Newspaper launch. Heavenly Nostrils. Spring 2015.
Whew! I’ve been sitting on that information for months.
Every time I’ve had to take time off from the daily strip to work on that, I’ve had to just say I was working on “something big.” Well, this has been it.
There’s more work involved with preparing a launch than I had anticipated, and until we got there, part of me was convinced we wouldn’t. But the launch is scheduled for spring, and the process of selling the strip to newspapers is well underway (and going very well–we topped 50 newspaper sales last week), and I’m now allowed to tal
I love drawing Front Page.
I created her because, once I'd signed on as Everfree NW's staff artist, I was asked to design a flyer that featured a pony carrying a newspaper in her mouth. The pony I drew had glasses, a visor, and a newspaper-page cutie mark. We named her Front Page shortly after that.
Now she's been the mascot for a con and will continue to be part of that con going forward, and she has her own ask tumblr (http://askfrontpage.tumblr.com) and her own theme song, which my band Ruiness just released. She has a personality and a voice.
She was designed for EFNW '13's newspaper theme, but she's also a callback to my own post-coll