There’s something to be said about actually finishing a project.
My own past has been marred with enterprises started but soon after put on the back burner, never to be seen again. Girls on the Road will hopefully start the tide of finished projects coming from my side; it’s about time I got things done. ^_^
Working with Halcy has been a personal wont of mine for a while now; we just click on so many levels that I feel we have to do stuff together or we’ll violate some unwritten law of nature. The fact that we’re both artists also went towards the nature of this particular project, which I believe hasn’t been done before: the dual strip webcomic. This isn’t just a first-time special; every single installment will have two full strips — one from me, one from Halcy. Both will follow different viewpoints or different events, but will inevitably be tied in one way or another.
For the time being, my side follows Blue, who’s sort of my character in this story; Halcy’s side follows her own character (or characters, as the case may be). We plan to have the two strips mingle, mix and match in different ways as the webcomic progresses, so stay tuned!
In addition to the comic, we’ll try to start some support forums for fellow artists as well as simple message boards to chat around in about random topics and contemporary issues. This I feel is part of the webcomic experience today, and I think it’s a good idea for us to follow suit with GotR. Everybody can benefit from a few good tips and a few good criticisms — since we’re also just starting out in this shiznit, it’ll be a learning experience for the two of us as well.
On a final note; a select few of you know bits and pieces of the GotR storyline. Please refrain from spoiling or divulging any of it until it has had its spotlight in the comic proper. We’ve worked hard on this project, and I feel that ruining the plotlines ahead would not only hurt us, but also reduce the overall enjoyment of the readers who take time to drop by and catch what’s happened to the gang. Thank you very much for keeping what you know to yourselves; you have our gratitude.
Also, we’ve uploaded two strips for this opening day, so you can have a better idea of what’s in store and where we’re going with this.
At any rate, read, link, and be merry!