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How Comics Creators Should Pitch to Hollywood and Protect Themselves

How Comics Creators Should Pitch to Hollywood and Protect Themselves

Buddy Scalera hosted his final Comic Book School panel at NYCC, “Comics and Hollywood: What Comic Creators Need to Know Now” on Sunday He assembled a panel of comic creators who now deal regularly with Hollywood to give tips on how to prepare for dealing with Hollywood.[caption id="attachment_1100186" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Photo by Adi Tantimedh[/caption]The panelists were:Matt[...]

What Comic Creators Need to Know When Hollywood Comes Calling

What Comic Creators Need to Know When Hollywood Comes Calling

Buddy Scalera’s final Comic Book School panel at NYCC was “Comics and Hollywood: What Comic Creators Need to Know Now” Now that every comic book is a potential franchise for movies and TV, comic creators are approached by Hollywood executives and producers all the time.[caption id="attachment_1100186" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Photo: Adi Tantimedh[/caption]As part of his Comic[...]

NYCC: On Social Media the Algorithm is its own AI

NYCC: On Social Media, the Algorithm is its own AI!

At the“Social Media Optimization for Comic Book Creators” panel, possibly the most educational and insightful panel at New York Comic Con this year.Buddy Scalera, the head of Comic Book School brought comics creators Jason Liebig, Ruthann Thompson, Kasey Pierce and Brian Pulido to talk about using social media to maintain a brand and business.[caption id="attachment_1099589" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Photo: Adi Tantimedh[/caption] Work With[...]

NYCC: Authenticity is King on Social Media

NYCC: Authenticity is King on Social Media!

At the“Social Media Optimization for Comic Book Creators” panel, Buddy Scalera, the head of Comic Book School brought comics creators Jason Liebig, Ruthann Thompson, Kasey Pierce and Brian Pulido to talk branding.[caption id="attachment_1099600" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Photo: Adi Tantmedh[/caption] Be Yourself Be Authentic Authenticity is Key. Jason said, “Be your authentic self[...]

NYCC: How to Build Your Brand on Social Media

NYCC: How to Build Your Brand on Social Media

“Social Media Optimization for Comic Book Creators” was probably the most educational and insightful panel I’ve covered at New York Comic Con this year.[caption id="attachment_1099589" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Photo: Adi Tantimedh[/caption]Buddy Scalera, comics writer and teacher, brought his instructional panels to NYCC to teach comics creators about surviving in the business[...]

Joe Quesada On His Career Unmarrying Spider-Man And His Plans For World Domination

Joe Quesada On His Career, Unmarrying Spider-Man And His Plans For World Domination

By Hugh SheridanBuddy Scalera interviewed Joe Quesada at a panel at New York Comic Con this week.Quesada came in a little late and immediately said “okay let’s get naked!”“Oh, wrong panel, sorry”Scalera started by asking Quesada “is it true, you just crashed Netflix?” (with the debut of Marvel’s new show Luke Cage)Quesada, channeling Donald Trump,[...]

NYCC 2014: Writing And Penciling: Storytelling

NYCC 2014: Writing And Penciling: Storytelling

Energetic host, Buddy Scalera started his introductions fifteen minutes before the scheduled start time which caused a bit of distraction as people continued to squeeze into the room Accompanying Scalera were artists, Jamal Igle, Sara Pichelli, Sean Chen, and colorist Paul Mounts...The panel started off with a list of five summaries of what an example[...]

Meet the Mayor: The Life and Times of Jimmy Palmiotti Part II

Meet the Mayor: The Life and Times of Jimmy Palmiotti Part II

By  Nikolai FomichOn Friday, October 18, at New York Comic Con, Jimmy Palmiotti sat down to talk with photographer/writer/Jedi Knight Buddy Scalera, in a session modeled after Inside the Actor’s Studio. As detailed in Part I of this report, Palmiotti spoke at length about his life and times, recounting his early years, how he broke into comics, and his[...]

Editors On Editing At NYCC

Editors On Editing At NYCC

I’m Mike Hogan, in line at the Editors on Editing panel at NYCC.I’m expecting a few mentions of DC editorial, but I hope the panel will cover other topics as well.The panel as planned is: Scott Allie – Editor-in-Chief, Dark Horse Chris Ryall – Editor-in-Chief, IDW Warren Simons – Executive Editor, Valiant Buddy Scalera – ComicBookSchool.com Rich Taurozzi – moderator[...]