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Real World Success!

Postby Bustertheclown on Tue May 24, 2016 10:46 am

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Pimpette on Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:26 pm

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby IVstudios on Sat Jun 04, 2016 1:24 pm

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Pimpette on Sun Jun 05, 2016 2:29 pm

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Ti-Phil on Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:31 am

While not a big recognized success, I'm working in an animation studio and really loving it.
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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Risky on Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:05 pm

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Toxic on Thu Jul 07, 2016 5:48 pm

I had dreams of changing the world through my artistry, now I mainly shoot food and cars.
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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Risky on Mon Aug 08, 2016 2:27 pm

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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Gotta get that wanted level up somehow

Postby Cope on Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:34 am

It's sad when a man's life turns into Grand Theft Auto.
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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Toxic on Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:43 pm

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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Re: Gotta get that wanted level up somehow

Postby Ideal Comics on Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:08 pm

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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It was a story about getting nagged by your cousin.

Postby Cope on Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:03 am

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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Re: It was a story about getting nagged by your cousin.

Postby Ideal Comics on Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:04 pm

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Dr Legostar on Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:04 pm

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Toxic on Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:34 pm

These are my hands 8-)
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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Ti-Phil on Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:17 pm

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Cortland on Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:14 am

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Yeahduff on Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:44 pm

Why, what's his deal.
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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Cortland on Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:38 am

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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Re: Real World Success!

Postby Ti-Phil on Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:45 am

From what I know, he worked with the Nostalgia Critics on a few occasions.
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