We succeeded in posting the video! Sadly, I think it's a little lackluster, both for Sam and myself. The good news is that we're done with this contest!
The final two winners are Tripp and Heather. Check out their respective websites for oodles of awesome. The winning comments are after the break.
TRIPP: You already send me your address, but tell me what size shirt you want!
Here are the two posters I made and have been talking about for a few days. The first one is for a local art contest (and a perfect advertising opportunity!) and the second was made for the same purposes but I don't think it will play as well with an audience that has no idea who these characters are.
At any rate, these posters are poster-size (23"x35") and are available to buy here and here. The reason why I have one in the Zaphod Zombie store and one in the Horbawrong store is because you can only have one of each item in each free store that you have. And you people don't buy enough swag to justify paying for my cafepress store.
Irrelevant details aside (I'm not bitter, really!) both posters are available now. I should be getting the one for the art contest by the end of the week, so I'll show it off on video then.
If you watched the video, you know the first two winners of Krumbine's Epic Comment Contest are Lupine and Spazzy. Sam and I will reveal the third winning epic comment by week's end. In the meantime, enjoy Spazzy's and Lupy's comments after the break (and be sure to show their respective YouTube channels some love!)
WARNING: Lupine's entry gets graphic. If you're easily offended, skip it and just take my word on it's epicness.
Hi, my name is Jordan Krumbine (that's me in the picture). I write and produce creative material with a current emphasis on videos and comics. To deliver this content to my viewing public, I have a website based on the Weebly platform.
I truly do love Weebly. If you've never checked it out before, it is a drag-and-drop simple website design and management platform. Unfortunately, as much as I love Weebly (and I really do) it does have its shortcomings that usually drive me absolutely crazy.
Like, for example, automatically resizing images to no larger than 700 pixels wide. Or something like that. As a result, the images you see for all the comics I post are a great deal lower in quality from what I actually have to share.
Of course, I try very hard not to dwell on limitations of a platform. Instead, I follow my creed ("stay creative") and try to come up with an inventive solution. In this case, you'll see the solution to the right.
Welcome to the Horbawrong Epic Email Opt-In service. I've put this together primarily offer higher-resolution images of the comics, but if you'd rather the convenience of reading the comics from you email, this is the solution for you!
If you're interested, just submit your name and email address through the form at the right. This information is sent directly to my own personal email and will remain the strictest confidence.
Is it me or is everyone taking a summer break?
... yeah, it's probably just me.
As you've probably noticed, the comment contest received quite a bit of attention and I desperately need to tighten up the process some. I promised results on Friday, but the truth is that the decision hasn't been made yet. I'm going to try and post a video soon and to tide you over, I'll let you know that comments were so epic, I can't name just one winner. Which means there will be multiple winners. You know, at least two.
In other news, this past Thursday was my grandfather's funeral which was a thoroughly horrible experience ... but a thoroughly fitting ending for a man who turned his back on everyone who had any kind of significance and importance in his life. I've been traveling back and forth to Sebring, Florida for several weeks now and the last trip was utterly draining.
For a change of pace, I didn't leave the house this weekend and barely even left my computer room. Saturday I made the new Zaphod comic, but felt the need to not stop there. On Sunday, I put the finishing touches on the third Zaphod Zombie comic produced this weekend.
Not too shabby.
Especially when you factor in the design of two Zaphod Zombie posters. These weren't explicitly for selling (but I'm happy to offer them) but instead as entries to a local art competition. Last year, I entered a sculpture made of computer keyboard keycaps, aptly titled "Writer's Block".
I think my Zaphod Zombie posters definitely fall into the same vein of thought: make the audience scratch their heads and say "Huh?".
The anguished musings of a jack-of-all trades creative professional based out of Longwood, Florida. Find out more about him here. You know, if that's your 'thing'.
Most of my production music is original but if I need something extra-special, I usually get it from AudioNautix.com: