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Networking

2014-01-31 11:27 am
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You may have noticed a few things different on the site. Like that crazy bar right above this post (Don’t click it yet!). Now that SuRe is fully hooked up to Hiveworks, you can use that bar to see which comics have updated on any given day. The advantage of being of being in a network like this is that everyone in the network is helping each other out by driving traffic and raising awareness. It’s a big, happy webcomics community.

But there’s ways you can be a part of this happy community, too. I need all the help I can get raising awareness and spreading the comic around. Social media is a big part of that. Sufficiently Remarkable has a facebook page and you can find out news about all my projects on my twitter. If you like SuRe, seriously consider retweeting along with favoriting tweets, or sharing along with liking. After all, liking a post on facebook gives me an ego boost, but sharing brings in new readers. Readers are what keeps this industry afloat, and staying afloat keeps me happy and making comics smile

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Retail

2014-01-20 10:39 am
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I promised myself a long time ago that I wouldn’t do any retail job comics in SuRe.

As far as webcomics go, it’s a pretty well-used plot device (though only because it’s a ubiquitous real life plot device). Originally I had planned to skip the details of her day altogether, but in the end acquiesced in order to better set up Friday’s comic. Strips like this give me room to insert little clues into aspects of the story not related to the comic itself. All this early scene-setting has a purpose after all. Just don’t expect too many glimpses into Riti’s work day.

More news and announcements after the break…

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Exposition

2014-01-06 10:07 am
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Those familiar with the Sufficiently Remarkable pilot on Strip Search should have no fear of having been spoiled to the events in the comic. I’ve fiddled with it a bit. I won’t tell you how much, though.

Most importantly, the pilot left out a lot of setup. I couldn’t justify it given the judge’s preference towards humor. So in many ways, folks watching the show got a not-so-accurate picture of what I envisioned for the comic. Pacing and rhythm often favor a punchline. It just works better for a strip to have beats. It feels weird to be left hanging at the end of a comic. Against all my better judgment, I’m going to play around with that a bit throughout the course of the story. We’ll see how it goes.

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Holiday Pause

2013-12-21 12:26 pm
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...and with that we take a short break as I will be traveling for Christmas and New Years.

But fear not, the New Year brings more comics, the Sufficiently Remarkable Swag Store, and some special surprises.

See you in 2014!

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Buzzing

2013-12-06 12:36 am
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As the curtains close on this prologue chapter to Sufficiently Remarkable, and we prepare to move into the first chapter of our story, I have another transition to announce:

A little while back, I was invited to join the Hiveworks comic affiliate network and publishing studio. Suffice to say, I have enthusiastically accepted the offer, nestling me amongst the ranks of some of my favorite webcomics, and laying the groundwork for what I hope will be a beautiful relationship.

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