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What this job is about

Without comic book illustrators, there'd be no Bat Signal, Krypton or Green Lantern (and we don't mean the sub-par Hollywooversion). Comic book illustrators are responsible for some of the most enduring images, characters and logos of all time, even if the masses don't really know it. From creating superheroes to following storylines and mixing pictures with text, illustrators build a visual representation of all the action. If you're already into comic books and have artistic ability, you're halfway to career that allows you to regress into elementary school while still earning a living.

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What it Takes

Equipment Selection

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.


Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Active Learning

Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

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