Sorry for the radio silence on this space the last few weeks. New Year has been pretty stressful, so I haven’t had the mental capacity to really write any formal blog updates for the site. However, the comic has been going up dutifully. Have you been staying on top of your reading? If so, treat yourself to one of these:
Page 11 and Page 12 went up over the last couple of weeks, and we’ve got another one coming on Wednesday. The story’s been moving a little slow right now, but I promise the payoff is worth it. It’s a snow day today, so if you’re behind, now’s a good time to get caught up. As always, if you’ve been with us from the very beginning, thank you for your continued support.
And for the final update of 2021, 2-10, and wow, what a note to end on. The requisite update has been made to Elliott’s bio. If it wasn’t immediately obvious, he’s THE Electric Fencer.
That’s a wrap for 2021, though I’m not sure how much fanfare is needed since we’re rolling right into 2022 with page 11 next week. In any case, if you’ve been with us this far, thank you for your continued readership, and we’ll see you in 2022.
In addition to today’s update, 2-9, we have a new character: Jiro. He’s been added to the character banner rotation. In addition, there’s a new alternate banner for Lee, using her preferred name, so she’s got two now: one as Anastasia, and one as Lee.
There’s also a major development in the story!
We’re down to the last couple of updates for the year. If you’ve been reading with us since we started in September (the real world September, not in-universeSeptember), from all of us at Electric Fencer, you have our deepest thanks. Here’s hoping we get to do even more with Electric Fencer in 2022!
Issue 2 Page 7 went up yesterday. Nothing especially noteworthy happens this week, besides Lee returning to the comic.
Things are being worked on in the background, hence why these posts have been so late as of recent. However, the comics are all scheduled in advance, so whether I write a post on Wednesday mornings or late Saturday night, you’ll still get your Electric Fencer fix in the middle of the week as promised.
I missed a chance to post last week due to travel, but it seems like everyone really jumped on that last page, so it’s safe to say it did decently well without my help. Even so, last week’s update was page 5. This week’s is page 6, with Ronan being overly surly.
Additionally, I thought it would be fun to write some articles regarding some of the smaller meta relevant to Electric Fencer, so I’ve opened up the Extras section of the menu and started off with two articles: Sestius? Wait, what? and What is Klein? I’ll be adding more in the future, with current plans including a discussion on family names (we have three in relation to the Alexanders), maps, and illustrations, and more.
I did some new art of some of our characters in celebration of Issue 2! They’ve been added to the site banner rotation and you’ll get a random one each time you reload the homepage. There’ll be more to come soon.
And with that, Issue 1 comes to a close. I hope you enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoyed working on it!
As stated in the previous update, we’ll be taking next week off to finalize Issue 2 and get it uploaded to the website and ready for launch when we return on November 17. Mark your calendars, because we’ll be back in 2 weeks with more Electric Fencer, with new characters, more intrigue, and more adventure coming your way.
A lot’s happened over the last few weeks and so I decided to treat myself to a little Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl. Great stuff, except for the part where Patrick Bowser-cided me three times in a row and won.
It’s been a long day and though and though pages 20 and 21 went up, I only just got the time to put up an actual blog post.
So Issue 1 is coming to a close very soon, and with that, rather than the usual two pages, we have three pages going up next week. I really liked the color job I did on these pages, so here’s hoping you like them too when they go up.
Following that, the comic will take off for a week to finalize the edits on Issue 2 and prepare the cover. Additionally, while the pace for Issue 1 was admittedly all over the place and a bit wonky, Issue 2 is a little more even-keeled and as such, we’ll dial it back to one page a week for the time being as we continue working on content for the site and experimenting with a good format for site updates. We might throw an extra page or two in an update here or there to help with pacing, depending on what’s happening in the story.
For now, April O’Neil has an interview with Old Betsy and the Five Avengers.