Notes from the Manager
This is more of a fan art sort of thing, I guess…? But whatever. Today's update has been brought to you by McFadyn and Jay Fantástico of Louder Than Bombs, a gorgeous little comic that you ought to check out right now. Thanks, guys!
Since I don't run guest strips in with the rest of the archives, Benj Christensen's guest strip from yesterday has vanished into the ether now. Or, actually, I've just moved it over to the Guest Strips section.
I'll be back with an update of my own tomorrow (as per usual), and then on Friday we'll have another guest strip in celeberation of Multiplex's 5th Anniversary. It looks like the Stripstravaganza will be continuing into next week, to some extent, because I've got a couple more of these babies.
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
If you’ve seen the rough animatic of the first scene from the animated short (which I posted both on Patreon and in the Kickstarter updates), you know that the episode begins before Jason has started working at the Multiplex 10.
So here’s one difference between the Multiplex 10 “universe” and Multiplex (comic strip) canon; Franklin started at the theater before Jason does. Also, the movie poster frames aren’t red anymore, because their vests are red, that was a really stupid decision, and I should have changed it ten years ago.
I feel bad that Franklin only has a small cameo in the first episode, especially since I already know who I want to voice him (hi, Terrence). Sadly, a lot of things that factor big in the comic won’t turn up in the first eleven minute episode, because it focuses on Kurt and Jason. But hopefully we’ll get to make more.
And even if we can’t, I’ll still want to make some mini-webisode sort of things and maybe a digital comic (e.g. Comixology Submit style)… and, of course, there’s also a tabletop/card game in development. So, like I’ve said, I’m not done with these characters yet.
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- On the past, present, and future of Multiplex
- Electrogor, Bobbie Draper, and more
- The collected Multiplex Movie Reviews eBook is now available
- Mae Volume One is now available… and I have a comic in it!
- Multiplex: The Revenge final cover
- Multiplex: Chapter 15 — and the full Book Three eBook set — are now available!
- Production on Book Three is winding down