Over the past few years, creator Joel Rodriguez has grown his Metal Ninja Studios from a one-man operation to a full-service comic production and design studio. In this conversation with Tyler James, you’ll learn about growing a support team, the changing landscape of indie comics and the benefits of letting go of a “do-it-all-yourself” mentality.

Highlights of This Session Include:

  • What got Joel started on his comic creating journey and how deciding to learn to letter changed his life.
  • How Joel learned to grow a team and run a studio.
  • Kickstarter page design tips.
  • Plus: How creators can work with the Metal Ninja Studios team to help bring their projects to life.

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Today’s Featured Guest:

Joel Rodriguez is a professional comic book letterer and graphic designer. letterer for Merc Magazine and has worked on multiple titles for Scout Comics, Black Caravan, Scoot!, Antarctic Press, Caliber Comics, Wannabe Press, and several Kickstarted titles, including his own series The Dusk County Chronicles. He is the Co-Founder of Metal Ninja Studios a one-stop shopfor comic book lettering, graphic design, and writing. Partner with an experienced team of letterers, designers, writers, and editors to help comic creators achieve their vision.

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