I don’t think I’m going to do it again. At least not in this comic.
So you might be getting some hints as to why Otari isn’t the nicest person in the world anymore. The question is, why is he telling Icari all this. He is really putting it all out there. Some people have speculated that it might be lies to indoctrinate Icari, but this is him truly opening up. So hopefully you’re wondering about his motivations.
I’m sure you are also wondering why in the world I’d be so harsh as to castrate the guy?!? I almost didn’t but referencing back to chapter 3, that was a real fear of Icari’s. Now you know he wasn’t just being hyperbolic, this is something they really do a punishment. These are a harsh people.
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This might give us a little incite to Otari and why he is so nasty in the present setting.
It’s not the most fun drawing and writing a torture scene so fear not, it wont last that long. However, in the next several pages expect to get quite a bit of flashback as wrap up young Zona and young Otari’s story.
Also wanted to call out a big thank you to Vatbrain for helping me edit my dialog. I don’t want to call him out by name cause I’m not sure if he’d be cool with that. It’s been a huge help and hopefully there will be far less grammatical errors…..in the comic. I can’t promise it in my blog posts.
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We finally get some more back story. Maybe you’ll all find out why the High Priest is such a big dumb jerk!
Also, a quick request to please share Hominids with friends and fellow comic geeks. It’s a huge help for us independent creators. If each of you gets just one extra person to read it, then that doubles my readership!
Lastly, if you didn’t catch it last week, here is the interview I did at Denver Comic Con:
Here is a piece that I started in high school. Back then I always drew Keyli with glasses. You’ll also notice a few modern day weapons make shifted into primitive weapons. Back then I had a very different story going on. It was until a number of years later that I turned them into Neanderthals at all. Unfortunately, I never finished this piece.
I know I say this often but this was a page I’ve been anticipating for some time. It was hard to kill off this character. Part of me really want to give him a happy ending. With his situation though, I don’t think it would have been realistic. His is just a sad story. If Keyli doesn’t escape, this will most certainly be his fate.
The other big thing is of course, Eetori has mastered his new invention. A bow and arrow may seem low tech to us, but for them, this is a game changer. Things are even more dangerous for our pack of Tree Dwellers!
Still no word on when the videos of my panels will be posted. The good people at Denver Comic Con assured me they will be up. It was only their third year so i’m giving them a bit more time.