Notes from the Manager
Related Strips: #382: A Good Thrashing
So I got in a car accident yesterday. Nobody was hurt, but my car is pretty effed up. I won't be financially ruined by any means (I was grumpy and kidding about donations when I tweeted about this earlier — not that I'd turn them down — but I am insured, so it won't be too bad) and it shouldn't affect my deadlines on Multiplex.
Anyway, I'm working on getting a Mutliplex Merch store set up (and stocked with… you know, merch) in the near future. A couple of T-shirts are heading to the printer, I'll be getting some buttons made, and I'm open to suggestions for anything else. Sorry, a book is not possible yet; I'm still working on the material for the second eBook, which will eventually get collected into a print book, so it's still a long way off.
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Saturday, March 8, 2014
We’ve just hit the second milestone goal ($600)!
What this means is, once my patrons’ accounts are charged next (around the first of next month), MULTIPLEX WILL BE COMPLETELY READER-SUPPORTED AND DEVOID OF THOSE ANNOYING THIRD PARTY ADS. Thank you so incredibly much to all of the Patreon backers and anyone else who spread the word about the project (or Multiplex, really)!
Once I can roll out the reworked site, strip images will be significantly larger (most likely 900px wide), yet the website should still load a bit faster. My programmer Jelly and I are looking at making the site both responsive and retina-friendly at the same time, but those may take a while longer… so no promises for those just yet.
I would just yank the ads now, because I hate them, except that would screw up the site layout. Removing them is not quite as simple as it might seem, I’m afraid, and will involve a bit of a redesign, as I mention in the Milestone Goals sidebar over at Patreon.
When we reach the NEXT milestone goal ($1000): I will post (at least) four Multiplex Movie Reviews or other bonus comics per month here for patrons! So it will be allllmost like three strips per week.
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