Customer Service with a Smile

On page 4-13, we get to see Ronan smiling! Don’t count on this being a regular occurrence.

Things have been a little shaky as of late. I got sick again and that’s made it next to impossible to do anything. Balls.

Well, I’m on the tail end of it, so here’s hoping next week proves a little more productive ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Detailed, Semi-Realistic Anime Food

Page 4-12, in which I wanted an excuse to draw anime food. A nice way to cap off Elliott nursing a slice of cake for 12 weeks.

There have been some weird outages on the site as of late, but we’re working on a solution to that. Sincerest apologies if you’ve been trying to visit the site lately and it’s been down 🙇‍♂️

Also, I’d like to take this time to thank everyone who not only reads Electric Fencer, but goes the extra mile to react to or leave comments on their favorite pages. Things have been really hectic as of late with my day job situation being in flux, among other things, so checking in to respond to or upvote messages has been the the little kick of dopamine I needed to tell me that we’ve still got a good thing going here. Thanks!

Chancla Attack!

Generations of children the world over, both in-universe and in the real world, know the terror that is a flying slipper to the head. Lance’s PTSD on Page 4-11 is a testament to that!

Sorry this went up a little late. I’ve been working on new art for the site all day as well as dealing with some household errands. But here it is! Things should be moving a bit more optimally come next week.

The Pot is Starting to Boil Over

Page 4-4 is up and I’d be lying if I said this page wasn’t as tense to write as it probably is to read. But then I just tell myself that in those instances the writing is doing its job well. At this point, this issue is our first time seeing her in about 2 or 3 years and Liz is emoting really well. I’m actually pretty thrilled with her reactions to things this issue.

Again, sorry for the late posts this week. I still haven’t quite figured out what’s causing the autoscheduler to not work, but if it means I have to manually push the updates through, then I think there are way worse problems we could be having right about now ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Also, we now have a Facebook page over at Studio Dynapolitan! Yes, I know FB is turning into the boomer social media app, but it’s the only one I’m even remotely good at, so here it is :V

The Pressure Cooker is Starting to Boil

We’re starting to see some tensions flare on Page 4-3 👀

Let’s see where this goes in a week!

You may have also noticed that the last couple of updates have been coming up later than they should. I’m not sure what’s causing the autoscheduler to not do its job, but I’m looking around in the backend to see what I can do to get around it.

Happy (Belated) Issue 4 Launch Day!

Ronan doesn’t seem to be particularly enjoying the festivities.

Issue 4 launched yesterday, but because of work obligations and generally running around, I didn’t get around to posting about it. Here’s my attempt to rectify that. With the launch, we had a couple of changes this issue:

We got a second writer for this issue! In an attempt to tighten up some of the frayed ends of the writing due to having to split, recombine, and re-split Issues 3 and 4, I enlisted some additional help. Issue 4 is sure to tug at the heartstrings a bit. Also…I changed the logo again. The reason why is this:

As a fun little side project, I’ve started an official Japanese translation of Electric Fencer, with help native from speakers, even! You might remember I have a shirt in the merch store (which you should check out among our other things). When talking to my fellow translators, we decided that Dengeki Fencer (電撃フェンサー) would be a more fitting name for the series in Japanese than Denki Fencer (電 気フェンサー). So that entire line’s probably gonna be discontinued at some point in the near future 🙃 I actually tried to recreate the original logo in Japanese, but it turned out to be a giant headache, so I figured some more minimalistic branding was in order. Once this design ☝ finally shook out, so did this one 👇 :

The branding around the site will also be changing as well, once I get around to finally redoing the character portraits around the site.

Finally, I added a new page to the Extras section in the menu: Fan Works! Currently, we’ve got one piece of fan art over there by WVGrizzly!

It’s Elliott! This was actually part of an art trade. Here’s my half, as per their request:

With all these new changes, I’m hoping Issue 4 will really be one for the books. I’ve got a buffer built, but still more pages to go, so it’s back to the salt mines for me!