What it Takes webcomic : Meet the creator !

What it Takes webcomic : Meet the creator !
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What it Takes is a must read webcomic : great plot, great dialogues, and great art work.

What else Dr KEZ ?

Hi KEZ !
– Where do you come from ?
Syracuse, NY
– How old are you ? 
31
– Influences ?
Gargoyles, Batman TAS, X-Men, Saturday Morning Cartoons, Elfquest!
– Art school or not ?
Nah
– Favorite digital art software ?
Photoshop
– Your working method ?
Sketch low res, blow it up to print res, ink, fill flats, shadows, highlights, lettering+wordballoons

– What your webcomic is about, in a symbolic way, the hidden sense ?
That a woman can be an action hero, a person before she is sexualized, realistic, without on-screen romance and still be a fun/serious/engaging story.

– Tell us more about your main character, the hero !
Colbey is a survivor of the apocalypse searching for her fiance, who vanished the night the world started to end. The world’s death throes took a good few years, and most of the world’s population died due to various causes. Since day 1, has been mostly on her own, forced to become a killer to survive, and the only thing that keeps her going is her mission: Find Peter. Find out What Happened. But she’s now a very a different person than who she was, and the audience is starting to get anxious that the end of the story won’t be a happy one.
How do you see your future ?
I’m in the 7th year of an 8-year MD/PhD. I’m going to be an EM physician!
– Your next goal ?
Finish What it Takes, kickstart a single volume print run.

– Advices for beginners ?
Starting and not finishing is better than not starting at all. Dig in, have fun, make friends.

– Your technical secret trick ?
I use a lot of white or light lines to carve out the important bits of the art that risk being murky or unintelligible in a comic mostly set in the dark/rain/underground. I find a lot of comics don’t do dark scenes well because they focus on “realism” rather than “readability.”
– Your best social links and website ?
acityinaplace.com

twitter.com/kezhound

facebook.com/warofwinds

patreon.com/kezhound

Thanks KEZ for having answered our questions !

 

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