Tables are turned and ComixLaunch Host Tyler James finds himself in the hotseat. In this session, Tyler talks about a calling and vision for a live, in-person professional development conference for comic creators and gets some feedback and great questions to think about from a mastermind of creator peers. And the best part… YOU get to be a fly on the wall for this conversation!

Highlights of This Session Include:

  • Tyler’s (less than clear) vision for an event for comic creators that’s NOT a comic convention but instead an opportunity for learning, growth, networking, professional development and inspiration
  • Similar events to look at and model and the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities here
  • What it would take to get creators like Karl Kesel, Dirk Manning and Russell Nohelty to be interested in an event like this.
  • Plus: Good luck to all new ComixLaunch MasterMind applicants!

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In the Mastermind Hotseat Today:

Tyler James, host of ComixLaunch and publisher of ComixTribe

In the Mastermind Round Table:

  • Karl Kesel is a professional writer, inker and occassional penciler, whose credits include Superman, Super Boy, Harley Quinn, Spider-Man, Captain America and more. He has also co-created SECTION ZERO with Tom Grummett, a series brought back to life with the magic of Kickstarter (Session #202 Hotseat)
  • Dirk Manning is the writer/creator of comic series TALES OF MR. RHEE (Devil’s Due), NIGHTMARE WORLD (Image Comics/Shadowline), WRITE OR WRONG: A WRITER’S GUIDE TO CREATING COMICS (Caliber) and more. (Session #204 Hotseat)
  • Russell Nohelty, author of comics and prose, launched mulitple five-figure anthology projects, and creates courses and other resources for creatives at

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ComixLauncher [205]:

What would YOU like to see in a professional development conference for comic creators?

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