Cranium Comics

Stories that get in your head.

Having taught students the basics of drawing comics at a summer camp last year, I was recenly invited to speak to another group of kids. This time it was the Girl Scouts. Not only was it an opportunity to have a discussion on creating comics, but also an exercise culminating in them receiving one of [...]

ComicLife 3 (Beta) Impresses with Its Breadth of Features(0)

Recently, the fine folks at ComicLife offered me an opportunity to test drive the new version of their application, ComicLife 3. I’ve been using their product for years and have appreciated many of the aspects of it (see earlier review), but was really looking forward to seeing what sorts of improvements would be in this [...]

CASA Superhero Run a Success!(2)

For those who aren’t familiar with the CASA Superhero Run, it’s a 5k run in Austin, Texas put on by the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) of Travis and Williamson Counties. CASA speaks up for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the [...]

Real World Comic Life Production Techniques(5)

As mentioned recently on Plasq’s Blog, I’ve been using Comic Life as a layout tool since the very early days of Cranium Comics. It provides me a quick and easy way to position and edit text balloons without giving it too much thought. I find it best for making sure the text fits within each [...]

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