So, I'm rather out of my element as a webcomics blogger. I really do neither anymore, so I'm really at a loss for what to write about that doesn't come off as just me venting about how different webcomics are today than in the "good ol' days." I say, why fight it?
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I just read my bio that was written about me a few days ago on this site and see that I'm a lot more impressive than in real life! Contrary to what was written here, I did not build puppets for a "They Might Be Giants" video (that was Melonpool" anymore, it's still a very big part of my life. I'm currently working on a feature-length film version that will hopefully live up to all the hype — and I've been designing puppets for such companies as Nike (the Kobe and Lebron MVPuppets commercials) and Intel (I designed the head of the robot in the Superbowl commercial). I also drew a little comic called "CryptoZooey" that may or may not have a second issue in the next few months — still working on that one.
So, all in all, I've been pretty busy — if not in the world of webcomics. I'm so far out of the loop, I've been scrambling for something to write about here — but that obvioulsy has never stopped me before!
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For a limited time only, all remaining stock on The Ultimate Melonpool, Melonpool II: The Voyage Home, Melonpool III: A New Hope and Melonpool V: This Island Earth have been dramatically reduced in price (regularly $19.95, now only $7 plus shipping)!
This is an effort for Steve Troop to regain control of his linen closet as well as get these hi-quality collections into the hands of fans that might otherwise not be able to afford them. All books come signed by the author and can be bought through the Melonpool website. Continue Reading →
It may seem like a minor milestone to some, but Schlock Mercenary turned five years old Sunday. What sets Howard Taylor apart from the rest of us slobs that draw sci-fi webcomics is that he’s never missed an update in those five years!
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Melonpool turns nine today. It had a few shaky years there in the middle, but aren’t you glad it stuck around long enough for one of the best newsboxes ever? Continue Reading →
Apparently, rumors of Melonpool” ending were greatly exaggerated. After a mere six months off, Steve Troop’s band of crazy little spaceman is back, right where they left off… Continue Reading →