It’s been a busy couple of weeks behind the scenes!
What’s new? For starters, we’ve launched a Russian-language version of Drugs and Wires through webcomics portal Авторский Комикс (“Comic Authors”). Localization comes courtesy of Claire and the talented loveisliquid, with new pages being added as time permits. If you’re one of our Tapastic followers, you’ll eventually be able to access those translations via D&W’s Tapastic page, too.
We also recently submitted D&W to the Comic Chameleon iPhone app. Comic Chameleon hosts over 130 webcomics in an easy-to-browse, mobile-friendly format with full creator support, and their line-up includes some of the biggest titles out there (in addition to a lot of cool up-and-comers). New comics are added based on reader interest, so, if you’d like to see Dan and company make an appearance on CC, please take a minute to drop a request to the app’s creators.
And last (but not least), Drugs & Wires now has its own TV Tropes page! Fans have already started adding some great material, and we’re looking forward to seeing how things evolve as the story progresses.
Cyberpunk composer (and Cryoclaire collaborator) Neon Shudder just dropped his latest EP, Ghost Process, on Bandcamp. Coming hot on the heels of March’s Hex Phase, this 6-track release is a pay-what-you-want purchase, and includes a remix of “Xenostasis”, a song originally composed as background music for our Dreamspace 3.03 motion comic. Ghost Process is also included in the upcoming Collective 2.0, a limited-edition compilation of the first six Neon Shudder EPs in MP3 CD format.
Neon Shudder recently announced plans for his first full-length release, the concept album Cadence.
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.