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THE AMERICAN RABBIT PRODUCTION LINE:
AN INFOGRAPHIC FLOW CHART

How a comic panel is constructed

See the raw material (perfectly good comic books that are ground up) go from classic golden age to modern 3D nightmare.

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HOW TO MAKE 3D WEBCOMICS

Part one of a detailed tutorial exploring many aspects of full color 3D comics using animated gif images.  

 

Make full color 3D images that don't require glasses to view. You can draw a 3D comic with this method, or add the illusion of depth to any kind of image.
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COLORS OTHER THAN WHITE

The predominance of caucasians in golden age comics affected the choice of cast members for The American Rabbit Wakes Up

 

The people in my webcomic are mostly caucasian (like me) and regardless of how much I would prefer a more diverse cast, my source material doesn't make that easy to do.

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THE AMERICAN RABBIT REENGINEERED:
FEET ON THE GROUND IN A GROWNUP WORLD

Thirty years after appearing in children's books, a children's movie, and merchandise for children, a cartoon rabbit takes on war, poverty, and financial deregulation

 

Pop artist Stewart Moskowitz has given me the amazing opportunity to redevelop my favorite cartoon character, The American Rabbit. He agreed it should be a comic unlike anything ever seen, and after more than a year in production, I showed him the first installment. 

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HOW THE WEBCOMIC IS MADE

No human hands touch your comic panels - modern sanitary methods replace artists and writers

 

The American Rabbit Wakes Up is not written or illustrated in a typical way. The entire graphic novel is being assembled using the art from hundreds of public domain comic books, mostly from the 1940s and 50s.  This article predates our transition into 3D, but the process is still the same, with the 3D processing simply grafted on to the end of the assembly line.

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