Gah! Are we ever going to get to see what Tsunami is seeing? I mean, like, up close?! Listen to him! What he’s seeing is so cool he’s having some kind of religious experience…. O_O
First, I want to let you know that our very own Adam DeKraker is part of a roundtable discussion in New York called “SHOULD YOU BE BLACKLISTED, MR. CARD?” this Wednesday (4/10/13) night! Here are the deets:
DC Comics set off a firestorm in the comic book community when it hired Orscon Scott Card, a bestselling author who is also an anti-gay activist, to write a Superman story. But should authors once again be blacklisted due to their political affiliations?
While everyone on our panel supports gay rights and same-sex marriage, not everyone believes publishers should black-list people who hold opposing viewpoints – and if you think you know who takes which position, you’re probably wrong.
Adam will be talking about this from his perspective as a gay creator and he’ll also be giving out very cool The Young Protectors art cards! If you are in the neighborhood, please check it out and say hi!
(Speaking of Adam, I just have to say I love what he’s doing with these pages. Panel 2 captured the exact gag I was going for in my script. It’s so much fun to be able to work with such incredible talents like him and Vero on this project!)
As for me, I’m going to be at an 18+ convention in San Francisco this Sunday (4/14/13)! Bookish Beasts (link is NSFW) takes place at the Center for Sex and Culture at 1349 Mission St. from noon – 6:00 P.M. and I’ll be selling (and signing!) advance copies of Artifice as well as cool new The Young Protectors and Artifice merchandise. It looks like it’s going to be a good time, so if you’re in the Bay Area, please stop by and say hi!
***THIS IS A BONUS PAGE!***
You’ve also funded a bonus page for next Wednesday the 17th (page 5!) and look below, we’ve already got money in the kitty towards the bonus page after that! You all rock!
Special thanks go out to long-time supporters Veronika K. (who makes their second generous donation to The Young Protectors!) & Raili B. (who makes their fifth generous donation to The Young Protectors!) and a warm welcome and grateful bow go out to new supporters Ian R. & Christina F. for their generous donations over the last few days!
Big hugs go out to long-time great friend of The Young Protectors Daniel N. for their super generous $25 donation, their twenty-eighth (!!) super-generous donation to this comic!
Superhero-strength hugs go out to long-time superfriend Jill W. whose amazingly generous $51 donation marks their sixth amazingly generous donation to this comic and put us over the top for next week’s bonus page!
And finally, totally stunned, deeply humbled and incredibly grateful hugs go out to MEGA-FRIEND Nicolas F. who followed up their stunningly generous $100 donation with another jaw-dropping $200 donation the very next day! Nicolas, you are AMAZING! Thank you so, so, so much!
Thank you all so much for your amazing support! A bonus page for this week and one in the bank—incredible! And I’m delighted you picked this scene to accelerate with bonus pages. Interlude One is the most fun for me out of all the scenes that will be in the first book (Prologue, Chapter 1 and Interlude 1), so being able to share it with you more quickly is a special treat for me. Thank you!
So! Looks like it’s a guy-on-guy porn art site Fluke stumbled on. Will this turn out well for Kyle and his buddies? And will we actually get to see what they are seeing?
Tune in this Saturday to find out! Hope to see you there!
DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! 4/12/13 12:43 PM: Wow! Thanks to your amazingly generous donations, we’ve just blown past the donation target! That means that in addition to tonight’s regular update (page 4!) and Wednesday’s bonus page (page 5!), there will be an additional bonus page (page 7!) on Wednesday, April 24th! WOO HOO! YOU ALL ROCK SO MUCH! THANK YOU!