A young girl’s father dies, and is raised as a skeletal champion for a necromancer with whom he had a deal. He agreed to act as part of this necromancer’s honor guard in return for undeath, allowing him to remain in this world with his daughter, who he died protecting from a raid on their village.

One day, an order of Paladins stormed the necromancer’s lair, slaying everything except the still living girl, taking her father from her yet again. He didn’t even put up a fight, offering to let them pass if they would only let him leave with his offspring. They refused.

The girl was taken in by the order, who intended to raise her as one of their own, but nothing they said could convince her that they had done the right thing.

One night, she poisoned the cups of every knight and squire, and vowed to wipe all ‘holy’ warriors from the face of the realms.

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Hiding your relationship from your friends…

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A professional script reader read 300 screenplays for five different studios, all the while tracking the many recurring problems. The infographic he made with the collected data offers a glimpse at where screenwriting goes wrong.

pay attention to this

this is important even if you don’t write scripts

This is exceedingly important to all storytellers

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Team of Two from After School Pedal

Teshima… Aoyagi… がんばって…

Download it from here and man I really like Teshima. C’mon Aoyagi, respond the way he wants you to already!

Also check out all my done and planned scanlations on this page!

Otherwise you can check the ‘raz scanlates’ tag.


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there is no reason for him to have a bandage around his head here

but i imagine he put it on himself

he probably had a headache for the first time and had no idea what it was or how to fix it

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Anonymous asked: $100 is a lot of money for a single page.








how much is a loaf of bread? hm? $3? $5? 

At my local grocery store, bread is about $4.50 for a decent size italian loaf. If I make $7.25 and hour, that means I’d have to work 37 and a half minutes for a Loaf of bread.

but hey, that’s not so bad right? Work two hours and you’ll have a sandwich, eh?

Oh hey, turns out I also need toilet paper, rice, chicken, some veggies, a can of soup, and some cereal. (to name a few basic groceries one might need on a budget) we’ll round those things down to $25 just to make the math easier.

at $7.25 an hour I’ll have to work about 3 and a half hours for basic groceries.

That doesn’t include bills or gas or all the other groceries I need, That’s ONE quick trip to the store and I already have to work half a day just for that.

You don’t understand Anon, my pages could take HOURS if not DAYS. Between the sketching, inking, colouring, lettering, and finishing it’s taken at least a full two day’s work if not longer for each page.

I have a job that pays me beans, I cannot afford to post more pages a week without compensation. I literally cannot afford to do that. Not to mention the idea that art is only worth minimum wage cheapens the amount of work and effort that goes into producing it. I should be making WELL ABOVE minimum wage for my art via page count and commissions but it’s this damn “deviant art” mindset that makes people feel like they’re being swindled for paying a livable wage to artists. It’s rude and childish and I ask that you please stop considering artists as less worthy of affording a normal life.

You can either pay me what I ask for what you want or stop complaining about what I already give you for free.


I cannot fucking stand people who tell illustrators that something they produce is too expensive.

Yall motherfuckers want cheap? Go get some paper, get a fucking pencil and then draw it your motherfucking selves because nobody freelancing on the internet who hasn’t even half made it in the illustration world is charging you ANYTHING close to industry pricing even when some of us are as good if not better. Why? Because of people like Anon. Your name must be out there and known to charge anything close to what your time and skill is worth. Yet still? You are paying for my effort, my time, my blood, sweat and tears and a lifetime of learning my trade.

A cheap page for yo ass is a piece of paper I haven’t touched yet.


(As a freelancer I cannot staaaaaaaaaaaaaand people who pull this dogshit.)

$100 is pretty cheap for a page.

Basic math, for Anon up there: Break that $100 down into an hourly rate. Factor in materials. Factor in skill and schooling and experience. Bear in mind that a page rate *at all* means there’s a good chance it’s work-for-hire, which means that $100 a page might be all the artist gets, ever.

And then, when you’ve done that math, think about what that means in terms of how few comics artists make a living hourly wage.

Want a pro artist, anon? Pay them like a fucking pro.

I’d like to add the a professional of any stripe has the duty to themselves, and the right to charge a rate based on his skill level and the work he or she puts in.

I will do my girlfriendly duty and reblog this every time I see it on my dash (usually with more and more amazing commentary)




Sometimes he looks like a little bear.

Fierce lil bear

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So a couple of my friends just opened up a storenvy so we decided to start it off with a giveaway! 

Giveaway by: Kinji (Store) || Zombeef (store) || Heichounism (Store) || Pretermit (Store) || Shillo (store)

What you’ll win:

  • First Place: 2 charms of your choice from each artist! (WOW!! That’s a lot of charms~)
  • Second Place: 1 sticker set of your choice from each artist!

How to enter:

  • reblog this post in its entirety as much as you’d like for extra entries!
  • Have your ask box open so we can message the winners.
  • No need to follow us to qualify but it would be greatly appreciated if you do and/or check out our shop!
  • Winners will be randomly chosen through a number generator!
  • We will ship internationally!


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