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Oh boy....Joe Average is over?

Postby Tanukitsune on Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:21 am

As if the lack of updates wasn't bad enough, now it seems it will be over for good, unless it's some sort of joke or plotline....

Tagon is dead is Schlock Mercenary, It's Walky is over and COTC is in crisis.... Is this a bad year for webcomics or what? :(
Having nothing to worry about makes me nervous...
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Postby Aaron M. Holm, esquire on Tue Nov 02, 2004 9:46 am

Hi.

Actually, JA, itself, is ending... I honestly couldn't bring myself to do the strip much, anymore, for reasons that "I" will explain as the strip progresses through to next week. I toyed with the idea of just moving on and saying "to hell with it," and what-not, but I figured that everyone, including myself, needed some closure.

But, a new strip will be continued on in it's place, soonafter, which contains the characters in a new environment, mood, etc. So, don't worry to much. :D
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Postby Mravac Kid on Tue Nov 02, 2004 5:13 pm

Thank you for deciding to end it with style, it shows a degree of consideration for fans. And I'm glad you'll be continuing, albeit in a different way. I just hope it will update a little more often (once a month would be nice :p)

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Postby Tanukitsune on Wed Nov 03, 2004 12:45 pm

Yes, too many webcomics just stop updating, or say they are on hiatus, but never retrun... :(

I hope you get things together and all that, a fresh start is always better than a full stop...
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Postby Aaron M. Holm, esquire on Thu Nov 04, 2004 11:28 am

Mravac Kid wrote:I just hope it will update a little more often (once a month would be nice :p)

;)


Actually, I would have updated sooner...

The problem there was technical, more than anything...

I got a new computer in April, but unfortunately, it didn't jive with my current hardware... And I lost most of the software I needed to work with (Amber had copies of them, but it was pretty clear I wasn't getting them back)... Months later, I was still without an FTP program and didn't have a scanner that worked with the computer.

Eventually, problems were solved, but then something else would go wrong that would screw up the return. Even now, my bills are mounting up and I dunno if I can afford the internet connection right now...

But, I'll keep uploading as often as I can, until things improve...

Criminy, this year has been utterly abysmal. :-?
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Postby Mravac Kid on Thu Nov 04, 2004 12:30 pm

Can't argue with that.
I can only hope you'll solve your problems, and bring us more awesomness when you do. By now we're used to having updates at random intervals, so any improvement will be gladly accepted.
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Closure is good

Postby GeorgeBaby on Sat Nov 06, 2004 8:46 am

But losing JA is bad.

Thanks for giving us the closure, and best of luck
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Postby OwenKL on Sat Nov 06, 2004 10:04 pm

To be honest, I've had this one in my defunct file for months, and was rather startled to see it rattle to life! Closure? The plot's been spaced so far out that it hardly needs it. But it's good to see a reminder of the sharp artwork, so that I can look with some anticipation for the next project, whatever it may be.
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Hoo booooyy... So it's final

Postby curne on Wed Dec 01, 2004 1:55 pm

I gotta say, that makes me sad. But I really appreciate the comic in the times it was there (and updated). Making a web-comic is hard, Aaron, but you had rough times. Just wanted you to know I always sympathized. Some of that spirit was in the strips.

I have always secretly hoped that JoaAverage would return and run because the characters and the stories just seem so relevant... and cooky :-)

I - for one - will be on the edge of my chair, honestly hoping your return with more good stuff.
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Postby Skane on Sun Dec 19, 2004 12:24 am

Tis a pity. I really liked it when JA crossed-over with CRFH and LaB. Now two out of three are gone.
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Postby bunnyThor on Tue Dec 28, 2004 5:36 pm

...and CRFH will be ending this June...








...okay, not really, not as far as I know. (Not that anyone but Skane reads this anyhow.)
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Postby Vash_the_Stampede on Wed Jan 05, 2005 1:21 pm

Thanks for letting us know Aaron. At least you could do that for us.
Im sorry to hear about you and Amber.

And I could go on and on about how great this strip was and how it became part of my daily routine and thus intrinsically fused with my life. But I'll just leave it at this and say.

You did better than I could have, and for that, I thank you.
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Postby Zeke on Wed Jan 05, 2005 9:51 pm

bunnyThor wrote:...and CRFH will be ending this June...
...okay, not really, not as far as I know. (Not that anyone but Skane reads this anyhow.)


Except me, and thank you so much for scaring the crap out of me!

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Postby bunnyThor on Sat Jan 15, 2005 4:54 pm

Zeke wrote:
bunnyThor wrote:...and CRFH will be ending this June...
...okay, not really, not as far as I know. (Not that anyone but Skane reads this anyhow.)


Except me, and thank you so much for scaring the crap out of me!

GEEZ!


Honor to serve and alla that. :D
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Postby Skane on Sat Jan 15, 2005 11:57 pm

Didn't expect this much response after so long. :P
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Postby bunnyThor on Sun Jan 30, 2005 1:41 am

The best things in life are unexpected, like a drive-by flashing. :o :D :P
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Postby Skane on Sun Jan 30, 2005 2:43 am

I hear it can blind when you turn it on too much.
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Postby bunnyThor on Sun Jul 03, 2005 1:35 am

Only if it puts an eye out. :P
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Postby Skane on Sun Jul 03, 2005 7:12 am

Which is usually the case, I believe.
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Postby PostProductionPrincess on Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:52 pm

Aaron M. Holm, esquire wrote:
And I lost most of the software I needed to work with (Amber had copies of them, but it was pretty clear I wasn't getting them back)


Ouch. It's my fault that you don't update? I thought we had made two copies of that disk, for your mom and for you, plus the original. Had you asked, you would have had it back, dropped in the mail the same day. I wasn't "keeping" anything from you.

Speaking of, I still have a few of your drawing books that I feel guilty for still having, so on top of that and the software, I've got a little package I'd like to return to you so I'm not responsible for your lack of updating anymore. Should I just send it to your folk's address? If I don't hear back, I'll just send it their way. Let me know.
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Postby Skane on Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:01 am

A direct email to him might work better. This forum is pretty much dead.
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