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February 25th, 2019, 9:32 pm


Welcome Old Readers (and new)

Hi everyone,

If you've been a long-time reader you will notice the layout and redirect URL have changed. That's because we've moved to Smack Jeeves for hosting. Two reasons:

1) ComicPress sort of died on me last year. I couldn't add new pages, and it seemed to be an issue only I was having. There isn't a lot of support for the plug-in because it's free, and that's ok. There was just no secure alternative to what was otherwise a stellar WordPress plug-in.

2) Project Wonderful, a webcomic-specific advertising ring, shut down last year. It's harder now than ever to get traffic to your site if you're sitting outside of the big social media sites. Without being associated with a larger site, I was always going to have trouble getting noticed and getting traffic. At least with Smack Jeeves I'm on an established webcomic site (and something like Line or others wouldn't have worked in my format anyway, and I'm not redrawing 300+ pages to make it work!)

Aside from maybe getting a Smack Jeeves account to comment (which is not required), you shouldn't see many changes around here. In fact, you may see improvements, which includes Velharthis being easier to read on mobile (yay!).

The next update for the comic will be in March or April (hopefully March). I hope you'll enjoy the start of Book Two in the meantime.

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