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Podcast 211: Grad Comics Discussion with Moses Nester

Podcast 211: Grad Comics Discussion with Moses Nester

Posted on 27 March 2014 by Paige Cambern

Hey SEQA Junkies! Hope your spring break was great and your first week back has been pretty solid!

We’re here to help you finish off the week with a podcast from SEQA grad Moses Nester, and he’s talking about 2 books: Five Ghosts Frank J. Barbiere and The Goon: Chinatown Eric Powell. Enjoy!


The Goon: Chinatown


Five Ghosts:

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Posted on 25 March 2014 by Paige Cambern



Editors’ Day 2014

The SCAD sequential art department will host leading comic book publishers and editors at its annual Editors’ Day Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, 2014 at SCAD Savannah. Editors’ Day is a two-day event where editors and publishers will review SCAD sequential art students’ portfolio in Norris Hall with panel discussion.

Visiting editors and publishers include: Traci Todd, Senior Editor for Children’s Publishing, Viz Media; Eric Harburn, Editor, Boom! Studios and Archaia Entertainment; Chris Staros, Publisher, Top Shelf Productions; James Lucas Jones, Editor in Chief, Oni Press; and Chris Warner, Senior Editor, Dark Horse.

Editors’ Day is open to all students at any SCAD locations, (including eLearning), and alumni. Students must apply for portfolio reviews, which will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications are available in an interactive PDF on, and students must submit samples from their portfolio. Alumni, SCAD Atlanta and eLearning students can email applications with portfolio samples to Although alumni and graduating students and alumni have priority, all student levels are welcome, and every effort will be made to assign students to an editor or publisher, based on availability.

SCAD Editors’ Day has been a proud part of the history of the sequential art department for many years. The event represents one of the few major academic acknowledgements of comic art and sequential art storytelling in the nation. The Editors’ Day permits guests to discuss sequential art concerns from many differing points of view and provides students with an opportunity to network and learn from a variety of top industry professionals.


Editors’ Day Application


1. Open in Adobe Acrobat (interactive PDF),

2. Type ALL information on the application*

*Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


Editors’ Day Application [download]



Important Dates:


Mon, March 31, 2014

5:00 p.m.


Student Applications & Portfolio samples DUE *

Norris Hall 1A

*[Late submissions will be accepted until Wednesday, April 2, 2014 but will be assigned to open spaces only]


Wed, April 2, 2014

5:00 p.m.


Late Application Deadline

Norris Hall 1A

[No late applications accepted after 5:00 pm]


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Podcast 210: Grad Comics Discussion with Athena Currier

Posted on 14 March 2014 by Paige Cambern

Hello all! Listen in as SEQA grad Athena Currier discusses These Things, These Things by Jeffery Brown and Backyard by Sam Alden. If you get the sudden urge to live like a dog, we encourage your roommates to find you a good home. Also the podcast has like a 20 second super dramatic pause in the beginning, so do a super epic slow-mo scene while you wait. Send us pictures. These Things, Things:

Backyard: You’ll have to be studious and look this one up (THE HORROR!) on zee interwebs. It’s pretty cool.

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Podcast 209: Grad Comics Discussion with Adam Del Re

Podcast 209: Grad Comics Discussion with Adam Del Re

Posted on 13 March 2014 by Paige Cambern

Hey SEQA junkies! SEQA Lab wishes you a happy Spring Break! Congrats on making it through finals!

Now that you have all this time on you hands, sit back, relax, and enjoy this new podcast! SEQA grad Adam Del Re discusses Private Eye by Brian K. Vaughan and Transmetropolitan by Warren Ellis.

Everybody be safe on Saint Patrick’s Day!

Private Eye:



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Podcast 208: Grad Comics Discusson with Jeremy Lawson

Podcast 208: Grad Comics Discusson with Jeremy Lawson

Posted on 07 March 2014 by Paige Cambern

Part 2 of the mutli-podcast upload this week! Jeremy Lawson and the rest of the SEQA Grads get into a heated and hilarious discussion about East of West by writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Nick Dragotta, and The Sixth Gun by Cullen Bunn and  Brian Hurtt.

Use your reference kids, or you’ll give Larison an aneurism.

East of West:

The Sixth Gun:

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Podcast 207: Grad Comics Discussion with Andrew Pungot

Podcast 207: Grad Comics Discussion with Andrew Pungot

Posted on 07 March 2014 by Paige Cambern

Hey guys! We’re going to kick off an end-of-the-quarter multi-podcast upload with a discussion from SEQA grad Andrew Pungot! He’s gonna be talking about the books I Kill Giants by Joe Kelly and Reasons For Dragons by Chris Northrop.


Reasons For Dragons:

I Kill Giants:

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Grad Workshops This Week

Posted on 03 March 2014 by Paige Cambern

Last round guys! Here are the final two Grad Workshops going on at the end of the week!


Friday March 7th


Dane Farrow-Cypel – 01:00 pm Room 101

THE BUSINESS SIDE OF COMICS: Contracts and other important information.


Michael Wiggam – 02:00 pm Room 204

COLORING BASICS / COLOR PSYCHOLOGY / MATCHING COLOR STYLE TO LINE ART: Making a Splash: A Comic Book Coloring Workshop Michael E. Wiggam, colorist of Star Wars: Clone Wars (Dark Horse), Raymond E. Feist’s Magician Master: Enter the Great One (Marvel), Voltron Force (Viz), Amber Atoms (Image), and more, will give a talk on comic book coloring. Topics will include flatting, the use of appropriate styles to match line-work, color psychology, and palettes.


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