Starting Today On Patreon: Are You Being Watched?, The Webcomic

 

First panel of ARE YOU BEING WATCHED?
First panel of ARE YOU BEING WATCHED?

The long-awaited day has finally arrived, the launch of my new webcomic, ARE YOU BEING WATCHED? I have just posted the first two pages to Patreon. My plan is continue posting two new pages every Thursday, until the story is finished- or until I fall hopelessly behind on the schedule (at present I’m about five weeks ahead). I don’t have a firm idea of length at this point, but the full story is likely to be close to 100 pages.
David Chelsea is watching: Inside Amy Schumer: Seasons One & Two
starring Amy Schumer

First panel of 24 Hour Comic version.
First panel of 24 Hour Comic version.

This is an expanded revision of two 24 hour comics I drew in 2013, ARE YOU BEING WATCHED?, and ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT.

Simply put, this is a version of the Faust legend, in which Mugg (the interlocutor in my perspective books), sells his soul to the Devil in order to pursue Mandy (co–protagonist of the story SANDY & MANDY, which is due to appear in DARK HORSE PRESENTS this fall). Since Mandy is obsessed with reality television, each of the 11 wishes the Devil grants Mugg place him in a different reality TV show, including versions of Survivor, Hoarders, What Not To Wear, and Honey Boo-Boo. I make a guest appearance as the Devil– classic typecasting.

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This is the first comics project I’ve done with all-digital art (The current series of SNOW ANGEL stories I’m working on were inked on paper but colored digitally, while parts of the SANDY & MANDY story were just the reverse). It is also my first graphic novel-length comics story since WELCOME TO THE ZONE, in 1995 (assuming the two instructional comics about perspective don’t count).

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All my comics content on Patreon is absolutely free, but if you like what you see, please $how your $upport! At present the monthly take from Patreon is under a hundred dollars, but if it passes $400, I promise to put up new pages in full, glorious color!

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A blog post about Patreon.

Get ahead of the story! Read the first eight pages of ARE YOU BEING WATCHED? the 24 hour comic, on Patreon.

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Panels from the 24-Hour comic version of ARE YOU BEING WATCHED?
Panels from the 24-Hour comic version of ARE YOU BEING WATCHED?