Billy Martin, part 2, Loves connecting with fans at Comic-Con events

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Life’s Tough Media is pleased to announce the latest episode of our “Life’s Tough: Superheroes are TOUGHER!” podcast series. Hosted by Stephen Shamus—President and co-founder of ACE Universe—this episode features Billy Martin, artist and musician.

This “Life’s Tough” episode released on June 18th, 2021 and is now available on all major podcast networks under the Podcast Channel “Life’s Tough”.

When Billy Martin was a Senior in High School, he joined the band Good Charlotte. As they grew in popularity but remained a struggling band, they connected with their fan base. They learned how to build a foundation and a network, which would immensely help them grow in popularity.

As an in-demand comic book artist, Billy Martin connects with his fans at Comic-Con Experiential events like ACE Universe puts on. This gives him an excellent chance to meet his fanbase and to understand the market. He’s learned that building a network is so important.

He keeps his two careers distinctly separate and doesn’t want one to be based on the other. His unique career path offers him to express himself musically and artistically, which gives him a great deal of satisfaction. He knows that, at least in his case, it’s been easier to get into his dual career than it will be to stand the test of time. In the meantime… he’ll be working away!

To learn more about Billy Martin as an artist and musician, go to Or, you can find him on Facebook at Billy’s band, Good Charlotte, can be found on Spotify. To learn about more Superheroes, join us for new episodes of Life’s Tough: Superheroes Are Tougher! At

Stephen Shamus co-founded ACE Universe in Sept 2017 and has spearheaded the company’s growth and influence, reaching premier status in the comic-based experiential events production industry. His Co-Host, Alex Rae, is Director of Exhibitors, Artists, and Programming at ACE Universe. 


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