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Things I’d wish was more popular: dinosaurs in modern cities.

Things I’d wish was more popular: dinosaurs in modern cities.

Another EvilSupplyCo two-for-one post. The first set is the delightful Unlucky 13 print, only sold Friday the 13th, and some extras that I’m planning to inflict on friends and acquaintances.

The second is the Dracula-themed Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments. Which brings us to me talking about the lovely customer service you get. See, I had a three month subscription back when that was an option, and I was supposed to have gotten an earlier package, but it never arrived. I contacted EvilSupplyCo to hear if something had gone wrong, and it turns out that the package had been sent but went missing along the way (I suspect somebody couldn’t resist that fantastic sticker and grabbed it). Totally not their fault, but not only did I get it replaced with no fuss at all, I got to choose if I wanted the package that had gone missing or the next one in line. I picked the next one, and I have no regrets.

Trees and The Woods

Thematic comics post, here we go.

So, short version. Trees is a story set a number of years after the alien crafts called “trees” landed and caused some slight disturbances. I only had issue 1 to deal with, so I basically only got a brief introduction to what appears to be three separate storylines.  I did learn one thing from it though.

I like the way the scenery is drawn more than the people.

The Woods on the other hand is a “community gets isolated, lets watch what happens story”. This time with the slight twist that the community is a school and the isolation is them being stuck on an alien moon. 

There’s roughly two groups of central people formed pretty early on - a small flock of kids who went off into the woods to figure out what’s going on, and the people who are stuck in the school. Both sides offer what looks like it’ll be interesting conflicts and hey, then there’s this:

Multiple-eyed and -limbed beasts. This comic speaks to me.

Dogs of Mars

Sometimes I get things just because the premise grabs my attention.

This one? Basically it’s a stuck-in-space-with-monsters story. But women seem to have a surprisingly large percentage of the active roles, and that’s what lured me in.

Now I’ll be hones, the story wasn’t really surprising, it follows the formula and doesn’t offer any twists or turns I didn’t see coming. But it was kinda fun to follow a story where nobody has any issues with the people in power being women.

The art is mostly kept in a very limited palette, the only colors being reddish-brown, and it works fairly well to create a mood.

I sometimes had trouble telling what was going on though, the art quickly gets confusing when lots of movement is added, and the artist seems to favor the comic version of a shaky “live” camera which I’ve always found hard to follow. 

All in all I wouldn’t say I loved this comic, but I appreciate some of the elements it worked with and it wasn’t bad… just not as good as I’d hoped.

parliamentrook:

mythicarticulations:

Who’s a good boy? You’re a good boy!
Who devours the flesh of mortals? You devour the flesh of mortals!

Poseable “Cerberus in a Can” now available in our Etsy shop.

good product, good design and packaging, great photos, A+++

Now that I think about it

Having a tagline in comments used to be a Big Thing back in the days when I was young(er) and flailing around at Livejournal.

These days, if I were to make one and it was supposed to be honest, it’d go “Never buy full priced Lego if there’s a discount of 33% or better to be had.”

I live my life by that rule and it’s served me well.

It’s a sea lion.

It’s a sea lion.

All of the Aztec Neon images I’ve made so far excluding the animated one of the two hotel signs. Been having a good deal of fun with this and I think there’s a lot of potential in the idea.

The Shivah

Due to a good deal of luck and my affinity for buying humblebundles I ended up owning this game.

It’s not the greatest game ever, but considering it’s an early Wadjet Eye game that’s gotten remastered with better graphics and voice acting* it’s actually quite good.

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I took a break from drawing skin ghosts, though I’m not entirely sure you can call this beast a living creature.

I took a break from drawing skin ghosts, though I’m not entirely sure you can call this beast a living creature.

Sep 6

The Swapper

It was actually several months ago I finished this game, but I never got around to talking about it until now. 

So, what’s there to say about the Swapper?

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Sep 1

asylum-art:

The Eerie Beauty Of Crimea’s Abandoned Soviet-Era Salt Mine Might

Crimeans call it Sivash, or the “Rotten Sea,” in reference to the unpleasant smell that wafts from the network of shallow, salty lagoons. But for those willing to look past the stench, an otherworldly vista awaits.

Sergey Anashkevych, a photographer in the region, has captured jaw-dropping photos of the marshy area, which includes an abandoned Soviet-era salt mine. According to Caters News Agency, in some spots, the water takes on a deep crimson hue as a result of halobacteria, single-celled microorganisms that are purple in color and found in highly salty

thegorgonist:

Steampunk Dinosaur ROUND-UP!

Here’s a crazy grid of the nine punny steampunk dinosaurs in my series so far, plus bigger versions of the three newest—compassgnathus, alicesaurus, and parasololophous!

You can buy all of them on my etsy in various sizes and collections, this link should help you out.

Last of these I have around for now so you get a break til I finish more. People who’ve known me for a few years have probably seen that mask before.

Last of these I have around for now so you get a break til I finish more. People who’ve known me for a few years have probably seen that mask before.

I got that sickly-green color by mixing two blues. Don’t ask me how, I have no idea. But I am very pleased with how it looks.

I got that sickly-green color by mixing two blues. Don’t ask me how, I have no idea. But I am very pleased with how it looks.