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May 3, 2018

The Eisner Award nominations were announced, and there's a lot to talk about! Then it's on to questions from our Patreon backers. In a social-media landscape that favors branding the creators themselves over their creations, it it OK to have a pen name? And what's the best approach to warm-up sketches?

BUT FIRST... Brad hit a monster pothole on a winding Philadelphia thoroughfare, rupturing the tire, forcing him to pull over on a road with no shoulder and wait for AAA Roadside Assistance for over an hour as cars swerved around the curve, narrowly missing collision after collision.

And it was his in-laws' car.

Show notes

  • 0:00 — Brad hits a pothole in his in-laws' car
  • 10:56 — There are now 5½ hours of ProTips!
  • 13:02 — Dave's recording in his closet. And getting no respect.
  • 13:51 — mini-review — the Orbi mesh wifi system 
  • 15:13 — Drunk ComicLab is coming!
  • 17:35 — Brad does a podcast and gets interrupted repeatedly.
  • 18:47 — Eisner Award nominations
  • 33:33 — The Hugo Awards
  • 35:41 — Warm-up sketches
  • 38:00 — Doing pencilling/sketches in multiple layers
  • 47:50 — Are pen names poison on social media?

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Brad Guigar is the creator of Evil Inc and the editor of Webcomics.com

Dave Kellett is the creator of Sheldon and Drive.