Notes from the Manager
In case you haven't seen it yet, here is the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds (yes, it's supposed to be spelled that way).
If you haven't been around since Thursday or didn't read the Notes from the Manager last week, you missed an update on Friday. You also missed the grand opening of the brand-spankin' new Multiplex Store, featuring two kick-ass T-shirt designs and the slightly updated, lower-priced downloadable version of the Multiplex: Chapter 1 ebook. (Yes, #2 is still coming!)
Buy stuff now and support your favorite movie theater-themed comic that's actually updated in the past four years! :)
(As I mentioned last week, if you have already purchased a copy of the earlier HD edition of the Multiplex eBook, drop me a line and I'll give you coupon codes for a free upgrade to the new edition, as well as a small discount any anything else in the store.)
All purchases come with a free (random-ish) 1" button and my eternal gratitude.
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Ten years ago this month (on July 10th, 2005, to be specific), I posted two shitty looking comics to a corner of the Stripped Books website. At that point, I had no idea what I was in for: it was a gag strip that would quickly transform into a character-based comedy where people talk about movies — not just superficially about specific movies, but about how people watch and talk about movies of all kinds. The art got a little better, too.
The Multiplex characters took on a life of their own and ultimately turned this comic into an eleven- or twelve-year “epic” about the movie theater industry in one of the most interesting periods in its hundred-year history (and also this one jerk who kinda sorta becomes a slightly better person maybe if you squint your eyes and cock your head to the side a little).
Multiplex’s readership grew quickly in those first few years, thanks in very large part to a pair of guest strips on PvP and some well-placed Project Wonderful ad campaigns (thanks, Something Positive and Shortpacked!), and in the years since it has since retained a small but passionate readership that has supported me time and time again: the Patreon project of course, as well as two successful Kickstarter projects to fund two books I’m very proud of.*
Thank you for allowing me to tell this story.
Thank you for reading.
* Speaking of Kickstarter projects, there will be an announcement about Multiplex: Book Three… very soon.
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