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I have to say that this year is quite possibly the best and worst year I have known. Earlier this year my mother was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer and my grandmother recently passed away. I can't say that this hasn't affected me. This has been a long and stressful year and it's been a little hard to find the strength to move forward when things seem like they are going wrong.
"When life gives you lemons you make lemonade". Despite this I got to work on two successful animated shows Metalocalypse and Black Dynamite and I got to draw my first comic miniseries. I also reconnected with my family.
I also wanted to apologize to the fans of Charismagic: the Death Princess for the lateness of issue two. My goal with the book was to have it come out on schedule but unfortunately life doesn't follow the script.
I am currently finishing off the final five pages of the book and I can't wait for you guys to see it.
Looking forward to 2013, you're going to see a lot from me, well at least I hope you are I have a tutorial in Photoshop magazine coming, the last half of Charismagic: the Death Princess, Charismatic volume two and some miscellaneous editorial artwork for www.stfuandplay.com/. I also will be making the rounds at the comic shows.

Here's to you 2013

Enjoy Olana of Charismagic: the Death Princess all dolled up in her New Year's outfit.
Happy New Year from the Death Princess by E-Mann
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Leonidas666 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My grandmother also past away in december... my sentiments. :(
2013.mission:survive.
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indiangod Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
oh wow man, im sorry to hear of your loss i know what its like ive lost my dad three years ago and every christmas its weird now because hes not here. but like you ive had a great deal ups and downs...mainly with relationships, so yeah ive just given up on those a bit till im ready.
but dude nice your working on black dynamite and metalocalypse :D two of my favorite shows :D
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zillabean Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Awwwwwwww buddy :( I didn't know about some of this. Let me know if you ever need an ear or just someone to be around, okay? This comes as a bit of a shock to see and I'm so sorry to hear about it. Let me know if I can do anything for you. You're one of my favorite people and I don't like seeing this sort of thing happening so please let me know if there's anything a friend can provide. Love ya buddy and hang in there.
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DarkDragon247 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy New Year and all the best for 2013! :squee:
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Eragon007 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
sorry to hear it has been tough with family health issues, but i bet it will get better :D
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Emerson-Fialho Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Artist
Likewise, good friend! :D
Cheers, happyness and peace.
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Letdragon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
2012 has given and taken from us. I wish you all the best in the coming new year. ^^
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blue-shadow24 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
I'm sorry you had such a rough year but Kudos to you for pushing on! :clap:

You work on Metalocalypse!? :w0w: That's so Metal :lol:

Well Happy New Year to you too! Here's to a better year! :w00t:
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MrGreenface Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'm sorry to hear that its been such a rough year for you and your family --- my deepest sympathies for your grandmother, and my prayers are with you and your mother.

Your career, on the other hand, sounds like it's seriously taking off --- Best of luck on your comic work!
I know Metalocalypse is created by Titmouse, but I didn't realize they also worked on Black Dynamite. What have you worked on for each of those shows?

Any chance you'll have a table set up with Chris Beaumont at MoCCA this coming year?
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