017

Trungles, is a cartoonist and creator of the comics The Magic Fish, Matches, and Tamarind. He is also the creator of Limerence Press's The Glass Mountain Coloring Book.

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