Local boy grows up to be comic book guru

Wetaskiwin Times

Receiving huge accolades from his classmates for a short story he wrote in Mrs. McKenzie’s Grade 4 class at Centennial School put Brandon Rhiness on the road to The Higher Universe. Rhiness, said he’d always had an interest in writing and got into comics trading Marvel’s super hero cards with his buddies in class … Continue ]

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | Christina Martens/Wetaskiwin Times

How to Get a Job in the Comic Book Industry: ‘Just Start Doing It!’

Brandon Rhiness

I frequently do talent searches, looking for artists and writers on Craigslist and Kijiji. I’ll usually get hundreds of responses from people in cities all over the world and I’ve found that there are so many people who I have to filter out with many making the same mistakes. In this article, I will be discussing how to get a job in the comic book industry. … Continue ]

Monday, December 2, 2013 | Brandon Rhiness

10 Do’s and Don’ts When Submitting to Comic Book Publishers

Brandon Rhiness

I have been self-publishing comics for a couple of years now. Even though I’m relatively new to the game I do have some hints to help artists and writers looking for work in the comic book industry. When I post ads and go looking for artists and writers I’m amazed at how many otherwise talented people screw up their chances by doing things to get themselves rejected. … Continue ]

Sunday, November 10, 2013 | Brandon Rhiness