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[Tyler] - February 27th, 2003 2:32 PM MST

Back to the Action

Thanks for putting up with the delays this week. What with the time away for my birthday and then the scanner woes. I thought I'd never get the new page up. But it's done and posted and now time to move on to the next page. This is where the action kicks into high gear and I'm excited to get into drawing it so to make up for the lack of pages this week, the next page will be posted tomorrow instead of the average two day space between updates. See you soon and thanks again. Nova Chronicles readers are the best on the net.

[Tyler] - February 26th, 2003 6:13 PM MST

Scanner: 1, Nova Chronicles: 0

I apologize to those who are wondering what happened to the next page. Ever since the NC started I've been struggling with a break-down prone scanner. Looks like it has finally reached the end of its life as it is now resorting to shutting down my computer. Thus, no scanning capabilities means no new page. However, I'm heading out after posting this to purchase a new unit. I should be back up and running by noon tomorrow (Thursday the 27th) and appreciate your patience. See you then, Thanks for waiting :).

[Tyler] - February 17th, 2003 4:01 AM MST

Suffering for my Art

Welcome back. Sorry about the missing next page. It's almost done but the new inking style has opened up so many new doorways artisticly for me that it's taking a while to realize them all. Case in point is the delayed page 3-11. I hated to turn in for the evening without a completed page but would have hated worse to do a poor job. Also, don't think that this new style will have a lasting slowing effect on my hitting deadlines. It's just the beginning of something new and takes a few small steps to get adjusted. See you tonight.

[Tyler] - February 11th, 2003 12:14 AM MST

Now in Technicolor!

... Well not exactly. Still black and white, but with a whole new look. The new visual style of the Nova Chronicles is a result of the new Ink format vs. the old Pencil-only method. Hope you like the change. So far response to the color and ink picture of the Vindicator and Gyro has been overwhelmingly positive so I think this will work well too. I was tempted to go with color in the comic pages as well, but in the end it just didn't seem to fit as well... At least not for now. Keep those comments coming in. Take Care.

[Tyler] - February 10th, 2003 4:48 AM MST


Hi. I had a suprise to roll out this morning but I ended up needing a little more time to get it set up right. So I've pushed Monday morning's page back to later in the day. I'm really pleased with the changes going on and hope that you will be too. Please check back tonight. Thanks.

[Tyler] - February 6th, 2003 1:38 PM MST

Shirts and Such

Well, Thursday's page is a bit late in posting but it's up now. I won't bother with the details but can't stress enough the importance of frequent saving when working on a computer document. But you knew that already.

Demand for T-shirts has reached a very flattering level and I am working on getting the first designs done soon.
Thanks to those who are wanting to help support the Nova Chronicles this way. The shirts will be good for both promotion and covering costs towards hosting and art supplies.

Also the advertisment that was run for the NC over on MacHall last week has run its course and I am pleased that the number of readers on our site has continued to remain at a higher rate. My thanks go out again to those who found us from over there and have come back for more. You people make it all worth while. Don't forget to drop me a line if you like. I never turn down feedback. Take Care.

[Tyler] - February 1st, 2003 3:25 AM MST

New Format

Wow! It's been a long time since I put down one of these newposts. I'd like to use my first break of silence to welcome those of you joining us this week for the first time after clicking over from MacHall. Hope you like what you see and stick around for the long run.

Also, what do those of you who have been with us for a while think about the new site layout? I feel it works a lot better by making navigation tools more accessible.

Also the issue of deadlines being missed. What was once the ultimate frustration of this site seems to be a thing of the past. I finally have the time I need to live a normal life away from the drawing table but keep fresh pages coming in at a regular speed. Please take notice of the Update Status bar as, in an effort to update as often as possible, I have done away with the regular Mon.-Wed.-Fri. system. Please note that update days should be reliable but times of day might flex a bit. The Status Bar should keep you informed.

Guess that's all for now. This next week promises to be really exciting as I am looking forward to getting in-depth with the back story of Alex's crime fighting origins. Take Care.

[Scott] - January 15th, 2003 1:00 AM MST

A slight layout shift...

Hello, intrepid Nova readers. You may notice a slightly different layout around here. We've moved the Site Menu to a more logical place near the Update notice, and used the space down below for some choice links to some of our favorite webcomics (as well as a couple of resources Tyler uses in creating the NC). I think this is a better look overall.

If you want to have another look at Tyler's special Christmas piece, it can be found

[Tyler] - December 25th, 2002 11:48 PM MST

Happy Holidays!

Today has always been a day of personal reflection and rest for me so no new page at this time. Instead I hope everyone who came to the site today will spend those couple of minutes they would have used to read the comic to instead take a moment for a little peace of mind for themselves. I'll be putting up some new art sometime this evening and we'll get back into the story on Friday. Have a good night and enjoy the rest of the season. God Bless.

And the Angel said unto them, "Fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord."
Luke 2:10-11

[Tyler] - December 18th, 2002 11:27 PM MST

Sometimes It's Just Out of Your Hands!

The lack of a new page today was due to a major problem with my internet service provider. The system has been edgy all week but the whole thing came to an end today and shut down. Around two this afternoon I gave up hope and went out to do my Christmas shopping. At least it wasn't me this time ;).

We're back up and running now so look for the new page to post tomorrow. Take Care.

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