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Hi!

A few things first:

  • If you want, you can navigate the comic with the arrow keys on your keyboard.
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  • I started this comic 4 years ago and since then I have grown artistically and as a person, I hope the slight improvements over time are noticeable.

Hope you enjoy my comic.

Small update

You know how I injured my right shoulder roughly a year ago and it still hasn’t recovered yet?
Well… I managed to injure the left one as well.

Not sure what else to say without getting too whiny. Uh, check back in another two months maybe.

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Status Report

It’s been around five months since I injured my shoulder. At first I stubbornly kept drawing through the pain, but soon decided to put the comic on hold in order to rest and let the injury heal. However, after all this time it still hasn’t gotten better. I guess it’s safe to assume this will not go away on it’s own, and might even require surgery. Sadly, x-rays didn’t show anything, so the next step will probably be an MRI the coming weeks.

Anyway, I can’t just not draw. Doing nothing has wrecked me even more mentally and physically. I gained a few pounds, my place is a mess and I’m crying a lot. If rest is not helping me recover, I might as well draw.

I think the dream of doing the comic in color is well and truly dead now. Even the newest b/w page made my shoulder feel like a sea of fire. I’m not sure how far I can scale back the detail without readers hating it. But maybe I can find a more efficient way of doing things that won’t look half bad. I’ll still do some colored pieces every now and then, like the one at the bottom of this post.

That’s it for now. I will update the comic when I can, just don’t expect too much of me.

I’ll leave you with this:

A little someting.

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Hiatus

It’s been four months since I injured my shoulder and it still hasn’t recovered.

I’ve been doing physical therapy, but 200€ in and I’m not even sure if it helped at all.
Strangely there have been days where I had no problems at all, and I was optimistic that it was getting better. I drew new pages on those days, but a few days later my shoulder is acting up again.

So yeah, I won’t be updating the comic for a while and I don’t know how long it’s going to be. Sorry.

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