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WetSuit colors GI JOE-A-Day by RobertAtkins WetSuit colors GI JOE-A-Day :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 146 8 IDW Signature Plates Black 11  Destro coloured sma by RobertAtkins IDW Signature Plates Black 11 Destro coloured sma :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 116 1 IDW Signature Plates Snake Eyes Resolute colors by RobertAtkins IDW Signature Plates Snake Eyes Resolute colors :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 187 9 DS 675 Transformers Inks by RobertAtkins DS 675 Transformers Inks :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 164 11 DS 667 Batman by RobertAtkins DS 667 Batman :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 71 3 DFC Wonder Worker Inks by RobertAtkins DFC Wonder Worker Inks :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 28 0 DFC Harthank Fourthbrother Inks by RobertAtkins DFC Harthank Fourthbrother Inks :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 32 1 Heroes Con Colossus by RobertAtkins Heroes Con Colossus :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 77 5 Heroes Con sketch Batman by RobertAtkins Heroes Con sketch Batman :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 102 3 Jean Grey OG by RobertAtkins Jean Grey OG :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 268 9 Sunfire AoA sketch by RobertAtkins Sunfire AoA sketch :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 117 9 Jean Grey Original X-Men by RobertAtkins Jean Grey Original X-Men :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 193 14 Black Canary by RobertAtkins Black Canary :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 255 5 Watchmen - Comedian by RobertAtkins Watchmen - Comedian :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 127 6 Baroness again.. by RobertAtkins Baroness again.. :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 154 7 Thor con sketch by RobertAtkins Thor con sketch :iconrobertatkins:RobertAtkins 73 1

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Under the Moons of MARS by 3nrique Under the Moons of MARS :icon3nrique:3nrique 446 66 poster by IvanReisDC poster :iconivanreisdc:IvanReisDC 295 50 Wonder Woman vs. Ares by No-Sign-of-Sanity Wonder Woman vs. Ares :iconno-sign-of-sanity:No-Sign-of-Sanity 788 39 Daimon Hellstrom Mini-bust 1 by No-Sign-of-Sanity Daimon Hellstrom Mini-bust 1 :iconno-sign-of-sanity:No-Sign-of-Sanity 173 20 Dungeon and Dragons 4 alt by RandyGreen Dungeon and Dragons 4 alt :iconrandygreen:RandyGreen 847 65 Prophet by RyanOttley Prophet :iconryanottley:RyanOttley 214 20 Voodoo#06 cover by PauloSiqueira Voodoo#06 cover :iconpaulosiqueira:PauloSiqueira 309 104 GIJOE Yearbook Cover by Jonboy007007 GIJOE Yearbook Cover :iconjonboy007007:Jonboy007007 562 37 'once more unto the breach...' by ShaunONeil 'once more unto the breach...' :iconshaunoneil:ShaunONeil 917 86
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How to (not) Create a Successful Webcomic
My writing partner and I are in the middle of our second graphic novel, Deputy Witch.  As with our first, Vex, we decided to post it online for free instead of seeking traditional publishing.  We figured it would have the potential for a wider audience than if it were a printed book.  Especially a printed book by two unknown guys.  Actually, let me back up.  I did talk to one of my editors at a company that accepts creator-owned material, but I was told "unless your name is Brian Michael Bendis, you don't have a shot."
Since I only meet 1/3 of that requirement, I figured the internet was the way to go.
Vex did fairly well.  We had a decent-sized audience that interacted somewhat regularly.  Deputy Witch started going up before Vex ended, so we were able to benefit from some crossover readership.  So what I learn from Vex?
THE MESSAGE AND THE MEDIUM
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Lion-O by ChaseConley Lion-O :iconchaseconley:ChaseConley 490 55 Fool Moon issue 3 cover by ChaseConley Fool Moon issue 3 cover :iconchaseconley:ChaseConley 648 40 Cintiqn-Harry Dresden by ChaseConley Cintiqn-Harry Dresden :iconchaseconley:ChaseConley 229 10 thundercats by AlexPascenko thundercats :iconalexpascenko:AlexPascenko 842 47 Mrs Marvel kicking ASS by ebas Mrs Marvel kicking ASS :iconebas:ebas 1,816 96 Le gang Dokuro by aexons Le gang Dokuro :iconaexons:aexons 2,130 281

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We've put together a limited edition collection of my GI JOE Art prints. All color and high quality prints. The sets are limited to 100, signed and numbered. They come shipped in an archival photo box. They include a number of the covers I did for my IDW run on GI Joe and other Joe related commissioned or commercial art. Follow this link to see photos of all the prints included in the box set, and to order. 


The set includes 30 full color prints. I sell prints at conventions or through my blog/email at $15 each. With this set you'll get a higher quality print, and for 1/3 of the cost. Or you can think of it as buying 10 prints and getting 20 of them for free!

However you look at it, it's the best deal to get a number of the GI JOE prints I have available

Thanks always for all your support!
  • Listening to: 5 Live Radio podcasts covering the EPL
  • Reading: Loads of comics!
  • Watching: EPL, Star Trek TNG BluRay
  • Playing: Indoor Soccer
  • Eating: Protein bars...yum....not really
  • Drinking: a lot...

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Buckarod Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So what if you got a few wrinkles, there are worse things to have, like a case of the twenty somethings,
and a room at Mom and Dad's. Have a very Happy Birthday and party all night on your day.

580d70c87deb19e3299d2737892f1d86 by Buckarod  
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AlexaWayne Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday! I wish you a wonderful day. :)
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Phenometron Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018
Have a nice birthday, Robert.
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jaredjlee Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Party I hope this birthday is one to remember! Have your cake and eat it too
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Ben113 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday ^^
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jkrolak Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
                                     Happy Birthday Cake (Animated) by Lacerem
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MetalHarbinger084 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018
Happy birthday
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Kaedegirl Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy early birthday my dear :) 
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jkrolak Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
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