Hi folks, Paul here, with some info about the future of the comic

June 7, 2013 · Comics

So, there’s some good news and some bad news. The bad news is, we’re not going to do a Kickstarter for a Fallen London graphic novel. The response to these first pages has been incredibly favourable, better than we’d hoped, but the research we’ve done on Kickstarter suggest that the numbers just won’t work. The […]

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…and that’s our show, folks

June 6, 2013 · Comics

Hope you enjoyed it. Chris and I have never made a comic before, and we learned a few valuable lessons with this one, primarily that comics are hard and take a stupidly long time. Will there be more? Well, that’s kind of up to you. As mentioned previously, this is an experimental project for Failbetter, […]

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Regarding Echoes

June 5, 2013 · Comics

“After the Fall, London’s humble penny was permitted to persist, but the Masters replaced any greater denominations with their own singular currency: the Echo. Echoes are accepted as tender across the Neath; from the Iron Republic to Polythreme, and from the ports of the Elder Continent to the patient gates of Hell.” -Baedeker’s Guide to […]

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Regarding “Snuffers”

June 4, 2013 · Comics

“A colloquial term for the tribe of face-thieves that prowls the back-rooms, parlours and sculleries in Fallen London. They are named for their appetite for candles, which they devour – though none knows whether they crave the wax, or the flame. They are searching for something, or perhaps somewhere. Facts are elusive, for they change […]

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Regarding The Department of Menace Eradication

June 3, 2013 · Comics

“The Department’s chief office is an incongruously handsome seventeenth-century building, though the years and Fall have taken their toll. Its white walls have darkened to a shade between nicotine and ivory. It lies between the Hill and the River. Its officers and contracted agents deal with inconsiderate hazards from rats to sorrow-spiders, and Unfinished Men […]

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Regarding New Newgate Prison

June 2, 2013 · Comics

“They built the Fifth City’s prison in a stalactite the size of a fair-sized village. Food and prisoners come and go from the city far below in a dirigible. Any corpses reckoned beyond recovery are weighted with dripstone and allowed to plummet into the Unterzee, far below. New Newgate Prison uses a vast number of […]

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What’s this then?

June 1, 2013 · Comics

Failbetter is releasing a short, self-contained comic story, two pages at a time, over the course of this week. It’s written by Chris Gardiner and illustrated by me, Paul Arendt. This is an highly experimental project, and we need YOUR feedback. If you like what you see, please: share it with your friends. Tell everyone […]

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