WE ARE BACK!

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Hello, my good friends! WE ARE BACK!

I am going to be updating once a week every Wednesday! I hope you’ll enjoy this chapter!

So, with the beginning of this chapter, I should mention that my schedule is going to be insane from now until the end of the year.

I am going to be:

  • Moving in a month

  • Tabling at another convention

  • Going on vacation for a week

  • Starting a new project that will take up a giant chunk of my time for the next year

Along with a full time job and trying to live a healthy balanced life, it will be very tricky. I plan on updating every week, but I may skip a week every now and then.

Anyway, thanks so much for your patience and I hope you enjoy this new chapter!

FlameCon 2019!!!

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I’m going to be at FlameCon 2019! I’m really excited to have a table this year! I went to FlameCon last year for the first time to walk around and I loved the vibe. I feel very lucky to be a part of the convention and I’m sure it’s going to be a great time.

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I will be at table A3 if you are interested in giving me a visit. My table mate is Sam Schechter. Her stuff is really awesome and you should check her out! Follow her on Twitter (@sam_schechter) and Instagram (@sea.yum). I tabled with her before at SPX and it was fun!

So, what will I be selling at FlameCon this year?

See below!

I will, of course, have copies of my new graphic novel, We Are Here Forever! I can sign a book if you purchase one! I will also have bookplates if you purchased a book beforehand and didn’t bring it to the convention.

I will, of course, have copies of my new graphic novel, We Are Here Forever! I can sign a book if you purchase one! I will also have bookplates if you purchased a book beforehand and didn’t bring it to the convention.

WAHF poster (8.5x11)

WAHF poster (8.5x11)

Puffpuff Poster (11x8.5)

Puffpuff Poster (11x8.5)

The bread sign from Studio Ghibli’s Kiki’s Delivery Service! I illustrated it in my style, backed each piece with foam, and assembled them like the actual bread sign.

The bread sign from Studio Ghibli’s Kiki’s Delivery Service! I illustrated it in my style, backed each piece with foam, and assembled them like the actual bread sign.

Good Burger Boy enamel pin! He’s a good, good boy.

Good Burger Boy enamel pin! He’s a good, good boy.

Yummy Snack Time sticker sheet!

Yummy Snack Time sticker sheet!

GEN 1 Pokemon Fan Zine! All first gen Pokemon are in this booklet. Below are the first 3 pages.

GEN 1 Pokemon Fan Zine! All first gen Pokemon are in this booklet. Below are the first 3 pages.

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Here are the gen 1 Pokemon in a poster! (11 x 17)

Here are the gen 1 Pokemon in a poster! (11 x 17)

Hello From the Magic Tavern poster! (8 x 10)

Hello From the Magic Tavern poster! (8 x 10)

Flower Mini Print

Flower Mini Print

Flower Mini Print

Flower Mini Print

Little Ghost Mini Print

Little Ghost Mini Print

Big Ghost Mini Print

Big Ghost Mini Print

Moon Ghost Mini Print

Moon Ghost Mini Print

Mushroom Buddy Mini Print

Mushroom Buddy Mini Print

Stump Buddy Mini Print

Stump Buddy Mini Print

In addition to these things, I will have stickers and postcards!

Again, I hope you guys are able to stop by! Thanks for reading!

We Are Here Forever the graphic novel is HERE!

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It’s here, everyone! Excitement! We Are Here Forever the graphic novel has finally hit stores! It is available wherever you buy books! If you don’t have any book stores in your area, you can order it from a bunch of different places! If you’re interested, all the information is on my Graphic Novel page!

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I’m so, so excited for you guys to read this book. It’s all never-before-seen content that will not go into the webcomic. I also have some reveals about the puramus that I think you will all enjoy!

Here is a friendly reminder that I’m going to be at Brave New Worlds for a book signing tomorrow (July 31)! To see the event on Facebook, click here. You can also find more information on the Brave New Worlds website.

I love you all and I hope you are able to get your hands on the book! Thanks again for all of your support!

Build End + My Book is Almost Here!

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Hello, my amazing readers! I hope you enjoyed this chapter! I had fun making it!

So, I’m going to take a 1 month hiatus. This is because my book comes out next week and I need to prepare for FlameCon! I have a table! I will post more about that soon.

Yesterday I went to Bryant Park and spoke about my book. It was an awesome experience! I met a lot of awesome people and had an amazing time!

My book is going to be out next week (July 30th) on my birthday! What are the odds?? Preorder now to get it that day!

Also I’m here to remind you all that my book signing is on the 31st! I’m going to be at Brave New Worlds in Philadelphia. More info about that is here.

Thanks so much for reading and I will see you all soon! Check back for more updates about the webcomic and the book!

Quirk Pop-Up Shop!! (San Diego Comic-Con!!)

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Hello, my wonderful friends!

Quirk Books is setting up another Pop-Up Shop for San Diego Comic-Con!

What does this mean? Well, to everyone that isn’t able to go to Comic-Con, they set up an online store so everyone can get awesome con exclusive stuff! This means you can order my book a few weeks earlier than the release date!!

The shop will open from July 18th - 21st and the link will only work during those dates, so mark your calendars and get your goodies while you can!

Here is your Pop-Up Shop link!!

I'm Speaking at the Graphic Novel Book Club! (NYC)

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Good news, everyone! I’m going to be in Bryant Park, NYC, speaking about We Are Here Forever! The event will be hosted by Tres Dean, Quirk author of For Your Consideration: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson!

Here is all the information you need to know:

Graphic Novel Bookclub: We Are Here Forever

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
12:30pm - 1:45pm

Bryant Park Reading Room
Bryant Park, NYC

I hope to see some of you guys there!

Book Release and Signing! (Excitement!)

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Guys! I can’t believe it’s already July! My book is coming out in just a few weeks!

If you didn’t already know, my book is available for preorder! For more info, please click here.

So, what else is going on? I’m going to be doing a signing! I would love to see you guys there if you live anywhere near Philly! Here is the info:

We Are Here Forever Book Signing

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
6pm-8pm

Brave New Worlds
55 N. 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA

Here is a link to the Facebook event if you’re interested! Come meet me and hang out!

Thanks so much for your support. Check my blog for more cool news and upcoming events!

ALA Annual Conference!

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Hello, my wonderful friends! It’s announcement time!

This Sunday (June 23rd) I am going to be at the ALA Annual Conference! I’m going to be doing a panel, as well as a book signing! If any of you guys end up coming, please say hi!

Here is the info about the book signing:

We Are Here Forever Book Signing!
PRH Library
Booth #1805
1:30pm - 2:00pm

Panel!
The Many Paths to Comics
Graphic Novel Stage
3:30pm - 4:00pm
(20 min signing to follow)

Thanks and I’ll see you there!

Quirk Pop-Up Shop!!

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Hello, friends and book lovers!

So, BookCon is this weekend, which is very exciting!! There will be awesome Quirk Books con exclusives, such as my book!

If you are able to go, awesome! Although I’m sure there are a bunch of you that are unable to go. Luckily, Quirk is setting up a Pop-Up Shop just for you! It will only be open this weekend (June 1st & 2nd) so once the link begins working, make sure to check it out! Here’s the link:

QUIRK’S BOOKCON POP-UP SHOP

If you can, please pick up a copy of We Are Here Forever! It would mean the world to me!

Thanks and I hope you guys have a great weekend!

FOC for We Are Here Forever is May 18th!

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Hello, my wonderful readers!

I just wanted to let you all know that the Final Order Cut-Off for the We Are Here Forever Graphic Novel is May 18! If you go to your local comic book shop and pre-order my book there before the cut off date, that would really really help me out!

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Thank you all for your support!

We Are Here Forever is now on LINE WEBTOON!

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Hello, all!

How have you all been?? I’m doing great! I hope you’re enjoying the chapter so far!

So, I wanted to announce that I am putting We Are Here Forever on WEBTOON! I noticed that there is an awesome community of creators and readers on that platform. Hopefully they will enjoy the comic!

I’m going to upload each page around one day at a time. I might skip some days, but I’ll continue until we are all caught up. Then I’ll start uploading at the same time as all my other platforms.

If you’re trying to find my comic on mobile, search “We Are Here Forever” and it should come up! The same goes for PC/MAC, but here is a link if it helps you guys out:

We Are Here Forever on LINE WEBTOON!

I hope you guys have a great weekend!

I'm Going To ECCC!!!

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Hello, all!

I’m excited to announce that I am going to Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, Washington! I’ve never been there before, so I’m excited to walk around and meet other artists!

I am also going to be on a panel!


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Please check out the link above for more info if you’re interested in attending! I’m so excited to discuss this topic, because as a first time author I have a lot of thoughts!

I will be at ECCC all of Thursday and possibly on Friday. If you see me walking around feel free to say hello!

I'm back! Here are some updates!

Hello, all! I wanted to come back a bit earlier, but that’s okay! I am finally back! Updates will resume just like they did before. I will post a page every Wednesday at 8pm Eastern Time.

About the Tumblr…

I wanted to quickly talk about my Tumblr site. As most of you know, Tumblr recently changed its policies regarding nudity and explicit material. A lot of content has been getting flagged. Although sometimes the algorithm will flag content that shouldn’t be a problem for their new rules. That being said, some of my posts were flagged and I had to appeal them. I know it’s kind of silly, considering that WAHF is for all ages, but a lot of artists on Tumblr have been affected by this change as well. It’s a bit unfortunate. I know that several artists moved to other platforms such as Twitter and abandoned their Tumblr. I can understand where they’re coming from, considering that it’s difficult to stay on a website that doesn’t support their content.

So, what am I going to do? I am going to stay on Tumblr for now. A lot of my readers use Tumblr and I don’t want to leave them! If any other significant changes end up happening, I may change my mind. But for now, I will use the platform.

This is one of the reasons why I created my own website! I have the freedom to post whatever I want here. I don’t have to abide by someone else’s rules or policies! If you’re an artist and you aren’t happy with Tumblr right now, I recommend making your own website. Plus there are other great platforms with big artist communities.

Book Info and Updates!

So, if you guys haven’t checked my website in a while, my book cover has been released! Please check it out if you haven’t already. I’m really excited about it!

I am FINALLY done working on the WAHF graphic novel! There were a few odds and ends I had to complete, but I am finally on the other side!! I’m super proud of how the book turned out and I think you guys will love it too. I put my heart and soul into it all last year and I’m excited that you guys will get to read it soon!

Please stay tuned! There are more announcements to come. Get ready for an exciting year!

Graphic Novel Cover Reveal!

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The cover of my upcoming graphic novel has finally been revealed! I really hope you guys like it! On the front you can see that there are some of your favorite characters, such as King!

I had a lot of fun making this cover. It’s playful and whimsical, yet loud and colorful! I think this will get a lot of people excited to see what’s inside!

The cover was revealed by Women Write About Comics, followed by a short interview about the book. If you’re interested, click here!

The book will officially be released on July 30, 2019! For more info, please check out its official page on Quirk Books!

I am going on hiatus! Also, calling for all fanart!

Hello, my wonderful readers! Your magical comic creator is here to speak about things!

So, I wanted to come on here and say that We Are Here Forever is going to take another hiatus. I'd love to start working on the next chapter immediately, but I'm working to finish the graphic novel! My deadline is coming up soon and I really need to get it done, so I'm going to have to shift my focus entirely on completing the book. Once the book is done, I'll let you guys know and start working on the next chapter. My hiatus will last for approximately 2 months.

Thanks so much for your support! I'll post some fun stuff during this break.

Also! I am going to be posting some fan stuff in the meantime! If you would like to submit any fanart, fanfic, fancomics, poetry, or anything We Are Here Forever to me, I'd love to post it. If you’d like me to include your name and social media, please send all info to me. Please send to wearehereforevercomic@gmail.com and name the subject of your email “Fan Stuff”.

Here are some disclaimers: Please keep in mind that you own all forms of content that you send to me. I will not post your content in any other place other than this website and my tumblr. I will not sell your content in any way. NSFW content will not be posted.

If you would like to see what I’m up to, please follow me on social media! I’m on twitter and instagram as @michellegish

Thanks so much and I'll talk to you guys soon!