Friday, December 25, 2009

七夜的當鋪(2009)


這是我的漫畫第一次入圍講談社主辦的第4皆早安“世界漫畫大獎賽”。比賽結果已經在2010年揭曉。雖然我沒有進入下一輪,但是有這個結果已經相當滿意了!現在的我比較喜歡畫簡單的部落格漫畫。
總頁數34頁。

請在這裡下載PDF

Shichiya's Pawnshop 2(2009)


This was my first entry that had made it into the initial round of the 4th Kodansha's Morning International Comic Competition with results released on 2010. I was very satisfied with the results but I now enjoy drawing short blog comics than story manga. 34 pages.

Download PDF version here.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Japanese B4 and Singapore B4 size printing

I went to print my comics exported from Manga Studio today and to my surprise, the printer said that I got my B4 size wrong! So you can imagine how astonished I was because the size was generated by the software. I believe that he must be thinking what a Dumb Cow I was to get the size wrong.

I was apologetic that he had to resize and make everything monochromatic. I was stuck there for nearly 4 hours because my file size was huge as well. I also agreed to use their thin 90gsm paper. 38 pieces @$1.50, around $60 after GST. A stack of prints which I was very unsatisfied.

So I went home puzzled and determined to find out why I got the paper size wrong and to my dismay, oh Japan.... why must you have your own B4(JIS) standard!? The B4 ISO standard is 250mm x 353mm but B4(JIS) is 257mm x 364mm. No wonder I have been getting weird results for B4 prints these years!

I hope to quickly reprint the whole stack tomorrow at another printer shop, write the scripts and send 'em off for the International Manga Competition asap and do other things like decorate this blog...

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