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Lackadaisy Introduction by tracyjb Lackadaisy Introduction by tracyjb
Well, finally the comic has launched at the Lackadaisy web site: [link]
Hypothetically, this will be followed by weekly (or as close to weekly as I can manage) updates.

I wasn't going to post the whole introduction here initially, but I worked my fingers to the bone on it, so according to some bastardized form of logic, that means I'm entitled to accost you with an oversized chunk of comic art.

Sorry it stops so abruptly at the end. It flows into another short bit of narration attached to a separate page that begins the story-proper.

Everything was drawn in pencil with the sepia painted semi-transparently on top of the pencil work in Photoshop.
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:iconjdueler11:
Jdueler11 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018
Wouldn't it be awkward if it turns out Calvin is Atlas's long-lost son?
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:iconcyrusgrayhollow:
CyrusGrayhollow Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016
Great page! Marvelous details! :wow:
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avolowolf13 Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my god. I love this. Must. Read. More. 
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:icontobassinesia:
Tobassinesia Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
In that group shot of the "small empire", why does Mordecai look sad? That question keeps bugging me... :confused:
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SirFerrick Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No Freckles?
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:iconchips13:
Chips13 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
Is the one with his hand on Rocky's shoulder Zib? He looks different. o:
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:iconpand0ru:
Pand0ru Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student General Artist
this is brilliant :D I love you art work :love: and it's even made better for me 'cus my sister lives in St. Louis :XD:
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RukahTsubasa Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012
brilliant work!
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:iconredflowerblooming:
redflowerblooming Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
finally!!! :D
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:iconjktbk:
jktbk Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! I love your comic art and it's good humor! Are you going to publish it?
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:iconheartandsouldragon:
heartandsouldragon Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yay!havent even read it yet but looking at the previous lackadaisy stuff before this, it looks so interesting!
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Lootsie-Mae Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha! I was just browsing thinking, "I really don't know where to start... If only there was some kind of introduction or something.." And, lo, and behold, here it is. XD Such a funny experience!
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Dream-Beam Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
Wow! that's a whole lot of drawing! :wow:
I love how you made everything soo detailed! :love:
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eclipse561 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
shit, you rally did your work on this thing.
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:iconjazzknh:
jazzknh Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009
And so it begins. You are a masterful story teller and bring out true personality in every expression in every panel. So, I read on.
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questique Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2008
they live in St. Louis? brilliant! i live in Missouri~ :3
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:icondontttrytooutweirdme:
i freakin love your style, its so unique and their incredible
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bigrexxx Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2008
how do I get to the page 2 introdution
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:icontracyjb:
tracyjb Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2008
The comic entitled 'Lackadaisy Rumrunner' is the page that follows the introduction. You might have an easier time reading them in order here: [link]
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bigrexxx Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2008
...........
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bigrexxx Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2008
thanks
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PeGGO Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
WOOOOOWWWW What awesome and hard and good work..!!!
:faint:
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sighlol Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Your work is amazing..

I've read through all of the comic's pages but I decided to comment at the one by one chronologically...

You really did your research and references...
I adore lackadaisy ^^
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:iconawdev:
AWdeV Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2007
beautiful.
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:iconceminon:
Ceminon Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2007
Composition is brilliant!
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
the research you put into these makes it even MORE awesome! ;) the CARS!! the clothes!! the decor! :clap: :clap: :D
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MsDevin92 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2007
It's so...DETAILED. @.@ Seriously, their hair and fur and clothes all look so realistic (well, as realistic as anthromorphic animals can get :XD:). And you can totally feel it's an old style comic; you've perfectly captured the 1920's with the stunning clothes and dazzling sepia effect. It all looks like an old, beautiful photograph.
I love you :heart:
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MadameAquaria Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2007   Writer
wow this is amazing and just wow... i love ur style and i absolutly adore cats so that only makes it even better.
the story is really great too!
excellent attention to detail !!!
i love it!
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Kriminal134 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2007
WOW great comic
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PipinsAncestor Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've just realised that its Wick int eh very first page who is showing his pin to get into the Lackadaisy Speakeasy.... X] Ah the little things I notice when I re-read your stuff... ^^,
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suit-of-nine Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2007
incredible detail!! I adore your style, and if this hasn't been published, then PUBLISH IT!!
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oo-x-goldfish-x-oo Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2007
Amazing work! This must have taken ages to do!

Definite :+fav:
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elvereth Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2007
aAwww you rox : o
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:iconc3zu:
C3zu Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007
Awsome comic! It's in beautiful style and has a facinating story :)

Amazing
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Sari-sama Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2007   Writer
oh wow very nice start for a comic.
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DCLeadboot Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's quite a comic! Amazing work! :D
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tacrae Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
HOW DID YOU DO THIS ALL IN PENCIL!!???? OMFG... it's so beautiful... it looks like renaissance art... every detail is included... do you give out tips to aspiring artists??? I'm very interested in comic work, and want to work on one, but I don't know where to start... I would like to work on character sheets, but I don't know how to go about making one, and I certainly don't know what to do with a story, and I'm sure that comes first.... but, I don't know how to make a transistion, (a good transistion mind you) from panel to panel, to tell a beautiful story in the form of perfect art (such as yours)... any help would be appreciated!! :thanks: [link]
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LoverOfSherry Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2007   Writer
You must have worked so hard on this. Wow!
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nekomiKasai Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
love the group picture~! *looks for favorite kitty* where's Freckles? :O
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Ziggy161 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2007
The persepective and details of these pictures astound me! Great job! :)
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NotQuiteHere Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007
I hate being repetitive, but: THE DETAILS ARE AMAZING! TT^TT *luffs* Sorry, you've probably already gotten 50,000 comments saying that...but you're really good at drawing.
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GrandpappyDirt Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2007   Digital Artist
Great story and absolutely stunning artwork.
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Gen-Kavik Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2007
Finally!!!

A decent web comic!!!
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TotalDude Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2007   Digital Artist
Whoa this reminds me of my histroy class were currently studying the 1920's they had stuff just like going on around then :D well the underground taverns that is lol
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:iconhinami:
Hinami Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Love this comic! must...read...more!
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OrangeFruity Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2007
wow! i really like your comic, and its style. great premice i think so far....so thank you for accosting me with your oversized chunk of comic art.:)
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silentlysinging Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2007  Student
yay! very cool,im going to have to keep reading it'its sucked me in of course im rather fond of cats*kitty grin*
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Armadillon Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2007
simply stunning
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:iconbag-of-bones:
bag-of-Bones Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2006
that was fantastic! :)
your style is wonderful and everything you do is a masterpiece! You have so much detail in everything!
:Love: :Joy:
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Tombofsoldier Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic! I can hardly believe a comic could look this good. Applause and bravo, here's to hoping it gets published!
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