It’s pretty obvious I’m hand-lettering these comics. I’m working on that, but my handwriting’s always been pretty awful. I’m doing as much as possible by hand actually. The gray tones in this comic are added digitally, but I’m trying with each comic to make it as complete as possible using traditional tools and methods. At… Continue reading There Can Be Only Dumb
The Black Phantom above is modeled after my son’s character in Dark Souls. He is very proud of this fact, but wants it to be clear that his gamertag is not KoopaKutie83. That was a bit of artistic license on our part. He hasn’t yet invaded someone’s game to grief them, but I know the… Continue reading Spiritual Hygiene
ROUGH PENCIL After thumbnails, I work to size, with a #2 pencil and a smooth lightweight paper. No more small stuff, I rule out my page, and panel edges. I work from loose scribbles, slowly tightening and erasing. Dialogue is quickly scribbled in, to give me a sense of how much space it’s going to… Continue reading Best Laid Plans
Comic Number Fifty! Enthusiastic cheer! That’s a big number, fifty.
Ladies, gentlemen and the rest of you (you know who you are), Unicorn Soup has finally reached 100 comics! A celebration is in order. If you’re seated in a swivel chair, feel free to spin yourself around now.