Hi guys! I hope you’re all having a good new year.

As you can see, the comic continues to update at a regular pace, until we run out of pages for chapter 12. Once those are done (at the end of January/beginning of February) I don’t have more pages yet. And that’s because of two things that are related:

  1. I got a table this year at TCAF (Toronto Comic Arts Festival). If you are in the Toronto area the weekend of Mother’s Day, come on by the Toronto Reference Library (conveniently located just north of Yonge and Bloor) for this free comic event! It’s like several floors of comics, and you get to see the fantastic Raymond Moriyama-designed interior (Scott Pilgrim readers may also recognize the library from the comic. I believe Knives and Ramona have a battle here. I need to reread those comics…)
  2. Because I got a table at TCAF, I need to work really hard to get the first book of Velharthis ready to print! The print volume will have bonus chapters that won’t be online, and if you can’t buy in person at TCAF I’ll also be selling them online.

I should be able to start Book 2 of Velharthis in the spring. I’m super sorry there will be a gap in posting online, but it’s funny to say that I can’t work on Velharthis because I’ll be working on Velharthis. But this will also be the first time I’ll have had any substantial part of Velharthis in print, which is super exciting!

And no, I won’t be running a Kickstarter to fund the printing. I actually don’t need to print a large number of copies, so I feel like I don’t really need the up-front money from a Kickstarter. I also don’t have the time to properly devote to a Kickstarter campaign.

Questions, comments, and concerns can be made here or by email: louisa @velharthis.com