BLOG – Creating a comic for The Other End, from start to finish:
Step 1: Spend 5-8 hours staring at a blank computer screen, while desperately trying to think of a comic idea.
Step 2: Look through TheCHIVE for inspiration.
Step 3: Look through BuzzFeed for inspiration. Try not to get distracted by inane quizzes and rampant news bias.
Step 4: Look through good webcomics for inspiration. Try not to feel inferior.
Step 5: Look through bad webcomics for inspiration. Try not to feel enraged when you notice they have more followers.
Step 6: Notice there’s only about 4 hours left to post a comic.
Step 7: Look through old notebooks for the least terrible idea that hasn’t been used already.
Step 8: Sketch the comic.
Step 9: Pen the comic.
Step 10: Agonize over what shade of green to make the tree in the lower righthand corner.
Step 11: Finally choose a shade of green.
Step 12: Change the shade of green.
Step 13: Change the shade of green again.
Step 14: Change the shade of green 17 more times.
Step 15: Finally find the perfect shade of green.
Step 16: Finish the comic.
Step 17: Post the comic.
Step 18: Eagerly wait for someone to comment on the perfect shade of green.
Step 19: Rejoice in a retweet.
Step 20: Drink to forget all the lost shades of green I’ll never see again.
Step 21: Return to Step 1.