Webcomic Profile: It's a hard life


It's a hard life
Robin is ten years old and travels through Kanto with her pokemon to find a place to call home. This is a story about struggle, survival and friendship in a cruel world.


This is a Nuzlocke comic. Contains swearing, violence and death. And sometimes some gore.

Updates are sadly quite irregular but I have no plans on giving up on it anytime soon!


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Comment on Chapter 12: Page 22
Queasy (Guest), 28 Apr 2016 04:37 pm
I feel the whiplash.
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Urockman (Guest), 27 Apr 2016 10:44 am
You can go far with ideas like these
You have amazing ideas and talent. I enjoy the its a hard life and would love to see it as a YouTube series. With your udeas it could work. Just throwing ideas out because you have amazing creativity. Thanks for the read and I'll keep reading.
Comment on So Now it's on smackjeeves
Arianwen, 22 Apr 2016 03:12 pm
Wait, you have a webcomic? How did I not know this
*exit stage right*
Comment on Chapter 12: Page 39
Just Another Fan (Guest), 22 Apr 2016 01:47 pm
Inspired and Impressed
@Qlock: What a beautiful and wonderful ride this has been! It's so incredible, every single time I re-read this, to see how far you've come as an artist and a writer. The balance of humour and horror, the creative take on incorporating in-game events to a realistic world and the relationship-building between pokemon had me hooked by the end of King Rat.

Jojjo is my favourite graphic novel character ever - her badassery and beautiful mindset made me adore Beedrill, despite its weaknesses. Losing her was absolutely heartbreaking, after she'd been the rock of the team for so long.

This was the first nuzlocke comic I read and I think it's still the best nuzlocke story I've encountered. You inspired me to take on the challenge myself and to use it as fuel for my own creative writing, and I'd be over the moon to even come close to replicating the raw emotion you've instilled in us readers. I'm so excited for you that you're putting this awesome talent to work for you with your original comic. I'm so happy for you every time you update, it sounds like so many things are looking up for you and that is absolutely wonderful to hear.

Also, I know you don't accept gifts and have no plans to sell this. But this has gotten so damn good, I might just end up screenshotting all 500+ pages one day and printing them for myself, to make sure I never lose a single chapter or forget a single character. So that every glorious comeback, every tragic defeat and every stunningly scenic monologue/voiceover is there, in my home, for me, for my friends, and one day for my kids to fall in love with all over again.

With all the best wishes for you, for It's a Hard Life and for There Will Always Be Dragons,

Just Another Fan
Comment on Chapter 2: Page 1: Cover
Mateo (Guest), 17 Apr 2016 08:24 pm
This is great! ive never read something quite like this, good job and thanks!
Comment on Thanks!
Toot ThunderThighs (Guest), 16 Apr 2016 07:25 pm
No problem !
We love you too, Qlock. Keep on keepin on. c:
Comment on Chapter 11: Page 35
someone (Guest), 16 Apr 2016 03:56 am
Cogito tho
the first two frames made me laugh too hard XD
Comment on Chapter 10: Page: 57
someone (Guest), 16 Apr 2016 03:36 am
damn Gary
Gary Motherfucking Oak may be a dickhead, but he gives his Pokemon the nicknames a 5 year old would give them... I mean seriously? Growly?
Comment on Chapter 9: Page 54
someone (Guest), 16 Apr 2016 03:11 am
why is no one commenting about Puck's face in the third and fourth panel?!
Comment on Chapter 9: Page 43
someone (Guest), 16 Apr 2016 03:08 am
the Ponyta from two pages is back!! :O And now its a Rapidash!


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