As usual it's been six months since my last Avania status update, but what a wild six months it has been! I hope you all reading this are safe and well. I am grateful that my life has not been too terribly impacted by recent events, and that the increase in time spent at home has actually allowed me to get ahead on Avania and create more art in general.
This is an interesting time for the comic now, as after finding some sense of regularity with producing and posting pages over the last two years, I am now finally catching up with my buffer, and with it the first quarter or arc of the "season 1's" plot.
To briefly recap, Avania launched exactly two years ago on July 8th, 2018, after about 5 years of dedicated work (and close to 10 for general development of the characters and setting). As of January 2020, the comic has since reached the following numbers:
Total Comic Posts (Covers and Interior Pages): 109
Pages Published: 100
Issues Completed: 5
Pages Completed: 110*
Spontaneous System Upgrade Complete
Despite having my venerable system drive crash on a Thursday night, I ended up getting back to pretty much full functionality by Saturday. Since I was planning on upgrading from said drive anyway, its replacement
Spontaneous System Upgrade - BRB
So long story short my main machine bsod'd in the middle of a graphics driver update and my trusty old SSD appears to be dead... Ironically I was only a day or two away from receiving the new SSD I previously ordere