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Monday, October 22, 2007

New Comic - what format?

I spent this year's 24-hour comic day writing and pencilling a big chunk of a larger project - A Dangerous Man: Why Andrew Jackson was the Meanest, Rottenest, No-Good Son of a Gun what Ever Became President. I'm not sure exactly what to do with it - I inked a page today as a sample and then played around with it a bit in the computer. I'm not sure if I want to try and get it published (it'll be some 100 pages or so upon completion), publish it myself as a small book to sell direct, or make it a web-comic and simply collect it later. Were the latter the case, I could play around with color like this. Anyway, Andrew Jackson was a horrible, horrible man. I hope that, whatever this project's venue, his despotic and cruel ways will be brought to light for a generation that knows him only as the guy on the twenty dollar bill.

2 comments:

Webmaster_D said...

The premise kind of reminds me of one of those Chick gospel tracts for some reason. Better watch out, his descendents might come after you!

Andrew Wales said...

I read a biography of Jackson once. I don't recall everything but there was some draw dropping moments when I thought, "This guy was one of our presidents?!" There's so much good reading -- and potential graphic novels -- in history. Truth really is stranger than fiction.