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Need to get back into the habit.

Gotta get back into drawing comics, and not just a page here or there, unconnected to anything else. First thing is to get a few more pages of 3 Guys, 1 Gun--at least finish their first adventure. Then I gotta have Pointless Man actually kill the Backstreet Boys. He's been waiting almost a year to do that.

Once I get those done, I want to start work on a more realistic project of short stories. I'm thinking of relating some of the tales I have from my folks about some of their Chicago pals back when they were still in college. Figure I might call it 'Chicago Badass'. I need to buy myself a recorder so I can get some of their tales down right.

I also want to make a graphic version of The Truncated Holy Quest of the Jack Daniels.

If I do a few of these in black and white, I can probably self publish some of them outside of the net at relatively low cost, and without having to figure out a good answer to all my troubles with scanning in hand coloured art.

I'm at a point where I really fucking want to get to where I'm doing what I've always wanted to do, being what I always wanted to be. It's past time to step up, but it's not anywhere near too late.

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  1. Habits can be very good, assuming they aren't self-destructive. Good luck.

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  2. Thanks. ... I think. I mean, that 'self-destructive' bit seems a little ominous.

    No, seriously, thanks.

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