Write and Publish Comic Books for Fun and Profit

Make Money from Making Your Own Comic Books
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

This course will teach you to create your own professional-quality comics and make money selling them.

I've been writing and selling my own professional-quality comic books for years and I can tell you the best way to do things so you spend as little money as possible to create exceptional works of sequential storytelling that anyone can buy and enjoy. I will provide you with the valuable resources you need to help you write entertaining comic book scripts and make them into viable products.

This course, comprised of over 14 lectures and two quizzes, will help everyone who ever wanted to make his or her own comics but couldn't draw well enough to produce professional books that can be sold to anyone who loves great art and stories. All you need is a desire to make comics and a willingness follow my instruction and do the coursework.

Learn:

  • Where to find artists, letterers and inkers
  • How to put your comic up for sale to millions of readers
  • How to write a great comic book script
  • How to promote your comics

Get:

  • Help promoting your book
  • A special discounted rate on a talented, dependable letterer
  • Advice from pros, including Chuck Dixon, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Stefan Petrucha, John Ostrander, Leah Moore & John Reppion, John Rozum, Dean Motter, John Arcudi, Sean McKeever, Peter Bagge, David Hine, Dan Jolly, JM DeMatteis, Tom Peyer, Dan Jurgens, Stuart Moore and Chris Ryall

I'm confident you'll be happy with this course. You can get a full refund if you are unsatisfied with it for any reason.

Join us and start making your own professional quality comic books!

What are the requirements?

  • There are No Prerequisites
  • Nothing is Required
  • You Don't Even Need An Active Imagination

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Write a Professional-Quality Comic Book
  • Find and Collaborate with Professional-Quality Pencillers, Inkers, Letterers and Colorists
  • Publish Your Comic Book and Make it Available for Purchase to Millions of People
  • Increase Your Writing Speed.
  • Improve the Quality of Your Stories

What is the target audience?

  • Students Who Want to Tell Stories and Make Money Should Take This Class.
  • This Class is Not for People Who Do Not Want to Finish the Coursework.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Start with an Outline
01:34

Make your scripting process faster and easier by outlining your stories with this simple method before you start writing your script. You can turn any idea into a compelling story and write organically using this simple technique to lay the foundation.

07:38

Figure out the major underlying story beats of a narrative and write compelling stories with ease. Practice this outlining technique to get any story started on its way to growing into an epic.

Section 2: How to Generate Ideas for Comic Books
04:41

In this lecture, you will learn how to become a more voracious reader and more erudite writer.

04:03

Employ this simple technique to get great ideas you can use in your stories.

Section 3: How to Script a Comic Book
03:18

Marvel style. Full script. What scripting format should you use?

07:45

In this lecture, you'll learn how to write faster, more confidently and with more power.

After the lecture, read the interviews I've conducted with working professional comic book writers to get an idea of how long it takes them to write comics and how they do it.

08:52

Learn how to take your writing to the next level by using time to your advantage.

06:42

In this lecture, I go over some little things you can do to get better results in your career.

Section 4: Comic Book Writing Tricks
05:05

In this lecture, I tell what you need to remember to maximize the space you have to tell your story well.

10:19

Write more compelling stories by avoiding this mistake made by most beginning writers.

03:08

You must master the page turn reveal to be a good comic book writer. Practicing the exercise discussed in this lecture will strengthen your ability to write effective page turn reveals.

5 questions

This exam covers everything from the lectures in the first few sections of the course.

Section 5: Gathering Your Team and Releasing Your Comic
00:26

Finding the indefatigable collaborators is paramount to producing great professional-quality comic books.

This lecture tells you everything you need to know to find great inkers, pencillers, colorists and letterers just like the pros do!

01:43

In this lecture, I teach you how to get your book out for sale to millions of readers.

02:50

I want to help each one of you promote your comics. I'm so proud of everyone who makes a comic book because of what they learned in this course.

8 questions

This exam covers both sections of the course.

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Instructor Biography

Scott Amundson, Teaching Proven Techniques Gained from Experience

Scott Amundson is an American comic book writer and instructor of the Udemy course Learn to Write and Sell Comics. Scott sells the comics Barbarian #1-4 on Comixology and Krak Gets a Job on Madefire. He's been writing stories for over 12 years and has interviewed many of the top professional comic book writers working today. Scott has acquired valuable knowledge of how to make the best comics for the least money and bring them to market. He will help you produce professional-quality comic books and sell them for money.

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