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There are many ways to get your fill of Ramon Gil and SCIFIES. Buy it for Amazon Kindle, download a PDF, Order a print copy or Read it on Comixology. Just choose below! “Ramon Gil is a writer who treasures his craft.” – Tom DeFalco, Writer/Editor The Hard Code #1 Ever have a hot best friend that you were secretly in love with? Now imagine you’re both cops, all hell is breaking loose and one of you is an android! Written by Ramon Gil. Art by Trevor Von Eeden. Colors by Macarena Cortes. • Free Preview • Print Copy •…

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I Got Intertwined!

Next month, I officially get my first byline on a book from one of the top ten publishers. Spider-man Noir creator Fabrice Saplosky asked me to write a few pages of backstory for his kung fu noir book Intertwined being published by Dynamite.

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Insights On Pitching Comic Book Projects

Over the last two years, I’ve been trying to find out as much as I can about pitching your project to a comic book company. Here’s what I’ve learned: Have A “High Concept” Idea. Which is basically an idea that people are familiar with or can relate to BUT turned on its ear or with an interesting twist. Pitch The Relationships/Backstory Who the characters are and what they’re dealing with is much more relatable to people than the actual story, setting or plot. So talk more about that in your pitch. Have Your Own Voice Don’t pitch a story using the latest, current hot genre…

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Comics Shark Tank at Big Apple Comic Con

Are you an aspiring comic creator who would love to see your work get published? On Saturday, March 11 at 3:00 pm, indy publishers will be looking at comic book work to see if they can find the next comic creator superstar! You can submit your artwork, writing samples or finished comic story for consideration! Publishers will include Atlas Unleashed, Pronto Comics and Scifies! To enter, you must send 5-10 pages of sequential art, script pages or finished comic pages to ramon@scifies.com and be prepared to make a presentation on March 11 at Big Apple Comic Con in New York City. Deadline for…

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Alternatives to Traditional Comic Art

One of the most common issues discussed on social media by comic book creators, lately, is money. It costs money to hire an artist or artists don’t get paid enough money. It’s the biggest obstacle that I hear coming from aspiring writers. And artists are often not paid enough for the many hours that they spend on a page. Well what if I told you that you it didn’t have to cost a lot of money or take a lot of time? What if I told you that fame and fortune could be yours even if you don’t have the…

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THE SCIFIES COLLECTION FREE!

Get the complete set of Ramon Gil’s SCIFIES! An anthology series of stories with amazing art work done by  Trevor Von Eeden, Rudy Nebres, Roy Allan Martinez, Bill Walko, Len Peralta, Cee Raymond, Lui Antonio, Derwin Roberson and more! Includes the following stories: The Digit Debacle Driving Mister Stewart Race Encounters of the Third Kind The Hairiest Ride Hostile Takeover Facebook Face-off The Hard Code Senturies The Men from DARPA And more! GET THESE BOOKS FREE! Just let us know where and who to send them to: Email Address First Name Submit By submitting this form, you are granting: Ramon…

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The Digit Debacle

Earth has finally made contact with an intelligent alien race. But the question of who’s more intelligent, especially when it comes to math, becomes an issue that threatens the peace. Inspired by an exercise back in college when, as an art major, I was forced into a class called “Liberal Arts Math” I kid you not! Words by Ramon Gil, Art by Lui Antonio, Colors by Kevin Stone   Did you figure out where the miscommunication was? Read This And More in Scifies #1 FREE! Scifies #1 1 cup Science Fiction,1 cup espionage, half cup of superheroes, and a dash of romance. Top…

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Do It For Love, Of Comics.

In a recent Comics Experience webinar,  Brian Michael Bendis started off the conversation with this little nugget. “If you can remove money from the equation or desire for fame, it gets a lot easier.” I’ve thought about this a lot and actually came up with a list (I love lists!) of reasons that makes it easier to do it for the pure love of comics. Here are TEN amazing things that happen when you do what Brian suggests: You can focus on making the stories YOU want to tell and not stories for other companies or what ever’s popular. You…