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Fairy Tales (Discontinued)

by skylarke
Forced to move to a new town, 15-year-old Kiki Manders has been given a much-needed chance to start her life over. However, that's not so easy when your family thinks you're crazy. Kiki's certainly does, and maybe they're right. After all, her best friend is a fairy that nobody else can see. And that's the LEAST of her worries.

Family trauma, high school drama, and the paranormal; Kiki's life may not be easy, but at least it's never dull.
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Forced to move to a new town, 15-year-old Kiki Manders has been given a much-needed chance to start her life over. However, that's not so easy when your family thinks you're crazy. Kiki's certainly does, and maybe they're right. After all, her best friend is a fairy that nobody else can see. And that's the LEAST of her worries.

Family trauma, high school drama, and the paranormal; Kiki's life may not be easy, but at least it's never dull.

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Hey guys, I'm so pleased to tell you that Second Sight has launched and the first two episodes are available to read!!!
Read SECOND SIGHT on Webtoon Discover
skylarke
August 26th, 2017
A quick comparison of the major changes being made to our protagonist in Second Sight. I have even older drawing of Kiki from as far back as 2010 when Fairy*Tales first launched, and even 2001 when I first started drawing these characters as a kid, but I don't think I could bear letting those see the light of day again. XD
I'm so excited to finally share this with you! Check out the About page for more about what this means for Fairy*Tales and why it's getting a reboot. Feel free to comment or pm me with any questions or comments!
salis
January 11th, 2015
Ooh, things are getting so interesting! Love the expressions in this page, the posing, and the layout too, it's all gorgeous.
NaginiFay
January 8th, 2015
Oh?
NaginiFay
October 10th, 2014
Thanks for the update! I'm sorry to hear about your tablet issues!
skylarke
October 10th, 2014
Finally!
Hi guys! Long time no see. I just want to reiterate how grateful I am that you're all so patient. We all want more updates, but we artists are only human, I'm afraid.

A large part of what took this particular page so long is that I had to focus on another project; a 8-page penciling submission for Dark Horse Comics. It was a great experience and I've learned a lot. I was able to take it to Rose City Comicon prior to sending it in for review, and got some great and useful feedback. :) I'll be working on another submission soon, this time from my own script (which is a WIP at the moment).

After that, I was summoned for jury duty and chosen. This oh-so-special jury lasts for weeks and will, as you can imagine, significantly decrease both my free time and mental energy for working on Fairy Tales. This will, unfortunately affect future page releases, but I will try to keep that to a minimum as best I can.

Oh, and then the pen of my tablet broke. I fixed it, it broke again a week later, I fixed it AGAIN, and 2 weeks later it was broken for good. I bought a replacement, but suffered from art withdrawals waiting for it to arrive. BUT, with luck, I will be good on the tech side for a while. -crosses fingers-

These aren't excuses, but rather simply to help you understand what's going on. You all probably don't even care so long as you eventually get your pages. XD

So again, thank you for your patience, understanding and continued support. It means the world to me. <3
NaginiFay
September 21st, 2014
This is so great! I look forward to the next page!
skylarke
September 10th, 2014
EDITED 9/10/14
salis
August 24th, 2014
Soooo happy to see another page!! :D And it’s excellente! I really love the way the scenery and characters frame Kiki in that top panel, and the transitions in expression and posture as Kiki looks to the number. The excitement builds for what's to come!
dracone
August 24th, 2014
Nice to see a new update, its been a while since the last.
Stig Hemmer
July 11th, 2014
Any update at any time is a good update.
skylarke
July 11th, 2014
It's been waaay too long since we last updated. Unfortunately, the new pages will have to be sporadic for a little while longer. I'll try my best to keep them coming, but it won't be consistent I'm afraid.
skylarke
May 30th, 2014
Erin is not amused by your sass, silly boy.

Pages 26 and 42 from Chapter One got a makeover. Check 'em out!
skylarke
May 21st, 2014
Edited 5/21/14
QuietGrace
May 17th, 2014
PRETTY SURE he saw Irene. Now I just need to come up with a ship name...
QuietGrace
May 17th, 2014
Looks like he got a bit knicked up too! And a dude fairy! He looks so... chill.
QuietGrace
May 17th, 2014
So this explains what happened to her. Now, why was that... thing there? Did someone summon it or something?
QuietGrace
May 17th, 2014
Did she get beat up or something?
QuietGrace
May 17th, 2014
So now he wants to talk to her *eye roll*