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  • Mood: Eager
  • Listening to: Antarctigo Vespucci
  • Reading: Yotsuba&!
  • Watching: Space Dandy
A lot of great things have been happening in space recently. Bravest Warriors, Space Dandy, now Guardians of the Galaxy - well I'd like to join them with my own project tentatively titled "Space Girl". It's a new series I've been working on featuring a little orphan girl from Mars who finds a stray dog and travels space looking for adventure - while trying to stay ahead of the men who want to bring her back home.

You've already seen a few peeks at it all in Day 212 and in her own solo design, but I'd like to show everyone a lot more. I have some really cool stories and ideas in mind that I want to turn into a mini-comic or two to be published here online. This will be my first proper journey into something a little longer form, but I'm confident that it'll be one of my coolest projects to date. Unfortunately, all cool things must come at a price. So it's with a heavy heart that I have to announce that...

Starting next week, Vagabond Balloon will only be updating Fridays.

This is something I've been struggling with for a couple of weeks now, as Vagabond Balloon has been one of my absolute favorite things to work on and I really do enjoy making new strips every week. But in order to give myself the time to really write and work out something great, I need to save time where I can. VB will always be something I come back to, and I expect to once the first Space Girl issue is done. But for now - 1 comic a week.

What's this mean for Suburban Soup? I'll be honest - I hit a pretty big bump in the road that really threw me for a loop. Stories weren't coming and everything else was falling apart. I'm going back to the drawing board with the Soup to make sure everything is set for when it premiers. Suburban Soup means a lot to me, so I'm putting it down until I can make it turn out right. You'll still see model sheets and little images here and there, but the main project is being put on hold. Sorry, guys.

I'm already having a lot of fun with "Space Girl" though and I know people who like VB and SS will both be able to get behind what I'm doing with it. I don't know when things will roll out, but trust me it will be worth it!


So, see you Fridays!

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squidbrains Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You listed me as a friend :D /pushes up nerd specs 
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JoeMcGro Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
But in my heart, you will always be listed as "person I'm going to a Baby Metal concert with".
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squidbrains Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hahahaha omg! I'm so jealous. My friend in Canada was given tickets and went. I wish they advertised the concert better because I was looking at their tour route just a few months ago and did not see LA anywhere. :) Do you like K pop too?
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JoeMcGro Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
What?! I'm officially second-hand jealous. We'll have to start checking their tour pages every weekend just to be sure.

I'm not too well versed in K-pop, or really J-pop for that matter! I only know the big ones and maybe a couple others, but there are tons of gaps to fill. So... where should I start?
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elporfirio Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
I love :D your art, Ill try to do the same like you, you're great.

As you can see my english is poor. :D But you're awesome, I love the expresion the simplycity, the care, damn i cant express the feeling..

Extreme Awesome !!! :D Thanks
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