Welcome to Issue 3! Herein are some things which I am very excited about:
- New art style. This is based loosely on Jeff Smith’s Bone series, and also from a lot of research I’ve been doing into old American newspaper comics. I want to emulate that 100% black-and-white look which was typical of comics of that era, because I feel it will improve the “old-fashioned” feel of the comic. So this page represents my initial foray into this vein (and hopefully the last drastic style change). It’s not perfect yet, but I expect this issue to be a learning experience.
- Unpopular Trait Warning. It turns out that Kindler is a sexist pig! Are you surprised? I feel the need to mention this because I’m always afraid that people will think the author = the characters. People: Just because Kindler is a rotter doesn’t mean I am. This issue contains sexist characters but will not condone sexism in any way. And I don’t empathize with Raven, either, before that assumption gets formed.
- Scads of New Characters! But I’ll let them introduce themselves as they appear.
So all kinds of exciting things are coming. Stay tuned, and I hope you enjoy Issue 3!