Marie is a girl with the gift of understanding, who is often misunderstood.
I guess now is as good a time as any to announce that it’s official: My graphic novel For the Love of God, Marie! is being published by Myriad Editions in 2016. I signed the contract last week, the script is done, now I just gotta get to work on the pages!
This is not the final artwork but it’s pretty close: I’m going to be doing the whole book in limited colour palettes so it’ll look a little different in the end. I’ll be posting updates on each stage and previews of the art over the next year or so here on my site so I hope you all look forward to seeing Marie! come to life, slowly but surely.
I’m also putting together a mailing list for info about the book; if I don’t already have your email and you’re interested in news about the eventual publication date, pre-orders, launch party etc, please send me your email info! You can comment on this post or send me an email at teahermit@hotmail.co.uk.
Thanks everyone who has already offered their congratulations/well dones/dude that’s awesomes on this fantastic news. I really appreciate how much you’re all looking forward to my first full length graphic novel, and I’ll do my best to make it a really enjoyable book!

Marie is a girl with the gift of understanding, who is often misunderstood.

I guess now is as good a time as any to announce that it’s official: My graphic novel For the Love of God, Marie! is being published by Myriad Editions in 2016. I signed the contract last week, the script is done, now I just gotta get to work on the pages!

This is not the final artwork but it’s pretty close: I’m going to be doing the whole book in limited colour palettes so it’ll look a little different in the end. I’ll be posting updates on each stage and previews of the art over the next year or so here on my site so I hope you all look forward to seeing Marie! come to life, slowly but surely.

I’m also putting together a mailing list for info about the book; if I don’t already have your email and you’re interested in news about the eventual publication date, pre-orders, launch party etc, please send me your email info! You can comment on this post or send me an email at teahermit@hotmail.co.uk.

Thanks everyone who has already offered their congratulations/well dones/dude that’s awesomes on this fantastic news. I really appreciate how much you’re all looking forward to my first full length graphic novel, and I’ll do my best to make it a really enjoyable book!

Happy Windsday~! Please enjoy this week’s Cafe Suada webcomic cupdate!

Please consider sharing this with your tea loving friends, subscribing to Inkblazers, or even buying some comics in the shop

What a fun weekend at Comica Comiket. I met so many wonderful and talented people! Thanks to Paul Gravett for inviting me to take part in the drawing parade on Saturday and the New Voices talk on Sunday. I’m really excited to work hard on Marie! now, thanks to hearing so many supportive comments about my work. Big wave to my table mates Hannah Berry, Gareth Brookes, Darryl Cunningham and Ian Williams, you were all great fun to hang out with.

I was pretty happy with the illo I got half done in my half hour stint so I grabbed a photo. Also that last photo in the set was taken right after Paul said “Look, there’s your editor in the front row! DON’T SAY ANYTHING BAD~” Pfffffffff.

Huge thanks for the photos go to Dean Simons and Richy K. Chandler.

It’s Wednesday, so it’s time for another teariffic page of Cafe Suada! Check out the latest cupdate here: cafesuada.inkblazers.com
Remember to add it to your Inkblazers bookshelf if you enjoy it, and share it with your comic and tea loving friends~ Thanks everyone!

It’s Wednesday, so it’s time for another teariffic page of Cafe Suada! Check out the latest cupdate here: cafesuada.inkblazers.com

Remember to add it to your Inkblazers bookshelf if you enjoy it, and share it with your comic and tea loving friends~ Thanks everyone!

Next weekend is going to be a rather busy one for me!
On the 16th of August (Saturday) I’m taking part in the Comica Comiket Drawing Parade at the British Library, along with a whole bunch of other fantastically talented artists including Mark Buckingham, Asia Alfasi, Francesca Dare, Al Davison, Ian Williams and more. The Drawing Parade involves comic artists drawing live and being projected onto big screens for everyone to watch! And it’ll be introduced by Paul Gravett and Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim, Seconds)! Wow!
I’m on between 2.30-3pm, so come along if you’d like the rare opportunity to watch me draw traditionally haha! Cintiq-chan, you’ll have to sit this one out.
The rest of the day I’ll be at the unofficial Myriad table, with Ian Williams, Hannah Berry, Gareth Brookes, and Daryl Cunningham. I had a lovely meeting with Myriad’s publishing team yesterday in Brighton so it’s almost official, but Marie! is definitely happening. Isn’t that exciting? Whoa!
It’s gonna be quite a while before that’s finished though, so in the meantime, you can pick up copies of Cafe Suada Cups 1-4 from me at Comica Comiket, or even just come and say hello and pester me about the new book, I’d love that haha. You can find out full details on the event here: http://www.comicafestival.com/index.php/comiketAnd that’s not all! On the 17th (Sunday) I’ll be doing a panel discussion called New Voices, New Directions, also at the British Library. Jan Cleijne, Andrew Rae, Matilda Tristram, Ian Williams and I will be discussing our experiences switching from self publishing to working with a publisher, and offering advice to aspiring creators on how to get your graphic novel off the ground. Sound like your kinda panel? Then come along! Full details here: http://www.comicafestival.com/index.php/festival/festival_detail/new_voices_new_directions 
And after THAT— just kidding. After that I go home, worn out from all the fun hopefully, and shoot things in Mass Effect. Oh and, y’know, get cracking on my graphic novel. ‘CAUSE IT’S HAPPENING.   
(I’m sorry I had to.)

Next weekend is going to be a rather busy one for me!

On the 16th of August (Saturday) I’m taking part in the Comica Comiket Drawing Parade at the British Library, along with a whole bunch of other fantastically talented artists including Mark Buckingham, Asia Alfasi, Francesca Dare, Al Davison, Ian Williams and more. The Drawing Parade involves comic artists drawing live and being projected onto big screens for everyone to watch! And it’ll be introduced by Paul Gravett and Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim, Seconds)! Wow!

I’m on between 2.30-3pm, so come along if you’d like the rare opportunity to watch me draw traditionally haha! Cintiq-chan, you’ll have to sit this one out.

The rest of the day I’ll be at the unofficial Myriad table, with Ian Williams, Hannah Berry, Gareth Brookes, and Daryl Cunningham. I had a lovely meeting with Myriad’s publishing team yesterday in Brighton so it’s almost official, but Marie! is definitely happening. Isn’t that exciting? Whoa!

It’s gonna be quite a while before that’s finished though, so in the meantime, you can pick up copies of Cafe Suada Cups 1-4 from me at Comica Comiket, or even just come and say hello and pester me about the new book, I’d love that haha. You can find out full details on the event here: http://www.comicafestival.com/index.php/comiket



And that’s not all! On the 17th (Sunday) I’ll be doing a panel discussion called New Voices, New Directions, also at the British Library. Jan Cleijne, Andrew Rae, Matilda Tristram, Ian Williams and I will be discussing our experiences switching from self publishing to working with a publisher, and offering advice to aspiring creators on how to get your graphic novel off the ground. Sound like your kinda panel? Then come along! Full details here: http://www.comicafestival.com/index.php/festival/festival_detail/new_voices_new_directions 

And after THAT— just kidding. After that I go home, worn out from all the fun hopefully, and shoot things in Mass Effect. Oh and, y’know, get cracking on my graphic novel. ‘CAUSE IT’S HAPPENING.

   

(I’m sorry I had to.)

I uploaded a brand new Cafe Suada webcomic cupdate today! Click the link to read it if you have an inkblazers subscription. If not, well why don’t you go ahead and sign up! It’s a great website full of fantastic webcomic series, and you’ll be able to read pages before anyone else does! Cool eh?

Hope you’re all enjoying Cup 5 so far, thank you all for reading whether you read ahead or not!  

Cafe Suada webcomic cupdate for Wednesday 30th July: check it out over on cafesuada.inkblazers.com!
Inkblazers authors are supported by subscriptions, so if you can, please subscribe on the site. You get to read more tea-riffic comic pages before everyone else if you do! And it’s not subscription-per-comic; one subscription covers all comics on the site. And there are a LOT of great comics over there for you to read! So go ooon, go and subscribe!And if you can’t, there are of course other ways you can help: Please share links to your favourite comics with your friends!Thanks to all of you tea fans out there~!

Cafe Suada webcomic cupdate for Wednesday 30th July: check it out over on cafesuada.inkblazers.com!

Inkblazers authors are supported by subscriptions, so if you can, please subscribe on the site. You get to read more tea-riffic comic pages before everyone else if you do! And it’s not subscription-per-comic; one subscription covers all comics on the site. And there are a LOT of great comics over there for you to read! So go ooon, go and subscribe!

And if you can’t, there are of course other ways you can help: Please share links to your favourite comics with your friends!

Thanks to all of you tea fans out there~!

If you missed it yesterday, there was a Cafe Suada webcomic cupdate! A whole new delicious page of Cup 5.

And updates have also resumed now on cafesuada.smackjeeves.com! Tea and comic lovers, read to your hearts content~ And if you know other tea and comic lovers out there, let them in on the fun!

Here’s this week’s Cafe Suada cupdate, tea fans! It was uploaded yesterday but then the site went down, whoops! It all appears to be okay today, so head on over and give the latest page a read.

Have you got yourself a copy of Cup 4 yet, by the way? No? Oho, get your arse over to the shop and nab one while it’s hot! http://teahermitcomics.bigcartel.com/product/cafe-suada-cup-4

Hi everyone, just a quick reminder that my Making Comics workshop on the 9th of August at MK Arts Centre still needs a few more bookings to make it happen. As an extra incentive, all of their summer workshops are now discounted, so if you’re interested in spending a day with me learning how to make comics, go and book now!

Here’s this week’s cupdate tea fans, enjoy! Remember to share it around with all your comic and tea loving friends~!

And don’t forget I’ll be at London Film and Comic Con this weekend, so if you’re going do come and say hi, and maybe pick up a copy of Cup 4!

Cafe Suada Cup 4 is now available to buy! The fresh printed books arrived this morning and my first customer came running in to have a sniff.

"HM, whuh is dis." *paw paw sniff* "AH! Comics! YISS I LIKE." *flick flick*
"SOLD! *shakes hand* I WILL TAKE ONE BEELLEEON."

Whoa! It MUST be good! Don’t worry, there’s plenty of copies left after I sold her those fictional billion copies. Get your copy in my shop!

»TEAHERMIT COMICS SHOP«

Or alternatively, come along to LFCC next week on the 11th-13th July to get yours in person!

Lunchtime, time for a cuppa tea and a Cafe Suada cupdate! Click here to read the brand new comic page over on Inkblazers. There’s also a cool bit of news this week: Inkblazers have made some stylish changes to their UI, so you can find out a whole lot more about the comics you are reading a whole lot easier. For example, I found out that Cafe Suada has had a grand total of 100k views since it began it’s run on IB. Thank you all for reading! Remember to add it to your e-bookshelf and spread the site link cafesuada.inkblazers.com to your tea-loving friends!

Lunchtime, time for a cuppa tea and a Cafe Suada cupdate! Click here to read the brand new comic page over on Inkblazers. There’s also a cool bit of news this week: Inkblazers have made some stylish changes to their UI, so you can find out a whole lot more about the comics you are reading a whole lot easier. For example, I found out that Cafe Suada has had a grand total of 100k views since it began it’s run on IB. Thank you all for reading! Remember to add it to your e-bookshelf and spread the site link cafesuada.inkblazers.com to your tea-loving friends!

schmautojoy:

30knight:

muggyebes:

Marcel O’Leary  is a really stellar guy who has opinions on a beloved franchise that I strongly disagree with. 
But it’s okay he’s talented and an all round good guy.
I can forgive him.

it’s really weird when your two worlds meet and you forget how small the comic community is

I met Marcel last Thought Bubble (2013)! He was a really awesome guy, and he had the best business cards ever.

I don’t tend to reblog much but this is such a cute conversation about the UK comics scene. Friends I rarely get to hang out with but when I do, they are AWESOME. Make sure you check out all of their work!
I met Marcel at TBubs 2013 too, Kate! I was being a nervous dork milling around with my portfolio waiting for interviews and Sarah introduced us - love his work! And now I’ve discovered Muggy because of an anthology she did with Evelyn Hewett, seriously, SUCH a small world >_< Have yet to meet in person though - next TB I am hunting you guys doooowwwn.Marcel y u no like Mass Effect D: I’m replaying ME2 atm, that’s how much I like the franchise haha.

schmautojoy:

30knight:

muggyebes:

Marcel O’Leary  is a really stellar guy who has opinions on a beloved franchise that I strongly disagree with. 

But it’s okay he’s talented and an all round good guy.

I can forgive him.

it’s really weird when your two worlds meet and you forget how small the comic community is

I met Marcel last Thought Bubble (2013)! He was a really awesome guy, and he had the best business cards ever.

I don’t tend to reblog much but this is such a cute conversation about the UK comics scene. Friends I rarely get to hang out with but when I do, they are AWESOME. Make sure you check out all of their work!

I met Marcel at TBubs 2013 too, Kate! I was being a nervous dork milling around with my portfolio waiting for interviews and Sarah introduced us - love his work! And now I’ve discovered Muggy because of an anthology she did with Evelyn Hewett, seriously, SUCH a small world >_< Have yet to meet in person though - next TB I am hunting you guys doooowwwn.

Marcel y u no like Mass Effect D: I’m replaying ME2 atm, that’s how much I like the franchise haha.

I wonder if sempai will notice me one day… maybe if my hair was looking less shit… SIIIIGHHHH. Wait. What is tha— OH.

It’s here tea fans! Just got the proof of Cafe Suada Cup 4 from a new printer I’ve decided to switch to and OH BOY it is NICE. I’m sorry my shitty photos don’t do it justice. Smoother cover finish, thicker paper, matte colours, patterns on the inside cover! This is my finest book yet in my humble opinion, and it’s only £7! Get your copy at LFCC (11th-13th July, London) or keep an eye out and wait for it to appear on my online shop very soon: 

Teahermit Comics Shop

And if I haven’t convinced you to pick up a copy, maybe Emma Vieceli will:

Cafe Suada is a perfect display of Jade’s dedication to her craft. It’s a joy to read, with page layouts and colour palette to die for, an enticing use of tea stains and mug marks that make us feel inexplicably thirsty when we read, and a bunch of characters we find ourselves keen to spend more time with. It’s rare for a comic to feature lettering and SFX that literally make you stop and stare… Cafe Suada manages this. Each page is so lovingly crafted that there’s no doubting the creator’s skill and passion for the medium. Bravo! Let’s have another cuppa.

Emma Vieceli - BREAKS, Vampire Academy, Avalon Chronicles - www.emmavieceli.com inkytasty.tumblr.com
Still not convinced? Ooh you ARE a hard sell! Check out these reviews here and here then!
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