December Sun – A Web Comic

April 5, 2011

December Sun #5 – Page #23

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The end.

January 18, 2011

December Sun #5 – Page #22

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A little late, but here it is.  So my hope is that Steven Spielberg, seeing this page, will finally be convinced to offer me a boatload of cash for the rights to the screenplay, which I will write and draft up story-boards for.

Either that, or page #23 will be here in a couple weeks.

December 20, 2010

December Sun #5 – Page #21

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I don’t do very many splash pages, mainly because I think they are lazy and rip off the reader, but here’s one.  The robot was big and it seemed to deserve a page of it’s own.

November 18, 2010

December Sun #5 – Page 20

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Yep, more silliness in the panels of this page, including some sloppy sound effects (I’m not very good at sound effects, as you can tell.)  And of course, each panel is all about broadcasting the obvious.  Good stuff…

Now if I could only get Spielberg to check this out and offer me a big gob of cash for the rights to this comic, all would be great…

October 5, 2010

Sort of midway with issue #5… I think…

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So issue #5 has been an interesting one in that I don’t have it finished, nor do I formally have most of the pages selected that I want to use or keep. I’ve been cropping a lot of this up, and also spending an unnatural amount of time on my blogger blogs (on my favorite subjects: theology, music, nutrition and nonsensical miscellany) so I just haven’t had the focus to finish this one up. I’d like to, though, because I’d like to have another finished issue at comixpress (issue #4 seems like a million years ago that I sent that to press) but at the rate I’m going, who knows.

I’m also not sure where I’m going with this character after issue #5. I’ve got most of issue #6 draw, a good deal of #7 started, and yet part of me wants to explore some strange new directions, so I really don’t know. What do you think, Russian spambots who frequent my site? Am I ever going to finish this issue? Or are you only interested in my insanely popular (with the spambots) post about how Google Chrome scrambled up my site long ago. I really don’t get that, but as of this writing, I think there are over 150 spammy comments on that particular post. That one was a goldmine of spam-search-engine goodness.

Ah well. Stay tuned. More pages on the way…

September 28, 2010

December Sun #5 – Page 18

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More evil cabal gabbing…

September 9, 2010

December Sun #5 – Page 17

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The next few weeks look to be busy ones, so going to get this posted now and out of the way.

Now a note about this: Bull is eating a sundae made with hydrogenated bacon grease and pills as sprinkles, which is not advisable. So just a reminder, this is a work of fiction, and not based upon facts. The reader is strongly advised not to engage in the activities of the characters, especially having any contact with hydrogenated oils or pills which may cause serious injuries or death.

The key to Bullbeast was revealed back in issue #1: he’s got a freaky, reverse metabolism that puts to use toxins and garbage granting him additional strength and powers. Adam is used to observing this sort of thing but for Rick its a spectacle of disturbing fascination.

August 30, 2010

December Sun #5 – Page 16

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A sillier bridge page, as the action continues. Not really much more to say.

August 3, 2010

December Sun #5 – Page 15

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Over a month late, but here’s the next, erm, exciting page of dialog.  I debated cutting this, but it makes a nice bridge for the next page.  The big deal with this page is, of course, “weapon prime”, whatever that is.  Notice the ironic comment about software quality assurance, which is funny, I think, because I used to be a QA for about 10 years.

June 25, 2010

December Sun #5 – Page 14

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Very late with this one, but I’ll try to be better with the next few.  Some notes:

1) Panel 1 features the “obvious twins” fleeing the tank.

2) Panels 2 on feature one of my favorite, yet completely implausible, features of comic books that I read in the 1980′s, namely Chris Claremont stories, and that is characters who have ridiculously overly-verbose internal dialogs.  I personally love this in a comic though, as it pads out a story so much more and instead of just flipping through panel after panel of action, this is a way that you get an internal narrative that, although completely unrealistic, helps make the story so much more substantial (Well, in Claremont’s “Uncanny X-Men” maybe.  Not really here.  In fact, regarding that excessive dialog…)

3) I added overly-unnecessarily dialog into the last panel to cover up some flaws on the right of the page.  In fact, if you look at the upper right of the building, you’ll see a partially-hidden “PS”, which is my note when drawing/inking that I don’t care anymore and that I’ll just fix up the area with PhotoShop.  I ironically missed this one after doing the gradient half-tone, so I just left the PS there and added some marks to make it look like an explosion or something (this is the all-out-completely implausible page, but who cares?)

I also went a little bit overboard with the halftone in that last panel.  Oh, and did you pick up the not-too-subtle ‘Superman’ reference on the page?  Again, this issue is more tongue-in-cheek and more just having fun with the story and the characters.  Although I consider it “cannon” in the saga, its just a little more lightweight this time around.

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