A Few More “Reboot” Details

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As part of the recent “Reboot” for Nickel Boy Graphics, I began reworking some of the initial comic strips beginning with Laser Eyes Jesus. This was partly to make them fit into a new format that would work better across all of the comic strips (some funny, some serious), but also to align them better with my first goal: “Present the Gospel in a way that is visually connected with our times.”

Some of the reworking involved editing each multiple panel comic strip into a single comic panel that still had a touch of humor while giving the reader something to consider. So far I’ve been able to tie each of these to one of “The Five BIG Questions” that were selected as part of the “Reboot.”

The new square format, somewhat shortened dialogue, and absence of any additional commentary as you’d find in WordPress have worked well with Instagram, allowing me to reach a new audience. These are also being shared on the Nickel Boy Graphics page on Patreon (with commentary) as everything previously there was scrapped as part of the “Reboot.”

Anyway, you may want to flip through this slideshow, particularly if you are a new reader. These are going all of the way back to the beginning of the Laser Eyes Jesus comic strips! There are only three, so you can get a small sample from the very beginning.

Before closing, I’d like to thank the group Christian’s In Motion for providing support for this project through my Patreon page. In fact, they recently started their own page on Patreon as well. The work that they are doing is great (especially videos and podcasts), and I really appreciate the renewed enthusiasm that their support has given me! Thank you so much, Christians In Motion! Please be sure to check out what they have to share on both WordPress and Patreon!

4 thoughts on “A Few More “Reboot” Details

      1. I agree! It’s funny, I actually collect roosters. Odd I know. So I was all kinds of excited when that random chicken surfaced on your page. If you do another poll, I may have to change my favorite character from Laser Eyes Jesus to Grumpy Chicken lol. Laura has become a favorite too…you know I root for her.

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      2. I just got two new baby chicks this week to go with my other chickens! They aren’t old enough to lay their own eggs yet, and I had to give my two Brahmas away because they were getting too big and too assertive and the boy was crowing already. (No roosters allowed in my city.) my favorites are the Buff Orpingtons. My two newest are White Rocks and they have a similar size and temperament. Chickens are amazingly like people!

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