I'm appearing on the PajamaCon Twitch Stream Today!
Since Emerald City has been cancelled, my friends at Iron Circus are holding a digital "convention" stream over the weekend called PajamaCon! I'll be appearing on the twitch stream at 2:40 Pacific/4:40 Central, and a bunch of other cool creators will be appearing througout the weekend. Come check it out!
Sam and Fuzzy Q & A: Conless Edition
Got a question you want answered? Just drop me an email with "Q & A" in the subject line!
"My apologies if this has been answered already, I looked for it and couldn't find it. Will there be a new book/omnibus with the material up to the finale? I love having your work in print, especially to share with friends who prefer physical copies of things. Thanks a bunch!" -Frank
Yes indeed! The final two omnibuses will be arriving via a Kickstarter ASAP. I've been working on getting 'em ready while simultaneously prepping for the spring con season (designing and ordering new merch, prepping and shipping inventory, making displays, etc), which really slowed me down. But now all that con prep is done... and all those cons are being cancelled! So, uh, I kinda wish I had just worked exclusively on the books. Grr!
But either way, I am almost done getting the campaign ready, so it should launch soon. (Backers of the S&F Extra tier of my Patreon will have already seen some previews of some of the art and cover work I've been doing for 'em!)
"Are you still going to Wondercon next month?" -Dave
Alas, Wondercon has just joined Emerald City on the growing list of comic conventions being cancelled this spring due to coronavirus concerns. At the moment, the only con I have left on my schedule for spring is Calgary Expo, and depending on how things are going by late April, they may well cancel that one, too!
Obviously, protecting everyone's health is the most important thing! So if shows have to be cancelled, they have to be cancelled, and I support it entirely. But I will say, if this wave of cancellations needs to extend into the summer, well... that would be pretty rough.
You know, when you do conventions for a living, you plan for some volatility! After all, individual shows are constantly coming and going, starting up or going out of business, getting better or worse over time, changing dates, changing owners... you name it. But I must admit, I never imagined a scenario where a whole year of them was cancelled on mass. If that happens, I will just have to lean a little harder on commission work, Patreon, Kickstarter, and online sales this year! (And as always, my sincere thanks to all of you who help support me any of those ways!)
That's a wrap for today. See you on Monday, team!