Notes from the Manager
Yes, I reached into the depths of my lameness and named this strip after a Coldplay song.
Let's give a round of applause to Angie Booth, the winner of a random drawing among Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show Kickstarter backers. She won the dubious honor of "a job at the Multiplex 10 Cinemas," and while I wasn't originally sure what I was going to do with "Angie 2" when she first appeared, as she came to be known, was always meant as a temporary character.
I actually considered killing her off suddenly almost immediately after introducing her, but I decided that might be a little weird, even for Multiplex. So, she stuck around longer than I planned, and was more popular than I expected, but hey, what are you gonna do?
Thanks for being a sport, Angie. Stand up a wave, please!
Oh, and a slew of new T-shirt designs went up in the Multiplex Store last week, so check 'em out!
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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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