An Update Upgrade

18/06/2016

Up until now I've announced each new update with a screenshot of that week's page on Twitter and Instagram ('other social media sites exist' - ed) which has meant that people haven't really needed to come to this website to see the content. I've noticed that some other webcomics do things differently and use a smaller preview image to announce new updates

radiosilence

www.radiosilencecomic.com

I like this approach more and so this week I started thinking about ways I could do something similar. As well as serve as a preview for the week I also want the update image to work as a bit of world-building and to fit thematically with the comic's period setting.

backfire

British b-movie poster from the early Sixties

Using this cool poster from a series of second feature crime dramas made by Anglo Amalgamated as a model I've come up with something that I think works both as a tease for what you can expect from this week's strip as well as establishing the pulpy tone of the story through its visuals.

update_splash

a pulp pastiche


Nick Prolix (@nickprolix) is a writer, artist and cartoonist living in the Fens.

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