I recently came across this Wall Street Journal interview of Dark Horse Comics founder, Mike Richardson. I don’t know about you but I would definitely take a few minutes to read how he become the third largest comics publisher in the U.S., last year raking in about $30 million in sales. He also gives some very inspirational tips to those who are trying to break into the industry.
Category Archives: Interviews
Need a Little Insight Regarding Big Clients? Juan Arevalo Opens Up About Working with McDonald’s and 90′s Comico Comics
Graphic Designer, Juan Arevalo has a few things to share with us about his experience working with comic book publishing companies like Comico Comics and big corporate clients like McDonald’s. He took a moment to speak with us about his learning (and sometimes humiliating) experiences. Continue reading
Ivan Sandoval, Director of Operations for FireRing Designs, took some time off to discuss how he was able to launch a business that he believed in and how he is managing to keep the fire going. FireRing Designs is a New York graphic design studio with services such as logo creations, ads, packaging, website design, etc. Continue reading
Billy Tackett is a Kentucky-born horror artist. He has done over 200k book covers and illustrations and still counting. If you haven’t heard of him, then I am sure you probably have seen his work. His most famous piece is the Zombie Sam. But the best thing about Billy is that he totally took the time out of his busy schedule and interview with Belkis NYC. So without further ado, let’s enter the mind of this not-so-artsy-fartsy-artist. Continue reading
Mark Sable is one of the best comic book writers I know. I totally fell in love with his work when I read Fearless, a story about a superhero who experiences anxiety and needs to take anti-fear drugs to keep it at rest. As a person who doesn’t read comics, I was blown away with the story and art. Now, Mark is onto bigger and better things this year and I was so thrilled to be able to catch up with him.
Pepper Negron is a New York filmmaker who has showcased his work in various venues. Most recently, his shorts have appeared in Latin Horror’s Horrorphile, a film event celebrating Hispanic horror flicks. His movies have received many positive reviews and he took some time out of his busy schedule to enlighten us about his work of art. Continue reading
Want to Know First Hand What It Takes to Self-Publish Your Own Comic Book Series and Even Get a Movie Deal?
From the writer of the upcoming film, THE NIGHT PROJECTIONIST, and the COLD BLOODED CHILLER series, Robert Heske talks to BelkisNYC about his experience creating comic books, getting a movie deal and what he did to make this happen.