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The Universe Verse is Live on Kickstarter

Wow, I am such a bad blogger.  My campaign has been running on Kickstarter now for over 2 weeks and I’m just now posting about it on my blog.  Well fortunately it’s been a wonderful two weeks.  I’d tell you … Continue reading

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25 Photosynthetic Food Generation

The factory idea wasn’t a part of the original sketch for this page.  Originally I was going to draw a leaf and some chloroplasts, but I decided I didn’t want to illustrate a real plant structure because I didn’t want … Continue reading

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17 The Primordial Soup Bubbles Over

Using the metaphor of waiting for the primordial soup to boil seemed like a good way to show how slow the process could have been.  Of course, once it hits that tipping point it explodes into life and starts to … Continue reading

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16 Variation & Natural Selection

Another challenging set of abstract concepts to illustrate, which I tried to make a little more concrete and relatable with some metaphors drawn from personal experience.  I thought this was a pretty cool way to incorporate a dory into my … Continue reading

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15 Exponential Growth

I think this is the most panels on any page, but it actually didn’t take too long.  A lot of very repetitive circle-drawing here, perfect for half-watching TV.  I’m pretty sure I was about half-way through watching Deadwood with my … Continue reading

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14 The First Spark

I did a lot of revisions of the text on this page.  In fact, I think in the first couple of drafts I didn’t have hardly any of this.  Initially I didn’t know how to write about this part since … Continue reading

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13 Duplication with Mutation

This one presented some pretty abstract ideas about the essence of life and took a while before I settled on how I would illustrate them.  This is the only time so far in the Universe Verse that I’ve really drawn … Continue reading

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