ComicLab — Special Offer!

All ComicLab backers at the $5 level and higher by Nov. 28th will get…

  • The How To Make Webcomics eBook (PDF)
  • The Webcomics Handbook eBook (PDF)
  • A special Patreon-exclusive episode of Drunk ComicLab!

All of that in addition to the standard $5 rewards which include…

  • Early access to new ComicLab episodes
  • Submit a question for an upcoming show
  • Weekly episodes of the exclusive Pro Tips podcast
  • Access to an indexed archive of over 200 episodes of ComicLab and ProTips
  • Access to the thriving community of pro and pro-am cartoonists on the ComicLab Discord server


This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! On this week’s show, the ComicLab guys are joined by MAD magazine’s Tom Richmond to talk about caricature. They talk about…

  • The ubiquitous theme-park caricature
  • The International Society of Caricature Artists convention
  • Tom’s technique for capturing a face
  • “That doesn’t look like me!”
  • Where do beginners go wrong?
  • Has the homogenization of Hollywood hurt caricature?
  • How to improve your caricatures

Listener questions…

  • When your imagination exceeds your abilities
  • How to avoid zooming in too closely on digital art
  • How to you encourage people to create comics?

BUT FIRST… Dave tells a story about picnicking in Ireland

Special Offer! If you become a Patreon backer at the $5 level or higher before Thanksgiving, you’ll get both “How To Make Webcomics” and “The Webcomics Handbook” as easily downloaded eBooks! Plus, you’ll get a new episode of Drunk ComicLab — which will be available only on Patreon!

Limited-edition ComicLab enamel pins are now available at and!

Find out when Tom Richmond will be doing a caricature workshop in your area. And check out Tom’s books:

You get great rewards when you support ComicLab on Patreon

  • $2 — Early access to episodes
  • $5 — Submit a question for possible use on the show AND get the exclusive ProTips podcast
  • $10 — Record an audio question for possible use on the show AND get the exclusive ProTips podcast
  • $50 — Sponsor the show! We’ll read a brief promo for your comic/product and read it twice during the show AND you get the exclusive ProTips podcast

Brad Guigar is the creator of Evil Inc and the editor of
Dave Kellett is the creator of Sheldon and Drive.

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Evil Inc After DArk

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