Comics 101 Part 2 (of 3)

Comics 101 Part 2 continues the perfect primer designed for curious newcomers to comics who want to learn more about the hobby and seek some friendly guidance.

The Read a Comic Crew come together for Comics 101 Part 2. This is the second of three special episodes of the Read A Comic Podcast.

The Comics 101 series is designed for the curious newcomer to comics – who wants to learn more, and could maybe use a little guidance.

Have a friend you’re trying to turn-on to comics? Point them here!

Hear ’em All! Comics 101 Parts 1-3

Comics 101 Part 2 (of 3)

Panelists Ashlie, Mitch, Jason, and Randy join Phil your host to discuss…

0:00:01 Introductions – Panelists Ashlie, Mitch, Jason, and Randy join Phil your host to discuss…

0:01:00 Life Cycle of a Comic Book, 0:04:45 Back Issues, 0:06:00 Helpful Terms, 0:07:40 Late Books and Canceled Titles, 0:09:20 Collected Editions, 0:11:20 OGNs, Collections, Trades, and Hardcovers, 0:13:20 Collections vs. Single Issues, 0:14:40 Collector or Reader – How Do You Know? 0:15:50 Recognizing Hype, 0:17:50 Condition, 0:19:30 Comic Book Storage, 0:21:46 Tracking Your Collection 0:22:35 Pull Lists, 0:25:40 HONOR Your Pull List, 0:27:00 Favorite Online Retailers, 0:29:45 Online Subscription Services, 0:31:50 Wrap Up


Special thanks to our sponsor Summit Comics and Games!

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Comics 101 Part 1 (of 3)

Comics 101 Part 1 starts the perfect primer designed for curious newcomers to comics who want to learn more about the hobby and seek some friendly guidance.

The Read a Comic Crew come together for Comics 101┬áPart 1 – the first of three special episodes of the Read A Comic Podcast.

The Comics 101 series is designed for the curious newcomer to comics – who wants to learn more, and could maybe use a little guidance.

Have a friend you’re trying to turn-on to comics? Point them here!

Comics 101 Part 1 (of 3)

Hear ’em All! Comics 101 Parts 1-3

Panelists Ashlie, Mitch, Jason, and Randy join Phil your host to discuss…

0:00:01 Introductions – Panelists Ashlie, Mitch, Jason, and Randy join Phil your host to discuss…

0:00:40 Your First Comic, 0:02:30 Why Comics? 0:04:55 Introducing Comics 101, 0:06:10 Our Golden Rules of Comics, 0:09:10 Finding Comics Without a Comic Shop, 0:13:20 Finding a Comic Shop Near You, 0:14:40 What Makes A Good Comic Shop? 0:19:20 When Is New Comic Book Day? 0:20:45 Publishers – Marvel and DC, 0:28:00 Why Superheroes? 0:35:00 Publishers – Image Comics 0:39:40 Publishers – Dark Horse, IDW, Boom! Studios 0:43:15 Finding Comics YOU Will Like 0:49:05 Experimenting on a Budget, 0:52:10 Wrap Up


Special thanks to our sponsor Summit Comics and Games!

Want more like this? Visit our home base at Read A Comic, then look for us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube!