ComixLaunch welcomes its youngest guest ever, 7 year old Owen Claytor, creator of Honk: A comics story about bullying, which successfully launched on Kickstarter with a little help from his father and fellow comic creator Ryan Claytor.

Highlights of This Session Include:

  • Owen’s creative process and why HONK was a story he had to tell.
  • How Owen felt on the eve of the launch of his first comic.
  • How Ryan Claytor handles the balance of want to encourage his son’s creativity while also protecting him from the wild online world.
  • Plus: Two lessons Tyler had to (re)learn from dealing with a website hack.

This Session is Sponsored By:

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Today’s Featured Guest:

Owen Claytor is a 7 year old comic creator from Holt, Michigan.

His father Ryan Claytor is a comics professor leading comic book & graphic novel curriculum at Michigan State University, and director of the MSU Comics Forum, a mutli-day annual event for scholars, creators and fans. An awardwinning comic creator himself, his work can be found online at and he’s the Producer & Host of the MSU Comics Art and Graphic Novel Podcast.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Honk: A comics story about bullying by a 7-year-old creator:

More About Our Sponsor:

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