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veinsofyarn said: You wrote The Amazing World of Gumball comic? I loved it! I especially loved how it wasn't divided up into two half-stories like other kaboom! comics! Thanks for doing such a good job and I can't wait for the next issue!

Thanks so much! The next few issues are stories around the same length (maybe a little shorter), I am going to mix it up a bit with some gag comics and interstitials, but I’m glad you like the longer format.

I was worried I wasn’t going to be able to hold people’s attention, but Tyson’s art totally carries it. He did a fantastic job!

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leonardo-maison said: Seeing the AWOG comic book single-handedly makes me want to go to my local comic book store (which I never knew existed). But before I go, I want to make sure it will actually be there, so I'm wondering where the books might be distributed?

It should be available at all local comic stores, if they don’t have it, tell them to order it through Diamond (who distribute all the comics everywhere)! It’s from Boom comics! Thanks for the interest and support!

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The Amazing World of Gumball #1 from Boom! is out in stores today! I’m super glad to be writing my first monthly book, doubly glad to be working with the fantastic Tyson Hesse and triply glad to be working with source material that I love.

Thanks to Boom!, Cartoon Network and Tyson for giving me a shot at this. Pop on down to your local comic book proprietor (or come see both Tyson and I at Earth 2 Comics in Sherman Oaks this Saturday, June 28th from 11am-1pm) and grab a copy!

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benignkingdom:

Finished or almost-finished pencils for the screenprinted poster set by Becky and I!

Working big and detailed tightened up some bits from the preliminary drafts: Becky’s monster’s arrow-horns are now antlers, and the heads are more wolf-like and less abstract. I love it! I got kind of carried away with the feathers and floral details, but it’s looking appropriately weird I think. I penciled this thing at Carmine Street Comics recently; here’s a process post.

We’re talking to printers and working out a gameplan to get these things made. Got a good bit of drawing left to do, though. Inks next!

- Evan & Benign Kingdom

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We decided to have a secret mini Becky & Frank gallery show! It is at The Helio Cafe in Los Angeles, on Heliotrope just off Melrose near LA City College. The cafe is open 9am-4pm weekdays and it’s safe to drop by between 10am-2pm on weekends. Grab some ice-cream from Scoops next door if you are coming by any day other than Sunday :)

We decided to have a secret mini Becky & Frank gallery show! It is at The Helio Cafe in Los Angeles, on Heliotrope just off Melrose near LA City College. The cafe is open 9am-4pm weekdays and it’s safe to drop by between 10am-2pm on weekends. Grab some ice-cream from Scoops next door if you are coming by any day other than Sunday :)

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First page of our back-up story in Bee & Puppycat Issue 2. In stores now!

First page of our back-up story in Bee & Puppycat Issue 2. In stores now!

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willworkfortea said: Hey! Are you guys going to be at Thought Bubble this year?

Yes! We will be back in Leeds this year!! Looking forward to it!

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I like to draw fan art of the show I work on!

I like to draw fan art of the show I work on!

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voskiel said: Hey, I was curious as to what your process was for getting such lovely, scan quality with your traditional paintings? I seem to lose almost all of my color/texture integrity with my scanned watercolors/gouache!

I use a big old Brother MFC-6490CW scanner. The colors wash out a little bit, which I correct via trial and error through Level Adjustments in Photoshop. I’ve been pretty lucky with the quality it gives me, just avoid neons as they wash out 100%