So, yeah, it's been a hell of a long time. I'm not even sure if anybody really keeps an eye on this page anymore, having [justifiably] assumed I was gone for good. But for those who are, I might as well fill you guys on what's been happening.
In a few more months, it'll be a year since I returned from South Carolina, after stupidly thinking that getting a few states away from Louisiana would somehow get me actually moving forward in life. To make a long story short, it didn't; if anything it made things worse.
The constant stress pretty much killed my motivation to draw, and for about two years, I could barely get myself to put a pencil to paper. And that fucking sucked, since those constant thoughts of "Hey, you need to draw/it's been over a year since the last real thing..." just messed with me more.
The complete drought continued when I got back, as I tried to get back into a normal routine and pretend that most of the past couple of years didn't happen. And I guess at least this time it was a little excusable; I went back to my old job and focused on rebuilding the funds hemorrhaged while I was away. For those who say money can't buy happiness: bull-fucking-shit. Having a few bucks to let you know you won't starve is a hell of a mood-booster.
And suddenly, just about a month ago now, something clicked in my head. For the first time in over two years, I had an idea for something. Characters and stories started flowing; I had the makings for not only a comic series, but an ORIGINAL comic series.
So, what does all this mean? Well, sadly, I think Nuzlocke of Ernie will continue staying on the back burner for who knows how long. I'd love to be able to finish it, since some of you guys actually seemed to like that, but until I feel I can get back to it, I don't think my best would be in it, and as low-tier as it is, I don't wanna churn out something even shittier. I have some insane ideas for it, which I guess in the worst-case scenario I could share sometime if I feel a revival is impossible.
That Sonic project is also on hold, though probably for the best until I can think of a better story for that to go.
Right now, most of the focus will be on this yet-to-be-named comic. The clock's ticking, and I'd like to at least be able to come up with something I can truly call my own entirely; hell, maybe even something that could sell if somebody out there sees it as something people would want to pay for. I don't really have a timeline for when anything will start showing up here, and as you can probably tell, I really fucking suck at keeping promises.
Oh, and as for what this comic entails? Well, I'm still working that out, but think "When Harry Met Sally", except one's a devil, one's an angel, and wouldn't you know it; the threat of Armageddon is looming.