Promises Broken

I promised you a comic last weekend. But all the time I can spare is going into studying for Cal, or filling out uni applications, or running after the various companies that have been giving me the run-around. And somehow trying to squeeze in some time for a personal life.

So I won’t promise a comic this week, because I know I won’t follow through. Although I could always just upload some sketches… No, I’ll just say the comic is on hiatus until mid-April. Yeah. Fuckin’ hiatus before it really gets started. Fuckin’ great, right?

Hrm. Over the summer there’ll be no new BSG, no new Lost, and probably no new Doctor Who (I’m not sure how BBC times its releases). So what the fuck else will I be doing but drawing comics? Ha!

Ack, but I still have to get the PNO Hosting site up so I can be a little more credible. “Yeah, it’s a hosting company. Doesn’t have a website yet…”

Okay. Later.

new comics coming soon

I’m currently computerless, thanks to my Compaq having a really shitty power system. I’m forced to use my flat-mate’s machine for the time being, or Jake‘s, when I’m over. But I have been doing a fair amount of sketching and writing, and I’ve got some concepts for miniseries. I think I’m moving away from the “let’s be dumb and offensive” strips, and toward some short-story type strips. I think it will be interesting to have multiple story arcs that don’t necessarily have common characters, and don’t necessarily take place in the same reality. You’ll see what I mean.

Also, thanks to a comment by Torsten, I’ve been thinking about typography. I think that I have pretty much decided that the old-style all-caps typography is lame. From now on I’ll be writing in mixed case. A big reason for this, aside from readability, is that there is a lot of information conveyed in case. Case can be an important indicator that a word is a proper noun, and can be used for emphasis, as long as one doesn’t abuse it.

So when I get my computer back I’ll be doing some more comics. According to the UPS site, I ought to get it back some time tomorrow. Hopefully this means the next comic will be ready for next weekend.