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Old 03-02-2013, 06:57 PM   #1
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Comic Creator

Anybody know of a good comic creator? I am using online, but looking for something good offline.

Don't care if it's on Windows or Linux. Prefer Linux, obviously.
Old 03-03-2013, 11:54 AM   #2
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How about Gimp to draw stuff (layered, so you can re-use stuff), and LibreWriter to "paste-n-compose" the pictures and export that to PDF, that is built-in.
I used to use the becker-soft's comic maker, but it was on ***dows (yuck) and was fairly limited. If you'd like to animate old-skool, I'd go with Pencil...
Maybe not a one-stop shop, but this approach should allow for more freeform creativity...

Oh, show some of yer stuff, will ya

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Old 03-26-2013, 03:27 PM   #3
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Thanks. The layering idea is particularly good. Much appreciated.
Any other ideas anyone?
Old 03-26-2013, 03:39 PM   #4
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I am checking out Pencil too, btw. Looks pretty cool.
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1. Draw the comic strip or comic book using the method which you prefer (I draw my comics using drawing pen and the paper).

2. If necessary convert the images into files in JPEG format (I use the scanner for that).

3. Put everything into a common directory (for example: “comic book”).

4. Store it in ZIP file using the command: zip -r "comic" "comic book".

5. Rename “comic” to “comic book.cbz”.

6. Import it to your e-reader and read your work.

(The answer is: you’re the “comic creator” of your comics.)
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