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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Previews

    • Comics Connection Town Hall Message for October 21, 2022

  • 2

    Comics Connection Lessons

    • Lesson 1: Your Motivation and Definition of Success

    • Lesson 2: Freelance Talent Fundamentals

    • Lesson 3: Securing Freelance Talent

    • Lesson 4: The Challenges of Creator Driven Comic Book Publishing

    • Lesson 5: The Potential Power of Licensing

    • Lesson 6: Understanding Digital Distribution

    • Lesson 7: Foundations of Comic Book Contracts

    • Lesson 8: Comic Book Copyrights

    • Lesson 9: Market Research for Comics

    • Lesson 10: Marketing Analysis Case Study

    • Lesson 11: Social Media for Comic Book Marketing

    • Lesson 12: The Basics of Comic Book Economics

    • Lesson 13: Breaking Down Comic Book Costs

    • Lesson 14: Comic Book Revenue Streams

    • Lesson 15: Financing the Comic Book Business

    • Lesson 16: Comic Book Profit and Loss Case Study

    • Lesson 17: Deconstructing Page Rates

    • Lesson 18: The Foundations of Project Management in Comics

    • Lesson 19: Resource Management

    • Lesson 20: Talent Management

    • Lesson 21: Time Management

    • Lesson 22: Asset Management

    • Lesson 23: Project Management Case Study

    • Lesson 24: Convention Planning

    • Lesson 25: Convention Attendance

    • Lesson 26: Trends in Crowdfunding

    • Lesson 27: Distribution Overview

    • Lesson 28: Direct Market Distribution

    • Lesson 29: Bookstore Distribution

    • Lesson 30: Library Distribution

    • Lesson 31: Direct to Consumer Distribution

    • Lesson 32: Building Your Distribution System

    • Lesson 33: Printing Your Comics

    • 2022 Lesson Wrap Up: Part 1

    • 2022 Lesson Wrap Up: Part II

    • Lesson 34: Portfolio Review

    • Lesson 35: Pitching Comics

    • Lesson 36: Digital Comics Platform Review 2023

    • Lesson 37: Understanding Collaboration Agreements

    • Lesson 38: Understanding Work-for-Hire Agreements

    • Lesson 39: Understanding Creator-Owned Agreements

    • Lesson 40: Everything You Need to Know About Printing

    • Lesson 41: Understanding Option and Purchase Agreements

    • Lesson 42: Literary Agents for Your Comics

    • Lesson 43: Comic Book Marketing Process

  • 3

    Business Q&A Sessions

    • Q&A Session for November 2nd, 2022

    • Q&A Session for November 9th, 2022

    • Q&A Session for November 16, 2022

    • Q&A Session for November 30, 2022

    • Q&A Session for December 7, 2022

    • Q&A Session for December 14, 2022

    • Q&A Session for December 21, 2022

    • Q&A Session for January 4, 2023

    • Q&A Session for January 13, 2023

    • Q&A Session for January 20, 2023

    • Q&A Session for February 1, 2023

    • Q&A Session for February 9, 2023

    • 2023 Winter Meet and Greet February 15, 2023

    • Q&A Session for March 1, 2023

    • Q&A Session for April 28, 2023

    • Q&A Session for May 3, 2023

    • Q&A Session for May 10, 2023

    • Q&A Session for May 17, 2023

    • Q&A Session for May 24, 2023

  • 4

    Expert Interviews

    • Jordan Plosky Expert Interview for September 22, 2021

    • Rich Douek Expert Interview for October 4, 2021

    • Chris Allo Expert Interview for October 13, 2021

    • Andy Schmidt Expert Interview for October 18, 2021

    • Rob Salkowitz Expert Interview October 28, 2021

    • Joseph Illidge Expert Interview November 1, 2021

    • Steenz Stewart Expert Interview November 8, 2021

    • Mike Marts Expert Interview November 15, 2021

    • Janna Morishima Expert Interview November 17, 2021

    • Sandy Resnick Expert Interview December 6, 2021

    • Marc Guggenheim Interview February 28, 2022

    • Stephen Pakula Expert Interview March 21, 2022

    • Mark Irwin Expert Interview May 4, 2022

    • Oriana Leckert Expert Interview July 18, 2022

    • Atom! Freeman Expert Interview September 28, 2022

    • Ariana Maher Expert Interview October 12, 2022

    • Kat Calamia Expert Interview January 9, 2023

    • Robert Meyers Expert Interview January 28, 2023

    • Brian Hawkins Expert Interview February 22, 2023

    • Charlie Stickney Expert Interview May 22, 2023

  • 5

    Creative Q&A

    • Creative Q&A for January 16, 2023

    • Creative Q&A for February 13, 2023

    • Creative Q&A for March 8, 2023

    • Creative Q&A for April 17, 2023

    • Creative Q&A Session for May 31st, 2023