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Darby Pops Off: “From Indy to Pulpy: A Comic Creator’s Winding Road” by Joel Zain Rivers

Written by Kristine Chester | No Comments | Published on September 9, 2016

Over the last year we’ve shared the humble beginnings of television and comic book writers alike. If there’s one truth to be drawn it’s that there’s no one path to becoming a professional writer. This week we have another origin story from, this time from returning Darby Pops Off guest writer Joel Rivers. If you… Read more

Darby Pops Off: “Why Artists Should Not Sell ‘Fan Art'” by Joel Rivers

Written by Kristine Chester | 38 Comments | Published on January 1, 2016

Art exists in a gray area. Anyone who has ever been to a convention has run across a booth that sold unlicensed fan art: art prints, posters, or on the spot sketches of our favorite characters from pop culture. The question is, when money exchanges hands, is the artist being paid for the work they… Read more