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There are a lot of webcomics out there. Regardless of genre, they all need basic components to make it a comic. The look of the characters, background... most comics have their characters in the comic constantly, but backgrounds tend to vary quite a bit. Some treat the backdrop as an important or detailed addition to the setting (Buck Godot, Bad Machinery, Runners...) and other webcomics prefer to focus mainly on the the dialogue and characters (Penny Arcade, Awkward Zombie, Head Trip). Comedic strips seem to focus less on background, as the dialogue is much more relevant.  

While setting is important, I realize I often don't pay attention to the background of a strip. I typically focus on the characters talking, and then move on, and only every once in a while look at the architecture. What I'm getting at - is (detailed) background important to you? Do you notice it?
  • Listening to: Mumford & Sons
  • Reading: Questionable Content
  • Watching: Supernatural
  • Playing: Harvest Moon Rune Factory
  • Eating: hollow chocolate easter bunny. take that calendar!
  • Drinking: water


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United States
Current Residence: Ohio (Toto, I've the feeling we're not in California anymore)
Personal Quote: "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about." - variation of original quote by Ian Maclaren (probably)

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aiilshaej Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
AH! Team Seeker? who the hell is SEEKER?

Akarix Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010  Student General Artist
Thanx for the :+fav:
Have a nice day! ;D
Shivarra Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2009
Hey you!! i just noticed the part in your comment on my avatar. It was made for me and I dont remember there being 3 "R"'s before...
aiilshaej Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
i don't either! has it really been there this entire time?
Shivarra Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2009
I guess so lol
Ianderson Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009  Student General Artist
oooooow! bleh. i might have the flu
aiilshaej Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009  Hobbyist Writer

damn, really? hope you're still up for chilling. that bucket of insidejokes is probably ready to flood.
Ianderson Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009  Student General Artist
yeah man, definately. when ya coming?
aiilshaej Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
in a few hours, actually! but depending on the 'you need to spend time with your family, Ryan' situation, I may not be free till' later saturday.
BillCorbett Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2009
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