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Misdirection... an unfinished 2010 project by ChasingArtwork Misdirection... an unfinished 2010 project by ChasingArtwork
So I've been watching Penny Arcades "strip Search" show lately, [link] (which is a really good little show) and its rekindled old ambitions of starting my own web comic.

Back in 2010, I got swept up in a personal comic strip project titled "Misdirection". The strip follows Chase and Lisa, Chase a novice magician and Lisa, his neighbour/unwilling assistant. The strip/story starts off with a mailing mixup, landing Chase with a legit dark magic toolbox rather than the "tricks for beginners" kit he ordered, and what was to follow are 48 strips, with a full story arc and finale talent show (that Chase sets of fire.) lots and lots of influence from Calvin+Hobbes

then life kinda got crazy, and the artwork, along finished scripts have collected a bit of dust... but in my experience, I've found that good project ideas stick in your head until you complete them, and I very much believe this is the case with Chase and Lisa's "Misdirection" comic strip.

Someday soon I'll get back together with these guys and we'll tell our story.
Just thought I would share :)
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:iconmollyfootman:
MollyFootman Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The humor is wonderful and the expressive work on the character's faces charms me.  I'm sorry that you have not continued this.  I'll certainly be a follower if you ever do! :heart:
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:iconcaught-in-nightmares:
HA! XDD
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:iconantervantei:
Antervantei Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
To say the least, I think you should go for it.

Comics are a great way to earn publicity, I think that you should incorporate your more advanced art in these future strips as well.
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True-InTha-Blue Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Student
I would love to see this! Especially if it was influenced by Calvin and Hobbes
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Korvec84 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
Looking forward to seeing this become a thing :D
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:iconlmn101:
lmn101 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013
funny
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:iconagnijith:
agnijith Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool! I really hope you get the time to finish this. Oh, and the 2010 Lisa looks 10x cuter than the 2013 version. :)
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Captain-Black-Rose Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
To add yet another voice to the throng: Love this, please pick it up again and do more!
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Shawn75 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
nice :D would like to see more of them :D
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:iconbuck2889:
Buck2889 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
I think this is great and I would love to see more.
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redcat1887 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I agree with some of the others, the 2010 version of Lisa is better, not that you wanted my opinion or anything..
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Synaesthetic1 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
I look forward to it :D
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Eguan15 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
I am assuming that you never posted these anywhere? I would love to read them.
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nishiewa Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
oops*** 2010....
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:iconnishiewa:
nishiewa Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
i'm liking the 2101 version better.... calvin and hobbs? best comic strip ever!!
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comicbookpayne Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
Would love to see more of these two. Nice work :D
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yellowsmoke321 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
cool interaction between the two
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Fyrepyromaniac Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
I love the idea of the comic, and cannot wait to see more! =D
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:iconpsycocat:
psycocat Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
These are funny. I like the art too.
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Demialc-neeb-sah-em Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
Sounds like it should work!
Partially as you have a planned end in mind and aren't just meandering forward or doing endless series like most web comics.
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DrNobody18 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
If you brought this back, I would read it, every freaking day. So funny!
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Just7hrsold Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
haha I love these
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CaptainRicco Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
mayeb you could turn them into robots
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Gusindor Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student General Artist
I would so love to see more of this, it's really clever. I kinda like 2010 Lisa's design a bit better, unless Chase gets longer hair, which would be awesome and quite magician-ly.
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PrimeKage Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
This looks awesome, please pursue. Also, loved the joke with the magic rings :XD:
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Scyphi Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This seems like a very fun webcomic. If you ever do pursue it fully, I'll be on the lookout for it, 'cuz I'd love to read it. :D
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wr4ith0 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're doing it a bit backwards (most webcomickers seem to start out before they have the skills to do other stuff ^_^), but a free comic from your direction sounds lovely. Do you know if you'd keep it a kid friendly safety wrap on it, or give the characters free reign to live a little? Watterson's work often shone when he refused to back away from something to make it kid or paper friendly.
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kabeone Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cute! I hope you continue this.
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AviusIcarus Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You totally need to pick this project back up. v.v
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:iconveeri:
Veeri Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
Kinda looks like Vector Belly....
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roobertoober Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woo! I'd be excited to see this start! Good ideas, and fantastic artwork to back it up.
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Jo-nder Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
These strips are awesome! I hope that you manage to find time to continue your "Misdirection" comic soon.
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1127779 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I prefer the 2019 version of her.
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Rubyian Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
If you mean 2010, then I agree. But the new one is fine too.
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1127779 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yes, that's what I meant to write.
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Buck2889 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
Wait until you see the 2019 version though. So many lasers...
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