Heartaches 1: Hello Missus Gillis


Y’know, looking back on this page…Anthony’s mom does look a little exotic…I bet she’s got some sort of bird-creature blood in her!

this is England you’re talking about mate. Since the British Empire got a lot more mellow and friendly, the only thing that would be honestly considered exotic around there would be a Maori or Laotian Native in traditional garb, speaking with a full on Orkney accent….and even then, that’d get about a minute of attention then everyone would remember they had some lunch appointment at the bistro or something of the like.

long story short, pull up a map of the areas around England, passports are basic necessities around there like Identification cards are everywhere else because you can’t walk about 300 miles(and whatever kilometers that would translate as) without having likely crossed three borders, depending on your angle of travel.

Ah! I bought a bunch of your books and cards at Wondercon and I love them!! Glad you had a good time at, the show, and thanks for all the great work!

Do you think her earrings might be separate medallions? I was rereading and the thought struck me. Dunno how possible that would be (two medallions?) but it’s just a thought!

Or maybe one is a medallion and the other is made to look like a medallion, but without the magic (as having two may or may not screw with her human disguise/midform etc)?

“Jesus Wept!” is definitely an expression I have to work into parlance at some point. Maybe while playing Dark Souls 2 with a friend of mine, given how common a frustrated outburst occurs playing THAT game. ^,^

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    So I’ve recently REALLY gotten into Kory Bing’s Skin Deep (check it out), a story about mythical creatures hiding in human society. Here’s a few pictures I’ve drawn of people I know (most of which don’t actually read the comic, so they’re amazingly good sports).

    I’ve got to hand it Ms. Bing, she’s really good at thinking up believable characters and making interesting settings cause I’ve pretty much been absorbed in drawing stuff based on the comic now.

    I’m currently trying very, very hard to not write a full fledged fan-comic about these people I’ve drawn (or as I like to call it, pulling a Loftlocked).

    But yeah, what do you guys think?

    Cool fan characters!!


Art and Story © Kory Bing 2006-2012
Anthony Gillis, Blanche Noir, Rupert Burton-Fitzgerald, Pheonix, and Royce Carmikal created by Sfé Monster.
Alec Hyde, Ike Sanford, Sam Hain, Rhonda Phelton, Dermot Ainesborough created by Sheana Molloy.