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yay!

This was a pain as you can imagine, but well worth it. Some of my favorite panels are in this chapter, but man it was a lot of work!

OK so something has been brought to my attention. I've had a couple complaints about the font, that it's too hard to read, that it's ugly. This is surprising to me since i went to some marginal lengths to pick this font. It is in fact a public domain font, which i thought well suited the feel of this comic, but if it makes things difficult to read then i am prepared to change it. So i need opinions! should it go? should it stay? it's a huge pain to change it so I'm only prepared to do so if my readers really dislike it. so yeah, let me know.

also as far as the people reading this comic, is it too early to start looking at making avatars or stamps? It seems like shameless advertising to me but it may be just what people would like. I'm not sure how to make the little animated stamps but i am certainly willing to learn if it means pulling in some more readers.

also if there are any Canadians reading this (woot Canada!) if you are going to be at the Montreal Comic con, then good news! so will I!

I'll be making a journal post about it with some updates about Dave and some other stuff soon so check that out.

so basically what you should get from all of this is, i am taking this pretty seriously (i always did believe it or not) and i want Dave to be read! So if stamps are in order then they will be made, and in the meantime, if you like Dave, then tell people about it! tell your friends (but you know, in a not-in-you-face way) and family!

tell lots of people!

and hey thanks for reading!

2011 Aaron Lenk (b0xman)
Dave's Wurld is copyrighted Aaron Lenk otherwise known as b0xman.
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At the time of writing this (Feb 8th 2012) there were only 11 chapters published. you can check how many chapters are published on the website.
there will be people mad at me for directing them towards the website, try it! it's better!

Chapter list

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20


Dave's SHINY website

Dave's twitter

Dave's Facebook

vote for Dave!
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:iconcaptainmisuzu:
CaptainMisuzu Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh that's funny ! It's very interactive and original :3 Sweet job !
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thsnk you very much! im glad you enjoyed it :)
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:iconsaviroosje:
Saviroosje Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
haha that was really cool! Keep it up!
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
hey thanks! :)
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Y-Frost Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
coooooooool! Read it through, Dave's expression is really cute :love:
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! I originally wrote him to be a very bland and expressionless character, but right away in chapter 1 i knew that wasn't going to work, he seems to find more and more expression and the story progresses.

I worry i rely too much on __,',__ now (concerned/furrowed eyebrows)

glad you are enjoying it! :)
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Ninvampirate2011 Featured By Owner May 21, 2012
Oh, my glasses are off and I can't see worth a darn but I could read your font just fine! Anyway...

I thought Dave was adorable...until he became greedy...but then it was justified by his primitive mindset so he became adorable again. This was a really interesting concept. XD I juuuust might take the time to read the rest of this.

It was strange, but I read this in a voice that was used for a Half-Life mod called The Stanley Parable (if you don't know what I'm referring to, ignore me...)
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
i know and love the Stanely's parable. I've tried hard to envision who would voice act the narrator if it could be anyone, and honestly i have no idea.. all i know is i wouldn't want to go with the obvious choices like Stephen Fry. The narrator from Stanely parable would actually work really well, because he has a gradient of tones.

if you like Stanley's Parable, you might want to try Dear Esther, it's different but similar in story telling.

thanks for reading Dave, I'm super glad you enjoyed it! :)
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Ninvampirate2011 Featured By Owner May 22, 2012
Yes! The part where Dave was being scolded by the narrator reminded me instantly of that voice. I loved how the Stanley Parable used its target audience's (gamers) sources of paranoia. The irony of the plot where actually LISTENING to the narrator would lead to the path of freedom also piqued my interest~

Dear Esther? Hm...Okay, I'll check it out! ^^ And you're welcome!
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MichaelPhoenix Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
so creative :)
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! (hah hah)
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halowars101201248 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
dave is awesome!!!!
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! :D
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halowars101201248 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
np:)
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blu-kitsune Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Grrr........ I've been going back to find all the secrets, and I can't find this chapter's! There is one for this chapter, right? it better not be one of the billions of objects....
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shivnas Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
Anti-Dave, my hero :D
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner May 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
anti-dave fans <3
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:iconprettystarshine:
prettystarshine Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
damn. this is awesome. :)

i love this so much. :D
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!

(that is a really strange avater, lol)
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:iconprettystarshine:
prettystarshine Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011
yer welcome :)

yes, i liek meh avatar. :)

i wish you'd make more of dave. :)
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:iconrosecat13:
rosecat13 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
i can read the font just fine :)
GO ANTI-DAVE!
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
awesome! thanks ^_^
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:iconcannon-boom:
Cannon-Boom Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011   Writer
Dave just keeps getting better! And hooray, Anti-Dave!
I don't know who I love more <3
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! i hope you will enjoy chapter 4
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ethanizabunny Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011
i think this dave thing is getting huge so ide just like to say that i discovered it at the first one
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
noted! i hope it's as huge as you say it will be, i'm betting the horse on dave.
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SteamBloops-Adopts Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I COULD NOT stop laughing at the "POP" part. I don't know why.
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
hahaha! thanks! (ps i have no idea either xD)
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:iconambrele:
Ambrele Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Dave is so cute!
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! :)
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LlamaRachelle Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011
The narration font IS a little difficult to read; it's a bit small and fuzzy. But it doesn't bother me terribly. This is a great chapter!
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
the font size has been increased for the new chapter! ill have to redo the text for the old episodes, not looking forward to that :| oh well, if it makes my fans happy ^_^
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AngelsFallDown Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011
I think that the font is fine. There are some parts where I have to squint because it is kind of small, or I'll have to get my glasses, but other then that it's perfectly fine and I still love Dave and Anti-Dave ^.^ I can't choose!! >.<
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
i'm thinking i should have a 'i love them both' stamp, but apparently the stamps aren't working for people so i have to figure them out first.... hmmm

if you have any wisdom to share on the matter i would love to hear it.
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:iconr0xar:
R0XAR Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I can't wait to see what Dave builds. :D
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
oh you will see...

you will see ;)
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:iconforbearnan:
Forbearnan Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
There's nothing wrong with your font type. I think it's great. :)
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! but i'm happy to say the font size has been increased anyways! (for the new chapter)
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Forbearnan Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011
Ok, and, by the way, it looks great!
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S-Neo Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Nice~ introspective as always Dave ^^
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks! we do try. :)
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:iconshinasuki:
Shinasuki Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There is nothing wrong with the fonts.
Dave makes so cute faces >.<
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:iconb0xman:
b0xman Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
cool, and thanks!
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cookiedoughkitty377 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Well done again :D
I think the font should stay-especially since it will be a pain to change-those people just need to chill and stop being so picky ;) Besides the font really shouldn't matter anyways...idk that's just my opinion :shrug:
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b0xman Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
i like the font myself, but i'm trying to take the
every-opinion-is-valid approach. I appreciate all of the fans i have and want everyone to enjoy Dave, so if it means a simple thing like changing the size of the font, so that people will enjoy it more, then i am willing to take like an hour or two to make those changes.

besides i'm going to have to go back and makes changes to the original anyways... T_T
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cookiedoughkitty377 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
ok :)
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Tohru-tan Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
Great chapter!

I think the font being hard to read might be a factor of the font size rather than the font type.... I do like the font and it might be a teensy bit hard to read, but it's not a problem because I download it and then read it :D

Trust me, some comics use fonts that are too stylized... so they look pretty, but are also tough to read. Ah, but somehow we manage! Lol.

Anyway, keep it up! It's never too early to start promoting yourself with stamps and such ;)
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b0xman Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
hand lettered is always the best. i wish i had the time or the money to have Dave hand lettered but clearly that would be too much for a simple project like this. the font i've got is nice, but you are not the first to mention the size being the problem. i've increased the size in chapter 4 a little bit, but there really isn't much room for growth before it starts to feel crowded.

also i picked this size with the intention that it would be easier to read in print, which is my eventual goal with Dave.

i think most comics these days all too stylized in GENERAL, lol.
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Tohru-tan Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
Yeah, I thought that the only thing I could say about the font is the size, and I realized there'd be no room for it at a larger size. In any case, I reckon it'll be all right in print. It really isn't that troublesome to read - I'm a bit surprised to hear that people complained about it!
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Philoscircles Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
its getting better and better! awesome work!
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