A while ago I told y’all about my friend Susan falling ill. It’s my understanding that she’s slowly improving but has a ways to go yet. When I initially learned from her daughter Patty about Susan’s illness I was very disheartened. Although many readers have been kind enough to praise my artwork and my storytelling from time to time, Susan has been, for several years, my biggest fan and advocate. She saw something in the Blonde Marvel character that I myself did not see and inspired me to take what was initially a series of unrelated drawings that I posted at superheroinecentral.com and use them as the basis for the Blonde Marvel webcomic.
Well, learning about her situation certainly took the wind out my sail and for a couple of weeks I couldn’t muster the energy to draw any new Blonde Marvel related art, preferring instead to work on other projects that I’ve been putting off. Working on the Blonde Marvel just didn’t seem to be a priority anymore. I know the Blonde Marvel has quite a few other fans patiently waiting for the next thrilling installment and I appreciate each and every one of them. But the fact remains, however, that whenever I post any Blonde Marvel related work I always look forward to Susan’s feedback most of all. Knowing that she is, at this time, unable to communicate her feelings or point of view sort of takes the pleasure out of writing and drawing any new Blonde Marvel related work.
However, I know Susan would not want me to stop drawing the Blonde Marvel, at least not on her account, and so I’m going to try and get things rolling again.
By the way, Susan is a creative person in her own right and if you haven’t done so, please visit her deviant art page.