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Alexis_Royce
Heya! I'm a professional freelance artist. My days are spent whipping up commissions and comics, and my nights are spent dreaming up new nightmares for my friends in tabletop games. As of April 2014, I'm married to the most adorable sculptor online. I go to anime conventions frequently, where I sell the aforementioned comics and commissions.

You can see more of my work and links to my social media accounts here: www.alexisroyce.ink
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@Guest: Yup! University College is a real and esteemed institution! The first time I heard about it was while reading The Invisible Man. But during my own college trip to study in London, I found out that it was real, while standing on the college grounds. About tripped over my own feet in surprise. XD
Coloring by Megan this week! And If you'll be at Dokidokon in Kalamazoo, please stop by the artist alley and say hi!
How do you scare someone who craves tragedy? Get alllll fluffy on them.
Nice try, but it looks like you're not really in the mood for a tragic tone right now.
@Karakatua: @rrr598:

Thank you guys! I'm already lucky to have readers, and it means a lot to hear from a couple of the quiet ones. Lord knows I lurk on enough comics, too. It's been a ride, to be certain, and things are only going to get wilder from here.
Fed. Up.

Coloring by Megan this week!
Whoop, stop her before she changes the genre!
Well, you landed yourself a Poe child. Delores, what did you expect?
You know that weird feeling you get when you meet someone in the improper context? Like when you'd see your elementary school teachers at the grocery store over summer vacation?

Anyway, putting those two in "Gore Fan" T-shirts makes me happy. Also, treat the billboard as a general horror film recommendation list from me. Something of a rough increase in pulp as it progresses, and most of them have some good practical gore, which I am indeed a big fan of.

I'm sad that Anna missed seeing The Babadook, though. Susan would be one of those people nervously trying to complain that it isn't a horror film. But hey. Some people just can't handle psychological horror.
Kinesis, it looks like you're gonna make it out of this one relatively unpranked. You should be over the moon.

Coloring by Megan this week. And it was so cool getting to see people in Denver last weekend! I'll be at JAFAX in Grand Rapids this upcoming weekend, and then Anime Midwest near Chicago the weekend after that!
Time to SLACK OFF! It's a vital, modern, mystery-solving technique.
This is a mature decision, and I appreciate that you gave us all an update beforehand. It's not a bad place to pause; it has a bit of an end-of-chapter feel.

Let me know if you ever feel like doing an art trade or an art game. I always used to get worried and think it would be stressful, but it's been kinda nice having the occasional low-effort activity to get me off my butt and sketching when I feel down.

One way or another, you're still kicking ass out there. Life is really tough, and I know for certain that you never give yourself enough credit!
Come on, Anna. Didn't your mother ever tell you it's rude to play with your words like that?
Don't worry, the windows are closed; we're just between the glass and the others.

Also, yes, that is Captain Flint! Long John might've been exaggerating when he said she was over two hundred years old and that she might live forever. But I think it's more fun to take him at his word on that one.

Also parrots never die in this world and Curtis is there having fun. I don't care if it has no narrative or thematic reason to be a thing in this comic. It's my comic and birds live forever.
@eekee: All your comments have been really fun to read! Thank you for taking the time to leave them. ^u^
@eekee: Hahaha, ohhh, old internet days. My friends and I had a l337 phase back in high school. I feel like I'm supposed to flinch a little, thinking of that, but honestly it was such a fun little puzzle.
It's okay, back in college I spent days drawing this instead of doing homework too
@Pyrouge: Glad you had a good archive binge! I always love it when I get to rediscover an old comic I liked, too.

And heck yeah! You're warming my heart! I came up with Lemon and Lime back when I met and started dating the person who would later become my wife, so three cheers for big ole lesbians!

We weren't in exactly the most welcoming place at the time, and it was weirdly scary, putting ladies who like ladies into the comic, all married and content with who they were like it was no big deal. Thank you for letting us know that Lemon and Lime played a part, however small, in learning about yourself. It helps reinforce my commitment to making my comics bigger and gayer with each passing year.
Aiden's tower has a bird shelter, and it's an issue of where practicality meets trying to make things look cool. I've kept a parrot for the bulk of my adult life, but keeping more than one bird can present a lot of challenges. Some older-style cages will be present in this area, but please make sure you choose function over form, and bird-safe materials if you ever get one of your own, okay? <3
Riley wears tooth covers and dyes their tongue when they want to pass as visible. As for the eyes? They have contacts, but when passing as Leif, it's a bit easier.

Also! Have you ever heard the criticism regarding Griffin's blindness? It goes like this: in HG Wells' The Invisible Man, Griffin should be blind, because if light passes through his eyes, it's not interacting with the retina.
This doesn't quite work. I won't say that the science of the novel is hard and steadfast like a Verne, but Wells does account for this. When Griffin tests the process out on a white cat, the cat is rendered completely invisible...save for the eyes. It's important to note that not just anyone can be invisible: Pigment and other similar features muck up the whole business. Griffin has albinism, and he's floored when he realizes that this feature that made others shun him now puts him in the position where he is the only one who can reach this pinnacle of light physics. He's the only one smart enough, and with the right genetics.

Of course, his eyesight should already be lousy, but his experiments have nothing to do with that. I've done some research into the subject, but if you want to learn more, hit up google and YouTube and learn from some people who know firsthand. Always go to the source for knowledge!