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Thank you BloodyWilliam For the layout!

Feel free to leave comments under the pages and give any feedback on the site itself! Anything you think we can improve upon is important!

The site currently stops at Brigadoon pg 20 due to shading and coloring issues. I'm on it. Page 21 needed a lot of editing (Quen comes across as a passive pushover rather than the friendly guy with a steel core). I should have that done this weekend and be shading as we go along.

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seriousengineering.thecomicser…

Thank you BloodyWilliam For the layout!

Feel free to leave comments under the pages and give any feedback on the site itself! Anything you think we can improve upon is important!

The site currently stops at Brigadoon pg 20 due to shading and coloring issues. I'm on it. Page 21 needed a lot of editing (Quen comes across as a passive pushover rather than the friendly guy with a steel core). I should have that done this weekend and be shading as we go along.
I'm all caught up with SomethingAwful's scary wiki page thread and need some fresh weird. One recommended site to play with is damninteresting.com 

So I played around on the Damn Interesting site, which is basically history of the weird and messed up, and found the following treasures. Enjoy!

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STAYING ABREAST OF HUMAN SEXUALITY
www.damninteresting.com/stayin…

Why are boobs? 

Why are they? 

More at 11. 

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THE REMAINS OF DR. BASS
www.damninteresting.com/the-re…

Ever wonder how forensic students prepare for crime scene investigation involving corpses? How do they learn what signs of decomposition to look for to determine the time of death? 

They take a trip to Dr. Bass's Body Farm and check out donated untreated corpses, many volunteered their own for the farm, left out for nature to take it's course! 

Warning - this article contain pictures of decomposed corpses and descriptions of decomposition. NSFW. 

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AN UNBURDENED MIND
www.damninteresting.com/the-un…

This one isn't so much crazy or weird as it is an intelligent look at psychopathy as a medical affliction and how people have the wrong ideas about it. 

The truth is that the media gets psychopathy very, very wrong. They aren't the violent danger-machines like in movies and TV. If anything, the media's description better describes Borderline Personality Disorder but turned up to 11 and with the terrifying bouts of hysteria removed. 

The vast majority of psychopaths have zero interest in sadism or violence. I used to have regular skype chats with a diagnosed psychopath and he was a pretty cool guy. He liked tattoos and carpentry, not hunting down people and murdering them in creative ways. 

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THE 3RD REICH'S DIABOLICAL ORBITING SUPERWEAPON
www.damninteresting.com/the-th…

What in the fucking hell did I just read. I know the Nazis were batshit, but this is ADVANCED batshit. 

The science here reads like some sort of Silver Age comic book villain's plan, which going by the timeline means that the Silver Age was ripping off the Nazis the entire time. 

So, if I understand this correctly, and maybe I don't because I can't quite grasp the levels of crazy here, the plan was to weaponize the sun by *somehow* rocketing a huge curved mirror with a giant swastika painted on the non-shiny half (so that no aliens get confused as to who built it, I guess) into space and *somehow* tilt it, unmanned and without terrestrial control, like a huge magnifying glass to the earth's surface and use Google Earth-levels of supreme accuracy to kill Jews. 

All by using 1940's technology. 

Great job, Nazi Nasa, keep up the work. 

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WRATH OF THE KILLDOZER
www.damninteresting.com/the-wr…

If that title doesn't give you a boner than I don't know what. 

Normal and law-abiding 52-year-old guy in Colorado gets pissy about a zoning law. The natural response?

CONCRETE-SEAL HIMSELF INTO A RIFLE-TURRETTED BULLDOZER AND WREAK HAVOC UPON HIS CITY.

Face it. We all wish we could go out in such a blaze of glory. 
Hi there! I got some updates on the projects for you all!

1. I've been working the red-eye shifts this week so I'm exhausted when I get home and sleep in past 10 as a result, not giving me much time for drawing. Thus, crappy output for this week. Sorry bros. 

2. Yes, I missed yesterday's UBC I think I've fainted. No excuses, actually. 

3. This Sunday will be the next live stream for my Patreon bros! This week we'll be making a UBC live! You guys choose the cover from my collection and I build a comic RIGHT BEFORE YOUR BEADY LITTLE EYES!! BE THERE OR BE NOT THERE!!

4. I've been hired by a writer on DA to illustrate his 22 page comic for an anthology! I feel bad for the slow start on it (red-eye shift and all) but its cute and fun and will be a great addition to my resume.

Career tip for the day from someone who is just barely crawling in that direction: 
Ever since the Cracked article was published I've seen double the traffic to my DA account and 3X the Patreon subscribers!!
 Squee! I'm so happy plz XDDDD excited happy Happy Happy..OnionWormHappy Emot1  Bunny Emoji-87 (Thanks) [V5] Anime Emoji (Blush Oh yay dance) [V6] 
How did I get the interview in the first place? Easy: I asked. I noticed that Cracked was looking for people from weird ends of the world for interviews and I sent and email describing my own. They chose mine along with many others as a result. 

How did I get the 22 page comic job? I applied for it. 
How did I get Brad Jones's permission to have 80's Dan as a popular TV show in Serious Engineering? I sent a polite email asking for it. 

People don't "get discovered" any more often than they win the lottery. If you want attention, you need to throw ALL of the bottles into the ocean and not give up. You need to listen to your critics and fans, respond to them, work hard to make your work better (no one is at their height - there is always room for improvement), follow the trends, update your shit as often as you can (daily is best), and NEVER EVER EVER GIVE UP. 

This also means putting up with a lot of disappointment, too. Brad Jones didn't have to respond to my email. He did because he's super cool and smart when it comes to free publicity. Most people I've asked permission to have told me no or didn't respond to me at all. This includes offers to do guest comics.

So far only KC Green accepted my humble contribution back when he was still doing Droop years and years ago. Everyone else either ignored me or told me outright that my work wasn't their cup of tea. And you know what? THAT'S FINE! Not everybody has to accept your offers and that does NOT make them bad people!

The vast majority of the legwork and exposure is up to you. Sometimes we need friends to help us out, like I did with my lovely and wonderful ExplosiveGlaucoma , the wickedly cool BloodyWilliam , and my official avatar distributor StygianGrey (check all of their work out they are FUCKIN' SWEET!!), and that's awesome for everyone involved. Just don't forget to be a good friend and thank them!

Just keep at it, don't give up, be a cool bro to your friends and critics, and remember that you and your work are important to making the world a better place. REMEMBER! "If only the most beautiful birds were allowed to sing, then all the forests would be silent." (I have no fucking idea who said this first lol) 

Peace!
- Rojo
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It will be a while for me to get all of them loaded. I only have about 20 up so far. It's very simple at the moment and doesn't have a banner yet.

It's pretty much being used as a practice until I get a better hang of the Serious Engineering site that is currently under development. 

This page will mainly be to get more exposure, along with the Facebook and Tumblr UBC pages. 

Enjoy!

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Hello.
I was born in South Candyland under the rule of Queen Frosting. I was raised in a strict Necronomic household by Nigerian parents who died in a freak child-rearing accident that left me alone and homeless at the tender age of thirty-four. After traveling Asia via balloon and sniping those FUCKING MONGOLIAN FUCKERS for ice cream money I started drawing cartoons about a homosexual super villain with a debilitating spinal disease.

I'm allergic to kiwi fruit.
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ThatFreakyZephyr Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your avatar is awesome bro
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RomanJones Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! StygianGrey made it!
Her work is bitchin' check it out!
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ThatFreakyZephyr Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know its awesome!!!!
I made mine, not as good as her stuff though. She out does me but a lot.
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RomanJones Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
fffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff well now we have the next UBC!
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TealXUltimate Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student General Artist
You changed your avatar! 
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RomanJones Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Yep! StygianGrey made it! SHE IS WONDERFUL CHECK HER OUT!!!
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I like the new icon :)
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