Doc Nickel

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The Whiteboard is, if you can believe it, a vaguely-paintball-themed webcomic featuring a grumpy polar bear with a penchant for malletry, an excitable raccoon who once converted a large portion of the local bar directly into beer using a homemade replicator, and an arctic fox who hooked a taser up to a bullwhip so he could keep unruly players in line. It also features zombies, an automatic refrigerator-crushing machine, several nuclear reactors and at least two characters that occasionally get stapled to the ceiling.

Yeah, I know. And I produce it willingly.

It is not, however, my Day Job. My day job is as a machinist, under Doc's Machine- that's right, I make custom paintball guns for a living. The machine shop and the products I make pay the bills, but the comic is done just for fun. Which is where you come in- it would be very nice if the hours I spend on the strip, could also help pay the bills. Patrons would in effect be helping support both aspects- the creation of more awesome comics, and the creation of more amazing paintball gear. Unlike many webcomic artists, I can't say I'll be quitting my job to do the comics full time, if the partronage got over a certain point. I enjoy both jobs too much to quit. But I will say that the more patrons join in, the more extras I can produce- like additional strips, more books and reprints of the previous ones, and more artwork in general.

Goals
100% complete
Our Next Milestone Goal:
If we reach this one, I'll shoot and upload some videos showing how I do a typical daily strip, from inking to digitizing to coloring. Trust me, it'll be hilarious for you artists to watch me work without layers, with antique software, and with an almost total lack of hotkeys. 
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