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This graphic novel uses Ka-Blam Digital Printing

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About my "canon notes:"

Posts labeled "canon notes" are not meant to accurately portray any religious, scientific, or social canon. They are notes concerning the fictional universe I've invented for the setting of Wolfram: A Gothic Parable.

Thanksgiving update - 10% complete

I'm finding myself needing to re-script the next issue for a few reasons.

First, some of the material I had created seemed not to be serious enough or appropriate for the point I was trying to make.  Part of this re-scripting has established Isolda's occupation as a composer of parables and reclassified her as an adamant wordsmith, rather than an adamant sentinel (see canon notes concerning Wolfremic humorology).

Another reason was to cut out less relevant material, because I'm probably not going to fit all of Chapter 2 into three issues, like I promised implicitly on the cover of Issue #4 (labeled as Chapter 2, part 1 of 3) without lengthening the issues to 32 pages or more.  I'll have to see what I can do to keep this promise.

And now, the Thanksgiving update:

Using the colors here, I estimate my progress as follows:

So here we go... to my American readers, a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! (And please spend it giving thanks with family, and not defeating the purpose by stampede-shopping for things you don't really need to replace the things for which you might have just given thanks.)

To the rest of the world, a happy and safe third-Thursday-Friday-and-weekend-in-November!

Second progress report - Issue #5 has begun production.

Now I reiterate the progress report from yesterday.  Issue #4 is complete, and a print proof is being sent to me now.  That is all for issue #4.

And now a progress report for issue #5:

Total early progress = 4.7 ÷ 27 = ~0.174 = ~17.4%
Total overall progress = .5 ÷ 27 = 0.018 = ~ 1.8%

Early Progress Report - Issue 4 (Chapter 2, Part 1 of 3)

I decided to do this progress report a few days early.

So here's the data we're working with.

Cover pages: 3 complete of 3, none incomplete.
Internal pages: 24 complete of 24, none incomplete.
Back page: printer's advertising space.


So, yeah, Issue 4 is complete and all pages have been submitted for a preliminary printing.


Progress reports: now done weekly.

First, I'm letting everyone know through this blog and my GooglePlus page that I'll be posting prograss reports every weekend to help keep me on track.

And now, the update!

Pages 1-21 of 24 are complete, as are 2 of 3 cover pages. (Remember that the back cover is an advert space purchased by the printer for a discounted printing price.)


23 (completed) ÷ 27 (total) = ~.851851 = ~85% completion.

Quick update - November 1, 2016

I don't feel like struggling over creating complicated infographics, so I'm going to do it really simply—with a capital X color coded and highlighted in the same color to represent one page.
Issue 4 consists of 24 B/W pages and 4 full-color cover pages.


pages complete: 20
cover pages complete: 2

pages unfinished: 4
cover pages unfinished: 1
cover pages not-my-problem: 1 (Ka-Blam back page ad = printing discount)

So, defragmenting the data, we have:

22 ÷ 27 = .814814... = ~81.5% completion

6.5% progress since October 25, 2016
25.5% progress since September 9, 2016

In short, I think the act of taking canon notes is helping.