This was a day-brightener. The voice of Night Vale shared my Night Vale art. Maybe I need to do another one of these.
-MVB

This was a day-brightener. The voice of Night Vale shared my Night Vale art

Maybe I need to do another one of these.

-MVB

amyreeder:

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SUPPORT SHERBET ON KICKSTARTER

One more day to back writer and friend Michael Bramley’s kickstarter for Sherbet Lock! As you can see, I did a creepy pinup for it. Great story, and awesome art by Joshua Mathus. They have met their goal, and are not too far off from reaching a stretch goal that will put the book in color!!!

SHERBET - FUNDED

Thanks to our backers on Kickstarter and all of the people who shared information about our project, our comic book Sherbet is now going to be printed as a trade paperback. 



Some people said that nobody would want to read stories about a Sherlock-inspired lesbian drug-addict from the future who solved paranormal mysteries. Some other people said; ‘no one is going to pay for you to make comics, Bramley.’

Take that Mr. Ferguson, you washed-out high school art-teaching hippie wanker! 

Of course, it probably helps that co-creator Joshua Mathus sold his soul to a fictional sea-monster, but then, Mr. Ferguson didn’t stipulate that wasn’t allowed. 

Now, if anyone reading this still wants to be a part of it; our deadline isn’t due for another five days. We also have some exciting stretch goals. If we reach $10,000, we’re adding some extra colour! 

Lastly but far from leastly, for anyone going to Baltimore Comicon this weekend, I’ve got a special message for you from Ally Cat;

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FREE BUTTONS. 

-MVB

You absolutely SHOULD back our Kickstarter, but don’t take my word…

Just ask Io9:
http://io9.com/a-female-sherlock-holmes-solves-demonic-cases-in-a-retr-1625735884/all

Ask The Baker Street Babes:
http://bakerstreetbabes.tumblr.com/post/95483619500/another-fabulous-sherlockian-kickstarter-is-here

Ask Jimmy Aquino from Comics News Insider (starts 57.29):
http://www.comicspodcasts.com/2014/08/27/comic-news-insider-episode-564-a-podcast-to-kill-for/

Ask Brandon Montclare, writer of Rocket Girl who said:
"A terrific read. Sherbet Lock is what indie comics are all about, and getting it made is what Kickstarter is all about."

Or Rocket Girl artist Amy Reeder, who said:
"Somehow MVB took everything I love and rolled it into one character. Each story is genius!"

Or Josh Elder, the writer of the Scribblenauts comic and Mail Order Ninja who said:
“‘Sherbet Lock’ is a satire, but so is ‘Don Quixote’ and a few dozen other masterpieces of the Western Canon. And like all the best satires, ‘Sherbet’ embraces the absurdity of its premise but still takes its subject matter just seriously enough for the stories to matter. An important early work by one of the most promising young talents in the field.”

Sherbet: The Trade Paperback 

bakerstreetbabes:

Another fabulous Sherlockian Kickstarter is here, folks!
For those of you not in the know, SHERBET LOCK (everybody’s favourite drug-addicted, lesbian paranormal detective from the future) is the brainchild of writer Michael Vincent Bramley and artist Joshua Mathus. They have been self-publishing Sherbet comics for years and are now asking for your help in bringing their warped, demented spin on Sherlock Holmes to a wider audience.

Sherlock Holmes inspired media is more popular than ever right now, but there is nothing out there quite like Sherbet.
Unlike any of the other Sherlock types out there (most of whom live in Victorian era, London, or various American cities), Sherbet Lock lives in a retro-futuristic Metropolis called BAKER CITY, where cars fly, the Police Force is openly a cult dedicated to a fictional monster and the hospitals send out Zeppelins filled with creepy bird-masked paramedics (who mainly exist to harvest poor peoples’ organs for the benefit of the rich and powerful). 
However, none of these factors holds a drippy, atmospheric candle to Baker City’s biggest problem, which is that it is infested with the forces of bloody darkness. 

Please consider contributing to this fierce project!

bakerstreetbabes:

Another fabulous Sherlockian Kickstarter is here, folks!

For those of you not in the know, SHERBET LOCK (everybody’s favourite drug-addicted, lesbian paranormal detective from the future) is the brainchild of writer Michael Vincent Bramley and artist Joshua Mathus. They have been self-publishing Sherbet comics for years and are now asking for your help in bringing their warped, demented spin on Sherlock Holmes to a wider audience.

Sherlock Holmes inspired media is more popular than ever right now, but there is nothing out there quite like Sherbet.

Unlike any of the other Sherlock types out there (most of whom live in Victorian era, London, or various American cities), Sherbet Lock lives in a retro-futuristic Metropolis called BAKER CITY, where cars fly, the Police Force is openly a cult dedicated to a fictional monster and the hospitals send out Zeppelins filled with creepy bird-masked paramedics (who mainly exist to harvest poor peoples’ organs for the benefit of the rich and powerful)

However, none of these factors holds a drippy, atmospheric candle to Baker City’s biggest problem, which is that it is infested with the forces of bloody darkness.

Please consider contributing to this fierce project!

New Pledge Levels Unlocked on the Sherbet Kickstarter

SHERBET: THE TRADE PAPERBACK on Kickstarter

Seeing as we’re right in the middle of our pledge period, we’ve decided to unlock some new pledge levels. Rodney Ramos (Transmetropolitan, Green Lantern, Toe Tags) and Nate Bear (Three Armed Squid, Bear Brains) have kindly agreed to offer up some pretty bad-ass original art rewards for any bastard interested in upgrading their pledge. Both come with everything in the $25 Bastard Book Itself tier and these are limited to one backer each. If you want one, you can claim it by going to the main page and upgrading to your pledge to the desired tier. 

Pledge $125 or more

BEAR-BRAINED BASTARD - Do you love NATE BEAR’S art as much as we do? (Hint; we love it a lot). For $125, Nate Bear will draw an original Sherbet Lock image just for you, and we’ll mail it over along with a signed copy of our TPB. Also; PDFs galore!

Pledge $150 or more *

NIGHT OF THE LIVING BASTARDS - Friend of the book and acclaimed inker of… let’s face it, everything you love; RODNEY RAMOS has offered to do an 11x17 convention-style commission of any character you want him to draw. He’s also throwing in a signed copy of TOE TAGS, the comic he worked on with George A. Romero and Tommy Castillo. (I’m sure it goes without saying that you’ll also get a signed copy of our TPB and the PDFs).

*Great for ZOMBIE fans. 
Lots o’ love,

-MVB