Thursday, June 20, 2013
A few people have asked over the last couple of weeks, so I figured it was time to make a general announcement!
The second Nordguard book, Under Dark Skies, won't be making its debut this summer.
Last year turned out to be a rough year in a few ways, with a lot of upsets that made it difficult to settle in and devote the time I really needed. Each page takes roughly 35-40 hours from start to finish, and there's just no rushing it in the end. In many ways, this project is a labor of love, but love doesn't always pay the bills, heal the sick, put fresh coffee on the table, or add extra days to the calendar.
It's not been forgotten, however. I've actually got a substantial part finished, or on paper. But this summer is a busy one, between three large conventions I'll be dealing at, personal obligations, other smaller art projects, and then the appropriate soul-searching and struggle it takes to get back on track. It's daunting on any day, I've got to admit. I hope to "get back on the sled" later this year, and little by little, reach the end of this very long road.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Each piece is about 3×4″ in watercolor and acrylic, and was made specifically for the Nordguard Card Game earlier this year. You can get more information on the game itself right here!
By the way, Sofawolf Press is having a 20% sale this weekend, until November 26th! It’s a great deal if you’ve been waiting to buy! They have Nordguard: Across Thin Ice in both soft and hard cover, and the Nordguard Card Game is in stock, and makes a great stocking stuffer!
Click here for more info!
Monday, July 9, 2012
ComicCon International in San Diego begins in just a couple of days!
We're always excited for CCI, especially this year. In cased you missed it, Teagan Gavet, the author/layout/penciling half, has been nominated for the Russ Manning Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her work on Nordguard: Across Thin Ice. The nomination in itself is a huge honor, and competition is steep, but we'll be keeping our fingers crossed this Friday at the Eisner Award ceremony when the winner of the Manning award will be announced.
Where We'll Be:
Every day of the convention, you'll be able to find us sporadically at the Sofawolf Press booth #1236 (which is in the Webcomics section of the dealer's room.) Sofawolf Press will have Across Thin Ice, free 8-page previews of the second Nordguard book (Under Dark Skies), the Nordguard Card Game, copies of Dog's Days of Summer, Art of Kenket books, plus all of their new summer releases and the bulk of their full catalog! Come check it out!
We are more than happy to sign any of our books, so feel free to watch @screwbald on Twitter to know when we'll be at the Sofawolf Press booth! You can also follow @sofawolfpress on Twitter to find out when other Sofawolf creative will be on hand to sign books, such as Kyell Gold, Lynn Hogan (author/artist of Prydwen), Mandi Tremblay (author/artist of Peachy Keen,) and Kamui, the cover artist for many of Sofawolf's publications.
Aside from the free 8-page preview of the next Nordguard book, Under Dark Skies, Sofawolf will be giving out different buttons on different days of the convention, featuring either Pi, London, Nickel from Nordguard, or Diego and Bayshore from Dog's Days! Supplies will be limited, so stop by or follow @sofawolfpress for the heads up on free stuff!
Also, when we're at the Sofawolf table to sign, we will be giving out a special, collector card for the Nordguard Card Game, the "White Bear!" event card! This card is not included in the original decks, and this will be it's first release! If you are unable to get one from us at CCI, we'll have some with us at other conventions throughout this year and the next!
So, once again, feel free to follow us @screwbald on Twitter to know when we're signing/giving out stuff!
Have a great week!
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Now that it’s up on the ComicCon International Website, I can make the announcement! I’m one of the five nominees for the 2012 Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award, for Nordguard: Across Thin Ice!
Here’s some more information!
It’s really exciting, I can’t even. Wow. I get a grin ear to ear whenever I think about it! 25 top comic creators, film producers and other industry folk judge the awards, and will see and read our book. Just that alone is awesome. Being nominated and recognized for the story telling and layout of the book is a real honor to me.
The awards are given at the Eisner Awards ceremony in July at ComicCon International in San Diego… so, wish me luck!
With that bit of awesome news, it’s back to the comic-mines, and more work on Nordguard book two, Under Dark Skies!