Happy New Year! Issue #7 sneak peek!

Took it to a poll and guess what won! Yup yup as promised here are the first pages of Issue #7: Murder Ink – they were completed and shelved over a year ago when Illegal Tender went into publishing hiatus. This is a very special thank you to all of I.T.’s loyal fans who have hung in there while I sort this thing out. It was one hell of a year. One hell of a shitty year but I want more positive vibes for I.T. in 2017.

As always you can buy issues 1 & 2 here in the Square store: https://www.squareup.com/store/illegaltender
ISSUE #3 COMING SOON!!!

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Hi, I’m John

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“eh…”

This is about a second before he realizes what his powers are doing 🙂

My poor darlings. I really want to do their prequel story but it’d be the saddest thing I’ve ever written – it would end where Illegal Tender begins… with them dying. But they’re so damn cute together. Here’s a tiny look at their first meeting and here’s a little story: Ellie begins work at the Agency as a resident physician and John of course falls head over heels in love at first sight. Who wouldn’t – Ellie is a total fox. And she’s smart. Plus his little unconscious love shocks don’t hurt her because she’s invulnerable. But Ellie knows who he is and is very wary. She eventually learns that he and his father are trapped within the corporation. When she learns about how old they really are it’s a little disorienting but by that time she’s in love with him.

I’d say Ellie is about 23 years old  here. John is nearing 212 which is young for a being made of pure energy. His dad is nearly 500 years old ^^;

Kiddo VS Akari

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“That’s a cute trick, princess.”

My entry in the ‘League of Samurai Ultimate Knife Fight’ contest on Instagram. Their character designs are awesome and  couldn’t help but pick their resident red head Akari to go toe-to-toe with my resident red head Kiddo. Not sure who would win this…Akari is definitely better at hand to hand combat – kind of Kiddo’s biggest flaw she’s not very good at sword or fist fights but she’s had her powers since birth so he’s pretty good at using it to manifest things. Plus any wound she gets her powers heal automatically. So who knows who would win – they’d probably end up being best friends in the end

Buy Issue 1 & 2 of Illegal Tender HERE!!

By All Degrees That You Will See…

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“… We’re causing quite a sensation”

Well well – while digging around in the basement I found the very first project folder for Illegal Tender and it contained the first (failed) pages of the comic and a hand written script about the first issue. Needless to say it’s come a long way since then. But the picture on the front of the folder was this very old picture

Not to toot my own horn but I’ve improved so much they hardly even look like the same group of people. Six years is a long time and my babies have come so far. Can’t believe the crew has been together that long

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I.T. @ Anime Weekend Atlanta!

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So excited for our next convention. Illegal Tender will be at Anime Weekend Atlanta Sept. 29th – Oct. 2nd in the Artist Alley – Table #1137

We’ll have free stuff AND fresh off the press the first two issues of Illegal Tender in print! Hope to see you there 😀

Pheromone

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“Wash over me like an ocean… controlling my every motion”

Yeah this is what happens when you listen to Prince for nearly five months. Your characters start to act out his music and there’s no avoiding it. The song Pheromone just screamed “Lily and Emil doing semi-kinky shit”. Given Emil’s powers – he can literally concentrate his senses to a near molecular level. Lily’s scent is rather distinctive to him. Take away his sight and he’d still be able to find her in the dark. Or… across a tri-state area.

Why the handcuffs? They match her bra, duh! These two don’t get together for a while yet in the comic but when they do I imagine they feel comfortable enough to experiment. His blindfold was going to be lace at first but it refused to look right. I wanted her to be smiling more but she just looks so cool like this.

Issue 3 page 5 preview

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Surprise Preview of Issue #3 remaster! Yes, I decided to post the whole page instead of just a segment because this WHOLE PAGE had to be done over and it came out fantastic. The wip of this got so many faves that I wanted to show everyone how it turned out. Le sigh – it’s never going to be that easy for these two. But they’ll get there… eventually 🙂