Watch Elsa Charretier deconstruct a ‘Hawkeye’ panel in a new YouTube series

The new series will delve into the comic book process every Friday.

The Infinite Loop creative team of Elsa Charretier and Pierrick Colinet have launched a new YouTube series, with the intent to “share their love of the medium and their professional knowledge of the field with comic book fans and aspiring creators.” The first episode went live yesterday.

“I’ve long deconstructed, studied and obsessed over the work of my peers; partly to elevate my art, partly because I can never get enough comics and graphic novels,” Charretier said. “Our YouTube channel is the latest offspring born out of that obsession and an exciting way to share our studies, professional tips, and love for sequential storytelling with everyone tuning in.”

Check it out below, as Charretier examines one of David Aja’s panels from Hawkeye:

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Watch Anders Nilsen draw a 360 degree comic

A trip to Berlin resulted in a unique opportunity to turn a room into a comic strip.

Big Questions creator Anders Nilsen recently went to Berlin, and while there, he turned a room into a comic.

The drawing extended around all four walls of a room at an art space called Radialsystem, and “Walking in Circles,” as the piece was called, was up for a day before it was painted over.

“I’ve always worked in a variety of styles, and form and content are always very much of a piece in my work,” Nilsen wrote on his blog. “It was really fun to draw a comic on the walls of a room and have that circumstance intertwine itself into the content of the piece. It’s not a piece that could have existed on paper.”

Check out the video of Nilsen’s work after the jump:

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Batman goes 8-bit in ‘White Knight’ sequel promo videos

Sean Gordon Murphy’s ‘Curse of the White Knight’ channels its inner Castlevania in a series of videos.

The sequel to Sean Gordon Murphy’s Black label Batman title, ‘White Knight,’ arrives in July with a new subtitle, ‘Curse of the White Knight,’ and a series of 8-bit promotional videos.

Animated by Chris Fequiere, a new video will be released before each issue of the eight-issue series. Check out the first one:

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Creator documents the financial struggles of making comics

Chris Wisnia’s ‘Diary of a Struggling Comics Artist’ features interviews with a huge list of creators about working in the industry.

For almost a decade Chris Wisnia has been conducting interviews with comics creators for a documentary he’s working on titled Diary of a Struggling Comics Artist. And now via his Patreon, he has begun releasing sneak previews of some of those interviews.

“In 2010 I was thinking about how difficult it is, in so many ways, to try to make a living in comics,” Wisnia said. “Trying to get into the industry, the stress of needing to find new work every month to pay rent, to not have benefits or insurance, the shrinking state of the industry and general public lack of interest in comics, getting your work made into films and other media, decisions about taking work-for-hire in which you get a paycheck but own nothing you create vs. ownership but no guaranteed income and having to promote yourself and your product that no one has ever heard of… Regardless of the level you’re at, it comes with struggles.”

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Watch the trailer for Valiant’s ‘Secret Weapons’

Arrival screenwriter Eric Heisserer is teaming with artist Raul Allen and Patricia Martin to reboot the Valiant title Secret Weapons next month — and now the publisher has put out a trailer for the first issue.

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