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I just saw Starline talking about Game of Thrones with Daniel O'Brien on a Cracked video, and remembered when she hung around here, lo, those many years ago.

Comic Genesis may have been totally abandoned and left to rot, but it served as a pretty potent talent incubator back in the day, so that got me thinking that there surely must be some people out there from CG's past who are doing well for themselves. What are people up to these days? Can the old CG community claim a proud legacy?
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A bunch of CGers went on to actually make something of themselves with comics, or just drawing in general. I know Komiyan's doing well with her new comic Widdershins, K-Dawg rebooted Angry D. Monkey and a bunch of others like Claude, Sin, Kirb, IV, and Bean are doing pretty well for themselves, or so I hear (from e-stalking people through Dawg because I'm a hermit).

And I... am still starting new comics and abandoning them at awkward points.
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Pimpette wrote:And I... am still starting new comics and abandoning them at awkward points.
This is like the webcomic equivalent of listening to music on Vinyl. You might be webcomics first hipster.

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IVstudios wrote:
Pimpette wrote:And I... am still starting new comics and abandoning them at awkward points.
This is like the webcomic equivalent of listening to music on Vinyl. You might be webcomics first hipster.
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While not a big recognized success, I'm working in an animation studio and really loving it.
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I have a good job in web dev but nobody knows who I am in wider circles, and someone else is now publishing unrelated fantasy novels under my title. Never became a game dev or a vaunted author, never found a new artist after LL got busy, never learned to draw myself, never got enough traffic to justify continuing on.

I use my web dev monies to support better artists' kickstarters at low levels and I pay exactly one Patreon subscription (Goblins).

The Elven novel, no relation.

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I had dreams of changing the world through my artistry, now I mainly shoot food and cars.
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Toxic wrote:I had dreams of changing the world through my artistry, now I mainly shoot food and cars.
You shoot cars?

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It's sad when a man's life turns into Grand Theft Auto.
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Risky wrote:
Toxic wrote:I had dreams of changing the world through my artistry, now I mainly shoot food and cars.
You shoot cars?
With video cameras. And guns, sometimes.
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Cope wrote:It's sad when a man's life turns into Grand Theft Auto.
Isn't that half of the theme to Atavism?

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Ideal Comics wrote:
Cope wrote:It's sad when a man's life turns into Grand Theft Auto.
Isn't that half of the theme to Atavism?
...on a subconscious level, probably.
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Cope wrote:
Ideal Comics wrote:
Cope wrote:It's sad when a man's life turns into Grand Theft Auto.
Isn't that half of the theme to Atavism?
...on a subconscious level, probably.
HA! Still, it is one of my favourite webcomics! I need to read through it again!

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My comic is pretty much where it's always been, so it's not really success, but it's still going.

I got my second doctorate and I'm a pharmacist, does that count as success? Also I have 3 children now and the eldest is probably smarter than anyone else in the family already and she's only 3 and a 1/2. At the very least she's too smart for our own good. I'm calling that one a success.
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These are my hands 8-)
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You've been working for the "Tasty" videos Toxic? Nice!

And Lego, both the family and studies is what I'd call a success. (Plus you know, continuing the whole comic. I'm also continuing even if making pages takes longer but I put a lot more time on them)
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Nobody seems to have mentioned Linkara. My brothers discovered his videos a few years ago, and my reaction was, "Wait, how do you know THAT guy?"
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Why, what's his deal.
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Yeahduff wrote:Why, what's his deal.
He's been doing comic reviews on YouTube, a la The Nostalgia Critic.
http://atopthefourthwall.com/
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From what I know, he worked with the Nostalgia Critics on a few occasions.
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