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Rudek and the Bear #73 by PeterDonahue
Rudek and the Bear #73
So... I think my site is down, because I exceeded the bandwidth for the month? Hoping that means lots of folks are viewing the comics, and not that I'm being bombarded by Ukrainian spambots. Anyway, it should be back up tomorrow.

In the mean time, nothing's stopping me from posting the latest comic here! The story of Babcia continues :)

Thanks for reading :3
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Rudek and the Bear #72 by PeterDonahue
Rudek and the Bear #72

Well — It’s good to finally post something after a few months unexpected hiatus. I won’t go into details or make excuses, but my son was born two months early, in October. As Lennon said, life is what happens when you’re making other plans — but hey, he’s healthy and thriving, and I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. And now that I have a couple weeks off work for the holidays, I am finally catching up with comics and chores and breathing.

So, in this comic, I was having trouble getting back into drawing digitally. For one thing, my hand began cramping pretty badly. For another, I basically had to reteach myself, since I hadn’t worked on the tablet in so long, which is interesting. I ended up choosing to do the final inks on paper, just to get this comic out there before the end of the year. I also tried something I’d been meaning to try — doing background linework in sepia. In the end I think it created more problems than it was worth, though. I kept the backgrounds pretty minimal anyway, so I think it worked out.

On another note, I realized that with “Misza” gone for now, and Szczęściarz out of the picture, I had the opportunity to design a new character. In Żużel and the Fox, there is a wolf character, and I haven’t had much practice designing / drawing anthropomorphic wolves. So, PFC Szczeniak was born.

Anyway — happy to be making comics again. I’m looking forward to pushing the plot forward ;)

see this comic and more here: zuzelandthefox.com/comic/tackl…

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Rudek and the Bear #71 by PeterDonahue
Rudek and the Bear #71
You may have been wondering why Babcia is so determined to get across the border...and now you have an answer. But you may have noticed other details throughout the comic as well...

To read a bit more about this comic and see my designs for Babcia's flying machine, click here:zuzelandthefox.com/comic/resol…

Thanks so much for reading!
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The halberd was pressed against his breastbone...
...but with a steady grip, Pilot Officer Logan Silver held it at bay, though it meant a painful laceration of his left hand. If he could just match strength with the Sieur de Montbert long enough to reach his Webley .38 --

"Go on," sneered the Nazi. "Take your cowardly gun, lowborn pig." 

"I'll take it over a pointed stick, any day!"

"Ah, but the Halberd requires finesse, training. You only admit you are no match for my martial skills."

"Damn your martial skills," replied Silver, straining with all his might.

But the Breton nobleman only clicked his tongue in disapproval. "You should know better than to utter curses in a Cathedral."

"If anyone--" he almost had the gun now-- "need fear divine retribution, it's you, de Montbert!"

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A commission for lechevalier


Sieur de Montbert belongs to LeChevalier, and Logan Silver belongs to coyotero
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PeterDonahue
Peter
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I am a webcomics artist, and I'm working on my first full-length graphic novel.

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NiaNadtaZlySabaka Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
Thank you for the llama :D
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DagoKrakus Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh God, I love your comic, from the side of graphics and characters (this is great - I love your style of drawing); and from the side so to speak I'm Polish history lover, (I like the whole Polish history but also the years 1918-1939), and just this comic stirs in me, my feelings, and patriotic very amuses me because beautiful and amusingly shows us the truth about the Poles, our strange way of thinking and some funny situations, XD - just for me, this is a masterpiece :D


Sorry, please don't be angry but I wanted to ask are you speak or writes in Polish? :)
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PeterDonahue Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, thanks and I'm glad you like my comics! I'm honored by your comments.

I wish I was able to communicate in Polish, but I can't, sorry! I only know a few words and phrases Blush FOX Emoticon 
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DagoKrakus Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Nie martw się (Don't worry ;) ) :D I good write and read in English ;)

I just love this your comic :D For everything :D And your drawing style is a fantastic I LOVE it :D

O Święty Jacku z Pierogami.... (an old saying from my homecity beloved Kraków, synonymous with "Oh my god! ...") - I'm missing words to express such joy with the author of one of my two favorite comics added me to watch ... Dzieki! :D Ślicznie dziękujęl! :D ^^ - mainly in my Anthro graphics, I try to show historical scenes from the history of Polish, battle, arrmors and weapon - military, famous places in Krakow, the Polish Traditions and people, sometimes from some polish famous books or movies, etc., after that I travel after Poland with my camera and I am doing Artistic Photos - interesting natural and historical of lately on historical places, traditions, and the most artistic photos of my Kraków, etc. Also I make Polish handmade; and I am the representative of the world's only tradition on the list of UNESCO, I am building the famous Kraków cribs (nativity scenes), which for some time you'll see because I will started building new crib on our famous year contest ;)

I see that you like the beginning of the 20th century, between the years of wars and I and II world war, and I do not know whether you know this super channel on YT "Pathe1939" "www.youtube.com/channel/UCPcNa…" there you can find various short original videos from that time ;) - especially I recommend you one of my favorite movie  "Kraków1920" - www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx3cgd…

Dziękuję :D
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PeterDonahue Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I had to add you to my watch--you photos of Kraków are awesome, and I can't wait to see how your drawing skills develop. I love your wolf Janosik-type character.

I've found some great IIRP-era films on YouTube, but I haven't seen 
 "Kraków1920" and will definitely check it out! Thanks for the recommendation :)
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MrTumulus Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
Merry birthday!
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PeterDonahue Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks so much :D
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NiaNadtaZlySabaka Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
Happy Birthday! ^^
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PeterDonahue Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you, friend :D
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CarminMoya Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!!!
Have a nice day! :D
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