Thanks to my wife's help (kid-watching and whip-cracking), I'm burning through artist editions now. Still, they're taking a bit longer than expected, because I'm trying to make each one special... Read more
First of the Artist Editions in the Mail
I'm on the train into Boston to see some friends at the Boston Comic Con (and to make one more hand delivery of the Omnibus). The first of the Artist... Read more
Over Halfway Shipped!
Aside from a couple pending hand deliveries (you know who you are), I've now shipped out all the book-only orders. With the other lower tier rewards also fulfilled, I'm now... Read more
The Latest on Status
Many things to talk about! No time for formalities--here's a run-down!
- We have moved to our new house, and unpacking and set-up are largely complete, so now I can start... Read more
The Books Are IN!!
This past Monday, I greeted a welcome sight: Seven big boxes stacked up outside my house! Boxes full of the Odori Park Omnibus!I've moved them safely inside, and in... Read more
YES! The final cover proofs arrived today. I say final because I have just sent out approval to the printer to start the presses! As when they printed my first... Read more
Proof, Proof, Proof...
I received the new cover proof from the printer on Wednesday, and despite improvement in the color, it still had issues. I had over-corrected the back cover, and lost sharpness... Read more
So, the proof has been reviewed, new files delivered, and I got word yesterday that the new cover proof is on its way. Assuming there aren't any issues, we'll be... Read more
As promised, here's a peek at the printer's proof! I'm surprised, in comparison, how nicely the mock-up I printed at Staples came out :) I cut the cover out from... Read more
Surveys, Wallpapers, and Proofs
I've just sent out surveys to all the relevant reward tier backers asking for critical info like shipping address, sketch details, and strip requests for prints. If you selected a... Read more
Mock-Up for MeCAF
I had a good time at the Maine Comics Arts Festival yesterday, and although the Omnibus is still at the printer (they're due to send me the proof today), I... Read more
Off to the Printers!
Those of you backers who selected a package with an e-book should have already received a download link for the PDF. Please contact me if you haven't seen it (and... Read more
Printing in T-minus...
As of last night, the book layout and prep is nearly complete! In the process, I found that three strips had no gray tones, and one was never inked. (I'm... Read more
A Stellar Finish!
Well, we made it through the campaign, and not just fully funded, but with a decent amount on top (which means more books for more people) :D
I've said it... Read more
The Finished Cover
I wanted to give you all a look at the finished cover of the Omnibus. This seems like a fun thing to start a Monday with. (Please feel free... Read more
Holy cats, guys! We did it!
Thanks a million (or 2,500) for all your pledges, links, and support. Now that the project has reached its goal amount, The Odori Park... Read more
Posting up a quick update as we're now fully into week two of the Kickstarter campaign, and thanks to you backers, the funding is well on track to reach our... Read more
The Evolution of a Book Cover
We’ve made it halfway already after four days! Thank you, everyone! Here's a little something to commemorate the milestone...
Last month, I posted some sketches of the Omnibus cover to... Read more
I've been really psyched by the response on the first day of the Kickstarter! Thanks to everyone so far who's checked out the campaign and to everyone who's decided to... Read more