April 1, 2004

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Jan: I’d like to take a moment to address all Hellsing fans. As you have probably sorted out by now, I swear. A lot. And it’s come to my attention that this upsets some of you. Frankly… …I had no idea that it was so objectionable! And I certainly had no intention of offending anyone!… Continue reading April 1, 2004

Art Interlude: Iron Chef

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April Fool’s art: From now on, Shine’s regular canon-based plot will be replaced with a bakery AU. They are making carrot cake. Awesome, holy, anti-FREAK carrot cake. Also on Deviantart.

Marco, Polo, Incognito

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Skip to two weeks later for the follow-up. Erin: Oh, I’ve got something fun to share with you today. [Yes, it’s still your doujinshi-ka. I just got a haircut.] I’m currently taking a c lass about the history of the book. For centuries the most popular books in western Europe were religious: the Book of… Continue reading Marco, Polo, Incognito

The Cursed Storyline – April 1

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Witch cameos, next to Yumi: Hazuki and Aiko (Ojamajo Doremi), Elphaba (Wicked), Hermione and Luna (Harry Potter), Doremi, Yuuko (xxxHOLiC), Ai (Love Witch). Ai: Why did these people have a hard time finding witches at this school? Yuuko: This is just the April Fool’s Day strip, that’s why.

Let There Be Guns 8/48

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Seras: Um…Miss Ann… Ann: Yes? Y’see a gun that’s caught your eye? Seras: Actually, I had a question…if you were alive during World War II, why do you look young? Ann: Oh, that’s easy! I was born on February 29. So I only have one birthday every four years! Seras: Oh, that makes… … …no… Continue reading Let There Be Guns 8/48

An Eye For An Eye 4/54

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If you’ve read the manga, you know what’s going on here. If not, the date should give you a clue… [CRACK] [SMASH] [SNAP] [crumble] [SPLAT] Seras (thinking): She’s killing our soldiers! She’s chopping my friends in two! She’s smashing my house! We just had this floor painted!

The End

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Erin (thinking): One more round of fights down. A couple of characters killed; the rest, moved forward in their arcs. That leaves us with…about a zillion battles to go. If you look at the big picture, I’ve been drawing different parts of this Ultimate Showdown since 2009. And there’s only so many ways to draw… Continue reading The End

April Fool’s 2018

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Not a joke: over the past year or so, I’ve had a few dreams where I was doing Shine again. I would wake up and think “all right, time to draw the next part of this storyline” before realizing the storyline didn’t exist and I couldn’t remember any of the details it supposedly had. …And… Continue reading April Fool’s 2018