Notes from the Manager
First things first: I know. Several of the "facts" in here have since been debunked. This strip takes place on Tuesday, immediately after the news broke -- and some of these debunked facts are still being reported in supposedly legitimate news outlets, like the bit about pills being "scattered about" his body. Anyway. Bear with me. I'm going somewhere with this.
Second: I'm not trying to make fun of his death, so don't yell at me about that. Bear with me, and when this is all done, if you think it was in poor taste, then yell at me, and I'll tell you how little I care.
Third: I liked Heath Ledger as an actor, in the handful of movies I've seen him in, and I felt he was on the verge of a breakthrough in his career with Dark Knight. So, really. I'm not making fun. Bear with me.
Thank you again to Shayna Marchese for the guest strip on Monday. If you missed it, go read it. It's in-continuity, and all of you love Devi, so of course you want to know what's been up with her, right?
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Saturday, March 8, 2014
We’ve just hit the second milestone goal ($600)!
What this means is, once my patrons’ accounts are charged next (around the first of next month), MULTIPLEX WILL BE COMPLETELY READER-SUPPORTED AND DEVOID OF THOSE ANNOYING THIRD PARTY ADS. Thank you so incredibly much to all of the Patreon backers and anyone else who spread the word about the project (or Multiplex, really)!
Once I can roll out the reworked site, strip images will be significantly larger (most likely 900px wide), yet the website should still load a bit faster. My programmer Jelly and I are looking at making the site both responsive and retina-friendly at the same time, but those may take a while longer… so no promises for those just yet.
I would just yank the ads now, because I hate them, except that would screw up the site layout. Removing them is not quite as simple as it might seem, I’m afraid, and will involve a bit of a redesign, as I mention in the Milestone Goals sidebar over at Patreon.
When we reach the NEXT milestone goal ($1000): I will post (at least) four Multiplex Movie Reviews or other bonus comics per month here for patrons! So it will be allllmost like three strips per week.
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