All books are shipped!
At long last, all of the books bought through this Kickstarter campaign have been shipped. If you're in the continental US, you should expect your book sometime in the next... Read more
An addendum you might like
Since posting images of the book, I've had a few people say something along the lines of "I can't wait for my copy of the book! I need to get... Read more
Books are here!
After two unsuccessful attempts to get the books here, they finally made it! I'll start signing and drawing in them, and ship them out soon!
I posted some photos over... Read more
Rita is on its way soon!
So. Two things about Decrypting Rita.
1. I've been asked when the PDFs promised to everyone who contributed will be made available. My plan is to get that up AFTER... Read more
Books: finally on their way.
So. September - the month of my estimated delivery - has come and gone. You might be wondering "What's up with that comic I bought this summer?"
Well! After some... Read more
process, process, process. Any prepress folks in the house?
Today I am trying to get some major work done on actually laying the book out. Which means I have some batch processing to do: I've got to slightly resize... Read more
Process, process, process.
Hello, Rita supporters! It's been a while since the last update; I got distracted by a bunch of things like "almost taking an impromptu trip to Europe" and "my website... Read more
I'm playing around with covers for this book today.
First up, we have the very blue one that I used for the thumbnail on the Kickstarter campaign. I like its... Read more
After the Kickstarter campaign for Rita ended, I was quite honestly tired of thinking about it. Plus I had some other things to do that had pressing deadlines! So it... Read more
$5900 pledged, from an initial goal of $2400. Only $500 from my target for spot gloss. Pretty good!
Sometime in the coming week I'll make sure the quotes I had... Read more
Gloss: soooooo close!
So. Decrypting Rita. Here are some numbers...
My target for gloss printing: $6400.
Current pledges: $5698.
Difference: $702 - that's about 20-30 books.
Time remaining: three hours.
If you... Read more
Last week - and revised spot gloss goals!
I've gotten quotes back from some more printers that are MUCH more affordable. Lesson learnt: ask other comics makers what they use, and talk to them!
It turns... Read more
Stretch goal: $20,000 for spot gloss
I've gotten a few quotes back now. If I'm going to get spot gloss on the Panopticon, that means I have to do a run big enough to justify offset... Read more
Gloss printing - tentative notes.
With the success of my initial goal for this in less than TWO DAYS (holy cow, thanks a lot everyone!) I am now starting to look into an upgrade: spot... Read more
A mere day and a half after I hit the big green 'launch' button, this project is fully funded, thanks to its first $500 ULTRA SPONSOR pledge!
I am going... Read more