Erica Schultz on working professionally in comics, teaching, breaking in, and taking the medium seriously

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Legendary comics writer Erica Schultz sits down with Eva to talk about the realities of working in comics, teaching comics, the mechanics of storytelling, and how to break into the industry. Erica provides her years of first-hand experience and technical insights as sort of a roadmap for new creators. Join us for one of the most interesting and inspiring episodes of Titular Characters to date!

Host Notes: If you’re interested in breaking into the comics, creating a new comic, or surviving in the industry, this is the best interview we’ve ever done. Erica is amazing, and she gives us a lot of new information.

Guest Bio

Erica Schultz is a comic book writer and graphic novelist who has written for Marvel, DC, Image, Dynamite, 2000AD, and other publishers in the U.S. and Europe. Her most recent work is the five-time Ringo Nominated series Forgotten Home for comiXology Originals and Legacy of Mandrake from Red 5 and Stonebot Comics. She’s currently an editor at Mad Cave Studios and the in-person writing instructor at The Kubert School.

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About the show

The Panel Garden is an interview show, where we explore the minds and the creative processes of the comics creators and occasional other creative types you love. We cover the whole spectrum of comics creativity, from writers and pencilers to editors and inkers. We also feature hot new talent for you to sink your teeth into. Not literally though. That would be weird.


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