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"Doomed to Obscurity" - New Web Comic Launched

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For a New Year's Day surprise, I'm finally launching the webcomic I've always wanted to do. It's called Doomed to Obscurity and if you give it time, it'll grow on you. Strip #1 is up today; subsequent strips will be published every odd-numbered calendar day.

This is all in Inkscape, and with characters, props, and templates already saved in SVG, reusing parts of drawings becomes trivial. There's still a few details that might change over time, but then that's half the fun of a comic is watching it evolve! I've agonized the most over what graphics platform to use, but Inkscape has consistently given me the best results in what I think a comic should look like, while keeping the characters easy to pose.

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Or see the Comic Here




re: new comic

Link goes to blank page.

Snooping around the site finds this:
http://www.penguinpetes.com/Doomed_to_Obscurity/strips/0000001.png

Lets hope like wine, it gets better with time.

re: new comic

well, it works in konqueror. Ole pete's having some issues, but he thinks he's fixed 'em. However, they still ain't showing up in Firefox.

Weird. I usually have to crank FF up when Konqueror gasps and chokes.

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