A couple of weeks ago, we started streaming Claire’s inking and coloring for D&W on Picarto. Despite a few hiccups, we’ve managed to attract a lively community of readers and fellow creators, and kicked off plenty of fun discussions in the process.
Going forward, we’re moving our “regular” livestream to Wednesdays at 8 PM BST/7 PM GMT, with the occasional Saturday livestream thrown in when scheduling allows. This gives Claire more time to prep the page, and will hopefully make the stream a little more interesting in the process.
As before, streams will be announced on Claire’s Tumblr and Twitter accounts about an hour or so before they kick off. Most streams usually feature both of us, so it’s your chance to chat with the D&W team, get some insights into our creative process, and ask those burning (spoiler-free) questions.
While D&W “officially” launched in 2015, Dan and Lin first started appearing in short comics and one-panel strips way back in early 2013. Together with Dreamspace, these one-shots established the look and feel of Dan’s world, and ultimately formed the basis of the webcomic you see today.
Until recently, getting to these older comics meant wading through Cryoclaire’s Tumblr or DeviantArt account. No more, though: the new Drugs & Wires: Oneshots collection on Tapastic pulls together the best (or at least, most coherent) of Dan and Lin’s vintage misadventures in one easy-to-browse location. As an added bonus, subscribers will automatically be notified when future one-shots are published. Enjoy!
With MCM London Comic Con just days away, here’s a quick peek at the new, remastered Dan x Death print that’ll be available for sale at Cryoclaire’s table in the Comic Village.
Still need more Dan in your life? Besides our usual range of buttons, prints and postcards, you can also snag a copy of Drugs & Wires: Daily Struggles of a Cyberjunkie, a grab-bag of D&W one-shots originally published on Claire’s Tumblr between 2012 to 2014. Comic Con will also be one of the last times you can get your hands on the D&W prequel Dreamspace: Analog Edition, at least for the foreseeable future. As of the time of writing, there’s less than 20 copies left from the initial print run, and we’re still mulling whether to do a reprint once those run out.
Finally, there’s sketch commissions, where just £5 gets you a Cryoclaire original to take home. All said, there’s plenty to see, do, and buy, so be there!
Or, you know, don’t be. We’re not the boss of you.