Tag Archives: environmental crime

Comments on The Big Belch

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Yes I’m working hard on The Big Belch.

I actually have it out for the first round of comments. Not only have my dear friends told me I’ve got some revisions to do, but one said and I quote, “Were you trying to kill yourself!”

Her point being I guess that I’m an idiot who signed on for the huge amount of drawing done already and a lot more to go.

Vastly underestimated what I was getting into. Really thought it would take less time. Beginners mistake, never having done a graphic novel before. But I am actually getting somewhere. So there is hope. Really.

It’s Ja-Mon, ©Kay Wood, New art from The Big Belch graphic novel

Still drawin’ The Big Belch graphic novel

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Still drawin’ The Big Belch graphic novel. Working on page 81 today, and mighty glad to be doing so! I’ve been suffering a computer glitch nightmare for about a month or so. Gaaaaa! Fingers crossed that this latest attempt at a fix works.

The Big Belch, art, pg. 80, ©Kay Wood 2013

Almost Three Quarters Done

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Nearly three quarters done with the drawings for The Big Belch. Or well, at least the first go round. Looking back, there’s a lot I want to revise.

The Big Belch, art pg. 75, ©Kay Wood 2013

Alternative energy now

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Today – June 19th – The World Bank issued a report about how very serious threat from Climate Change is titled “Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience.” There is also now a movement on college campuses to force their endowments to divest from oil companies. Another thing I heard in the last couple of days is that there is significant science showing that women giving birth in areas with a lot of soot and other pollution from fossil fuels have twice the rate of having children born with autism. So my update is – don’t wait, let’s go alternative energy now!

I’m making good progress on The Big Belch. Just starting on the drawings for page 50 of 100.

Earth Day

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Happy Earth Day! Be kind to your planet.
Best,
Kay

 The Big Belch, picnic, ©2013 Kay Wood

Oh – and in case you’re wondering, yes I’m working hard on The Big Belch. In this page Monty, Maureen, Fletcher and François have a picnic lunch with Harold.

New Big Belch art – poor Harold

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Poor Harold, The Big Belch ©2013 Kay Wood

9:56 today!

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The Big Belch project reached it’s Kickstarter goal at 9:56 a.m. today. Yahoooo! I’m thrilled.
Now I have to ramp up my drawing. No lollygagging this summer. But it feels so nice.

Thank you so much for helping me reach the goal!!!!

The Big Belch ©2013 Kay Wood

Monty, Maureen, Fletcher and François, environmental crime fighters, will now take on their first case. Check back here for updates.

Good news

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Big Oil wants to hire MicroGreene, Big Belch ©2013 Kay WoodPhil just got off the phone with Ted Fullbore at Big Oil. Things just might be looking up for MircoGreene, the struggling start-up owned by Phil and George and the place Harold works.

Thank you Big Belch supporters!

The Big Belch ©2013 Kay Wood
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/704467087/the-big-belch-graphic-novel