Ordster's Random Thoughts
Comic book artwork by Jerry Ordway, a 25 plus years veteran of the comic industry
Thursday, August 24, 2017
New comic/sketchbook available for order now.
I've just published a new combination of comic book and sketchbook, titled "The Messenger" after a hiatus. My previous self-publishing efforts (through my imprint "Okay Comics") have been booklet sized, and and more modest efforts. This publication is 40 pages (36 interior plus color covers) and comic book sized, approximately 6 1/2"x 10". My goal is to adhere to a quarterly schedule, and here's where I need help! I need you to buy and read it, which in turn will put the pressure back on me, to create new content for the publication. It's a win-win scenario :)
A little about the contents:
There's a 10 page lead story featuring a creation of mine called "Proton" that has been gestating for an awful long time! I first published the character in my fanzine "Okay Comix" in the early 1970's, and wrote and drew another chapter in 1978 that remains unpublished. In the years since, I have refined and re-thought the concept, almost drawing it for Image in the 1990's. Now, I am committed to finally getting it launched, though in smaller increments, as I still need to pay the bills by drawing custom art for fans.
Speaking of custom art, the remainder of the issue is filled with the many custom commissions I drew in 2013! I often post the digital images on Twitter or Facebook, but they're printed in "The Messenger" #23 for the first time anywhere!
Using the button below, you may order a single copy for $5.00 plus $5.00 shipping. I priced the comic to be competitive, but I can't control the shipping costs, sorry! But it's a great bargain for under ten dollars. (US and Canada only) Foreign buyers need to message me for shipping rates.
Click here to purchase a copy of "The Messenger" #23
Anyone wanting to order in multiples of 5, they are $4 each with $7 shipping ($27) via priority mail. Just send me a blog message! Thanks, Jerry Ordway
"The Messenger" and "Proton" are TM and Copyright 2017 by Jerry Ordway. All rights reserved
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