Hilda, the new artist, had her house robbed over the weekend and her laptop was stolen. And yesterday she apparently lost her phone. Obviously this will effect her progress on... Read more
The First Review For Issue 1 Is In!
Ari Carr, a friendly comic book reviewer/blogger, reviewed the preview of issue 1 I sent out to you guys. A few months ago I started reaching out to a few bloggers... Read more
We Officially Have A New Artist
This is just a quick follow up to the previous update. Basically the title says it all. Hilda Tam, the new artist, has graciously agreed to help me pick up... Read more
Suggestion time... if you have any.
It's been a week and now it's time for me to start working on fixing this mess.
If you have any suggestions on how to find a new artist please... Read more
Just a little update about the Jean Hyde Facebook page
The Jean Hyde Facebook page has over 100 likes now and the artist drew this little sketch to celebrate.
The Mini Comic Is All Colored!
First off I'm sorry it's been so long since my last update.I update the Facebook page and Twitter regularly so if you want more regular updates make sure to... Read more
We Found A Colorist!!!
Randomly, out of the blue, someone came forward and offered to color Jean Hyde for free. His name is Guilherme Bermeo (click his name to see his portfolio) and... Read more
The Artist is feeling better.
Just a quick update. Sharon, the artist, is feeling better now. (She had the flu.) She's still recovering but she's started working on the art for issue 1 again.
More Art for Issue 1!
This'll be a quick update.So the artist is hard at work on issue one's art. It's going really well. The colorist has sort of dropped out of her coloring... Read more
Page 2 of Issue 1 is Drawn & Inked, Also Updates
That's the latest page that the artist sent me. She told me that she'll have issue one all drawn and inked by the end of January. Issue two should... Read more
Some (Belated) Christmas Goodies
So here's some Jean Hyde Christmas stuff.
The first image was done by a talented artist who will be helping out with the issue 1 dream sequence. It’s of Jean Hyde... Read more
More Updates Will Be Coming
First some bad news... unfortunately issues 1 and 2 won't be finished until most likely late January. There's a chance that issue 1 will be finished by the end of... Read more
Some Sketched Layouts for Issue One
These are for pages 6, 6.5, 7, 8, and 9. 6.5 was a typo in the script. I foolishly had two page 6's in it. (I've posted these on... Read more
Change of Plans: The Jean Hyde Video Game Isn't a Secret Anymore
Video Game Update
So after discussing it with the development team we've decided that keeping the Jean Hyde video game a secret was a terrible idea especially if we're gonna... Read more
Non-Backers Can Now See the 1st Colored Jean Hyde Page!!!
The first ever finished Jean Hyde page! It's all nice and colorful. Let me know what you think in the comments below.
Also I'll be making that exciting announcement I've... Read more
There are now Official Jean Hyde Facebook and Twitter pages...
This is the Jean Hyde Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JeanHydeBabysitterWithAClub
Make sure you go on there and like it... or don't. I don't wanna be one of those pushy people who's always saying... Read more
Jean Hyde Logo Designs
So I did some scribbling to create a logo design because logos are important for some reason. After I scribbled I had someone make them look not awful and presentable.... Read more
None Backers Can Now Read the (Uncolored) Mini-Comic
NOTE TO BACKERS: So it's been a week since the last update that was for backers only. This update mostly contains the same information as that update but it's intended... Read more
A Storyboard for the 5 page mini comic!
Sharon, the artist, is hard at work on the 5 page mini prequel comic. She's shared some storyboards with me. Obviously they're sort of messy but that's because they're just... Read more
Do you have a question about Jean Hyde you'd like me to answer?
So I was thinking about letting you guys ask me questions about Jean and Ricky (or anything that I mentioned in the proposal, like the world Jean Hyde hangs out... Read more
More Character Sketches...
So Sharon, the artist, sent me a couple more character sketches and I thought I'd share them with everybody. The first one is another sketch of Ricky. I didn't... Read more
Super Rough Draft Sketch of Issue 3's Cover
The artist, my friend Miriam Choi, who'll be doing the cover for issue 3 sent me this super rough draft sketch of her idea for what it'll end up looking... Read more
My Characters Are Alive But They Look A Little Sketchy!
It's finally become real to me. I've created something by writing words on a digital representation of a piece of paper. Check out these character sketches of Jean Hyde (1st, 2nd,... Read more
Writer and Artist meet at last!
So Sharon Whelchel, the artist, and I got together to discuss Jean Hyde: Babysitter With A Club on Saturday... it was a little awkward since we haven't seen each other... Read more
I've finally finished writing issue 4!
All the issue's that were paid for have now been written. Gregory Castro, my cohort who wrote issue 3, will probably start writing issue 5 soon and I'll continue to... Read more
Not really an update but...
If you're on Twitter and like it when people complain about stupid things make sure you follow me: https://twitter.com/andrewgleason
I do more then just complain about stupid things. I give "bad"... Read more
I'm working hard but I feel like I'm hardly working.
I still don't have any artwork and I feel really bad about that. The people who were suppose to be doing art stuff to tide us over (until Sharon Whelchel... Read more
THANKS FOR PLEDGING AND SPREADING THE WORD EVERYBODY!!!
Thanks to all those extra "last minute" pledges I'll be able to pay for a fancy website to host my comic book... Read more
"IT'S OVER!!!" - Strong Bad
IT'S OVER EVERBODY!!! This is the offical end of my Kickstarter celebration song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOtoIBrBAYE
10 hours to go... time for THE NEWEST FINAL GOAL!
THE NEWEST FINAL GOAL:Now that I've reached 171% (which pays for the 3rd and 4th issues) the sky's the limit! Any extra money that's pledged from now on will... Read more
It's almost over! Time for an announcement!
Jean Hyde is visually based off of Felicia Day... that is all... go about your business. [})
164% Here's a little last minute contest...
The contest involves the reward for $100 so I'm gonna post the reward's description here:
PLEDGE $100 OR MORE "You will be included on the first issues cover celebrating the... Read more
162%!!! IT'S ALMOST OVER!!!
Just A Quick Update:Now that I know the 3rd and 4th issues will end up getting illustrated for sure I've started adding "new rewards" that are mostly just small... Read more
160%!!!!! A 4th issue is paid for!
BACKER SPECIFIC:WOW!!! We did it! We've guaranteed the illustrating of the 4th issue of Jean Hyde: Babysitter With A Club and there's still 3 1/2 days left to pledge.... Read more
Some stuff... 6 days left till deadline!
BACKER SPECIFIC: I realize this is kind of lame but if anybody wants to up there pledge by a few dollars I'll either put a ★ next to your name in... Read more
152% So close to getting a 4th issue!
REALLY QUICK UPDATE:So guys... we've almost made it. As oh right now we need about $158 more to get a 4th issue. I'll be posting another update soon but... Read more
BACKER SPECIFIC: I can't believe this! We're so close to getting a 4th issue! All we need is about $300 more!
If you wanna join a Facebook event I created... Read more
132%!!! A 3rd Issue is funded!!!
WOW!!!! The 3rd issue will be getting funded thanks to some recent pledges! In order to pay for another issue $514 will need to be pledged.
Here's some more concept... Read more
Concept Art For The Monster In Issue #1
UPDATE: As of June 27th 12:19 AM Pacific Time, I just need $76 to pay for another issue!
Here's some concept art that the artist who did the promo art did... Read more
121%!!! Almost enough for a 3rd Issue!
UPDATE: My Math about the percentages was off. It'll need to be 129%-130% to pay for 3 issues. It's not a big difference but I wanted to let everybody know... Read more
NEW REWARDS ADDED!!!
UPDATE: I just added even more new rewards! There's lots of options so even if you don't feel like changing your pledge just take a look at it anyways. There's... Read more
BACKER SPECIFIC: WE DID IT!!! *bursts into thousands of spiders from excitement* We now have a new goal. See below:
I wanna be able to get 1 or 2 more issues... Read more
91% funded!!! Almost there!!!
Backer Specific: Wow! I can't believe we're almost there! Our Kickstarter is almost funded! Thank you everybody! I also wanna thank Felicia Day specially for posting a link on her... Read more
59% and 27 days left!
Okay everybody! There's only 27 days left! It's time to get serious (like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Y73sPHKxw ) and stop being a silly (like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBnnhaT4f2c ). If you haven't been telling people about this Kickstarter... Read more
56%! $1045! Time for an update!
WOW!!!! I can't believe it! We still have 30 days left! Now that we're more then halfway there I wanted to let everybody know about the surprise I've been trying... Read more
38% 37 days left...
Wow! I can't believe how much money has been pledge to a comic book written by me, a nobody. I don't have a whole lot to say but I'm working... Read more
21% in 13 days!
BACKER SPECIFIC: Thanks everybody! Our Kickstarter is doing really great. I hope you guys are all excited because I am! I know for a lot of us money is... Read more