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I have been trying to think of a way to express a real concern in a way that won’t cause anyone needless worry, though to assume that what I’m about to discuss would make anyone else  worry might be presumptuous.

When I first started Unguarded, I knew exactly how large the scope of this project was. I also didn’t mind entertaining the scale of it because at the time, there was no pressure. I had no readers so as soon as I grew tired of it, I could drop it without anyone really caring. Or so I assumed. That was a mistake on my part.

Readership has exploded over the last year. I continue to be blown away by all the attention and praise this story receives.  Since I tend to passively let word-of-mouth do its work, I truly didn’t expect this to happen. So before I go on, thank you for your support! I am truly humbled. J

Now comes the difficult part. I like to be realistic. And the truth is that, at my current pace, if I were to finish Unguarded, I would likely never have time for any of my other webcomic projects, which is not something I want to see happen. That’s not an exaggeration. Unguarded will take around twenty years to complete at my current pace.

So for now, I’m hoping for the best but planning for the worst. Let’s say that I decide to end the story early. It won’t be THE ending but it will offer some resolution.

The biggest drawback to this is that a lot of scenes I’ve already included don’t see payoff until after the [new] stopping point, rendering them pointless. To stop the story early leaves a trail of scenes that no longer serve a purpose.

My question to readers is this: Do you want me to continue including the possibly “unnecessary” scenes under the assumption that the story will continue after the current arc (even if it might not)?

To drop them will make for a quicker pace but it would also lock me into finishing the story early (as I’m not a fan of losing all of my foreshadowing).

My intention to finish the story hasn’t changed. I still enjoy working on UG. I’d rather work on it for say, ten more years rather than twenty more years is all. I have too many ideas to spend that much time on a fan project.

There’s still quite a bit of time before I actually have to commit to this decision; I am only interested in hearing your opinions. 

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Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you to my wonderful readers. I've been publishing webcomics for the last fifteen years and your support means more than you could ever know. ❤️
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Readers have been asking how to see Unguarded update more frequently. As many of you know, I produce UG all by my lonesome. While I cannot devote more time to updates, with your help, I CAN hire additional talent so that I can delegate the parts that I tend to do slowly.

With your continued support, I will do just that! By request, I've added a Patreon (link below)-- you'll get some goodies for donating, of course, but if we can reach our goal of a thousand patrons donating $2 per month, I would be able to push the comic into five updates per week.

Check it out!

UG Patreon Snip by ladytygrycomics
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Thank you so much to all the amazing artists and writers who entered this year's UG Halloween Art Contest!

There are some cool prizes at stake so contestants need your votes!!

Please check out the below survey, available through 23:59PST on Monday October 29th so you can have a say in who wins the loot!

Winners will be contacted through their original means of submission on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 31!
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Server hardware is being migrated so will be down for a few hours. :) 
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Hey guys! I'm in the process of planning some optional content. In the vein of webcomics and storytelling in general, what subjects in tutorial form would interest you?

DBZ-related topics are fine too but I want to address a wider context when I can. :)
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Thank you :)
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Man, what a fantastic experience! I'm already stoked for next year :D

Firstly, thank you to everyone who came out to the show to chat and/or to purchase from us! It was so amazing to meet you all. Below is the stock that we have left. We may bring back a few pieces to Kameha-Con 2 in April 2019 but we are already planning on creating completely new art. If you see something that you missed out on, be sure to grab it while it lasts :D 


**I do not plan to restock items between now and Kameha-Con 2019. Once it's gone, it's GONE! 

Please remember that our main focus will always be maintaining our webcomic production. Commissions, as well as traditional prints, will be available for special occasions only. Thank you so much for your support! ^_^ 

International Buyers and those interested in large orders: Please message me directly here, or through the Social Media site of your choice and we'll talk shipping options. :)
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Hey all! Unguarded will be taking a break until May 10th (two updates) owing to my being out of town for Kameha-Con. I will make it up to you with extra pages until we're caught up once I return. I would rather miss a couple than rush them. Thank you for understanding! <3
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While I am still finalizing some details on my end, you should expect to see more information about the first Art Contest for Unguarded next month (May 2017). I have created the group Unguarded Readers. While its main purpose is to allow for easier submissions for everyone involved in all future contests, you are welcome to go ahead and join so that you can be alerted to the new information as soon as it is available and, if you're feeling ambitious, to submit any UG-related art that you may have already sent my way. While I already have a plan for this first contest, please do feel free to include the types of prizes you would like to see in the comments below. Be as specific as you like. I am absolutely open to considering recommendations.

Prizes currently being considered include the following:

  • Officially licensed Freeza-related merchandise (Available in the US/Japan and some exclusive to Japan)
  • Original creations, such as unique wall scrolls not available for purchase anywhere else
  • Commission Slots
  • Amazon Gift Cards (Alternative for those who don't want physical merchandise)
  • DA Memberships and Points (Alternative to the alternative when it is not possible to purchase gift cards for a respective country's Amazon site)

Admittedly, I expect that submissions for these contests, at least at first, to be on the lower side. Now's a great time to get involved for an increased opportunity to win free Freeza stuff!

Thank you for your continued support! ^_^
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