Multiplex: There and Back Again (Book 2) Kickstarter project launched
Thanks one FINAL time to everybody who backed or otherwise supported the Multiplex: Book 1 Club of Awesome in some fashion. Without your support, Multiplex: Enjoy Your Showwould not... Read more
Angie as Knives Chau
This is another one of the reader sketches, but I got sort of inspired by stumbling across Emily Carroll's stuff on the interwebs and decided to play a little bit.... Read more
I am a terrible inker #3: Becky lights up, while Jason suits up, and Angie shoots things up (updated)
I am a terrible inker #1
This is the first of about 24 hand-drawn sketches for various Kickstarter backers that I'll be showing here over the next week or two. This first one will be a... Read more
Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show files released to the printer!
It's officially official. The Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show — a.k.a. Multiplex: Book 1 — files have been released to the printer — a.k.a. Josten's (yes, the class ring/yearbook company).
Now,... Read more
Book 1 cameos progressing!
I've finally got a first draft for the Prequel story's script in the can, so now I'm getting things ready to draw. While I won't be sharing the prequel story... Read more
Taxes + C2E2 = delay of game
Getting everything ready for Tax Day (done!), today's and Monday's regular updates, and preparing for the Friday-through-Sunday madness of C2E2 means no time to do bonus strips towards the book... Read more
A little quiet here…
Don't worry, it's been a little quiet here this week, but I'm still plugging away at Chapter 5 and the book in general.
I've taken a first pass at proofreading... Read more
Chapter 4 eBook Now Available!
The high definition edition Chapter 4 eBook is now available in the Multiplex Store: http://store.multiplexcomic.com/index.php/home/multiplex-ch-4-hd.html
The online edition will be up shortly.
Those of you who have free eBooks coming... Read more
Work on Chapter 4 has begun…
I've got what I think will be the final cover finished, and right now I'm finishing up the tedious process of correcting the blacks in all the existing strips. Plus,... Read more
Multiplex: Chapter 3 NOW AVAILABLE
The Multiplex: Chapter 3"high definition" eBook is finally available at the Multiplex Store. The 36-page PDF-format eBook collects strips 47–66 (from March 2006 through June 2006), well as two... Read more
Week 2: The difference between black and black
Blah. So one of the things that's going to be a bit of a concern with taking Multiplex to print is the fact that it's created in RGB, and print... Read more
One week left
As I've mentioned in the past, the real nose-to-the-grindstone work on Book 1 will happen in February and March, when I take a sabbatical of sorts from my day job... Read more
Multiplex/The Breakfast Club final poster
I believe I've finished the Breakfast Club parody poster, which will appear on the Kickstarter backers-exclusive T-shirts — and probably be sold as a mini-poster, as well, in the near... Read more
The Final Tally
For the curious: The errored out pledges have been dropped, and the final tally now stands at 306 backers and $12,805.00 raised — before Amazon takes its transaction fees out,... Read more
WE DID IT!
And boy, did we ever.
Thanks to 318 generous pledges, the Multiplex:Book 1 Club of Awesome Kickstarter Project was an overwhelmingly huge success — not just raising the $7,500... Read more
T-Minus 46 hours and counting... (updated)
There are 46 hours left in the Kickstarter funding period, $11,395 raised (and counting), and Multiplexhas just been named the Kickstarter Project of the Day. I'd say that's a... Read more
Tax update, and the final week!
So after my meeting with the tax advisor, we've figured out a (legal and ethical) way to defer any tax payments on the Kickstarter funds until next year, so it's... Read more
The Book 1/Kickstarter Project and the Tax Man (and other updates)
This is — potentially — one of the best ways I've been wrong about something: I spoke with a tax consultant who assures me that most (if not all) of... Read more
Win a job at the Multiplex 10 Cinemas!
The exclusive Kickstarter backers' T-shirt (at the $50 level or higher) will sport a parody of the poster for The Breakfast Club,with some of the Multiplex gang standing in... Read more
Updated Kickstarter budget and other things
I've updated the Multiplex: Book 1/Kickstarter project budget with the latest numbers and a few more accurate estimates on costs. It's not too different than the original estimates. As the... Read more
The $10,000 Challenge (another random drawing!)
I'd really like to push for the $10,000 level over these next couple of weeks, so that more of the print run is covered by the Kickstarter funds.
Towards that... Read more
Updated Book 1 costs report (with awesome chart!)
You guys continue to astound me. The project has now raised just over $8000, so I wanted to provide an updated projected estimatedcosts graphic reflecting that amount — and... Read more
They got Multiplexed!
I've finished the portraits/avatars of last week's contest and thought I would share them with you guys. For those of you who pledge at the $200 level or higher, this... Read more
THANK YOU!!! (or, The Waiting Game)
You guys are absolutely amazing. The Multiplex: Book 1 Club of Awesome Kickstarter Project has officially passed $7500, so it has officially made its goal! Thank you so much!
So... Read more
Multiplex: Book 1 pricing update — it'll be $20
So between the results of the survey I conducted recently and the latest printing quotes I've gotten, I think it's safe to announce that the cover price of the Multiplex:... Read more
$400 pledge reward encheapened!
Since I've had no takers to the $400 level reward, so I've decided to lower it to a mere $300.
So the $300 level now includes the thank you, the... Read more
Update on the Chapter print comics
The Chapter print comics are being held up a little bit right now, waiting on two things:
1) approval on the artwork for an advertisement for the back cover, and... Read more
VERY short survey about the Multiplex: Book 1 print collection! (closed!)
In order to help me figure out how large of a print run to get, please take this SINGLE-QUESTION survey about the Multiplex: Book 1 print book.
EDIT: The survey... Read more
Random Drawing #3: Get Multiplexed! (updated)
So winners of the second batch of five Multiplex: Chapter 1 print comics have been notified via the Message Center.
Time for pledge incentive number THREE!
For every $500 we... Read more
Special Backer Incentive Prize Random Drawing REDUX (updated)
Well, we made it to the $3500 goal — but Karl has pointed out the error of my math, that 3500 is not, in fact, half of 7500. Interesting, huh?... Read more
Special Backer Incentive Prize Random Drawing! (updated)
If the Multiplex: Book 1 Club of Awesome project hits $3500 before MONDAY (Sunday at midnight, to be precise), all of the backers to date at any level will be... Read more
Additional details on the Multiplex: Book 1 print book
I've had a few questions about the print book and what I'll be using the funding for, so here are some answers:
Just the comics from the five Chapter eBooks... Read more
Multiplex #397 advanced screening: Art to Heart
Here is an early look at Thursday's comic (because I got it done and like to share), just for backers. Thank you so incredibly much for backing the Multiplex: Book... Read more
Slight addendum to the rewards
I've modified the rewards a little bit, with one minor change (also spelled out on the main project page now): As a thank you for making any donation at all,... Read more