Scott Serkland is the writer and artist of “Young and the Dead” a 1980s-themed kids vs zombie comic in the spirit of The Goonies meets Night of the Living Dead. In this interview, Tyler and Scott will discuss cartooning, mining the past for comic crowdfunding gold in the present, and Scott’s line of geeky mad science themed comics and products!
Highlights of This Session Include:
- Opportunities and challenges when you setting your comic book series in the past!
- The power of the 100 day comics challenge and how it builds unbeatable habit for comic creators.
- How Scott approaches the content he creates on YouTube and beyond.
- Plus: Tyler’s Day One Backer Bonus strategy that really helped move a lot of hardcovers for A FISTFUL OF PAIN!
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Today’s Featured Guest:
Scott Serkland is an illustrator, designer and comic book creator known to burns the midnight oil in his Serkworks Art Labs creating work featuring robots, aliens, zombies, and other imminent threats to humanity. He’s the creator of the 80’s-themed kids vs zombies comic adventure “Young And The Dead.” And he’s been putting out great resources for young cartoonists on his YouTube channel.
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