How To FORMAT And SETUP Your Comic & Manga Pages



In today’s comic-making tutorial, we are going to be discussing comic/manga page FORMATTING. Whether you are a traditional illustrator or a digital artist, these tips are SURE TO HELP YOU! We will be discussing Print Margins, Paper Sizes, File Types, and MUCH MUCH MORE.

By the end of this video, you will know EVERYTHING you need to know about SETTING UP your comic and manga pages! You will walk away with SPECIFIC Page Dimensions and File Sizes so you can FORMAT your graphic novels for Shonen Jump, Marvel Comics, etc.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below!

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►TIMESTAMPS
0:00 Introduction
0:43 Three Types of Margins (Live Area, Trim Area, and Bleed Area)
1:20 Saturday AM Page Dimensions
2:00 What DPI Should My Files Be?
2:43 Manga Page Sizes
3:22 American Manga Page Sizes
4:20 U.S. Standard Comic Book Size
5:30 CMYK V.S. RGB Color Profile
6:18 File Types (JPEG V.S. TIFF V.S. PDF)
7:10 Final Thoughts

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►VIDEOS TO WATCH NEXT!
1) Writing AMAZING Character Arcs In YOUR Comics & Manga
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfwqGN3CJgQ
2) THREE FOREIGNERS Not From Japan Who BECAME Manga Artists
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn2RHh6R5Xw
3) How To CREATE RELATABLE CHARACTERS In YOUR Comics & Manga
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZ_5TjZrI04

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Webcam: Logitech C920
Camera: Sony A6400 with Sigma 16 MM 1.4 ART Lens
Capture Card: Elgato Cam Link 4k
Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro
Art Programs: Clip Studio Paint Pro EX & Photoshop CC
Art Tablet: Wacom Cintiq 13HD
Microphone: Blue Yeti X Pro USB Microphone

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►KEYWORDS
Art, Anime, Drawing, Manga, Drawing Tutorial, Drawing Manga, Mangaka, Comic Artist, Clip Studio Paint, Digital Art, Anime Artwork, Writing, Writing Tips and Tricks, Storytelling, Art Tutorial, Character Design, Shonen Jump, Sketching, Sketchbook, How to Draw, Webtoon, Graphic Novel, Fanart, Otaku, Novelist, Art for Beginners, How to Write, Self-Publishing, Digital Artist, Speedpaint, Copic Markers, Saturday AM, Whyt Manga, Jeyodin, Sagami, My Comic, My Manga, Ergo Josh, Ethan Becker, Jason Brubaker, Wacom Tablet, ProCreate, Photoshop, Mark Crilley, Trash Taste Podcast, Gigguk, The Anime Man, CDawgVA, Naruto, Bleach, One Piece, Fairy Tail, Boruto, Death Note, My Hero Academia, Attack on Titan, Black Clover, Dragonball Z, DBZ, Dr. Stone, The Promised Neverland, Horimiya, Anime Fanart, Speedpaint, Laura Price, Draw With Me

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