CTC-016: Jon Klassen - The Business of Children's Books

CTC-016: Jon Klassen - The Business of Children's Books

Episode 16 of Coffee Table Comics Podcast! 

This is the final part of an interview with Jon Klassen.

Jon Klassen is the creator of I WANT MY HAT BACK, THIS IS NOT MY HAT, and WE FOUND A HAT as well as a bunch more amazing books he illustrated in the list below.

We talk about passive income, licensing, the long vision of his career and doing other things like video games. 

Here are Jon's books on Amazon:

I Want My Hat Back: http://amzn.to/2q4dQpL
This is Not My Hat: http://amzn.to/2qt661o
We Found a Hat: http://amzn.to/2qUqrgb
The Dark: http://amzn.to/2q6TQAG
House Held Up by Trees: http://amzn.to/2q4hmAu
Triangle: http://amzn.to/2qtkabB
Extra Yarn: http://amzn.to/2r1mMcz
Pax: http://amzn.to/2q3Z96f
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole: http://amzn.to/2q3XRrJ

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CTC-015: Jon Klassen - The Struggle of Writing Stories

CTC-015: Jon Klassen - The Struggle of Writing Stories

Episode 15 of Coffee Table Comics Podcast! 

This is part 2 of an interview with Jon Klassen.

Jon Klassen is the creator of I WANT MY HAT BACK, THIS IS NOT MY HAT, and WE FOUND A HAT as well as a bunch more amazing books he illustrated in the list below.

Jon talks about how he figured out his voice as an artists. We talk about his early career in Laika and Dreamworks too. 

Here are Jon's books on Amazon:

I Want My Hat Back: http://amzn.to/2q4dQpL
This is Not My Hat: http://amzn.to/2qt661o
We Found a Hat: http://amzn.to/2qUqrgb
The Dark: http://amzn.to/2q6TQAG
House Held Up by Trees: http://amzn.to/2q4hmAu
Triangle: http://amzn.to/2qtkabB
Extra Yarn: http://amzn.to/2r1mMcz
Pax: http://amzn.to/2q3Z96f
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole: http://amzn.to/2q3XRrJ

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CTC-014: Jon Klassen - Learning Your Strengths

CTC-014: Jon Klassen - Learning Your Strengths

Episode 14 of Coffee Table Comics Podcast! 

Jon Klassen is the creator of I WANT MY HAT BACK, THIS IS NOT MY HAT, and WE FOUND A HAT as well as a bunch more amazing books he illustrated in the list below.

Jon talks about how he figured out his voice as an artists. We talk about his early career in Laika and Dreamworks too. 

Here are Jon's books on Amazon:

I Want My Hat Back: http://amzn.to/2q4dQpL
This is Not My Hat: http://amzn.to/2qt661o
We Found a Hat: http://amzn.to/2qUqrgb
The Dark: http://amzn.to/2q6TQAG
House Held Up by Trees: http://amzn.to/2q4hmAu
Triangle: http://amzn.to/2qtkabB
Extra Yarn: http://amzn.to/2r1mMcz
Pax: http://amzn.to/2q3Z96f
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole: http://amzn.to/2q3XRrJ

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Hi I'm Jason Brubaker. I have been self-publishing comics since 2009. My first book reMIND won the Xeric grant and got on the Great Graphic Novels for Teens List in 2012. I used to work at Dreamworks Animation doing Visual Development but I finally quit in 2015 and started doing comics full-time.

Website: http://CoffeeTableComics.com
How to self-publish comics book: Unnatural Talent: http://amzn.to/1pzv2zT
Store: http://ctc.storenvy.com
Read Sithrah: http://www.sithrah.com
Read reMIND: http://reMINDblog.com
My Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JasonBrubaker
Instagram: @Jason_Brubaker

Join my Mailing list: http://forms.aweber.com/form/83/537144983.htm

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CTC-013: Jerome Walford | Paul Louise Julie P.2

CTC-013: Jerome Walford | Paul Louise Julie P.2

The conversation continues with Jerome Walford and Paul Louise Julie about making comics and self-publishing!

In this conversation we talk about faith, giving away good quality material to people, and multiple crowd funding tactics. Enjoy! :)

Please be sure to check out the awesome artists in this podcasts:

Pauls links:
Google Play: http://bit.ly/1qtgOBm
iBooks: http://apple.co/1S6UWS2
Kindle: http://amzn.com/B01DTMG5RC
Comixology: http://bit.ly/1TeRAx8

Jerome's links:
http://www.forwardcomix.com/
https://www.amazon.com/Jerome-Walford/e/B00DWHWTLQ
https://twitter.com/jeromewalford

Here's where you can also pick up my latest comics. Remember, be sure to buy - rate - review - share once you've picked up a few of my books :)

My Own Books:

Unnatural Talent, Jason Brubaker: http://amzn.to/2cyuZyY
reMIND, vol. 1: http://amzn.to/2bVXHuY
reMIND, vol 2: http://amzn.to/2ce2biG
Sithrah, Book 1: http://amzn.to/2cyvEk0
Sithrah, Book 2: http://amzn.to/2bV5ZGn

You can see what I use to make my comics here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tink_hqGBx8

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CTC-012: Jerome Walford | Paul Louise Julie P.1

CTC-012: Jerome Walford | Paul Louise Julie P.1

Join us for the roundtable discussion with Jerome Walford,Paul Louise Julie and Jason Brubaker in this episode of Coffee Table Comics the Podcast!

4 Point Process Mentioned by Paul: BUY - RATE - REVIEW - SHARE

Please be sure to check out the awesome artists in this podcasts:

Pauls links:
Google Play: http://bit.ly/1qtgOBm
iBooks: http://apple.co/1S6UWS2
Kindle: http://amzn.com/B01DTMG5RC
Comixology: http://bit.ly/1TeRAx8

Jerome's links:
http://www.forwardcomix.com/
https://www.amazon.com/Jerome-Walford/e/B00DWHWTLQ
https://twitter.com/jeromewalford

Here's where you can also pick up my latest comics. Remember, be sure to buy - rate - review - share once you've picked up a few of my books :)

My Own Books:

Unnatural Talent, Jason Brubaker: http://amzn.to/2cyuZyY
reMIND, vol. 1: http://amzn.to/2bVXHuY
reMIND, vol 2: http://amzn.to/2ce2biG
Sithrah, Book 1: http://amzn.to/2cyvEk0
Sithrah, Book 2: http://amzn.to/2bV5ZGn

You can see what I use to make my comics here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tink_hqGBx8

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CTC-011: S.M. Vidaurri | Brian H. Taylor P.2

CTC-011: S.M. Vidaurri | Brian H. Taylor P.2

In this episode of Coffee Table Comics, Jason Brubaker talks to S.M. Vidaurri (IRON, ISCARIOT, FIVE GHOSTS) and Brian Taylor (MYTH). 

S.M. Vidaurri books: http://amzn.to/28Os9Hs
Brian Taylor's website: http://www.brianharoldtaylor.com

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Hi I'm Jason Brubaker. I have been self-publishing comics since 2009. My first book reMIND won the Xeric grant and got on the Great Graphic Novels for Teens List in 2012. I used to work at Dreamworks Animation doing Visual Development but I finally quit in 2015 and started doing comics full-time.

Website: http://CoffeeTableComics.com
How to self-publish comics book: Unnatural Talent: http://amzn.to/1pzv2zT
Store: http://ctc.storenvy.com
Read Sithrah: http://www.sithrah.com
Read reMIND: http://reMINDblog.com
My Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JasonBrubaker
Twitter @Jason_Brubaker
Instagram: @Jason_Brubaker

Join my Mailing list: http://forms.aweber.com/form/83/537144983.htm

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CTC-010: S.M. Vidaurri & Brian Harold Taylor

CTC-010: S.M. Vidaurri & Brian Harold Taylor

In this episode of Coffee Table Comics, Jason Brubaker talks to S.M. Vidaurri (IRON, ISCARIOT, FIVE GHOSTS) and Brian Taylor (MYTH). 

S.M. Vidaurri books: http://amzn.to/28Os9Hs
Brian Taylor's website: http://www.brianharoldtaylor.com

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Hi I'm Jason Brubaker. I have been self-publishing comics since 2009. My first book reMIND won the Xeric grant and got on the Great Graphic Novels for Teens List in 2012. I used to work at Dreamworks Animation doing Visual Development but I finally quit in 2015 and started doing comics full-time.

Website: http://CoffeeTableComics.com
How to self-publish comics book: Unnatural Talent: http://amzn.to/1pzv2zT
Store: http://ctc.storenvy.com
Read Sithrah: http://www.sithrah.com
Read reMIND: http://reMINDblog.com
My Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JasonBrubaker
Twitter @Jason_Brubaker
Instagram: @Jason_Brubaker

Join my Mailing list: http://forms.aweber.com/form/83/537144983.htm

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CTC-009: Mark Smylie P.3

CTC-009: Mark Smylie P.3

CTC-009: Mark Smylie the founder of Archaia Comics P.3

Part 1 here: https://youtu.be/RXcawdq5rvE
Part 2 here: https://youtu.be/UYU8-ofIeQc

Free 30 Day Audible Trial to Download Unnatural Talent: http://www.audibletrial.com/CoffeeTableComics

In this episode Daniel Lieske and Jason Brubaker talk with the founder of Archaia Comics. Mark started a comic called Artesia which got published but when the publisher couldn't afford to keep printing in color Mark decided to self-publish. Archaia Comics was born and with it a giant comic empire was forming. Archaia grew to be a massive comic publisher with amazing hardbound books and was later sold to Boom Studios. Mark is now continuing to write Artesia as prose.

Order Marks books here: http://amzn.to/1qwS9Lj
Mouse Guard books: http://amzn.to/20bzOQg

Daniel Lieske's Wormworld Saga: https://wormworldsaga.com

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CTC-008: Mark Smylie P.2

CTC-008: Mark Smylie P.2

CTC-008: Mark Smylie the founder of Archaia Comics (Part 2)

In this episode Daniel Lieske and Jason Brubaker talks with the founder of Archaia Comics. Mark started a comic called Artesia which got published but when the publisher couldn't afford to keep printing in color Mark decided to self-publish. Archaia Comics was born and with it a giant comic empire was forming. Archaia grew to be a massive comic publisher with amazing hardbound books and was later sold to Boom Studios. Mark is now continuing to write Artesia as prose.

Order Marks books here: http://amzn.to/1qwS9Lj
Mouse Guard books: http://amzn.to/20bzOQg

Daniel Lieske's Wormworld Saga: https://wormworldsaga.com

Join my Mailing list: http://forms.aweber.com/form/83/537144983.htm

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CTC-007: Mark Smylie P.1

CTC-007: Mark Smylie P.1

CTC-007: Mark Smylie the founder of Archaia Comics

In this episode Daniel Lieske and Jason Brubaker talks with the founder of Archaia Comics. Mark started a comic called Artesia which got published but when the publisher couldn't afford to keep printing in color Mark decided to self-publish. Archaia Comics was born and with it a giant comic empire was forming. Archaia grew to be a massive comic publisher with amazing hardbound books and was later sold to Boom Studios. Mark is now continuing to write Artesia as prose.

Order Marks books here: http://amzn.to/1qwS9Lj
Mouse Guard books: http://amzn.to/20bzOQg

Daniel Lieske's Wormworld Saga: https://wormworldsaga.com

Unnatural Talent book: http://amzn.to/1pzv2zT
My Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JasonBrubaker
Twitter @Jason_Brubaker
Instagram: @Jason_Brubaker

Join my Mailing list: http://forms.aweber.com/form/83/537144983.htm

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CTC-006: Jake Parker P.2 - Social Media

CTC-006: Jake Parker P.2 - Social Media

Jake Parker on Social Media: Snapchat, Instagram & Inktober

Jake Parker talks about the importance of social media in his career. With over 175,000 Instagram followers it's hard to ignore his advice on the subject. We talk about Youtube, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Tumbler and so much more.

What are the ways Jake got all his follower? Listen to find out. :)

Jake Parker's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/jakeparker44
Jake Parker's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jakeparker/
Jake Parker's Website: http://mrjakeparker.com

My co-host: Daniel Lieske's Wormworld Saga: http://wormworldsaga.com

My How-to publish comics book: http://amzn.to/1pzv2zT
My comics on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1SqwzVG

More of my interviews here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLP9B-9PG_641tmvl6shmU6_oyiQTMvSeH

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My Kickstarter for SITHRAH 2: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/brubaker/sithrah-book-2

Join my Mailing List here: http://forms.aweber.com/form/83/537144983.htm

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CTC-005: Jake Parker P.1 - Skyheart Kickstarter

CTC-005: Jake Parker P.1 - Skyheart Kickstarter

In this interview with Jake Parker, we talk about his super successful Kickstarter campaign for Skyheart which raised over $100,000 and is covering his bills and production for half the year. We also talk about the best ways to use Patreon and much much more. Better yet, this is only part 1 of the conversation.

Subscribe to Jake Parker's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/jakeparker44

Jake Parker's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jakeparker/

Jake Parker's Website: http://mrjakeparker.com

Daniel Lieske's Wormworld Saga: http://wormworldsaga.com

Jason's How-to-publish-comics book: http://amzn.to/1pzv2zT

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CTC-004: Webtoons. Part 2

CTC-004: Webtoons. Part 2

Part 2 of the interview with Josh UlrichStephen McCraine, and Michael Regina where we talk about the Webtoons.com platform. We are all featured artists on Webtoons.

The round table guests:

Stephen McCraine

Stephen was the first to win the $30,000 Challenge League prize on Webtoons with his comic Space Boy.  He also created the graphic novel series for Penguin Books titled Mal and Chad and Kickstarted his own graphic novel titled Brick by Brick about the road to mastering your artistic craft.

Josh Ulrich

Josh created Jackie Rose and Newman which are now both featured comics on Webtoons. When we had this conversation Josh was just thinking about submitting Jackie Rose and it didn't take long for Webtoons to add it to their featured comics. Josh also helped me color Sithrah book 1. :)

Michael Regina

Michael created and finished Adamsville and then launched two successfull Kickstarters for books 1 and 2 and eventually got noticed by Webtoons and has become a featured artist as well.

Jason Brubaker (Host)

Jason created Coffee Table Comics as the publishing house for his self-published comics including reMIND Volume 1, reMIND Volume 2 and now Sithrah which is also a featured comic on Webtoons here. Jason also wrote a book about self-publishing comics called Unnatural Talent.

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Comics for the Blind - ComicsEmpower.com

 

In this additional Interview I talk with Guy Hasson who created Comics Empower.

What would it be like if blind people could read comics? Well, now they can. Let's talk to the creator of Comics Empower to see how this is even possible.

reMIND for the blind and visually impaired: http://comicsempower.com/remind-1.html

Thanks again for listening and please share this if you like it. :)

Jason

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Youtube: http://Youtube.com/BrubakerMotion

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffee-table-comics-podcast/id1070608332?mt=2

Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=81392&refid=stpr

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CTC-003: Webtoons. Part 1

CTC-003: Webtoons. Part 1

In this episode of Coffee Table Comics, I brought in Josh Ulrich, Stephen McCraine, and Michael Regina to have a round table discussion about the Webtoons.com platform. We are all featured artists on Webtoons and so if you want to hear a little insider talk about the new platform them join us on this 1 part conversation. :)

The round table guests:

Stephen McCraine

Stephen was the first to win the $30,000 Challenge League prize on Webtoons with his comic Space Boy.  He also created the graphic novel series for Penguin Books titled Mal and Chad and Kickstarted his own graphic novel titled Brick by Brick about the road to mastering your artistic craft.

Josh Ulrich

Josh created Jackie Rose and Newman which are now both featured comics on Webtoons. When we had this conversation Josh was just thinking about submitting Jackie Rose and it didn't take long for Webtoons to add it to their featured comics. Josh also helped me color Sithrah book 1. :)

Michael Regina

Michael created and finished Adamsville and then launched two successfull Kickstarters for books 1 and 2 and eventually got noticed by Webtoons and has become a featured artist as well.

Jason Brubaker (Host)

Jason created Coffee Table Comics as the publishing house for his self-published comics including reMIND Volume 1, reMIND Volume 2 and now Sithrah which is also a featured comic on Webtoons here. Jason also wrote a book about self-publishing comics called Unnatural Talent.

Thanks for listening and please share this with all your strange friends. :)

Jason

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Listen to CTC on these channels

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffee-table-comics-podcast/id1070608332?mt=2

Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=81392&refid=stpr

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CTC-002: Royden Lepp & Daniel Warren Johnson P.2

CTC-002: Royden Lepp & Daniel Warren Johnson P.2

This is part 2 of the conversation with the creator of RUST, Royden Lepp and the creator of SPACE MULLET, Daniel Warren Johnson. 

This conversation was fun and went all over the place and I hope you enjoy the ride. We talk about conventions, brush pens, Manga studio, Miyazaki, Jake Parker, Kickstarter and lots of other stuff.

You can find Space Mullet here: Space-mullet.com

You can find Rust on Amazon here: Rust on Amazon.

This podcast is now on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffee-table-comics-podcast/id1070608332?mt=2

Now on Youtube too: http://Youtube.com/BrubakerMotion

 

Thanks again for your support!

Jason

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CTC-001: Royden Lepp & Daniel Warren Johnson P.1

CTC-001: Royden Lepp & Daniel Warren Johnson P.1

You thought it would never happen! But it did. I started recording a new podcast! This will be exactly the same format as my original Making Comics Podcast from back in 2011-2012 but instead it will be hosted here as well as uploaded to my Youtube channel: BrubakerMotion

If you like this then please give it a good rating on iTunes and subscribe on Youtube. Thanks so much for your support over the years and I hope you enjoy the new podcast episodes. :)

You can find Space Mullet here: Space-mullet.com

You can find Rust on Amazon here: Rust on Amazon.

This podcast is now on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffee-table-comics-podcast/id1070608332?mt=2

Subscribe on Youtube: http://Youtube.com/BrubakerMotion

Merry Christmas 2015!

- Jason

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