So. Yeah. Guess who has a monthly strip in the new Doctor Who: 11th Doctor comic from Titan Comics?

It’s me, guys. It’s totally me!!!!

The Eleventh Doctor was and is still my favourite Docco, even if the last series didn’t do that much for me, I still cared for that raggedy man and held back a big tear when it was finally time to let him go. The Eleventh Hour is still one of the best season openers of telly I’ve ever watched and it was really season five where it all started to click for me. I loved Eleven’s boyish enthusiasm mixed with this old man look at the world, there’s so much going on under that mad looking face. I loved his stupid fez and his stupid glasses and his stupid braces and his stupid puffed-out-chest run! Most of all though, it’s the friendship between him and The Ponds I enjoyed the most, he truly loved his friends (who turned out to be his in-laws?!) and it’s that aspect I’m tapping into with my back-up strips, just with more laughs. Titan told me; “Think Darth Vader & Son but with the Doctor.”

Titan’s approach with my strips is very much like that of Boom’s Adventure Time range; you have a main story going on in the front and then you can a page or two of nonsense at the back. I think their efforts should be applauded, they’re very much trying to branch the comics out to a wider audience, a more Tumblr friendly, web comic savvy crowd. Kudos to them and I hope the back ups become more of a regular thing and a massive massive thanks to editor Andrew James for going to bat for me several times. I’ve just handed in September’s page (my favourite so far) and I’m working on the fourth strip right now. It’s a really fun job which I am enjoying immensely and hope they keep me on for a very long time to come.

Issue 1 drops Wednesday, though sadly for UK dudes you can’t get it in any shop other than the Forbidden Planets you can buy it from ANY COMIC SHOP in the world or via Comixology.

I am really digging the new Batgirl design from Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr. I mean, gosh, it’s a lot of fun with it’s Doc Martens, detachable cape, Bat-helmet, etc. It’s also a much needed kick up the arse for the utterly gross New 52 line, which for the most part has made me shake my head continuously for the past three years.

So I hope the book is a huge success, I hope that “D.C Entertainment” look at this and think “oh cool we don’t have to make everything look like a shitty video game” and start putting some money behind some more interesting looking books.

Anyway, get a blog guy, am I right? Jeez. I well prefer my sketches here, especially the one with Barbs scoffing the burger. Will I ever be able to reenact this spontaneity in my finals? WHO KNOWS.



Are you one of my Patreon backers? Have a brand a new exclusive one page Chloe Noonan comic. Not a backer? Pledge your support from as little as $1 a month (that’s like 60p!!!!) and get cool rewards like exclusive comics, discount codes for my online shop, process blogs and warm feelings in your hearts.

http://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=656763&u=112752&alert=3

When I hit the next milestone of $300 I’ll do another comic, which is already written & thumbnailed - it is a Zoe Fox classic in the making.
Are you one of my Patreon backers? Have a brand a new exclusive one page Chloe Noonan comic. Not a backer? Pledge your support from as little as $1 a month (that’s like 60p!!!!) and get cool rewards like exclusive comics, discount codes for my online shop, process blogs and warm feelings in your hearts.
When I hit the next milestone of $300 I’ll do another comic, which is already written & thumbnailed - it is a Zoe Fox classic in the making.

Some answers to some questions about Patreon…

almeida1610 said: Will there be other tier rewards? Likr one month you have a limited edition poster for a set amount or towards the end of the 100 page OGN/trade/worth of issues you have a tier for signed copies of that etc? Not suggestions just queries

Hi! I haven’t thought that far ahead to be honest, I based my rewards on other comic artist’s Patreons, specifically Meredith Gran’s and Erika Moen’s (two smart artists I’ve long admired) and $5 seems a modest amount for people to pledge. I am up for making a new reward tier as long as there’s interest, but I want to walk before I can run, so lets see how it goes for now. Rest assured if you pledge high, you will be rewarded ;)

tvpuppy said: It is awesome you are doing this! Can I ask with no sass intended if there’s a particular reason so many rad comix artists have been announcing their patreons over last few days? Has it just been (re)launched or something?

Hi Meryl! I wasn’t aware of other comic artists launching a Patreon this week, so I imagine it’s just pure coincidence. Who else has launched? I set my page up in March but didn’t launch it until this week as I really wanted to be sure that I was asking for financial support for the right reasons, i.e should I be asking my fans for support in the first place? I think I’ve certainly made the right decision but I had to be sure with myself first.

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If you’re interested in pledging to my Patreon then you are amazing and you can do that by going here.

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO HAS DONATED MONEY SO FAR. 

If you’ve got any questions please drop them in below, send me an Ask or hit me up on Facebook or Twitter.

Hi guys! I’m turning to crowdfunding website Patreon to help fund the production of my new Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter comics.
!!!CLICK HERE TO BECOME A PATRON OF CHLOE NOONAN!!!
Hopefully the above comic lets you know my reasoning behind the campaign as well as answering any questions you may have, but if not, that’s cool, lets go over some questions you might have…
What’s Patreon?
Patreon is a crowdfunding website, a bit like Kickstarter or IndieGoGo, but instead of paying for a finished, completed project like a book or a videogame, Patreon is designed so fans can support the making of the project itself while getting cool rewards depending on what level of pledge they make. You are pretty much becoming a Patron of the Arts (pretty cool, right?)
Why Patreon?
I want to create more Noonan stories but this often gets pushed aside for part time work and freelance jobs. It’s no secret that over the past year or two the amount of time I’ve been able to commit to Chloe has been at the lowest it’s ever been. The idea is that by pledging your support to me each month you will see more Noonan comics a lot quicker as I can afford to work on more of those comics instead of having to take extra shifts at the day job or work on Freelance projects. I have an all new story I’m working on right now, it’s well over a hundred pages long and your support will help make it a reality a lot quicker (because I’ll be honest, it’s just crawling along at the moment.)
What if I can’t afford to support the Patreon? Does this mean no more Chloe Noonan comics? Am I a terrible person?
Heck no, don’t despair if you can’t financially support the project, new Chloe Noonan comics will happen, they’ll just take a lot longer to get done and if you’re happy to wait then that’s totally cool. If you’ve ever bought a book from me, said a nice thing to me online or recommended a book to a friend then that’s more than anything I could ask for.
What do I get out of this?
Pledge $1 a month and you will receive my eternal gratitude.
Pledge $2 a month and you will be granted access to behind the scenes content. You will see unseen Chloe Noonan comics, thumbnails of the new story, pages, sketches, etc before anyone else. You will see the creation of the comic as it happens. You will receive a minimum of one update a month.
Pledging $5 a month you will receive everything at the $2 a month level but also receive a discount code for items on my online shops as well as a PDF of the Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter Digital Omnibus.
Can I cancel my subscription at any time?
You sure can. Likewise if you want to pledge more each month, it’s a very simple process.
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If you have any questions please feel free to inbox me on Tumblr or send me a message through my website. Thanks for reading and your support of my silly stupid comics!
Marc

Hi guys! I’m turning to crowdfunding website Patreon to help fund the production of my new Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter comics.

!!!CLICK HERE TO BECOME A PATRON OF CHLOE NOONAN!!!

Hopefully the above comic lets you know my reasoning behind the campaign as well as answering any questions you may have, but if not, that’s cool, lets go over some questions you might have…

What’s Patreon?

Patreon is a crowdfunding website, a bit like Kickstarter or IndieGoGo, but instead of paying for a finished, completed project like a book or a videogame, Patreon is designed so fans can support the making of the project itself while getting cool rewards depending on what level of pledge they make. You are pretty much becoming a Patron of the Arts (pretty cool, right?)

Why Patreon?

I want to create more Noonan stories but this often gets pushed aside for part time work and freelance jobs. It’s no secret that over the past year or two the amount of time I’ve been able to commit to Chloe has been at the lowest it’s ever been. The idea is that by pledging your support to me each month you will see more Noonan comics a lot quicker as I can afford to work on more of those comics instead of having to take extra shifts at the day job or work on Freelance projects. I have an all new story I’m working on right now, it’s well over a hundred pages long and your support will help make it a reality a lot quicker (because I’ll be honest, it’s just crawling along at the moment.)

What if I can’t afford to support the Patreon? Does this mean no more Chloe Noonan comics? Am I a terrible person?

Heck no, don’t despair if you can’t financially support the project, new Chloe Noonan comics will happen, they’ll just take a lot longer to get done and if you’re happy to wait then that’s totally cool. If you’ve ever bought a book from me, said a nice thing to me online or recommended a book to a friend then that’s more than anything I could ask for.

What do I get out of this?

Pledge $1 a month and you will receive my eternal gratitude.

Pledge $2 a month and you will be granted access to behind the scenes content. You will see unseen Chloe Noonan comics, thumbnails of the new story, pages, sketches, etc before anyone else. You will see the creation of the comic as it happens. You will receive a minimum of one update a month.

Pledging $5 a month you will receive everything at the $2 a month level but also receive a discount code for items on my online shops as well as a PDF of the Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter Digital Omnibus.

Can I cancel my subscription at any time?

You sure can. Likewise if you want to pledge more each month, it’s a very simple process.

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If you have any questions please feel free to inbox me on Tumblr or send me a message through my website. Thanks for reading and your support of my silly stupid comics!

Marc