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Shuko
May 31st, 2005, 05:33 PM
Hi there! Here is where I'll be posting editions of my new comic, "The Croconaw Hunter". For those (kind) few of you who have viewed my comic in the HotS, this is where the continuation will be. If you want to see the pilot (sprite version of the) comic, you can view it here (http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/PeteMerwin.png). Keep in mind however that this is NOT going to be a sprite comic. I have decided that (my) sprites are the devil :badsmile: because I can't seem to bring out my full creativity with them (and they take so freakin' long! >_<). I figure if I'm going to take a long time making something, I might as well put more effort and detail into it. :P

Any comments?

Pete Merwin:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/PeteMerwinFlash.png
Pokemon expert extraordinaire and reptile enthusiast, Pete is a rather boisterous fellow, often popping out of places in the most unexpected (and sometimes uninvited) ways. He has a keen eye for spotting pokemon, that is, until he has one in his sights already. When he finds a good one to talk about, he will often become oblivious to everything else around him - a trait that often brings him trouble. But as he says, he loves the danger and excitement of the Pokemon kingdom as much as the art and beauty, so he wouldn't quit this business for anything. Together with his "faithful" companions Dingo [Not shown] and Bongo, he has made it his mission to educate the world about Pokemon.

Bongo the Croconaw:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/croconaw_title.png
Bongo is the first pokemon that Pete ever caught. He's been with him for quite a few years now, and is actually over forty years old. The Totodilians have long lifespans, and he figures that - coupled with Pete's often reckless behavior - will ultimately result in his outliving his master by a good margin. Despite his age, he is unfortunately rather poor in battles, as Pete rarely took the time to train him while growing up. Nevertheless, when Pete has the presence of mind to let him out of his Pokeball, Bongo can be a force to be reckoned with - especially when Pete's the one doing the reckoning.

Dingo the Growlithe:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/Dingo.png
Dingo is a lot younger than either Pete or Bongo, but what he lacks in age and experience he makes up for in... er... stupidity and hperactivity. ^^; He gets excited very easily, and has a tendency to go rushing off into the heat of things without thinking - not a surprising trait, since, as Bongo puts it, "thinking is a foreign concept to that mutt." But he's a very sweet-natured Pokemon, and Pete adores him. Despite the fact that Bongo would never readily admit it, he does like the idea of having Dingo along. If nothing else, Dingo is a prime candidate for taking his place in sticky situations. Dingo is a faithful and loyal companion, and is a surprisingly skilled battle Pokemon.

Title Page:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/TitlePage.png
And there we are. Feel free to leave comments/criticisms here. I have a feeling I'll be updating my first post for each new comic anyway. That'll make it more organized. :P Later guys!


Draft Cover Page (http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/Cover1.png)
New (Current) Cover Page (http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/TitlePage.png)
Original Sprite Comic that Started it all! (http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/PeteMerwin.png)

Comic 1: Meet the Cast (http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/PeteMerwin2.png)
Comic 2: Meet the Cast - Part 2 (http://img293.echo.cx/my.php?image=petemerwin37sj.png)

Miyu-chan
May 31st, 2005, 06:20 PM
Okay, I'll move it back, since you said that it's not a sprite. =3

*MOVED*

It's very cute, btw. n__n

Shuko
May 31st, 2005, 06:24 PM
Okay, I'll move it back, since you said that it's not a sprite. =3

*MOVED*

It's very cute, btw. n__n

Thank you. :P I shoulda been more specific about the nature of this thing. *goes to edit post*

flame_chi
May 31st, 2005, 07:53 PM
r u makin a manga or somethin. it looks very good

Satrijou
June 1st, 2005, 06:56 AM
Hi there! Here is where I'll be posting editions of my new comic, "The Croconaw Hunter". For those (kind) few of you who have viewed my comic in the HotS, this is where the continuation will be. If you want to see the pilot (sprite version of the) comic, you can view it here (http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/PeteMerwin.png). Keep in mind however that this is NOT going to be a sprite comic. I have decided that (my) sprites are the devil :badsmile: because I can't seem to bring out my full creativity with them (and they take so freakin' long! >_<). I figure if I'm going to take a long time making something, I might as well put more effort and detail into it. :P

So far, the title page and a couple character pics are all I have of the new format. But the art is what you can expect in the comic itself. Any comments?

Pete Merwin:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/PeteMerwinFlash.png
Pokemon expert extraordinaire and reptile enthusiast, Pete is a rather boisterous fellow, often popping out of places in the most unexpected (and sometimes uninvited) ways. He has a keen eye for spotting pokemon, that is, until he has one in his sights already. When he finds a good one to talk about, he will often become oblivious to everything else around him - a trait that often brings him trouble. But as he says, he loves the danger and excitement of the Pokemon kingdom as much as the art and beauty, so he wouldn't quit this business for anything. Together with his "faithful" companions Dingo [Not shown] and Bongo, he has made it his mission to educate the world about Pokemon.

Bongo the Croconaw:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/croconaw_title.png
Bongo is the first pokemon that Pete ever caught. He's been with him for quite a few years now, and is actually over forty years old. The Totodilians have long lifespans, and he figures that - coupled with Pete's often reckless behavior - will ultimately result in his outliving his master by a good margin. Despite his age, he is unfortunately rather poor in battles, as Pete rarely took the time to train him while growing up. Nevertheless, when Pete has the presence of mind to let him out of his Pokeball, Bongo can be a force to be reckoned with - especially when Pete's the one doing the reckoning.

Title Page:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/TitlePage.png
And there we are. As soon as I get the first (non-sprite) comic done, I'll post it here. Feel free to leave comments/criticisms here too. I have a feeling I'll be updating my first post for each one anyway. That'll make it more organized. :P Later guys!


aww...Cute drawings they looks awesome!! good luck with your comic by the way ^ ^

Goatman56
June 1st, 2005, 06:57 AM
I'm looking forward to it. We never see many hand drawn comics :D.

Shuko
June 1st, 2005, 07:25 AM
I'm looking forward to it. We never see many hand drawn comics :D.

I would think yours count as hand-drawn, tho, since there really weren't all that many 8-bit pokemon sprites made for the games (except maybe the little handheld Pikachu tamagotchi thingies, lol). Don't they count too? :D

Satrijou
June 1st, 2005, 07:26 AM
yeah..can't wait to see it! It is going to be kinda exiting ^ ^

Goatman56
June 1st, 2005, 07:32 AM
It will be exciting. I rather like the hat on Pete :D.

QFred
June 1st, 2005, 12:57 PM
Are the drawing by you??!!!

They look awesome!!

The comic I had seen yet, and I think it's hilarious!

lugia65
June 1st, 2005, 05:56 PM
you did the drawings in Flash right? great shading on them ^^
ever going to finish that other comic you were redoing in flash?

Shuko
June 1st, 2005, 07:56 PM
you did the drawings in Flash right? great shading on them ^^
ever going to finish that other comic you were redoing in flash?

Yeah, but it's on the backburner right now. ^^; I'm going to do one or two more of these things before I pick it up again. I get sidetracked pretty easily, lol.

Forest Grovyle
June 2nd, 2005, 03:58 AM
The drawings look great so far, Shuko! ^_^ I love the smooth lines you can get in Flash :D They look awesome! I can't wait to see the story starting!

--FG ^_^

Shuko
June 2nd, 2005, 07:09 PM
Hello everyone! The first issue of the comic is ready! Originally, I'd intended it to be about twice as long as this, but I realized that it'll make things a lot easier if I split it up. So go ahead and read it and tell me what you think! ^_^ This one's not meant to be funny so much as an introduction to characters, but go ahead and critique me on whatever you think needs improvement. I'm all ears! ... er... eyes, lol.

Comic 1: Introductions (http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y22/Shuko/PeteMerwin2.png)

Lonepichu
June 2nd, 2005, 07:18 PM
Love it, can't wait for more ^_^

Satrijou
June 3rd, 2005, 04:47 AM
Wow the start is soo nice, I would like to see more parts ^ ^

Eon-Rider
June 3rd, 2005, 04:50 AM
Wow! Your comics and stuff are so good!

Goatman56
June 3rd, 2005, 06:35 AM
Wow really good can't rate it yet since it was the first one. But i'll make sure to keep my eye on this thread :D.

Shuko
June 3rd, 2005, 07:35 AM
Thanks for all your kind words, everybody! *^_^* I promise that the next one will actually be funny. I didn't really think this one would be well-received, since the humor is lacking. But maybe I caught everyone on a good day, lol!

Edit: I added a character bio up there for Dingo, if any of you would care to see it. ^_~

lugia65
June 3rd, 2005, 01:45 PM
you art is l33t Shuko, love Bongos' expression. Can't wait for more

QFred
June 3rd, 2005, 02:57 PM
The introduction in really cool!!!

Will the characters talk to us?!

Shuko
June 3rd, 2005, 03:27 PM
The introduction in really cool!!!

Will the characters talk to us?!

In their own way, yeah. :P But of course, Pete won't be in on the conversation, lol.

Lokhlan
June 3rd, 2005, 10:43 PM
The comic looks gorgeous so far. The decision to change your style was definitely a good one. Just the same as everyone else, I'm looking forward to the next installment. =)

kohei
June 4th, 2005, 04:59 AM
I love Pete Merwins interesting accent in the sprite version you posted earlier!

Ravecat
June 4th, 2005, 05:03 AM
Really good, i really like dingo and what he says... lol

Egyptian Sphinx
June 4th, 2005, 05:10 AM
That si a really good Sprite Comic Shuko and plus the title name The Croconaw Hunter (Starring Pete Merwin) reminds me of The Crocodile Hunter (Starring Steve Irwin) the show from Animal Planet. Shuko your Sprite Comic has really made me laugh because it is funny. Well good work and I can't wait for the next installment

Draik
June 12th, 2005, 11:33 AM
Off topic: It's not a sprite comic....and I can't let this go down.

In topic: This is really good. I wub Dingo's lines.

Shuko
June 14th, 2005, 06:29 PM
Hooray! I finished Comic 2! This one's MUCH better than the first one. :P I hope you guys like it! Please review, kay? =3

http://img293.echo.cx/img293/3383/petemerwin37sj.th.png (http://img293.echo.cx/my.php?image=petemerwin37sj.png)

Draik
June 18th, 2005, 11:34 AM
Funny, really REALLY funny. "Not if it means...clowns!"

Yameneko549
June 18th, 2005, 06:37 PM
XD Nothing can express how funny that is.

QFred
June 19th, 2005, 04:50 AM
I think the episode 2 is even better than the first!!

Shuko
June 22nd, 2005, 12:57 PM
I think the episode 2 is even better than the first!!

I would hope so! Lol. Meh. I've been lazy. I need to get started on the next one. I'm going to have an actual Pokemon battle in that one, lol.

Nine
June 22nd, 2005, 01:21 PM
Ahahahahaha. That's cute.

EmeraldMaster
October 6th, 2005, 02:38 PM
You did a great job you have talent keep it up.

Karasuma
October 6th, 2005, 03:10 PM
So shuko, any new eppy's?

The Fallen
October 6th, 2005, 03:14 PM
Sorry, this is an old thread. If Shuko has anymore are then it can be posted in a new thread.
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