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minicomics ?? post 21: the cliffside motor inn

Here’s the sketch of the final version of the sign for the Cliffside Motor Inn.  There was never any reason for the Cliffside to be where it is–surrounded by farms, far off the main road and not near any tourist … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 17- more scribbles

Scribbling: going well.  Internet: not fixed.  But here it is, with a delayed post from earlier today.  Here are pages 2, 3, and 4.   Click on each image to see a larger version, and take a shot at reading … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 15: the scribbles begin

Good morning, afternoon, and welcome back to minicomics ??, the liveblogging experiment that combines the production of an actual minicomic with the exciting complications of real life interference and an erratic internet connection.  It’s your online minicomics reality show! Today … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 14: jurassic plants

OK.  I now know a lot more about the plants of the Jurassic period than I did before.  This hardly makes me a paleobotanist, but it’s good enough for a minicomic. Common flora of the Jurassic period included tree ferns, … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 13: sidebar, detour, or work avoidance?

It’s not work avoidance, really– it’s a weird day and there’s lots of stuff going on outside of the Brontosaurus story that I have to attend to.  But that doesn’t mean I’m not thinking about it. Specifically, I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 11: sixteen pages!

I was thinking this was going to be a twelve pager (a mini-and-a-half, as I like to think of it), but it looks like the Brontosaurus Minicomic is going to be a full fledged double, sixteen pages long.  Those extra … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 10– what do brontosauruses like for treats?

Hello, and welcome back to Minicomics Live, issue ??, the “live” blogging minicomics project featuring an unreliable internet connection.  We are back, we are working, and the script is breaking apart into pages in a more or less orderly way.  … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 9: a finished (?) script

It may not look like much, but I’ve been working on this all day.  If you’ve read the previous versions, you’ll see it hasn’t really changed much, just evolved into “mostly finished” form.  But writing dialog and setting all the … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 5– more script

Really cooking with gas now.  This is an odd but nice little story about the nature of time.  I am starting to think “Day of the Brontosaurus” is going to be the finished title.  When I write a super short … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 4: a pause for a question

One of the problems with new story ideas is that they must sometimes be put on pause until a previously unasked worldbuilding question is answered. As the script develops, it looks like a kid or two is going to have … Continue reading

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