Minneapolis Jam: April 2012

Summary: Our good friend Jamie Schumacher paid us a visit and gave us some pointers on how to organize successful groups. For me the key takeaway was being comfortable with branding yourself and your projects — it seems like a creepy corporate-y thing to do, but at the end of the day good branding helps the people around you get a sense of what you’re trying to accomplish. Thanks, Jamie!

Coming up next!:
MAY 3: Gordon McAlpin, “Illustrator Boot Camp” – Making digital comics & using digital lettering.
JUNE 7: Jon Sloan, “A Brief History of Comics” – An historical look at the medium we all love so well.
If there’s a topic you’d like to see or even lead yourself, contact me at nordeastcomics [at] gmail.com. UPDATE: Currently all future slots are closed as we transition into a new format in Summer 2012.

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Joel from Twin Cities Public Television filmed this month’s Jam for an upcoming MN Originals web series. So keep an eye out for that! In the meantime please lower your caps as we remember a comics legend:


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  1. […] This video was filmed during the April meetup of the Cartoonist Conspiracy. Mobeius Is Dead, the sixteen-page jam comic that was produced in a four-hour span during the meetup can be found on the Conspiracy’s website at the following link: http://www.cartoonistconspiracy.com/conspire/?p=4143 […]

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