Archive for the ‘ Mentors Corner ’ Category


May 29, 2008
Posted by: Calista Brill
Categories: Mentors Corner

Fun fact: Ira Glass of This American Life created Radio: An Illustrated Guide with First Second’s own Jessica Abel in 1999.  Potentially of special interest to younger creators, this video is not specifically about making comics, but Glass does have sensible things to say about learning how to make art that is good. Also, we Read the Rest…

May 1, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Mentors Corner, Tips for Creative Types

As an offering to our young talent, and to anyone who might find this helpful–here and elsewhere, green or seasoned–I’ve asked a number of experienced authors to send a little word of coaching, encouragement or mentoring to them. We’ll call this new category MENTORS CORNER. It will occasionally feature some authors who aren’t with First Read the Rest…

April 24, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Mentors Corner, Tips for Creative Types

As an offering to our young talent, and to anyone who might find this helpful–here and elsewhere, green or seasoned–I’ve asked a number of experienced authors to send a little word of coaching, encouragement or mentoring to them. We’ll call this new category MENTORS CORNER. It will occasionally feature some authors who aren’t with First Read the Rest…

April 17, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Mentors Corner, Tips for Creative Types

As an offering to our young talent, and to anyone who might find this helpful–here and elsewhere, green or seasoned–I’ve asked a number of experienced authors to send a little word of coaching, encouragement or mentoring to them. We’ll call this new category MENTORS CORNER. It will occasionally feature some authors who aren’t with First Read the Rest…

April 10, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Mentors Corner, Tips for Creative Types

As an offering to our young talent, and to anyone who might find this helpful–here and elsewhere, green or seasoned–I’ve asked a number of experienced authors to send a little word of coaching, encouragement or mentoring to them. We’ll call this new category MENTORS CORNER. It will occasionally feature some authors who aren’t with First Read the Rest…

April 3, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Mentors Corner, Tips for Creative Types

As an offering to our young talent, and to anyone who might find this helpful–here and elsewhere, green or seasoned–I’ve asked a number of experienced authors to send a little word of coaching, encouragement or mentoring to them. We’ll call this new category MENTORS CORNER. It will occasionally feature some authors who aren’t with First Read the Rest…

March 27, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Mentors Corner, Tips for Creative Types

As an offering to our young talent, and to anyone who might find this helpful–here and elsewhere, green or seasoned–I’ve asked a number of experienced authors to send a little word of coaching, encouragement or mentoring to them. We’ll call this new category MENTORS CORNER. It will occasionally feature some authors who aren’t with First Read the Rest…

March 20, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Mentors Corner, Tips for Creative Types

First Second has a growing number of young creators getting signed on to big projects. Some of these new talents are getting their first break just out of art school, some are not even out of college; some are leaping from short assignments or smaller indy projects to a big long book for the first Read the Rest…