Countdown to Wednesday: An Inside Look At the Comic Book Biz & How to Break In

Overview

Wednesday is the day when comic-book shops receive the week's newly released titles, and more than one aspiring artist has watched fresh titles hit the racks while wondering how they can get their own book on the shelves as well. Countdown to Wednesday: An Inside Look at the Comic Book Biz and How to Break In is a documentary which offers a light-hearted but practical look at the inner workings of the comics industry, the chain of command and production at major comic-book publishers, and ways in which a newcomer...
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Overview

Wednesday is the day when comic-book shops receive the week's newly released titles, and more than one aspiring artist has watched fresh titles hit the racks while wondering how they can get their own book on the shelves as well. Countdown to Wednesday: An Inside Look at the Comic Book Biz and How to Break In is a documentary which offers a light-hearted but practical look at the inner workings of the comics industry, the chain of command and production at major comic-book publishers, and ways in which a newcomer can get his or her foot in the door. Countdown to Wednesday includes interviews with Stan Lee creator of Spider-Man, Marc Silvestri of Top Cow Comics, artists Paul Dini, Jim McLaughlin, Matt Hawkins, and many more.
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Special Features

Still gallery with audio commentary; Behind-the-scenes look at a Top Cow production meeting; Stan Lee PSA for actor; Inside Look: Being an intern; Outtakes; DVD-ROM content: Links to resources, job tree
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/10/2008
  • UPC: 899485001325
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Source: Medialink Ent Llc
  • Time: 1:50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 69,389

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mark Waid Participant
Paul Dini Participant
Stan Lee Participant
Marc Silvestri Participant
Marz Richards Participant
Technical Credits
Hal Long Director
Dustin Callif Producer
Roger Mincheff Executive Producer
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Countdown to Wednesday
   Play All Segments
   Segment Selection
      Introduction
      Writing
         Play All
         Role of Writer
         Breaking In
         Submissions
         Creative Process
         Writing For a Company
      Art
         Play All
         Role of Artist
         Breaking In
         Submissions
         Penciling
         Inking
         Coloring
         Lettering
         Working For a Company
      Self Publishing
         Play All
         Self Publishing
         Pros & Cons
         The Business of Self Publishing
         Marketing
         The Bottom Line
      Putting It All Together
         Play All
         Role of Post Production
         Breaking In
         The Process
      The Business of Comics
         Play All
         The Business of Comics
         Sales & Marketing
         Merchandising
         Film & TV Licensing
   Special Features
      Stll Gallery With Audio Commentary
      Top Cow Production Meeting
      Being an Intern
      Outtakes
      Stan Lee Actor PSA
         Stan Lee Actor PSA
      DVD ROM
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