On Tuesday 9/18/12, the second page of “Rumpled Snow” comes out. If it is too confusing having it post on the main page and interrupting the flow of the normal comic, I will start a new page just for the “Rumpled Snow” story arc. What do you think?
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The Donation Rally is going good enough that a second page is due! Thanks so much for contributing! As soon as the new pin-back buttons come in — our first merchandise — I may put up a donation incentive as well. In the meantime, time to start on the next strip! And feel free to comment on it so I know if you like how it’s going!
Also, as extra content, I’ll be putting up the button designs soon. Let me know if there’s a character we missed that you’d like to see!
Well, I am still working on the strip because the deadline for the SnafuCon art contest was tonight and I couldn’t pass up submitting something. I was going to do an awesome pic of Icarus because the theme is sci-fi/space but I went for something I sketched at last year’s con instead. I don’t know if I can show what the pic is until after the con but just letting you know that is the reason I can’t get a strip out by tonight. That and it is because of the con prep which I will be squeezing in all month — extra art, printing all the pages of Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 because I’m so behind in that!, designing buttons for this year YAY!! If this happens again (a delayed strip), I will be putting up a sketch if nothing else, and not of the strip to come! Something new! I plan on finishing my Icarus sketch and put up the Red sketches I have in the works. Did Dorothy as a My Little Pony over the weekend, as a sketch… Yeah. I got plenty of sketches to show ya!
Yes, in that blurb there I mentioned I’ll be designing some buttons. Probably the 1-inch size. I’m starting the merchandise small and see how stuff sells. Depending on the response at the con, and here if you guys want merchandise, I can add a store to the site.
I have the next 3 days off and plan on making a GOOD archive, updating some other things around here, getting AHEAD of the strips again, and of course finishing the inks and shades for the Donation Rally strip “Rumpled Snow 1” :) Here’s to gettin’ busy, and ahead! Because in October… Yeah. That’s my overdrive month. So there’s the update!
Apologies again for being slow for the new content. I have some kind of virus and my kids do as well, I’ve been at work for 6 days straight, I’m fighting off some bad family news, etc. Life kinda making the comic difficult to finish in general. I hope to have it done by Friday.
In other news; look! A new poll! *magically appears in upper right-hand corner*
Well, we’ve had a few site issues lately due to our unsteady web host, DreamHost. Not sure what their issue has been this year but the site has been down at least three times that I know of this year. Eh. Anyway, we’re back up, and we’ve reached our first goal! $40 has been earned and a brand new extra strip is due for you all. I was sketching the first strip for the “Rumplestiltskin/Snow White” story arc when TB mentioned that perhaps you would like to see just more of the current story as rewards for the donation rally, instead of starting a brand new story arc. Opinions? I’ll look for your answers for a week and then present the new extra strip. Feel free to keep donating, too! Every new set of $40 gets you an extra strip. We just need to decide if you want a new story arc or just to get me to put out strips faster in the current storyline.
It’s come to my attention that perhaps you would all like to see the donation money used for an extra strip in the current story instead of starting a new story arc. So… Every $40 gets you an extra strip from the current story or from the new arc? Opinions?
The Donation Rally has started and I’ve already received $5 toward our $40 goal! For every $40 received, I’ll put out an extra strip pertaining to one of the side arcs shown in Chapter 2, Page 3. First up is the side arc “Rumplestiltskin/Snow White”. Once we get our donations to $40, the first strip will be the heroes portalling into the story to get that shard back! More weekly excitement and adventure await so join us in helping get more Shards comics out!
Today was the last day of the Favorite Characters poll! The winner, by over 30% of the votes, was Miss Muffet! By Sunday, you will see the new Donation button which starts our first Donation Rally. The whole thing will be listed in detail when you click on the Donation Button but some of the basics are: I will do one strip pertaining to one of the story arcs mentioned on July 19, 2012 (Ch3, Pg2) every time the goal is met. If for some reason you all are loaded with cash but I find myself out of time to do that many, I may up the stakes:) Or perhaps offer sketched strips for cheaper. Opinions?