Sunnyville Drama and Kickstarter 2018 Countdown

Hello, Sunnyville fans.  I told you there’d be another blog update today.

First, we’ll talk about Sunnyville #16.  The thumbnails went through a few revisions.  I had to trim some fat and consolidate more of the story.  My early estimates of the story placed it at about 30 pages.  Now the final page count will be 29 pages.  That will make Sunnyville #16 the shortest individual Sunnyville comic I’ve done so far.

In contrast to the more conflict and plot drive stories, this one is more dramatic.  As you remember, it deals with someone’s death.

Those of you reading the mailing list already know who dies in Sunnyville #16.  It’s Mr. Jakes, the town’s resident fixer.  That’s one of the reasons it was hard to write the script and draw the story.  I am killing one of my characters.  But it wasn’t just that – I had to show the close knit townspeople dealing with the death of their friend.  That was not easy either.

In the coming weeks, I hope to share some of the artwork on the story.  But enough about that – now onto the Kickstarter.

Kickstarter 2018 Countdown Sheet

As the days wind down to the Sunnyville Volume 4 Kickstarter, I’ll mark them off in order to keep a running count!

As of today, we have 54 days left.  Stay tuned to the blog and the Sunnyville Facebook page for more news on that.

Please sign up for the Sunnyville Stories mailing list if you haven’t yet.   Buy me a Ko-Fi today and check out my other creation Tiffany & Corey.

Also, be sure to stop over to DriveThru Comics for digital copies of Sunnyville Stories.  Copies of Sunnyville Stories Volume 1 are still for sale on Amazon, both in print and Kindle formats!  While you’re there, be sure to pick up Sunnyville Stories Volume 2 and (if you love Gothic horror) Von Herling, Vampire Hunter!  And now available is the latest installment of the saga, Sunnyville Stories Volume 3.  Get them today!

Copies of all the above titles are available to the library trade via Brodart Company and to retailers from Ingram and Baker & Taylor (via BCH Distribution).  Copies are also available direct from the publisher.  For ordering information, contact maxwestart(at)gmail(dot)com or write to:

Different Mousetrap Press LLC, 1100 19th Avenue N, #108, Unit J, Fargo ND 58102-2269 USA  

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About Max West

I am a freelance artist and the creator of Sunnyville Stories, an independent slice-of-life comics series.
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