Hamletting: A 24-Hour Comic

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Although the story was more or less preordained to end with the line "The rest is silence," as any "Hamlet" riff this side of Disney's "The Lion King" would, I was surprised that it actually ended with a death.

As I mentioned, I don't find the character's suicide thematic with "Hamlet," but it is logical so far as this story goes. After all, in "Hamlet," the prince has many outside forces to work against but in my 24-hour comic, all our protagonist has is herself.

As soon as I had worked out all of that in my own head, I knew what the title of the comic was: "Hamletting"

On an artistic note, this page shouldn't really have taken as long as it did. I redrew it completely several times and I'm still not happy with it, but at least I completed the comic.

I was awake for a little while longer, updating the blog and looking with approval at the pages I'd created. I laid them all out on the floor and took a photo of the whole shebang.

Then, after being awake for about 40 hours and having spent the last 24 of those hours drawing, I went to bed and slept.

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