I did a guest comic for Weregeek! Check it out. And in case you missed it, I did one in 2013 as well. If you’re not familiar with Weregeek, dig through the archives! Tabletop/rpg fans should especially enjoy it.
If you’re visiting NPC Comic from Weregeek for the first time, welcome! The About page should get you oriented. The current story is about the characters playing Dungeons and Dragons, so hit the “first in chapter” button in the navigation to start from the beginning. If you read through the archives, you may notice that I haven’t put all the old comics in chapters yet. That’s coming soon!
I hadn’t done screencaps in a while because ever since my 2008 MacPro died last year, I’ve been comicking on my Macbook air, which can’t really handle screencapping without making drawing in Photoshop as slow as gravy. The thick kind of gravy, with lots of cornstarch added. You know the kind.
But I got a new computer! So the screencapping is happening. All the time. Always be screencapping is new motto. Soon to come: A screencap of me doing all the boring behind the scenes stuff, like scheduling a comic post. Or posting the comic to iOS app Comic Chameleon. Or tweeting. Who knows – maybe I’ll release a screencap of me writing this very blog post and your minds will be BLOWN.
But I probably won’t, because that would be really boring. In the meantime, enjoy this NOT boring video of me drawing the comics from 06/30, 07/02, and 07/04, sped up to an efficient 5 minutes.
Time travel goes both ways. So I went back in time and made some sketches from previous comics available to the public. I drew a lot of the comics this year on REAL PAPER with REAL PENCILS, and I wanted to share that with all of you. Check out the Patreon Activity Feed, or jump right to these direct links to sketches I’ve made public:
And hey, patrons? You are AMAZING. Thank you so much for your support. I screencapped the making of some of the latest comics, so I can’t wait to share those videos with you. If there’s anything you can think of that would make Patreon a more rewarding experience for you, I’d love to hear your suggestions.
Good news – you can buy prints of whatever NPC Comic you want!
Some of my long time readers may recall that this was once an option. I used to handle print orders myself. I’d print the comics out on my fancy large format printer, package them, and ship them off. After a year of doing that, I realized the cost of inkjet printer ink was so high that I was only making about a $1 profit for my 30 minutes of time it took to process each order. So I stopped offering the prints.
So peruse the archive and hit that “buy print” button when you land on a comic you’d love to hang on your wall. And don’t forget – Patreon patrons who contribute $5 or more get a high res, print-ready file of any comic they want, every month.