Comics You Should Read | The Winter Men
“Revolution means a Circle”
We’re posting our favorite comics you should read on Thursdays, both as a way to talk about what influenced and inspired us to make comics, as well as to promote the kind of books we’d like to see get more press. We’re starting the series out with what I (Zach) consider I high water mark over in comics from the 2000s and 2010s ; Brett Lewis and John Paul Leon’s masterpiece, The Winter Men.
Tools, Ideas, and The Fools Who Wait For Them
It’s not in the Draftsmanship. It’s in the man. Like I say, a tool is dead. A brush is a dead object. It’s in the man. If you want to do it, do it.” - Jack Kirby
A Status Report & Some Thoughts on Making Art
So where are we with all of this exactly?
How to Find an Artist for your Indie Comic
I wouldn’t classify anything I’ve done to this point to be successful, outside of finding some amazing collaborators to work with. In fact, where and how I found my collaborators has been the question I’ve gotten the most.
Podcast Episode 1 - How It All Started
Jay and Zach chat about influences, the background on Abducted, and what they’ve learned so far launching their biggest web-comic project to date.
Let's Make Some Comics
I drew my first comic when I was around 5 years old.
I had never watched the Swamp Thing television show (I wasn’t allowed), but I was transfixed by the commercials on TV and toys advertised in the Sunday paper.