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Halloween is the BEST. [Oct. 29th, 2010|01:19 am]
Lucy
It is Halloween, dewds. I am pretty excited about it this year!
(not like I don't go totally crazy for it every year...)

Squid
(Nora and I made my squid costume! You should check out her Hammerhead costume, too!)



It's been fun and busy around the studio! Here's a rundown of some of the stuff I've been brewing lately:

  • Next weekend I'm going to be at New England Webcomics Weekend! I'll have special edition signed Wonder Women prints, Salvaged Parts minicomics, and all my books, prints and nonsense. It's going to be a great show!


  • I have a new illustration for "The Giver" over on Picture Book Report!


  • I finished the colors for my Book 3 poster! (Books 1 and 2 are here) Only (oh jeez) 4 more to go! I'm hoping to have them done sometime in early December, so think about giving the set for holiday presents! Book 3 Poster!


  • Speaking of HP, we're still running our good ol' HHH Kickstarter! If we make it to $5,000 before the fundraiser ends in January, we'll throw in an extra comic for contributors, all about a little side-trip to swim with manatees while we're down in Fla!

    If you're pretty familiar with my work, you'll know that manatees are animals with whom I have a bit of a empathetic adoration-situation. The reality is that I was raised in the northwest and only ever saw a real-life manatee once in a tank. Also, I'm PETRIFIED of snakes, and only mildly less phobic of alligators. So an actual swim in a swampy Florida river, wherin enormous, prehistoric-ish sea-cows will likely appear inches from my startled face while I nervously scan the murky waters for gators or snakes should make for entertaining comic reading... Even if I become totally traumatized.

    So give to the cause to send us on this weirdo side-venture! Manatees!


  • I'm off to sleep! I'm still doing those little one-page drawing journals before bed. It's a nice little slowdown of my day. Here are a bunch more:

















  • Phew! Goodnight, folks.
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[User Picture]From: sasjhwa
2010-10-29 06:32 am (UTC)
Have you seen these drawings of your costumes yet?

http://joelcarroll.livejournal.com/114449.html

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[User Picture]From: lucylou
2010-10-29 06:38 am (UTC)
Oh YES! I looooove them!
Joel sent them to me a couple days ago. I totally adore his drawing, but ESPECIALLY when it so perfectly captures my AMAZING SQUIDDINESS!
Brill. Totes brill.
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[User Picture]From: americanbeetles
2010-10-29 06:44 am (UTC)
Hooray, journal comics! Cool line texture-- cintiq drawings?
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[User Picture]From: lucylou
2010-10-29 07:34 pm (UTC)
Naw, good ol' fashioned pen and paper.
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[User Picture]From: spectre_general
2010-10-29 06:50 am (UTC)
The sudden onset of Little Mermaid is amazing.

Wow, that's a weird way to type that. It's like a disease. "Oh, that's sudden onset little mermaid. I have an analgesic cream for that..."
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[User Picture]From: acetank
2010-10-29 06:52 am (UTC)
Your costumes are awesome, Lucy!
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[User Picture]From: darthhellokitty
2010-10-29 06:53 am (UTC)
You make your life look so incredibly ENTERTAINING! And you have the best costumes EVER.
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[User Picture]From: kilted
2010-10-29 07:07 am (UTC)
OH MY GOODNESS, YOUR COSTUME. I love it.
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[User Picture]From: kryptyd
2010-10-29 09:45 am (UTC)
Dammit, Part of Your World was stuck in my head yesterday and now it's back.

Your costumes are both fabulous!
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[User Picture]From: awcomix
2010-10-29 09:52 am (UTC)
These daily comics are looking great, I love how clear and fluid the line looks
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From: samantamanta
2010-10-29 10:56 am (UTC)
i made a drawing of you http://www.flickr.com/photos/cornflake/5076020867/
i thought about hundreds of things to say, but i can't say them well (mostly because my english is not that good...)
but anyways: i love your work, you are a great inspiration.
and you're sooo nice. your art makes my day happier. :)
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[User Picture]From: sasjhwa
2010-10-29 04:41 pm (UTC)
Looks like its time for a fan art page!
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[User Picture]From: artyhell
2010-10-29 11:32 am (UTC)
wish I could be part of that world ;_;
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[User Picture]From: red_thorn
2010-10-29 12:20 pm (UTC)
Sudden Onset of Little Mermaid happens all the time. There's never a moment when it's NOT okay to sing Under the Sea, and every time I have to speak to one of our biotech reps who has a heavy french accent, it starts a round of "Le Poisson".
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[User Picture]From: paperflower86
2010-10-29 12:25 pm (UTC)
That has to be the most epic halloween costume in the history of the universe ^___^
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[User Picture]From: maeths
2010-10-29 01:49 pm (UTC)
Damn it! You costume is decidedly better than mine. Next year, I will have you with my Gold Lame' Banana!
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[User Picture]From: jasonturner
2010-10-29 01:54 pm (UTC)
Great costume!

And the journal comics are great. I love the windy one, and the cat one. And the spooky branch decoration for your party!
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[User Picture]From: nervous_bird
2010-10-29 02:27 pm (UTC)
For some reason, I thought you moved to ny...
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