Comedy in an age of self-parody?
So yeah, that all happened.
I mean, in a way, my conscience is clear? Because I really did do all I could to stop it? Tried to save the world... Read more
Makin' it rain marker portraits!
Hello, beloved belfry bats!
Well, I think I can speak for us all when I say, "2016, darling -- don't let the door hit your butt on the way out." ... Read more
Why's saving the world gotta be so hard?
Time flies when you're trying to ward off apocalypse.
First, a small business item. I've realized that chasing down one person at a time for their custom pieces -- specifically,... Read more
Er, only semi-joking.
As (I hope!) most of y'all already know from reading After Daylight-- in some ways it's a political kinda story, and I'm kind of a political... Read more
A Brief Comic Hiatus, and other Schtuff.
(Well hey, bats are SORT of flying mice...)
Well, computer issues seem to FINALLY be totally sorted out ::hastily knock wood::...and Volume 2, Chapter 2 is put to... Read more
Soooo close now...
Hello, my belfry bats!
Did you have a happy Tax Day (US folks)? I didn't! ;-)
So close now. Sooo cloooose... To what, you ask? Well, for those who've missed... Read more
About them custom rewards now. ^^
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ...And then continues with a lot, lot...LOT more steps.
So I know in previous updates, I've mentioned... Read more
Hi folks --
So the other day I was lucky enough to have a business dinner meeting with one of the lovely folks at Patreon, and I was (as I'm... Read more
Happy Hanukkah from all the little vampires!
Ohhhhhhhhh the holidays. Breathing down all our necks like an overambitious Krampus... Short and sweet for this update! Just a few things.
1) Now that we're back to weekly comic... Read more
Just a taste...
Hello to all the bats in my belfry!
If you hear a ringing in your ears, that's just my inner Quasimodo.
So this week's bulletin is on the short 'n'... Read more
IT'S ALIVE! ALIIIIIIVE! (Well. Undead. ;-) )
Hello, mon petit vampires!
Many apologies for the lack of a newsletter last week, but I hope you'll agree it was in a good cause, because...
Volume 2 is launched!... Read more
Web Store Grand Opening, 9 Days to Volume 2, and a Pretty!
That’s right. Triple play! How do you like them apples?
So first off: the web storeis finally — after much wrangling with plugins, APIs and CSS! — open... Read more
Soooo close to Volume 2 launch!
So if you've been by the website, you may have noticed that it was briefly down for maintenance. It's back up now -- except for the new online store portion,... Read more
Ignore the whimpering. It's probably just vampires.
...Or possibly me. I'm afraid this has been a pretty rotten week healthwise, so I have but one goodie for you. Things should be improving from here on out though...::knocks... Read more
The EPIC Funny-Vampire Mailing! (and other notes)
OBSERVE as I flex my biceps like Fabio.
What? Why? Well, because I'm pumped. Yesterday I completed what I will readily describe as an EPIC, two-suitcase package mailing. :-)... Read more
Books, ink, and lotsa bubble wrap!
So yeah, so. #yesimaprofessionalwriter #whydoyouask
It's a little frustrating to have three major projects going on at once, because either you first do #1, then #2, then #3 (thus annoying... Read more
Look! Up in the sky...
Books and goodies are continuing to wing their way out to y'all... Today I just wanted to share my happy. Not only are books going out my door, they are... Read more
Fly, my pretties, FLY!
Lo. and Behold. I give you the stalwart packers of the Epic Shipping Party, displaying their fresh trophy -- a representative box of bubble mailers, all sealed up and set... Read more
The Storm Cometh...
If by "storm" we mean "funny vampire books!"
SO. We have a countdown. Sunday, July 12th is the Epic Packing Party! This calls for professional equipment...
If all goes... Read more
The grand news, for those of you who may have missed it in mid-week social media postings:
Ahem. And they are beautemous. Behold the video... Read more
Guess whaaaaaaat... :-)
I only have one announcement today, but I think it's a doozy. :-D
THAT'S RIGHT KIDS!! It's outta customs purgatory and getting loaded on the truck! Pop the champagne... Read more
Watch your head, a lotta things are flying together!
Some of you will already be hip to all this because you're on the weekly or monthly email newsletter, but for anybody who hasn't joined the cool kids yet ;-)... Read more
Big news in Vampland!
Okay, let's start with the absolute biggest piece of news and work our way down! :-D
You read that right -- your beautemous deluxe softcovers are on the proverbial slow... Read more
And now, for your friends who missed the Kickstarter!
Happy allergy season...::achoo::
This week's announcement is for all your sad friends who missed the Kickstarter! If they want a lovely hi-res digital copy of After Daylight, Vol. 1, well,... Read more
A-Wandering I Go
Just a quickie today, I fear, because I am traveling this weekend and haven't even finished laundry yet! It has been one craaaazy week, y'all. :-)
Still, some necessary things... Read more
Hapy Tax Day from After Daylight!
Did you getcher taxes in (for U.S. folks)? Are you now kicking back in perfect relaxation and contentment? Yeah, me neither. (I mean I got them in, but perfect relaxation,... Read more
DIGITAL EDITION IS OUT!
All right, cats and kittens, here it is! The Deluxe Digital Edition of Vol. 1!!! ::Kermit arm flail::
Those of you who have the digital edition as a tier reward... Read more
Locking down survey responses on Wednesday 4/8!
Hello, gang! Just a quick announcement today.
Because the PDF of Volume I will be dropping on Wednesday (yes!) -- which means that the ability for non-backers to buy the... Read more
First things first!:
FINAL/APPROVED BOOK FILES HAVE GONE OFF TO THE PRESS IN CHINA.<-- This is not an April Fool's. It is happening. Oh yeah baby. That means we're... Read more
It's all coming together...
Like the subject line sez, a lot is happening over at Chez Daylight. So much so that I must resort to Corporate Bullet Points! BTW, there are... Read more
All the things are in mails!
First, let me get right to the jubilations. All the things are happening this week --
The physical book proof has been shipped to me!Should be arriving soon --... Read more
Aaaaht for you, and contest winner announcement!
Hello folks --
Well, I already announced this first item, but for those of you who missed it: the book files are at the printer's for printing the physical proof... Read more
Physical proofs and pins! (The three P's)
Hello my darling batty ones --
So remember how I've been saying that the files would be off to print production soon?
Well, they are!They've been approved to go... Read more
Files APPROVED for the physical proof!
Hey folks --
Short and sweet again today!
So the SUPER big thing is, PrintNinja has turned around an electronic proof of the book, I've made the few necessary corrections,... Read more
It is happening. Supposedly, first thing in the morning I will have, in my own sweet little inbox, my custom upload links for sending the completed book files offto... Read more
Files almost ready to send to printer, and PDF edition update
Hello folks --
Okay, I have gotten the all-clear from ONE of the proofreaders. Hoping to hear from at least one more soon, but I am feeling secure enough in... Read more
Book files off to proofreaders!
So I have some good news -- the files for the book are finalized enough that I was able to send them out for proofreading Saturday night! While... Read more
Closing out thank-you-list names THIS WEEKEND! Hurry, hurry...
Hello beloved backers--
Good news to report! This weekend Things are going down:
I am closing out book thank-yous!So if you haven't answered at least the part of your... Read more
Grayscale work -- DING! Done...
Hello, mes chers amis!
Got a short but sweet one for ya this week. Pop that champagne cork. Send in the dancing boys and girls. The diddling with grayscale gamuts... Read more
One of y'all needs to CONFESS.
Greetings all! Welcome to 2015 - here's the latest!
Files will be off to the printer soon.Soooooon. Unfortunately, the process of rejiggering the comic pages to look good in... Read more
Happy New Year from After Daylight!
I don't know about you, but I am very much looking forward to the fresh slate of 2015! Hope that it turns out to be a banner year for all... Read more
Hey folks --
Most of you have now filled out your BackerKit surveys, but there are still a large number who haven't, so a reminder invite for that is going... Read more
BackerKit surveys incoming soon!
Hello all! --
I just wanted to let you know that Amazon has finally released all the funds, and so I am now able to put in my BackerKit setup... Read more
More handy-dandiness for backers (and latecomers)!
Hey folks --
I am almostrecovered from the white heat of the marathon's final lap. I think poultry and dessert will go a long way towards fixing up the... Read more
WE MADE IT TO STRETCH GOAL!
Good morning, my awesome, amazing, Righteous and remarkably good-looking backers--
IT'S A WRAP, folks! Time is UP, and as I glance at the scoreboard, I see that thanks... Read more
Quick important reminders!
Since the clock on this thing is running out in just a few hours and that is when credit cards get charged, now is an excellent time to:
... Read more
CORRECTION re update #29!
Sorry guys, they don't let you edit these things after 30 minutes. But I had a typo in the figure for the first stretch goal. Stretch goal #1 funds at ... Read more
WE DIIIID EEEEET!!!
IT IS DONE. WE HAVE DONE THE THING. WE HAVE HIT GOAL AND THERE SHALL BE VAMPIRE FUNNY BOOKS GALORE.
Holy...zoinks...like...wow. ::stares at number::
Okay you guys. I haven't eaten... Read more
97%!! WELCOME NEW BACKERS!
Oh my stars and garters. I'm going to have to send out the thank-you notes for today in batches here, but believe me, I am so gratefulto each and... Read more
THE 92% SNOOPY DANCE (OF DOOOOM)!
Okay, okay. I threatened it, so now I have to make good. In honor and thanksgiving for the Kickstarter reaching 90%, I give you THE SNOOPY DANCE OF JOY. ARE... Read more
48 HOURS LEFT!
Hey folks --
We're at 48 hours left and only $81 dollars to 90%! Here's the trending graph if you're interested:
You may also feel free to tweet... Read more
Shout-out from Comic Bastards! (and 2 DAYS LEFT)
Yup! If you missed it, 2 DAYS LEFT...and so close to the finish line! Join me there with confetti as we celebrate all the folks who have been brought... Read more
2 DAYS LEFT! and Welcome New Backers!
Awright folks --
I expect this to be an exceedinglybusy final weekend of the campaign, so I'll keep this brief until I have some more news to report, such... Read more
80%!! and 4 DAYS LEFT...
Hello all --
We're picking up wonderful steam now for the final push! (Don't believe me? Have a look at the maths:
I don't know about you, but I'd... Read more
100 Backers!- A Bonus Persian, 5 DAYS LEFT, and an Important Reminder!
First off, the trumpets and drums: We've hit 100 backers! Huzzah! Thanks so much! And we are now less than $100 from 80% and a backer-exclusive goodie!... Read more
Jason Loves Life podcast interview! Also, 99 BACKERS.
I'm so pleased to announce that the episode of the Jason Loves Lifepodcast that I appear on has released! I had a wonderful time on the show as we... Read more
2 MORE BACKERS...
Hey folks --
You heard me. We're only TWO BACKERS AWAY from 100! (We're also very very close to 80% -- it's quite possible that achieving one would achieve the... Read more
70%!! And 8 DAYS LEFT!
Awright folks, we had a great weekend for getting on board the rocketship for that famous final-week rally! Thanks to you, we've not only hit 70% just as I... Read more
9 days left! And some Chilly Love from Chill...
Happy Sunday folks! Short update today. By the way, have you noticed that we're a only $99 away from 70%? Soooo. Close.I really wanna drop those milestone goodies on... Read more
80 Backers - 10 Days to Go!
Hello all! Happy Saturday! Hope you're enjoying your weekend.
Okay, the good news first. Good News #1: We've broken the 80-backers barrier! Woohoo! Thank you all so much! I've... Read more
Hello folks --
HEY ALL YOU GUYSin the Media Mail Special/Grumpy Elder tier! I'd like you to take special note of the most sensibly-shoed, Value-Added tiers I have just... Read more
Awesome guest art and campaign news!
I think my fellow Webcomic Underdog Ri'en Karrot decided that Cat should stop trying to mesmerize Goth girls and stick to more manageable targets...::snorfles::
I also wanted to let you... Read more
Grawlix Nights does After Daylight!
Greetings all! I wanted to give you a headsup that the very first ever After Daylight podcast interview is now a Thing! -- with the charismatic cast of the most... Read more
The snuggliest of warm fuzzies!
I'm so thrilled I just had to post it. Jesse Kiefer and the rest of the gang at Grawlix Podcast made a very, very kind recommendation of After Daylightin... Read more
AD is a Staff Pick!! - A Día de los Muertos Gift - and a Halftime Reminder
So first the great news! After Daylight is officially a Staff Pick! Behold the proof (I would put a badge on the profile, but apparently Kickstarter actually... Read more
A Halloween Thank-You! (And a Trick-or-Treat.)
Hey folks --
Okay, we're fast coming up on the halfway mark of the campaign's 30 days. (Seems like longer! Or shorter! I can't decide.) That means it's time to... Read more
60%!! (And a goodie!)
It came like a thief in the night (or maybe, more appropriately, like a vampire!) -- we broke the 60% barrier! I am superrelieved, it was looking like Week... Read more
50% = Epic Backer-ing. No argument!
Woke up this morning to find we have BROKEN the 50% mark! You guys continue to amaze me. What an experience this has been. ^^ I hope you don't... Read more
THE 50-BACKERS FUNNEH SKETCH!
Well, it's been a bit of a nailbiter these last couple days, but thanks to some lovely new pledgers, I am now able to put up the SO GLAD FAIR-USE... Read more
Soooo close to the milestone! Can you help?
Hey folks -- so I've been sitting on a brand-new 50-backers reward funnehand watching the number of backers sit stubbornly at 48 and I don't get to post the... Read more
Wow. You guys are righteous. And not in the scary, stake-and-cross-wielding way (sorry, Melissa, no offense) but most definitely in the Righteous Brothers way. You have collectively FLEXED your... Read more
IT'S ALIVE! ALIIIIIVE!
Or undead, but don't get technical with me right now. I have a Day 1 sketch for you guys because I love you! Please go forth and spread the word,... Read more