Kitchen Sync - pt. 2
 

Kitchen Sync – pt. 2

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    September 30, 2014 · 2 Comments
    May 22, 2014

    LAST CHANCE TO BACK TIWD ON KICKSTARTER!!!

    This is the last big notice I’ll post about this project until funding time runs out, but this weekend is your last chance to back Then It Was Dark, a super rad ghost story anthology that I’m planning on participating in! As of this post, we’re just over $1K away from our $15K goal, most of which will be going toward paying all the contributors a fair page rate.

    So if you’ve been on the fence about helping out this cool, spooky anthology, now’s the time to act!

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      May 20, 2014

      Changes to the Jinxville store…

      Just a notice that I changed a couple of things in the official Jinxville Comics store, where I sell the Girlbot books currently. The last few copies of the limited edition “Festival of Lights” print are knocked down to $15, from $20. Also, I’ve added a section for irregular copies of Girlbot volume 1, which are all 50% off!

      (Irregular just means they have a small imperfection which prevents me from feeling good about selling them full price. They’re all still perfectly good books.)

      So if you’ve been holding off on getting yourself either one of those, now’s as good a time as any!

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        May 13, 2014

        Then It Was Dark on Kickstarter!!!

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        I’ve made mention of this before in the little news blips under the comic updates, but here’s a full-on push for you guys to support this project. It’s a super cool anthology of comics about ghost stories and supernatural phenomena. I plan on drawing a comic about an experience my mom told me about, but only if the project raises $15,000 by May 25th!!! Right now, there are only 12 days left, with over half the goal still unpledged.

        Here are a few reasons why you should pledge to this Kickstarter:

        • Ghost stories are fun to read.
        • A lot of talented artists and writers are involved.
        • Most of the money is going to pay everyone for their work.
        • I want to draw this story and get paid for it.

        Look, you can get super cheap inked commissions from me! (There are only 3 of those left right now.) And other people! Who are also excellent! And it’s gonna be a really good book! It just needs support. So if it looks like a cool thing to you, please consider pledging to get a PDF or a physical book or a commission or something, and telling others about it if you think they’d be interested. Let’s make this thing happen!

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          April 28, 2014

          That Drawing Show! April 29th @ 9pm Eastern!

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          Just an announcement that I’ll be on That Drawing Show tomorrow night with host Terence Wiggins and my friends Matt Wilson and Josh Lesnick! Come hang out in the chat and make requests, and I’ll draw them to be best of my ability. Or I’ll ignore you and draw Girlbot doing stupid things. Whatever! And if you can’t catch the live stream, you can watch it on YouTube later.

          That’s 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, etc…

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            April 16, 2014

            MN Opera presents The Magic Flute

            As I’ve done in the past, I’m posting some life drawings I did last week at the MN Opera, of their incredible production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. It was by far the most unusual and visually thrilling of all the operas I’ve seen — not that I’ve seen tons and tons of operas — due largely to the fact that it was visually inspired by the German Expressionist cinema of the 1920s and ’30s. I wasn’t able to do the production justice since a lot of the effects were too brief to get good life drawings from, but I did manage to record a few things…

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            This was the only show I was able to make during this past season, and I’m so glad I did! A wonderful experience all around.

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              February 19, 2014

              Updated Appearances + Birthdays

              I’ve finally posted my convention appearances for the year of 2014! I’ve been scrambling to make arrangements, and I didn’t want to put anything up until some stuff was worked out. Here are my planned appearances in order:

              Staple!
              March 1st-2nd, 2014
              Austin, TX

              Emerald City
              March 28th-30th, 2014
              Seattle, WA

              Anime Detour (As a special local artist guest!)
              April 4th-6th, 2014
              Bloomington, MN

              SpringCon
              May 17th-18th, 2014
              Saint Paul, MN

              Kids Read Comics!
              June 21st-22nd, 2014
              Ann Arbor, MI

              FallCon
              TBA
              Saint Paul, MN

              I may add or subtract appearances as things come up, but that’s a pretty good forecast for this year. I would like to attend more cons this year, but I’m taking a bit of a breather since I won’t have the next Girlbot book done in time.

              Also, this week and next week are ~*~BIRTHDAY WEEKS~*~ here at The Intrepid Girlbot. This Friday, I’ll post a little comic in celebration of my own 30th birthday coming up on the 25th, and next week will see a guest comic from the totally wonderful Severin Piehl to celebrate Girlbot’s fifth birthday at the start of March. Yes, she would be old enough to attend Kindergarten by now, and I’ve only gotten through half the story so far.

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                December 4, 2013

                Comic returns December 16th

                Sorry for being AWOL and missing updates without a word. Just got myself overwhelmed, being behind on freelance work and basically driving myself insane with a stupid sleep disorder. I need to take some time to get this stuff sorted out, as well as visit my family down South for the holidays, so Girlbot will make her return on December 16th. Hope that’s okay with y’all! If not, well, then too bad, I guess!

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                  October 19, 2013

                  Updates resume next week!

                  Sorry about no comics this week. Pokemon kind of ate my soul. I beat the game yesterday, so I’m back in the saddle. Check back next Tuesday for the next update!

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                    July 18, 2013

                    Toothfairy needed. (A new fundraiser.)

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                    So there’s a new wallpaper available for donations this month! Any amount will get you the download, of course, but I’m also putting up a new donation goal bar to help me finish paying for some dental work. Basically, I need a fancy gold crown on a tooth my old dentist ruined, and of course my meager insurance won’t cover it. The total bill is $1300, but I just need the last $300.

                    As with the last fundraiser, every dollar you donate will get you a chance to win the original art for the wallpaper. If you feel like donating $300, then I guess you’re just buying it from me! Unlike the last fundraiser, I won’t be doing sketch cards due to my workload. If I want to keep updating Girlbot three times a week AND get my freelance work done, there’s just no time. Sorry!

                    In addition to the donations, I also have the comic strip originals, the books, and a limited edition print previously only available for sale at conventions. Profits from those will also go in the donation bar and give you a chance to win the wallpaper original.

                    Thanks for your support!

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                      July 9, 2013

                      Kickstarter???? Again????

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                      I want all my readers to know about two Kickstarter projects that deserve all the support they can get!

                      The first is an anthology of horror comics organized by my very good friend Spike, titled Sleep of Reason. As of this post it has only 19 hours to go, so go help it get as high as it can! It’s well funded already, but more money for the project means more money for the artists and writers involved. Who might that be? Well, how about Evan Dahm, Gabby Schulz, KC Green, Sophie Goldstein, and Carla Speed McNeil, to name a few.

                      Intriguing!

                      The second is a video game project by the name of Undertale, which was released as a free demo recently and became an instant hit! Now they’re trying to make it into a full game, using Kickstarter funds to buy everyone involved the time to do the work. And there’s a soundtrack and stickers and buttons and all that crap, too. But the game itself will be super excellent, I’m sure of it! Try the demo, if you don’t believe me.

                      Exciting!

                      Okay, then. As I promised, fresh comics starting tomorrow. No funny business. Nothing funny about it. No, sir.

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                        2014 Appearances

                        Staple!
                        March 1st-2nd, 2014
                        Austin, TX
                        Emerald City
                        March 28th-30th, 2014
                        Seattle, WA
                        Anime Detour
                        April 4th-6th, 2014
                        Bloomington, MN
                        SpringCon
                        May 17th-18th, 2014
                        Saint Paul, MN
                        Kids Read Comics!*
                        June 21st-22nd, 2014
                        Ann Arbor, MI
                        FallCon*
                        Oct 4th, 2014
                        Saint Paul, MN
                        * = tentative