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Dandelion

It’s Spring, so here’s some Allergy-triggering lanterns. Moth and Mikki do not seem to be affected by them, though. Advertisements

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Falling in love with the dead

As Connie was working on the pages that would show Mikki as a young man (young hanyou?) telling stories of his travels to Vartu’s skeleton, bound by the Old Great Gods in his demon mother’s den (an old tribal grave-hill), … Continue reading

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a sketch — Mikki + Moth

 

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Designing the devils

Connie has been working on designs for the seven devils, who are mentioned in both “The Storyteller” and Blackdog as a legend of the world that provides the basis for many stories, all beginning, “In the days of the first … Continue reading

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Tamghat character design

Tamghat, the warlord who conquers Lissavakail and drives Attalissa and the Blackdog into exile in Blackdog, had a history before Holla-Sayan and Pakdhala ever encountered him. We won’t go into the details here — spoilers, and all that, as River … Continue reading

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Poster

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A digital storyboard

It’s been a while since we actually posted anything about the manga progress. Now that summer’s here (not that you’d know it by the weather down east), we hope we’ll begin getting some pages produced. Meanwhile, I thought it would … Continue reading

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Chibi banner!

Connie has been playing with the characters of The Storyteller: Sword of Ice and Shadows in chibi form (and for those of you to whom the term is new, in this context it’s the exaggerated, big-child-head look usually done in … Continue reading

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KV’s Desert Island Anime

I was musing on my favourite anime series and just for my own amusement, started to make a list. I decided I would post it … but this is obviously for a desert island with a wind turbine to power … Continue reading

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Currently reading … Nightschool Vol. 4

… and other things. I’ve been enjoying Svetlana Chmakova’s Nightschool a lot, and have just got my hands on volume 4. Great storytelling. I like her characters; they have personality, not just a function, and there’s a lot of humour … Continue reading

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