drachefly wrote:I would be very happy with a completed half-page (roughly speaking/on average, if a page does not divide in half), twice as often. I suspect that this would not take noticeably more work, but it would do wonders for the update schedule.
Depends on how the artist draws/colors it. They may do panels out of sequence. That said, yes, I'd love a half a page twice as often, if at all possible.
I can see it now...
Full-color pages occur on a somewhat regular frequency
Full-color updates slow down, add supplemental text updates to offset the time to make the full-color pages
Full-color updates slow down even more, text updates are "promoted" to be part of the actual updates
Text updates are given the heave-ho because of conventions, full-color updates creep out at less than 2/month
^^^ past ^^^
vvv future vvv
6-panel half-pages are created that creep out at less than 4/month
Half pages are "promoted" to be full updates
Half-pages creep out at less than 2/month
Contract is signed with Inuit Eskimos in order to save 2.5 cents for each book printed
Book 2 is delayed due to books being encased in ice upon delivery
Convention appearances delay Book 2's release by 2 more years
Book 2 printing is canceled due to Eskimo labor disputes
Book 3 online is canceled 3.5 months into the story (with 4 total updates and one klog)
Work begins on Duel in the Somme II
Erfworld.com is sold to the Chinese and becomes a search engine for people with lisps
<<< years later >>>
Rob sits in a dank, cold room clutching half-finished text updates with his gnarled, wizened hands repeating to himself "tell a good story and all is forgiven" "tell a good story and all is forgiven"...