Erica Schultz on working professionally in comics, teaching, breaking in, and taking the medium seriously
Legendary comics writer Erica Schultz sits down with Eva to talk about the realities of working in comics, teaching comics, the mechanics of storytelling, and how to break into the industry. Erica provides her years of first-hand experience and technical insights as sort of a roadmap for new creators. Join us for one of the most interesting and inspiring episodes of Titular Characters to date!
Eva and Eric talked about Space Bastards, an exciting comic published by Humanoids, as well as some of the things that inspired it like 2000AD, and similar works. Eric is a big fan of English writers and likes all the good ones. They went over his creative process as well as the things that he finds interesting or inspiring. This one’s fun.
Issue #29 > Igniting your creative super power: Ibrahim Moustafa on world building, comics production
Eva joins Ibrahim Moustafa to talk about comics, writing, art, world-building, and the creative process. They covered a lot of ground in this one, with topics ranging from creative control to diversity, and vegetarianism.
Erik Larsen sits down with Eva to talk about producing comics, art, and storytelling. It’s a really solid show.
Issue #27 > Letting inspiration strike: Kat Calamia on storytelling, instinct, marketing, and making comics
Kat sits down with Eva to talk about her new project, The Dancer (now on Kickstarter) and her perspectives on the world of writing, marketing, storytelling and so much more. It’s a fun and informative interview with one of the great minds in modern comics.
Kwanza sits down with Eva to talk about his critically acclaimed series Black, and his career in general. He provides insights about the creative works he loves and appreciates, as well as his early days in the industry.
Issue #25: Lucy Sullivan on art, intersectional feminism, zines, graphic novels and creative storytelling
Lucy Sullivan sits down with Eva to explore the medium of comics and storytelling, imparting her personal experiences as a fan, and talking about some of her unique challenges and accomplishments as a comics creator. They also talked about queer trans rights issues, particularly in the UK.
Issue #24: Diversity and Dracula, art, film, comics, writing and the creative process with Ricardo Delgado
Ricardo Delado is a legendary artist, having worked in both film and comics. He’s broken new ground on projects ranging from Star Trek to the Matrix. But his current project may be the most ambitious thing he’s ever attempted. Ricardo talks to Eva about Dracula of Transylvania, his career, and some of the unique challenges involved in creating diverse fiction in Victorian settings.
Issue 23: Producing comics in the 21st century, superhero storytelling, and loving the medium with Tom Peyer
Eva talks to comic book creator and editor Tom Peyer of Ahoy Comics. The discussion started by being about the creative process and then moved into a broader talk about the medium in general, and some of Tom’s experiences from his 30+ years in the field. Pretty good for someone who’s still remarkably in their 20’s.