Color Commentary: Sword of Sorcery #0

Published on October 5th, 2012

Great Scott! It’s time for another Comic Impact Color Commentary podcast! In this exciting episode things get truly outrageous as Comic Impact’s Simon Daoudi and Hi-Fi’s Brian Miller discuss Sword of Sorcery #0 featuring Amethyst. You will learn why color is key to this comic as each kingdom in the Gemworld is represented by a color. And find out why artist Aaron Lopresti is a perfect match for Christy Marx’s well written female characters. Speaking of Christy Marx, do you know what popular cartoons she scripted in the 1980’s? Knowing is half the battle!

Next Hi-Fi’s Kristy Miller joins the discussion to share her thoughts on the role color artist play in creating comics. Simon, Brian, and Kristy discuss how the time before digital coloring may be holding modern colorist back, and wonder what it would take to get fans more excited about all members of a creative team including inkers, color artists, and letterers. Simon challenges you to name 5 colorist… can you do it?

Brian and Kristy wrap up telling you about an reader challenge for their new storybook project, your pet could be illustrated in their next book! Brian also reaches out to digital artist and talks about his upcoming review of stylus pens for the iPad.

Enjoy this episode of Color Commentary and don’t miss the new Pros & Cons blog at comic where Brian asks comic book color artist, “Do you attend comic conventions?” and explores their answers.

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Running Time:01:16:59
Music: Gimme Shelter in the Deep – Adele vs The Rolling Stones

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