Episode Fourty-Seven: Aatmaja Pandya

Aatmaja Pandya is the guest! We talk about her work on the visual novel Rose of Winter, as well as her webcomic Travelogue. Also, we discuss webcomics in general, and the way we’ve learned to tell stories through comics. Aatmaja’s website Rose of Winter on Steam Travelogue Gawain’s Girlfriend and the Green Knight by Polly […]

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Episode Forty-Six: Talya Modlin

Kevin and guest Talya Modlin talk about returning to making art after an intense period of depression using methods and media that make oneself enjoy the work. If you like this episode and want to see more of Talya’s work, check out Blimpakind – Talya’s Comics universe (which we didn’t actually get around to mentioning […]

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Episode Forty-Four: Whit Taylor

Kevin is joined by Cartoonist, Editor, and Comics Journalist Whitney Taylor In this episode we talk about the benefits of picking up other tools, learning from your peers, and imbuing your work with a sense that you care about the subject. Whit’s Website Subscribe to Tight Pencils on iTunes

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Episode Forty-Two: Keiler Roberts

Keiler Roberts is an Ignatz Award winning cartoonist whose autobiographical comics series, Powdered Milk, focuses on her family, her daughter Xia and husband Scott, and her childhood memories. I talked to Keiler about how she started Powdered Milk, now a 15-volume, seven year series. We discuss comics and mental health, and the way the latter […]

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Episode Forty-One: Carolyn Nowak

Kevin and Carolyn talk about The Small Press Expo and The Ignatz Awards (in which they’re nominated against eachother!) Other topics covered in this episode include the vary nature of awards, the romanticized notion of working oneself to death, and the timeless work of Tillie Walden. Carolyn’s recent comic, Diana’s Electric Tongue, is included in […]

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