My Latest Cartoon Reached “Most Viral”!

In between client projects I do a webcomic called Sketchbook Silliness. My most recent cartoon (“Mohawk”) was posted on various social media yesterday. I was floored to see that it is zoomed up the charts on both Imgur and Reddit, reaching “Most Viral” on Imgur. After about 24 hours the cartoon finally leveled off at over 93,000 views/1,600 likes on Imgurand 189,000 views/18,600 likes on the Reddit’s “Comics” subreddit. If I add in the totals from other subreddits and misc. social media, it got over 300,000 total views!

I’m blown away and I just wanted to share the good news. I also want to say a HUGE thank you to all of my Patreon backers for giving me some support as I hone my skills! It’s really encouraging to see that sometimes the effort and support are coming together to make something people like.

If you like the cartoon, feel free to help share it further by following me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and/or Tumblr.

Thoughts On Making Gag Cartoons

Another artist wrote to ask me for some tips on writing gags. While I feel like I still have a lot of room for growth in that area, that didn’t stop me from making a video with a few thoughts.

This is Part 1, where I share general thoughts about the importance of good writing. In Part 2 I share some tips and techniques for coming up with ideas. Part 2 is only available for Patreon backers. Become a patron for only $1/month and you can instantly watch Part 2, plus get other goodies: http://www.patreon.com/cedricstudio.

Also, here are a couple books on writing comedy that have helped me, with Amazon Links. (Full disclosure: If you click one of the links and then buy something – anything – from Amazon, they will cut me a tiny slice of the sale, at no extra cost to you. It’s another way you can support my webcomic work):

Comedy Writing for Late Night TV http://amzn.to/2Czncwv
Comedy Writing Secrets: http://amzn.to/2Cz56dV

They’re Here! Mostly Nonsense Starts Shipping Tomorrow

I just got back from the printer with 500 copies of Mostly Nonsense. They look good! I’m really excited to send them out to you!

Orders should start going out in tomorrow’s mail. I’ve got a lot of copies to sign and draw in (for Kickstarter backers who paid for those tiers) but I’ll be flinging them out to you as fast as I can over the next few days. Woo hoo!

If you missed out on the Kickstarter, you can still order copies of the physical book or PDF version in my store.

My Most Popular Cartoons of 2017

According to my website analytics and social media likes/shares, of all the new cartoons I posted in 2017 these are the ten most popular (ranked from lowest to highest):

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Mostly Nonsense PDF Now Available!

The PDF version of Mostly Nonsense is now available in my online store! Although the physical book won’t be shipping until around the end of December, you can order and download the PDF version right now. It’s DRM-free and has over 100 pages of cartoons and sketches.

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