Suzie Sterling lives in a strange and beautiful place, and because of her magical grandpa she has to balance between school and the world of the supernatural. [RATED YA FOR MILD LANGUAGE AND SOME HORROR ELEMENTS]
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Chapter 2 pages updated!

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I finished fixing the font and word bubbles in chapter 2! This is a bit of a grueling process but comparing the fixed pages to the old pages I can safely say it's worth it. There's no way I'd approach a publisher the way most of the pages of the comic look right now, but once I get everything updated to look more professional I'll be a little more confident to try.

Chapter 1 Updated

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Just finished updating the font and word bubbles in chapter 1, along with adding a few new effects to backgrounds that were lacking because I didn't have the patterns that I do now. Again, if you want to compare to the original pages, simply view them on tapas or webtoons, which are linked in the 'other MMG Locations' section of the side buttons on the site.

Pilot Updated!

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The 10 page pilot has been given better font sizes and the added effects and filters that later pages started using to give a more 'TV' feel to them. I'll be slowly working through all the chapters to update them and I'll announce whenever a chapter is completed.
You can view the old pages for comparison on any of the other websites MMG is posted on, which are all linked here: http://www.mymagicgrandpa.com/links/
Here's an example of what the old pages looked like and what they look like now

Some more fixes to come

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The boy's name in The Reaper's Cabin is going to be changed, not sure to what yet but it'll be different, again because he originally wasn't my character.
Also, I'm having my hand made font updated so that it has more symbols and reads better, it should close any awkward gaps between letters and be more level than before. It's mostly done, but there may be a few letter spacing gaps that were missed so those are being worked out slowly as they are found.
Once I'm confident the font is completely ready, I'm going to gradually update the old pages to have the better font at a smaller size and fix up the old word bubbles so they look consistent with the ones used now.

Reaper's Cabin pages fixed

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Well uh, I got that done a lot faster than I thought I would. But the first and last page of the Reaper's Cabin have been successfully updated and changed, so go check them out if you're interested in how the boy looks now!

Making some edits in The Reaper's Cabin

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So the boy in The Reaper's cabin is going to look a lot different as an adult than I previously drew him, he was a friend's character but for various reasons I need to make him my own. He'll still have the same name, he's just going to look a bit different in the first and last page of the comic to that it'll be consistent with when he shows up again. That's right, he's not just a random bonus story character, he's got relevance to the main plot.
Anyways I'm excited about this new design, and I'll post another blog entry when the updates have been made.

A future fix to come

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So I've studied up a bit on how to make word bubbles look more professional, and I have a friend who's helping me update my font to be properly spaced and balanced for comics. I also expanded on my font, adding numbers and a large amount of symbols, so it should be more consistent with my own handwriting. Towards the start of the comic, I had really awkward hand drawn bubbles that I really don't like, and even in recent pages there's an issue where I don't make the word bubbles large enough so font sometimes gets too close to the edge, and speaking of size my font is just a tad too big when I compare my comic to published comics which have much smaller word bubbles because of smaller font. This will actually help a lot in the future so frames won't be as crowded.
Anyways, once I do get my upgraded font, I'll be going back to the beginning to fix a few pages at a time. No, this won't be a reboot or a repost, I'm just going to go to the old pages and update the image. You guys wouldn't even notice it, probably, but I will announce when the fix is complete.

New favicon!

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It's a small update, but I added a favicon to the website so now people can see a recognizable symbol on their browsers. It's the flower on Suzie's favorite shirt over Coach's hair colors (which I know is also the pansexual flag but that's fine too)

While I'm here might as well talk about progress on the comic so far. I've actually finished chapter 8 of the comic and have all of chapter 9 sketched, so it's pretty far ahead right now and I'm excited about that. Even still, I'm going to try my best to keep as far ahead as possible especially since in May I'm going to be really busy training for a new career path to keep me afloat. I have pages currently queued up until July, so things should be fine, but I want to have an even longer queue set up by the time May comes around. I don't know what my work schedule is going to look like once I get a job but I'm going for part time so I have time for my comics.
Rest assured I don't intend to change my update schedule for My Magic Grandpa, it'd take a lot for me to even consider doing that with just how much I want to tell.
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