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About Varied / Professional Core Member Rebecca M., fangirl modeFemale/France Group :iconthe-discworld-guild: The-Discworld-Guild
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Deviant for 13 Years
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GND 322 - Ceci n'est pas une (fr)eek by Pika-la-Cynique GND 322 - Ceci n'est pas une (fr)eek :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 305 65 HARDBOILED TRAUMATIC BACKSTORY by Pika-la-Cynique HARDBOILED TRAUMATIC BACKSTORY :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 132 27 GND 321 - Spectacle by Pika-la-Cynique GND 321 - Spectacle :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 398 102 GND 320 - Fluff(ed) Expectations by Pika-la-Cynique GND 320 - Fluff(ed) Expectations :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 341 73 Welp, you're a banana peel. by Pika-la-Cynique Welp, you're a banana peel. :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 269 28 GND 319 - Definitely his fault this time. by Pika-la-Cynique GND 319 - Definitely his fault this time. :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 360 116 GND 318 - Smoochies enabling by Pika-la-Cynique GND 318 - Smoochies enabling :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 414 76 GND 317 - Freshly Pressed Disaster Colada by Pika-la-Cynique GND 317 - Freshly Pressed Disaster Colada :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 290 74 GND 316 - Small print, handwrit in Gothic Cursive by Pika-la-Cynique GND 316 - Small print, handwrit in Gothic Cursive :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 287 78 GND 315 - Admin Has Its Eyes On You by Pika-la-Cynique GND 315 - Admin Has Its Eyes On You :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 391 120 GND 2018 Valentine - Of Trust and Black mark(er)s by Pika-la-Cynique GND 2018 Valentine - Of Trust and Black mark(er)s :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 667 73 Nixed graphic novel project - introductory pages by Pika-la-Cynique Nixed graphic novel project - introductory pages :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 76 11 Character studies for a nixed YA graphic novel by Pika-la-Cynique Character studies for a nixed YA graphic novel :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 88 6 GND 314 - Quite a start by Pika-la-Cynique GND 314 - Quite a start :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 477 108 GND 313 - J'assume by Pika-la-Cynique GND 313 - J'assume :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 304 76 GND 312 - Perks and Preparations by Pika-la-Cynique GND 312 - Perks and Preparations :iconpika-la-cynique:Pika-la-Cynique 410 75

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The next two days passed without incident. Jareth stayed asleep, the fairies took turns watching over him, and Sarah went about her daily routine. Christine had offered to come visit her, but she had talked the blonde out of it. She didn’t know how far the hospitality of the King and Queen of Fairies went, and she didn’t want her friend to end up with horns again...or worse. All things considered, horns were a minor nuisance, compared to what Puck could have done to her.
However, Sarah had agreed to stop by their apartment for a movie and some pizza, and was pleasantly surprised to find that Christine had invited Lizzie, Luna, and one of the newer Wibsies, Jupiter Jones.
“So Sarah,” said Lizzie, taking a bite of pizza and swallowing before she continued, “I hear your so-and-so has been KO'd.”
Shooting a glance at Christine, who was discussing movie possibilities with Jupiter and Luna, she said, “Something like that.”
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:heart: Paranormal Romance Love Triangle Shipping War Team-picking! (GND 283) :heart: 

781 deviants said Team FIX THIS. and then make them smoosh faces
447 deviants said I cannot sanction this soap-opera buffoonery.
344 deviants said Team "Heeeey *cocks gun fingers* you do you GK"
255 deviants said Team Slap Him And Walk Out
  • Listening to: Chvrches
  • Reading: 'Ash, a secret history'

A FEW DAYS LATER : ... OMG so many of you have been so incredibly generous. I am verklempt and pleased as punch and eying a lightboard for purchase and so very grateful and ... well, I just tried to hurry up and get you the next page, kay?



Buy Me a Coffee at


OK, so. I am tackling a long list of proactive, arse-shifting To Do things, and this was one of 'em.

After looking around a bit, Patreon felt like a daunting amount of *commitment* and I am currently about to be freaking-out busy and stressed trying to pitch a new BD project to a publisher after 2017 was a year of Things Falling Through, professionally - bah humbug.
But even though my GND page updates have slowed down something fierce I still get the loveliest, touching, just-only-a-tad guilting, messages from people who care about this 'verse, and first-time-reader comment-sprees and some who are looking for ways to show their appreciation and.... well, finally getting into the 21st century content creator mindset and all that - I've set up what seemed like the most hassle-free version of a digital tip jar in the form of a Ko-Fi page. Works with Paypal - you can "buy me a coffee" for a few bucks, as a one-off, no subscription or pledging or suchwhat.

Yeah, verily, I do this at this point of barely monthly updates. And I know, the comic was not even my original idea to start with. Feels cheeky af.

Disclaimer and general British not-wanting-to-make-a-fuss and all..... I'm not in a financially sticky place.... there are far more needy and productive (fan)artists out there deserving of your paypal pennies. But eh. It has been 10 years of pages, and producing tiptoeing-around-copyrighted-characters merch on Society6 is a whole other affair, kinda. Let no-one here feel in any way guilted or tripped up or obligated (and hey, comments is always nice too =D ). And I make no promises of faster updates nor nuthin' neither!


(Really, I had more hopes to monetize GND readership on the day I finally get something published in English, but that seems a pretty fuzzy horizon rn.)


As a repeat of my anniversary post, thanks again, and always, to everyone who's ever commented, those who keep doing so, and all of you who have made telling this story this so much interactive fun.


So, insert Labyrinth-y pun about being generous and whatnot, and cheers all. :iconsparklesplz:

PS. BTW, that facebook group linked to last post - I've seen several other dA-familiar pieces there since, they are a nasty lot of print-selling art-yoinkers...

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Rebecca M., fangirl mode
Artist | Professional | Varied
Freelance comic book artist and part-time animation teacher. Basically I just dig visual storytelling. On the look-out for studio employment.
Right here is my geeky space.


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Strig-Ex-Libris Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2018  Student Artist
Happy Birthday!
momomelon Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018
I really enjoy your comics! Thank you for putting your art and writing out there for us to read.
Cathahn Featured By Owner Edited Jul 4, 2018  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hi!!!I have been looking at your work since my senior year in highschool and now I’m a senior in college. I love your work, it never ceases to make me smile and it’s so nice having someone carry on such wonderful characters in such a fun way. Thank you so much and please never stop!
ameliaignitor Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey! I absolutly adore and respect your art, and you are such a major inpiration to me. One question though...I can't seem to figuar out how to read your whole comic series from start to finish, with it getting all mixed up. Do you have a folder its all in?
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2018  Professional General Artist
Hey there! And thanks! And yeah, I really do still have about 200 "Next page / Previous" links to edit on the comics, but there is in fact a separate GirlsNextDoor folder in my Gallery you can read through with dA's Prev /Next buttons. Finicky to link for me rn on mobile but shouldn't be too hard to find... ?
Hermomile Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Touch-Not-This-Cat Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2018
For those that fantasize about an Adult version of something like “Labyrinth”, or “The Dark Crystal”, we can finally take heart: “The Happy Time Murders” adult Muppet crime Dramady is only the beginning. Something serious, “Game Of Thrones” level of serious is surly on the docket.
princestrueard Featured By Owner May 31, 2018
Page 320?????
Ganalef Featured By Owner May 20, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
I want to share a reddit conversation I had, but I lost the link and will recount the conversation by memory.

The post was "What was the weirdest sexual thing you have been asked to do that you agreed to?"

A guy in the thread talked about how his girlfriend would make him act out her erotic fiction about an immortal and arrogant space elf.  I responded glibly "Jareth!" before I went to bed, and he sent several replies within the few hours I was asleep asking "What!?  How did you know?  Did you know her?  Do you know me?  Who are you?" and had to wait until I logged on after work the next day to get my explanation (he'd seen the movie, but forgotten it and didn't really seem to get the connection.)

Virtual high-five to whoever that girl was, and virtual hug to the dude.
Pika-la-Cynique Featured By Owner May 21, 2018  Professional General Artist
Y'know, culturally, we're full into this whole 80s nostalgia, retro remake pandering to grown-up geeks with purchasing power phase, and once we've powered through the obvious (Star Wars, the suburbs of Spielbergia... ) and the boys' toys, I think it is only just starting to show how strongly Labyrinth marked the girls, and how damn many paranormal romance love interests can be directly traced back to the lasting impressions left by one Goblin King. I mean, most women authors, actresses, content creators various, whose work I enjoy, they all know the Magic Dance. The fanfic output is a statistical aberration compared to the usual canon expanse/popularity/age parameters. And mainstream pop-culture awareness may spare a nod for "glitter and cool puppets!" and Crotch jokes, and friendly male ubergeek co-worker will acknowledge it in the great 80s fantasy films lineup, but they totally misunderestimate the undercurrents and female Deep Fandom here.
Admittedly I am biased and this is my major fandom haunt, but.
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