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Writing Overview

Buddy Scalera has been writing professionally since 1987, when he began his career as a newspaper reporter for the Ridgedwood News. He later went on to earn a degree in Journalism from Hofstra University.

Scalera has written and edited copy for all types of situations, including websites, books, comics, videos, short films, newspapers, magazines, press releases, radio shows, CD-ROMs, interactive multimedia, podcasts, speeches, presentations, proposals, textbooks, professional journals, industry publications, and much more.

Below are select highlights of his work.


For an updated list of Buddy Scalera's comic book writing, go to ComicBookSchool.com.


Comic Artist's Photo Reference: People & Poses
Comic Artist's Photo Reference: Women & Girls
Comic Artist's Photo Reference: Men & Boys

Writer & Photographer: Buddy Scalera
Editor: Amy Jeynes
Publisher: F+W - Impact Books
Full Color books + CD-ROM
Published 2006-2008

Doll Fashionistas
by Ellen Lumpkin Brown
Interior Photographs: Buddy Scalera
Publisher: KP Crafts
Published: 2009

Writing Comic Books: A Writing Show Interview
Writer: Buddy Scalera & Paula Berinstein
Publisher: Kindle Books
Published: 2008

Artist's Digital Photo Reference - Landscapes
Editor: Erin Nevius
Interactive Consultant: Buddy Scalera
Publisher: North Lights Fine Arts Books
Published: 2006

Pulp Action: Vol. 1
Writer: Various
Introduction - Buddy Scalera
Publisher: Atomic Age APE Books
Published: 2004

The Science of Superheroes
Writers: Lois Gresh & Robert Weinberg
Interview: Buddy Scalera
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 2003

Body Dump
Writer: Fred Rosen
Photographer: Buddy Scalera
Publisher: Pinnacle
Published: 2002

Wizard Comic Book Price Guide Annual 1996
Writer: Various & Buddy Scalera
Publisher: Wizard Press
Published: 1995

Comics Values Annual 1995, 1996, 1997
Writer: Various & Buddy Scalera
Publisher: Wallace-Homestead
Published: 1994, 1995, 1996



Articles published in:


Writer/Producer: Buddy Scalera
Graphic Design: Rus Wooton
Publisher: After Hours Press
CD-Rom w/600+ photos
Includes Quicktime videos

“Hey Buddy”
Monthly humor column
Publisher: SilverBulletComicBooks.com

Wizard School/Comic Book School
Emcee/Event planner: Buddy Scalera
Traveling school for comic writers & artists
Chicago 1999, 2000, 20001
Philadelphia 2001


The Bang Gang
Various Comedy Sketches
Writer/Producer Buddy Scalera
Co-writer: Mike Fasolo
Director: Various
Released: 2000-2001

B2: Laundry Day
Writer/Producer Buddy Scalera
Co-writer: Mike Fasolo
Director: Michael A. Straniere
Released: 1997

The B Files
Writer/Producer Buddy Scalera
Co-writer: Mike Fasolo
Director: Michael A. Straniere
Released: 1996

The Mother of All Shows
Writer: Buddy Scalera
Comedy Sketches

Writer/Producer Buddy Scalera
Co-Host: Mike Fasolo
Director: Michael A. Straniere
Publisher: WCL-TV
Released: 1994-1999

Scarlet Street: The Commercial
Writer: Buddy Scalera
Director: Richard Valley
Released: 1991

Various Political Ad Spots, Press Releases, Speeches
Writer: Buddy Scalera
Director: Vision Media Marketing
Released: 1991-1993

Hey Buddy - Column

Below are my "Hey Buddy" columns, as they appear on Silver Bullet Comic Books

You're a Jerk...And We All Know It

Wizard World: Ancient Egypt

Candy, Comics & Halloween

Forget the Kids, Market Comics to Adults

Help Wanted in Comic Books

Dear Dad

Two and a Half Cents a Day

The Last Days of CHAOS: An Interview with Brian Pulido

Why Aren't More Women Creating Comics?

Monkeys on E

The Next Stan Lee

The Lynching of Brian Pulido

Real Heroes: The FF

Comic Writers are Sissies

The Foot Fairy Justification

All My Friends Want Me to Kill Them

Clapton and Quesadiotti

Bring Me the Head of Vice McMahon

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