Joh-Lize Viljoen is creating White Space Comic
1

patron

$18
per month


Hello~

I'm Joh-Lize. Joh for short. But I'm known around most websites as JohJoh or AbnormallyNice.

What is 'White Space'?

It's an action-adventure graphic novel about two brothers that live in a  totalitarian, absolute monarchy. This government has set up a Protocol that weeds out weak in an attempt to create a genetically pure society. This is done by sending children out into the world and waiting to see if they survive.  Sick of living under this Protocol, the boys chase after a Legend that tells of a place where children like them can live safely and free from the constraints of their government.
The comic follows their adventure, where they meet new friends, make enemies and escape danger while trying to find this 'paradise'. Along the way, they start to figure out that they are a little more 'destined to greatness' that they were led to believe.

So how did this comic come to be?

Back in 2009, I started the comic, posting perhaps one page a month. The more I worked on the story and characters, the more I realized I loved drawing and telling stories. Comics had become a happy compromise between the two mediums.
Over the years I fleshed out the plot and tried to update more frequently. I really started to feel I was working on something great here. It brought (or still brings) me great joy every time I posted a page and saw that others were actually really interested in what I was doing.



Why Patreon?

It's a stepping stone that I hope over time will help 'White Space' grow from a 'hobby' into a full-time commitment. One that is supported by it's beloved readers! Which, I think is pretty cool~




The plan is to get enough support to be able to dedicate myself full-time to creating an epic tale filled with secrets and adventure, while telling the stories of the characters and exploring the White Space world.

The comic is completely free to read! But every bit you give will help me keep making pages and updating regularly, moving the story along at a quicker pace.

You can choose how much you are willing to give per month, and even set a cap if you don't want to go over your budget.
For more info on how Patreon works, check out this handy li'l video~

Only $1 rewards are available, and works like a 'tip jar' to give me a little extra support.
But you are free to pledge more or whatever you feel is fair. You will receive the content promised whether you pledge $20 or $2.

As I reach my goals, I will post 1 page a week (upgrading to more pages later on), work on the comic behind-the-scenes, fulfill pledges, post updates, create merch and other digital 'White Space' content.



The Goal

My ultimate goal for this comic has always been to get it printed and get physical novels to those who enjoy reading my little story. If I can make a living off of pledges and work on my comic full-time, that would be wonderful too~
Every little bit you give will go to fulfilling that dream!




Questions? Please give the F.A.Q. a read!
Tiers
SCHOLAR pack
$1 or more per month 0 patrons
'Tip Jar' 

Pay what you think is fair! Anything from $1 to $100. Any and all support is appreciated! Regardless of the amount, you'll recieve:


  • Patreon updates while supporting weekly updates of the comic, as well as all my undying gratitude! <3
  • Access to doodles, sketches, behind-the-scenes content and illustrations posted here first, both White Space related and other personal content.
  • Access to the 'suggestion box' every month.
  • Your name added to the 'Patron Thank you' list when the books and short stories are printed!
RUNNER pack
$5 or more per month 0 patrons
Not Available Yet!

(Check goals)

LEGION pack
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
Not Available Yet!
(check Goals)
Goals
$18 of $50 per month
  • When we reach this goal, I'll be hosting a 12-hour long, drawing live stream! I'll be drawing and taking requests and suggestions from you guys to thank you for all the support you've given me so far <3
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Hello~

I'm Joh-Lize. Joh for short. But I'm known around most websites as JohJoh or AbnormallyNice.

What is 'White Space'?

It's an action-adventure graphic novel about two brothers that live in a  totalitarian, absolute monarchy. This government has set up a Protocol that weeds out weak in an attempt to create a genetically pure society. This is done by sending children out into the world and waiting to see if they survive.  Sick of living under this Protocol, the boys chase after a Legend that tells of a place where children like them can live safely and free from the constraints of their government.
The comic follows their adventure, where they meet new friends, make enemies and escape danger while trying to find this 'paradise'. Along the way, they start to figure out that they are a little more 'destined to greatness' that they were led to believe.

So how did this comic come to be?

Back in 2009, I started the comic, posting perhaps one page a month. The more I worked on the story and characters, the more I realized I loved drawing and telling stories. Comics had become a happy compromise between the two mediums.
Over the years I fleshed out the plot and tried to update more frequently. I really started to feel I was working on something great here. It brought (or still brings) me great joy every time I posted a page and saw that others were actually really interested in what I was doing.



Why Patreon?

It's a stepping stone that I hope over time will help 'White Space' grow from a 'hobby' into a full-time commitment. One that is supported by it's beloved readers! Which, I think is pretty cool~




The plan is to get enough support to be able to dedicate myself full-time to creating an epic tale filled with secrets and adventure, while telling the stories of the characters and exploring the White Space world.

The comic is completely free to read! But every bit you give will help me keep making pages and updating regularly, moving the story along at a quicker pace.

You can choose how much you are willing to give per month, and even set a cap if you don't want to go over your budget.
For more info on how Patreon works, check out this handy li'l video~

Only $1 rewards are available, and works like a 'tip jar' to give me a little extra support.
But you are free to pledge more or whatever you feel is fair. You will receive the content promised whether you pledge $20 or $2.

As I reach my goals, I will post 1 page a week (upgrading to more pages later on), work on the comic behind-the-scenes, fulfill pledges, post updates, create merch and other digital 'White Space' content.



The Goal

My ultimate goal for this comic has always been to get it printed and get physical novels to those who enjoy reading my little story. If I can make a living off of pledges and work on my comic full-time, that would be wonderful too~
Every little bit you give will go to fulfilling that dream!




Questions? Please give the F.A.Q. a read!

Recent posts by Joh-Lize Viljoen

Tiers
SCHOLAR pack
$1 or more per month 0 patrons
'Tip Jar' 

Pay what you think is fair! Anything from $1 to $100. Any and all support is appreciated! Regardless of the amount, you'll recieve:


  • Patreon updates while supporting weekly updates of the comic, as well as all my undying gratitude! <3
  • Access to doodles, sketches, behind-the-scenes content and illustrations posted here first, both White Space related and other personal content.
  • Access to the 'suggestion box' every month.
  • Your name added to the 'Patron Thank you' list when the books and short stories are printed!
RUNNER pack
$5 or more per month 0 patrons
Not Available Yet!

(Check goals)

LEGION pack
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
Not Available Yet!
(check Goals)