Sonichu THE REAL SONICHU: Annotated Edition [FAN COMIC]

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  1. Blank

    Blank The Charles Dickens of Disco.

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    A chapter going on so long I nearly even forgot I was breaking this up into chapters... Oshit.

    Anyway, would appreciate some input on this page. Kinda liked the (mostly) stark black and white panels on this page, but at the same time, I know sometimes the artist's eyes see things differently than the audience. So... keep 'em B&W or should I colorize 'em? And note- this would just be for the fight scene - aritistic expression and all that hoodlydoodly nonsense.

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  2. Trefoil Knot

    Trefoil Knot < x,y | x² = y³ >

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    I like it but maybe a little gray shadowing or gradient or something on the fight scenes might achieve the effect without it looking so harsh? This is a nitpick from a non artist but if you look at the color panel with Magi Chan and Bionic/Bianca, they have a "shadow" kind of effect with dark spots and light spots on their faces (as there would be in a 3d world), but the black and white lacks that and it's like it's occurring in the past or something.

    Love the splash of color with the blood though.
     
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  3. QuiltGuilt

    QuiltGuilt My 2-cent_garbage.com

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    Maybe add a splash of colour in select places, like the hair?
    Is there any way to index the comic pages? It would make for an easier read and retreading for those of us who want to refresh ourselves (this is another way of saying that I don't remember whowthe long-haired chick is)
     
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  4. Blank

    Blank The Charles Dickens of Disco.

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    Thanks for the input- decided to not be lazy and colored it, but experimented with a bit of a tint this time. Kinda like it.

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    Not sure if there is any way I can index them on the forums, on Imgur I probably can add tags, but considering I'm somewhere in the 250-300 page mark, that might take a while. That said, it is doable, but it won't be done overnight.

    In the meantime, Kathleen Wallace made her TRS debut back on page 166...
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    and was inspired by Jason Kendrick Howell's slave girlfriend, which Chris was so kind to include in his comic, her largest role being in the Issue 10 Director's Amentities:

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  5. Minimal Effort

    Minimal Effort Bring out your dead.

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    I tip my hat to you good sir. When I read "Trebor Capman: Drums Cowbell" I snorted Diet Coke out of my nose.
     
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  6. QuiltGuilt

    QuiltGuilt My 2-cent_garbage.com

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    You're a doll, thank you!
     
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  7. Uncle Frank

    Uncle Frank He just won't go away

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    It feels strange to see the older style again. Is that the modern German flag in the background?
     
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  8. Blank

    Blank The Charles Dickens of Disco.

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    Nah, that's one of the joys of trying to color backgrounds with markers, trying to make things look dramatic, then realizing you don't give a damn.
    Wondering if I might return back to the "Old Style" maybe just as a lark. Plus to also justify the amount of money I invested in Prismacolors because of this madness.

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    Guess who's coming for dinner.
     
  9. Liquid Squirtle

    Liquid Squirtle Still Shitposting on the Moon Staff Member

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    Wait, what happened to no more Humpty Dumpty? Awesome as always, Blank. I really like the detail that the careening path goes underneath the other panels to the top of the screen, took me a minute to catch that. Although judging by the color and the way the red/pink tapers down it could also be the Giant Pink Murderwagon...

    At least it's still time for action
     
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  10. Carbonated Apple Juice

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    I'd squeal like a Beatles fan girl if you went back to the old style, even if it's just for a page or two.
    But just do what you think is best; you haven't disappointed yet.
     
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  11. Blank

    Blank The Charles Dickens of Disco.

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    Hey all, sorry for taking a bit longer to get this page done. Had a few projects at work land on my desk at the exact same time, which basically ate away at most of my free time. But now that I've gotten those under control, I can get back to drawing stupid pictures of bug-eyed monster-things. Yay!

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  12. Minimal Effort

    Minimal Effort Bring out your dead.

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    You sir have my gratitude for making this.
     
  13. QuiltGuilt

    QuiltGuilt My 2-cent_garbage.com

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    "God, this is exhausting"
    Blank, 2018
     
  14. Blank

    Blank The Charles Dickens of Disco.

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    Yup, and so is the rest of life. But one must continue to press on because the 'tism train never stops...

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  15. Minimal Effort

    Minimal Effort Bring out your dead.

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    Ohhh... this looks like it came out of Watchmen.
     
  16. Vexing Devil

    Vexing Devil pokes you for 4 whether you like it or not.

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    i believe thats the idea
     
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  17. Blank

    Blank The Charles Dickens of Disco.

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    Dave Gibbons may be one of my influences, yeah.

    Anyway, apologies about the lateness (again). Three weeks ago I was out of town, two weeks ago I was catching up with work, and last week just was out of sorts. Back now though. Let's get going.

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    Trying to speed up my art style... we'll see how well that goes...
     
  18. Mr. 0

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    By "processed meats" he means Chris's duck, obviously.
     
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  19. Carbonated Apple Juice

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    Alas, poor Wallace! Blank, I barely knew 'er.
     
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  20. Blank

    Blank The Charles Dickens of Disco.

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    This week's goal: get more than one page done.

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