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#313: Too Much to Ask?

December 29, 2008

Notes from the Manager

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I didn't post the over-the-weekend update that I'd planned (sorry), so here that is, and there will be two more strips this week — on Wednesday and Friday — although Wednesday's will finish off this scene with Becky, Jay and Jason. See you soon.

The Triple Feature is taking a break this week, so we can catch up on all of the movies for a gala End of 2008 show the following week (…yes, in 2009). Movie buffs like myself, Tom, and Joe always have a heck of a time trying to watch as many of the end-of-year releases as possible, especially with so many awards contenders coming out in the last two weeks of December every year. So far in my own end-of-year movie marathon, the highlights have been The Wrestler (out now in a good chunk of the country), and two documentaries, Man on Wire and Up the Yangtze (both out now on DVD).


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Multiplex 10: Hyrule Isn’t Going to Save Itself

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

If you’ve seen the rough animatic of the first scene from the animated short (which I posted both on Patreon and in the Kickstarter updates), you know that the episode begins before Jason has started working at the Multiplex 10.

So here’s one difference between the Multiplex 10 “universe” and Multiplex (comic strip) canon; Franklin started at the theater before Jason does. Also, the movie poster frames aren’t red anymore, because their vests are red, that was a really stupid decision, and I should have changed it ten years ago.

I feel bad that Franklin only has a small cameo in the first episode, especially since I already know who I want to voice him (hi, Terrence). Sadly, a lot of things that factor big in the comic won’t turn up in the first eleven minute episode, because it focuses on Kurt and Jason. But hopefully we’ll get to make more.

And even if we can’t, I’ll still want to make some mini-webisode sort of things and maybe a digital comic (e.g. Comixology Submit style)… and, of course, there’s also a tabletop/card game in development. So, like I’ve said, I’m not done with these characters yet.

 

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