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A 2005 graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design, and avid zombie walker, I'm following my passion in the arts where ever I can~

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@kranos: Ripley was a HUGE inspiration for her! The Alien movies were MY LIFE when I was younger!

(Also, thank you so much for all your comments~!!!)
@kranos: Thanks! It's still one of my favourites~
@Akumetsu: Both easier and harder than I thought it was going to be~ She's been affectionately referred to as "The Yam" since she was born (Oct. 25th)!

She's 4 months old now and just learning how to roll over!
Good news friends! Our table is paid for so you will be seeing Under the Dead Skies at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo for 2018!

Also as a head’s up, I am going to the hospital on Monday, we’re gonna be inducing the baby! Of course, this means I will be very slow corresponding to emails and messages for the next while, so please be patient! I will be getting back to them as soon as I can!

Thanks for being so patient during this long break!
@Let gasp: Thank you! We actually have less than two weeks to go, so any day now, there'll be a different announcement up XD
@Let gasp: Yayyyy! You know it's so funny how many Norwegian peeps have found this comic! It makes me happy XD
@SandraKE643: Thank you! Not much longer til her big arrival~
@Icarus: Thank you!!!!
@Ara: Thank you so much! It's our first child, so both the hubby and I are very excited, but we're also realistic about how draining it's going to be XD
This isn't an easy choice to make, BUT....
So, probably a lot of you don't even know this unless you follow my personal blogs, but I am presently 7 months pregnant, and the exhaustion has finally caught up to me in a way that I can't really ignore it. My maternity leave starts at my day job in less than a month, but I think I need to just take a full on break, including my comic work, for a while.

I'm unsure how long of a break I'll be taking, and I will probably work out a mailing list? Or something? So, as soon as I'm back into the swing of things, you will all know. This isn't a decision I make easily, after all, this is Under the Dead Skies' 5th year and I still have so much more story and so many more heartstrings to tug, so don't think I will give up on this project too easily <3

For those on my Patreon, I will still be making updates as I'm able to make them! Your guys' content will be even more exclusive now, and when I come back I'll have a good buffer, so hopefully I won't need to miss an update again for a looooong time.

If you want to keep up with my goings on, I'll still be on Tumblr and Twitter fairly regularly (@moonjellybeans on both). I still have zine submissions I owe, and those will be finished by their deadlines <3

You guys are all amazing and I can't tell you how much your continued support means to me~ Thank you so much for sticking with me during this spotty year, and I WILL be back as soon as I am able to keep a regular schedule again!
I had fun with all the blue.

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Just keep twistin' the knife
Gotta show just how close, HOW CLOSE, they were to rescue!

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@lunabob: Thank you! We really appreciate that. It's not the news we were expecting from a routine check-up, that's for sure, but he's gained his weight back and is at least feeling better than he was. We just have to be realistic if his health takes a nose dive. ;-;

I'm glad you like it! I wasn't sure if it was going to work, but I ended up really liking the effect it had for this sequence~!
They say...
The worst thing you can do is split up...

Thanks for being patient again guys. It was such a stressful week the last week. My cat is doing better, but the end result is that he does have kidney lymphoma but we caught it early enough that we can at least prevent it from getting worse for a while.

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@Zanar_Naryon: Yes, at this point it has not been able to travel overseas~
@Zanar_Naryon: No, no, don't ever feel bad about that!

That's a good point, I might just keep it to the cursing in future pages~
@Zanar_Naryon: I would say there's probably some central parts that have probably been hit, but since most of Canada's population is Vancouver/Toronto/Montreal those places have more beefed up security than central Canada.
@Zanar_Naryon: These parts were, I started in 2012, and right before I was gonna drop my pages on the site, the first Last of Us trailer came out. I panicked about it for a while, but decided to keep going anyways~ XD
@Zanar_Naryon: YES! He's from Norway (Stavanger to be exact!). My dad's side of the family is from there!

I think you're the first Norwegian person to comment XD
@Zanar_Naryon: EXACTLY!! Would anyone want to try and organize a mob of panicky people? Get people outta there, then explanations when people are safe!