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http://pilgrim.thewebcomic.com/

(updates on tuesday!)


What's This?

The story, despite its title, has nothing to do with Puritan separatists.  Nor does it have much to do with religion. I chose the title because it sounded much better than Pioneer. :P

So basically, this is a (heavily) rehashed version of an old comic idea I had. The old comic had a really stupid plot and was designed to make fun of all the cliches in 'spirited away' type stories. Especially in manga (ex, Inuyasha, Fushigi Yuugi, Magic Knight Rayearth, etc.). I was so deluded as to the quality of the story and my own ability that I actually submitted it to Tokyopop RSoM3. How embarrassing. *shudder*

More recently, I thought, "What if I took the form of that story, but made it serious?" Not completely lacking in comedy, but took the idea seriously and subverted some of those overdone cliche elements.

This is what I came up with, a story about a young woman who finds herself in another land without any prophecies, epic questing, or world-saving to do.


An old ditty I found in my diary, quite relevant ->
Anyway, it's a girl-is-transported-to-another-world type story. But, instead of making it a comedy, I'm trying more to subvert things. Especially the things that bug me about those types of stories-- no language barrier, prophecies, cutesy animal companions, bishounen heroes, angst, the villain with good, if twisted intentions...
You know, mix it up, but keep it fantasy-drama. Serious drama, not omg-which-bishi-do-I-go-with? drama. *gags*



GOALS

-- continue updating with a page each week

PROGRESS

-- now working on chapter 2


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<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_update - get notified!

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_art - sketches and artwork!

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_archive - index page with the scenes!

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_chap0 - chapter 0 on elftown! (1-9 +cover)

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_chap1a - chapter 1: first scene! (1-10 +cover)

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_chap1b - chapter 1: second scene! (11-20)

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_chap1c - chapter 1: third scene! (21-28)

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_chap1d - chapter 1: fourth scene! (29-36)

<img:stuff/star8.gif>pilgrim_chap2a - chapter 2: first scene! (1-9 +cover)

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2008-11-28 [stuffAEAmade]: You're more on top of things than I am, then. :P

2008-11-28 [Zab]: Nyahahahahahahaha!

2008-11-28 [stuffAEAmade]: :O evil laughter!

2008-11-28 [Zab]: yes..I can't give a good laughter when I'm the spawn of cookies...can I? Oo

2009-02-23 [stuffAEAmade]: pilgrim_chap1d is up, polishing off the first chapter :D

2009-02-23 [Elwyne]: congratulations!

2009-04-27 [stuffAEAmade]: Pilgrim will be going on hiatus for two weeks so I can focus on my finals. Updates will resume second week of May!

2009-04-27 [Elwyne]: good luck

2009-04-27 [Zab]: *cries*

2009-04-28 [stuffAEAmade]: Thanks. I was trying to avoid it but things didn't pan out right. But, I'll be able to start cranking out pages after exams.

2009-04-28 [Elwyne]: sokay, take your time and concentrate on what's most important. I wish you the best of luck for everything you work on in the near future! Although, you'll probably do well even without the luck.

2009-04-28 [Zab]: webcomics are way more important than education! :O

Good luck :)

2009-05-11 [stuffAEAmade]: I posted the next page in my diary. :)

2009-05-11 [Zab]: :O *runs*

2009-05-12 [Erubeus]: =o
Oooh~

2009-05-13 [stuffAEAmade]: :3

2009-06-07 [stuffAEAmade]: pilgrim_chap2a is up!

2009-06-07 [Zab]: :D

2009-07-19 [stuffAEAmade]: pilgrim_chap2b is up, fussing with the script for the next bit because it involves lots of talking!

2009-07-19 [Zab]: ooh

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