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RotL Comic Book!

Postby JadeGordon » Mon Sep 22, 2014 5:19 am

I made a thing maybe you folks wanna see? http://jadegordon.deviantart.com/art/Ro ... -483871328

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Re: RotL Comic Book!

Postby Liesbeth » Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:22 am

wow! haven't had time to look at it properly yet, but I glanced through and it looks beautiful. Am looking forward to reading it properly.

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Re: RotL Comic Book!

Postby Moni » Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:27 am

Woww thank you so much for sharing this--totally made my day! Brilliant.

How much time did it take you to draw the comic?

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Re: RotL Comic Book!

Postby pahouk » Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:36 pm

This is amazing, Jade! I love this episode and I think you captured it so well.

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Re: RotL Comic Book!

Postby JadeGordon » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:15 am

I'm so glad everybody likes it!

Disclaimer: Sorry there's so many walls of text. I edited the transcript only lightly, but didn't want to change what was written, so it's sort of a long read. Maybe just listen along (initially I developed the art in pieces to be a motion comic, but that plan didn't work out so I reformatted everything into comic form.

It took a while! My co-conspirator pitched the idea before going on a cruise, so by the time she got back I had a large chunk of (the originally planned art) done, and then as I reformatted it to a comic book, I kept finding things I needed to add, sneaking in other references, realizing I needed more buildings, and then all that text. Labor of love! If I were to have sat down and made a concentrated effort it probably woulda taken a month. I picked at it when I could, got busy with other work, Welsh trolls and such, but in a flurry of activity made sure to have it ready for TLW reunion for the Barsuk anniversary (all bagged and boarded and ready to go!). I had to mail Merlin a copy, but was able to give John his copy in person! So, it ended up being made over the course of about 6 months.

For ages in the podcast and Cruise panels and such he'd talk about comics, and at some point said (I think at least twice) that he wanted a comic of his life, and that he wanted it to just magically appear in front of him. So. We made it happen!

I hope it soothes some of the merch cravings people have for RotL. FREE STUFF!

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Re: RotL Comic Book!

Postby grant » Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:40 am

Really well done - love the layouts.

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Re: RotL Comic Book!

Postby JadeGordon » Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:53 am

Thank you!

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Re: RotL Comic Book!

Postby Moni » Sun Oct 12, 2014 1:52 am

JadeGordon wrote:For ages in the podcast and Cruise panels and such he'd talk about comics, and at some point said (I think at least twice) that he wanted a comic of his life, and that he wanted it to just magically appear in front of him. So. We made it happen!


Oh wow... great story, thanks for sharing! :)

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RotL Comic Book

Postby JeremyHug » Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:12 pm

Loving the Spider-Man line of books so Im going to try my first ever episode of Comic Book Roadshow... God I really dont need to pick up another podcast


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