An old man meets a woman in a graveyard.
This is a comic that I drew purely for myself, I think I completed it sometime around 2017.
*You can navigate using the links, or use the arrow keys to scroll through it. Sometimes the arrows don't work from the start and you need to click around the corners of the screen or the scroll bar for it to work.
I got the idea for the female character in this comic from dissecting a cobra. Colubrids have such big cute eyes that I thought that it would make for an interesting looking character design. After a while of playing around with the design elements I ended up just making up a story set in a graveyard because it's such a great place to find snakes. There was very little planning involved and the old man comes from a different story and I just dropped him in there because I needed another character.
This comic actually was a lot more complicated than I expected. For one I had to go out to a nearby graveyard and collect references of graves and vegetation. I could have just drawn some cartoony looking animals, but I chose instead to research the animals to put in the spread, since I wanted this comic to have a more grounded feel to it.
The blue and scratchy lines of this comic comes from ball point pen that I used to ink it in. Ball point pens were the first pens that I used when I started drawing, and going back to them felt a bit like a homecoming.
The ending is a bit weak, but I think this is one of the better comics that I've made.