OK. HOW'S THIS. That looks better. Wait, let me check. Ok, yeah. #2ed73a. That's correct. WHAT. That's the hex code for the color. WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT. It's the numerical representation of the color in hexadecimal format. OK. SO?? So I was just double checking to make sure it was right. AND. It was right. THIS IS A PARTICULARLY AGGRAVATING TANGENT. TO AN ALREADY GHASTLY CONVERSATION. I'M DEFINITELY GOING TO FIGURE OUT WHO YOU ARE. AND HOW TO KILL YOU. But Caliborn. How do you expect to kill me... When I am already dead! Hahahahahaha, oh man. HOW IT IS ACTUALLY POSSIBLE. FOR SOMEONE TO BE THIS OBNOXIOUS AND UNFUNNY??? I don't know. Maybe it's a miracle? STOP FUCKING WITH ME. I'M SERIOUS. Oh no. He's serious everybody. Look out. He's about to throw the tweeniest, brattiest tantrum his little green exoskeleton can muster. STOP IT. If you pitch a fit in your little bow tie and suspenders, it will probably be so adorable that I might just drop dead anyway. Or my ghost will. FUCK YOU. NOW I KNOW YOU'RE FULL OF SHIT. GHOSTS CAN'T DIE. THAT MAKES NO SENSE. No really, go ahead. Flutter your eyelashes at me. Make it as grumpy as possible. Kawaii me to double death bro! I'M SO CLOSE. TO JUST. WREAKING MAYHEM. ON LITERALLY EVERYTHING WITHIN MY TANTRUM RADIUS. IF YOU DON'T STOP TEASING ME. AND START BEING USEFUL TO MY QUEST AGAIN. Wait! Shhh, settle down. Something important is happening. WHAT. The clown! He wants to give you another present. OH GOD. But seriously, this present is really important. Just turn around and receive it graciously from your new mentor. HE'S NOT MY MENTOR. And remember. No more clown shootings, or I play the music again. UGH.
As you can see, it is a pretty swift horse schedule, with a couple of horseless weeks mixed in there. You may recall my mnemonic device for remembering the previous M/W/F schedule of Monhay, Wedsneigh, and Frihorse. Now we can add two more to help you remember, Tuesnort, and Thursclop. I understand this comic can get confusing sometimes, so you are definitely going to need those to help guide you on the rest of this journey.
All pages for the above horses have already been drawn. I still have a batch of pages to draw to round out A6A6I5, but not as many as I have already done. I hope that you like it when characters in stories talk to one another, because there's an awful lot of that to come. Please stand by patiently and enthusiastically as my fake teens sit around bullshitting to the bitter end. Then a bunch of cool stuff will happen, and that will be that!
1) New trailer for Hiveswap! Creeping ever closer to the release of episode one. In case you weren't aware by now, What Pumpkin Studios is developing it. WP is now a gamedev studio which I happen to think is pretty cool. There have been a bunch of Kickstarter updates recently showing progress too. Here are some more links which will help you keep up with game news: Twitter | Tumblr | FB
2) Homestuck returns on April 13th! That's in just a few days. Are you ready? I doubt it, but when has that ever stopped us before. We start with Caliborn's much anticipated masterpiece, running from the 13th-15th. Then regular updates probably resuming a week after that. I haven't decided on the update schedule yet, but when I do it will almost certainly be communicated to you in the only manner which you will tolerate from me, which is more horse calendars. I am thinking of a fairly swift update schedule. A lot has piled up. Over the last month (not counting his 40 page masterpiece, which was done months ago) I have somehow drawn another 400 pages, which is possibly some sort of MSPA record. Be warned, due to that obscene page rate some of these panels are lookin pretty fast and loose! They nevertheless exist, which is usually what matters most for this website. There's still more to draw beyond that to finish off the rest of A6A6I5, which is the final "normal act". But really not too much. We're getting real close here. I will chip away at the remaining panels as I roll out this batch. Then, it's all animation work after that.
3) Paradox Space! 4/13 is the exact one year anniversary of its launch. And as HS resumes, PXS will be pausing for a good while. We actually paused production back in January, and have just been posting from a comic buffer since. This has much to do with shifting priorities heavily to gamedev needs, but I'll explain more about it and the future of PXS in a little while, on that site. But also, there'll be a PXS book coming out soon! It looks very good. Also, if you haven't checked out PXS in a while, now would be a great time, because it's going into its pause on a very strong note. It's been running an incredibly great 51 page story by Zack, Jon, and Shelby. Kudos to all of them. This has easily been one of my faves.