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2017/02/12: I repeat myself

This comic probably looks a bit familiar — it's what I posted here, 10 years ago to the day. Why not read it from the start?

Or, better yet, buy it in paperback or PDF. Don't worry, I have many many copies left...

Anyway, book 1 was the first time I'd managed to make an entire comic series from beginning to end without losing interest or giving up. I learned a lot about my creative process from it, and got a lot better at managing my attention and plotting. Book 1 was incredibly rough in places and there were a lot of dangling plot hooks that never went anywhere or got resolved in a weird way, but that was part of my ongoing learning experience with not simply making everything up as I went along. Most of my comics since then have been at least somewhat plotted out in advance (but not so closely as to make it impossible to improvise as I go).

I also learned a lot about myself along the way and of course used this as a framework for exploring aspects of my identity. My own gender stuff is always at least in the background (and sometimes the foreground) of these comics, and later on (especially in book 2) I started to explore the dichotomy between my scientific rationality with my latent spirituality. (This is, of course, a much more prominent theme in Lewi, but I digress.) And now in the year 2017 I can say that I'm... still transgender (and my genitals are finally configured correctly, although still a bit sore), and I'm also finally working towards embracing at least the ethnic side of my heritage.

Who knows, maybe in another 10 years I'll have finally started drawing book 3!

(Any day, now...)

2016/12/27: Another chapter ends

So, today's comic ends chapter 4 of Lewi. But as chapter 5 starts, I'm also beginning another sort of chapter: I've left my job to work on my creative pursuits full-time! You can read about it over on my Patreon.

And on that note, now would be a really good time to consider backing me on Patreon.

2016/12/19: Web Comic Secret Santa

As you might guess from today's guest comic, I participated in the Web Comic Secret Santa Exchange this year. You can see my contribution over at TRU-Life Adventures by Andrew Rothery.

Also! I haven't had much chance to work on comics lately but soon I'm going to have plenty of time to do so. More news to follow!

Statistics

  • 950 total comics published (including 83 sketchbook pages, not counting 20 guest arts)