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When disaster strikes!

Last Sunday, as I was getting ready to start inking this, my computer decided it had had enough. It’s only 9 months old, so this was as surprising as it was horrible. I lost a whole lot of time (and money) this week trying to diagnose its problems before being told by a professional that …

Learning to simplify.

Simplification has been one of the Holy Grails of illustration since I started making comics. I feel compelled to draw every little thing all the time. I feel like I’m cheating if I don’t. I feel like you will know I’m a fraud if I don’t draw every leaf on a tree. Which is utter …

Transition complete.

I traveled 413 miles last Saturday, according to Google, to my new apartment and new job in breezy Chattanooga, TN. I’ve been busy trying to get my life in order all week. I’m still not really settled, but I think I’m in a position to get back to work now. Normally, I’d give myself another …

Writing is weird.

I’ve not done a whole lot of writing, truth be told. Certainly not before CFS launched in 2009. Sometimes I wonder how other people create stories. I don’t imagine the process other people use to get there is as weird as mine. It’s like I don’t want to know too much about who the people in my …

An Introduction

Hi! You have been reading Closed Galaxy.  Unlike the original Comics from Space!, this is a somewhat serious, ongoing story. I’ve never made anything like this before, and I’m kind of teaching myself as I go. It’s been really strange figuring out how to write for this, and I’m the first to admit I’m not the best …