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Letters & Lines

Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou & Aditya Bidikar

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Letters & Lines

Letters & Lines

Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou & Aditya Bidikar

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Letters & Lines is a comic podcast with a unique view. Hosts Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou are comics fans, comics critics, but also comics professionals, having worked for various publishers. Each episode they discuss in-depth a variety of themes and topics all about creating comics, analysing comics and the industry of comics.

Latest Episodes

Letters & Lines S02E02: Formats & Fonts

We continue season two of Letters & Lines by discussing what makes a good comic book font, and if the pamphlet format of monthly comics is holding it back.

89 MINMAY 19
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Letters & Lines S02E02: Formats & Fonts

Letters & Lines S02E01: LIVE!

We kick off the second season of Letters and Lines with a live episode, recorded on YouTube with an audience throwing questions and comments at us. We discuss opening the industry up for new creators, and why formal analysis of comics is important for our lettering work.

125 MINMAY 10
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Letters & Lines S02E01: LIVE!

Letters & Lines #10: The Future of Comics

Episode ten of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the future of comics, and making them professionally vs. as a hobby.

91 MIN2019 JUL 2
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Letters & Lines #10: The Future of Comics

Letters & Lines #9 - Covering Criticism

Episode nine of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss comic book cover designs, and the nature of comics criticism.

80 MIN2019 MAY 11
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Letters & Lines #9 - Covering Criticism

Letters and Lines #8 - Pitching for Retirement

This time Aditya and Hassan begin with some listener questions, before diving into their two topics. Hass talks about the nature of pitching in comics, and the invisible work everyone does to get work made. Aditya wants to talk retirement plans for letterers in comics. The eighth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast.

88 MIN2018 DEC 7
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Letters and Lines #8 - Pitching for Retirement

Letters & Lines - Episode 7

This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the idea of productivity, especially working in comics, and looking after yourself, as well as the idea of creating works for a monthly market versus ebooks to last in the consciousness longer. The seventh episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast.

95 MIN2018 OCT 15
Comments
Letters & Lines - Episode 7

Letters & Lines - Episode 6

This time Aditya and Hassan catch up with what they've been reading recently, and why they've been enjoying it, as a way to break the ice from missing podcasting for so long...! The sixth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast.

95 MIN2018 SEP 11
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Letters & Lines - Episode 6

Letters & Lines - Episode 5

The fifth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss using poetic and lyrical dialogue in comics, it's relation to theatre vs film/tv, and structuring first issues. They're joined by Maxwell's demons and PanelxPanel writer Deniz Camp.

100 MIN2018 JUN 14
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Letters & Lines - Episode 5

Letters & Lines - Episode 4

The fourth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the idea of reverse-engineering storytelling and effects within storytelling, and for their second subject tackle what makes crossovers so interesting to each of them, through the lens of Infinity War and others.

79 MIN2018 MAY 25
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Letters & Lines - Episode 4

Letters & Lines - Episode 3

The third episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the if an artist is able to change their style as the progress, and what means for their storytelling, and also looking at the various styles of Alex Toth's lettering. Alex Toth pages: https://imgur.com/a/WfDm5e9 Jim Campbell's Lettering Guide: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2aragi0fu12c1vu/Lettering_Guide_Jim_Campbell.pdf?dl=0

68 MIN2018 MAY 5
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Letters & Lines - Episode 3

Latest Episodes

Letters & Lines S02E02: Formats & Fonts

We continue season two of Letters & Lines by discussing what makes a good comic book font, and if the pamphlet format of monthly comics is holding it back.

89 MINMAY 19
Comments
Letters & Lines S02E02: Formats & Fonts

Letters & Lines S02E01: LIVE!

We kick off the second season of Letters and Lines with a live episode, recorded on YouTube with an audience throwing questions and comments at us. We discuss opening the industry up for new creators, and why formal analysis of comics is important for our lettering work.

125 MINMAY 10
Comments
Letters & Lines S02E01: LIVE!

Letters & Lines #10: The Future of Comics

Episode ten of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the future of comics, and making them professionally vs. as a hobby.

91 MIN2019 JUL 2
Comments
Letters & Lines #10: The Future of Comics

Letters & Lines #9 - Covering Criticism

Episode nine of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss comic book cover designs, and the nature of comics criticism.

80 MIN2019 MAY 11
Comments
Letters & Lines #9 - Covering Criticism

Letters and Lines #8 - Pitching for Retirement

This time Aditya and Hassan begin with some listener questions, before diving into their two topics. Hass talks about the nature of pitching in comics, and the invisible work everyone does to get work made. Aditya wants to talk retirement plans for letterers in comics. The eighth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast.

88 MIN2018 DEC 7
Comments
Letters and Lines #8 - Pitching for Retirement

Letters & Lines - Episode 7

This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the idea of productivity, especially working in comics, and looking after yourself, as well as the idea of creating works for a monthly market versus ebooks to last in the consciousness longer. The seventh episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast.

95 MIN2018 OCT 15
Comments
Letters & Lines - Episode 7

Letters & Lines - Episode 6

This time Aditya and Hassan catch up with what they've been reading recently, and why they've been enjoying it, as a way to break the ice from missing podcasting for so long...! The sixth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast.

95 MIN2018 SEP 11
Comments
Letters & Lines - Episode 6

Letters & Lines - Episode 5

The fifth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss using poetic and lyrical dialogue in comics, it's relation to theatre vs film/tv, and structuring first issues. They're joined by Maxwell's demons and PanelxPanel writer Deniz Camp.

100 MIN2018 JUN 14
Comments
Letters & Lines - Episode 5

Letters & Lines - Episode 4

The fourth episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the idea of reverse-engineering storytelling and effects within storytelling, and for their second subject tackle what makes crossovers so interesting to each of them, through the lens of Infinity War and others.

79 MIN2018 MAY 25
Comments
Letters & Lines - Episode 4

Letters & Lines - Episode 3

The third episode of Letters & Lines, Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou's comics focused podcast. This time Aditya and Hassan discuss the if an artist is able to change their style as the progress, and what means for their storytelling, and also looking at the various styles of Alex Toth's lettering. Alex Toth pages: https://imgur.com/a/WfDm5e9 Jim Campbell's Lettering Guide: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2aragi0fu12c1vu/Lettering_Guide_Jim_Campbell.pdf?dl=0

68 MIN2018 MAY 5
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Letters & Lines - Episode 3
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