Rebound page 185
May 10, 2017
Some not so sad news
Quite a number of people have asked for some kind of written conclusion to Rebound, just so you aren’t left hanging, wondering about the rest of the story. So I was thinking, we actually have over 100 pages of script that’s pretty enjoyable to read on its own, so why not release that? It would be a shame for it to rot away with no one ever reading it. It doesn’t cover the entire story, but it at least sets everything up so you’ll get a bit more out of some summaries of what’s missing.
I’ve already promised I’ll take the time to put it all together. I can’t say how fast I’ll be, but it will happen. I’ll make sure to yell about it everywhere when that time comes :)
May 7, 2017
Some sad news
Maia and I have decided to discontinue Rebound (and B.I.B.L.E. as we know it I guess).
It’s been a long time coming. If you’re a smarter person than me, maybe you’ve written it off as dead long ago. I’ve been struggling to get back to it, but in the meantime 5 years have passed, we’ve gotten older (and a bit wiser hopefully), our attentions have shifted and there are a lot of things about B.I.B.L.E. we’re not very happy about anymore.
While I’ve struggled and repeatedly disappeared, the project has, understandably, died to Maia, and it’s only through angry stubbornness that I’ve held onto it. Everyone who knows me well knows that I’m an extremely stubborn person, sometimes stupidly so. Sometimes you really need to give up.
I don’t have some positive silver lining, or a plan for what’s going to happen next. I feel like someone has died and I’m not sure if I’ve ever been more sad about anything in my entire life.
I don’t think Maia and I will ever stop working together on creative things, but maybe we want to do different things right now. Maia is very much a fantasy kind of writer and I am less so. I’ve known Maia since I was thirteen, she’s one of my favorite people in this world and we’ve always been inspiring each other.
Also the B.I.B.L.E. universe and our characters aren’t dead to me. Even if we’re killing Rebound, maybe I’ll do something new in the universe, maybe I’ll refactor it into something else. I don’t know.
Maybe I’m just not meant to do comics anymore. Maybe I need to move on from that too. It’s been a big part of my identity that I’m someone who draws comics, but drawing comics is ridiculously hard and I’m not the super determined person I used to be. I completely broke five years ago and I’ve been grieving over that ever since and trying to fix it, but maybe it’s never going to happen. I don’t know.
We’re both so grateful for all the people who’ve supported us through the years, you’re the best! You’ve made this thing fun, I’ve had so many funny, stupid conversations over this comic. And you’ve always been nice but critical, and I really appreciate that, that’s how you learn things.
If any of you want to talk about this or just wanna chat or follow whatever I’m doing now you’re absolutely welcome to do so. I don’t like to give out my skype or stuff like that in public, but you can always ask for it or catch me on my email (firstname.lastname@example.org – I’m old and use email a lot) or on Tumblr or DeviantART, which are honestly the only sites I frequent at the moment:
Maia says the same goes for her. You can find her here:
We definitely won’t shut biblecomic.net down. What’s there is there and will stay that way. I don’t believe in covering my tracks, that’s just kind of rude to everyone who’s ever liked the comic and rude to all our own hard work. And as I mentioned earlier, maybe I’ll come back to it at some point? Who knows.
We will be shutting down our Patreon, though. No need for that anymore. Thank you so much everyone who has supported us financially as well, I’m especially sorry about this on your behalf. I promise that all money we’ve scraped together through this will be saved for potential future creative endeavors – we won’t use it to drown our sorrows in booze or something.
Thanks for everything and let’s hope the future eventually brings less sadness and frustration and instead lets us have fun with what we do again.
Finally Duncan gets to talk to the elusive general.