Actions Over Words – TIP

Ever hear the saying “Actions speak louder than words?”

What, you don’t think that applies to comic writing?

Character is revealed through actions.

Characterization is supported through dialogue.


Conflict, jeopardy and consequence of action referred to in dialogue, are always second rate to conflict, jeopardy and consequences of action shown in action. ▪

About the Author —
Nick Macari is a full-time freelance story consultant, developmental editor and writer, working primarily in the independent gaming and comic markets. His first published comic appeared on shelves via Diamond in the late 90’s. Today you can find his comic work on comixology, amazon and in select stores around the U.S.  Visit for social media contacts and news on his latest releases.