Comic We Weren't There

simonmackie - We Weren't There

We were due to go to Japan this April and because of the tragic events we were unable to do that. This was originally drawn for a forthcoming anthology 'Spirit of Hope'. The press issue for this was released the day before yesterday. My name wasn't on the list of contributors. I contacted the publisher who said that withheld the strip as they wanted to put it out on there digital version. They hadn't informed me at any stage that they were going to do this. I have decided not to let them publish it online. Instead you good people can see it here

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Eine Kerze für Japan
Eine Kerze für Japan
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simonmackie - 22.09.16 18:49
Thank you very much for your kind words. The story is 100% true and was originally drawn for an anthology called 'Spirit of Hope' back in 2011. They chose to reject the strip after initially telling me they liked it and they didn't have the courtesy to tell me they weren't going to use it - I think Toons Up is a much better home for the strip
antonreiser (toonsUp admin) - 22.09.16 17:45
Everything is told about this comic: Simply great.
miro2 - 22.09.16 00:44
Simon, your kind of storytelling always lets arise movies in my head.
Kringe - 30.06.11 18:44
Very touching! Thank you for that personal story, Simon. I haven't seen it when you uploaded it, but I've just noticed it on FB. (Thanks to Des).
toonsUp Member - 03.06.11 07:24
this comic is great !
boy - 03.06.11 07:15
Des is speaking the words I was looking for
des - 03.06.11 00:16
Vivid and poignant and beautifully told, my friend. As always, the sense of personal truth and feeling comes through in your storytelling. Very effective, and touching. Thanks for sharing.
simonmackie - 02.06.11 21:50
Your right about the publishers, Boy. Anyway, I'm proud to have it here on Toonsup.
boy - 02.06.11 21:42
The publisher is a ##%%!! Thank you for presenting your Comic at ToonsUp.
I like the colours, I like the storyline...

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