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Now that you've seen a colour 5C page, what's your opinion?: 

46%
162 deviants said The BW sepia toned pages have a charm, but Im leaning towards colour pages.
31%
112 deviants said The colour pages are better, I prefer that!
23%
82 deviants said BW sepia all the way. No colour for me, thanks.

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:iconkicksplode:
kicksplode Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
BW or color don't matter much to me, I just enjoy the comic.
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:iconnixieseal:
NixieSeal Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Color is awesome. The question really is, can you keep it up? It takes time.
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:iconli4ck:
li4ck Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
They're sexy and you know it ;)

But, like some said:
Sepia < Color <<<< STORY!!!
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:iconatlas0:
Atlas0 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
*feels like it's NOT missing color (I meant). Missed a word in that last post :aww:
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Atlas0 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Of course, color IS the thing, typically. It's good and professional. However... I actually feel like this story has a more developed "personality" overall in just black & white--it makes it feel different from just any other story. Especially because here on the western front most comics are in color, so it actually isn't that special. On the other hand, the B&W looks so original, and with the particular way you shade everything in that way, it really gives the drawings depth--I don't feel like it's missing color at all.
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Omar-Dogan Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
There are many aspect of colour I love and want to  evolve past BW,

Truth be told I am scared of colour, I don't do it well.
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Atlas0 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I can definitely relate to the feeling, but I think it's something we can both push through if we practice it (coloring) enough. Heck, I think you've practiced it enough, but nothing builds confidence like continuous practice! Go ahead and do what you feel will work best for the story. I can't wait to see how it goes. :)
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aviduser Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
I like what manga has going, where it is all B & W and parts like covers and others select few are colored.

ToniBabelony has it right, you should find your balance. Yes, the comic is for the audience, but if you do not enjoy your work it will show in what you produce. Meaning, if you do not like coloring every page, it will show in one fashion or another.

What might be an interesting touch is coloring select parts of each page and leave the rest in b&w/sepia.
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:iconthegroon:
thegroon Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
The color looks great!
I do understand the purity of a black and white image, and if V for Vendetta hadn't been done in that awful color, I probably would have read it by now.
HOWEVER, I think the color you've done is very tasteful and brings a nice element of life to the page. Some of the non-character items such as the coffee cans and parts of the kitchen had (for my taste) a little too much detail in the realistic shading and can be a little bit of an eye trap for me.
But the characters look amazing!
Of course I do love the grayscale pages as well, and perhaps the color wouldn't be so special if it was used too often?
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:icongindarel:
Gindarel Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
In the colored version the characters look plastic.
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:iconadorkableink:
AdorkableINK Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student General Artist
maybe im just "neophobic", but I am in love with B&W templates! besides, why fix what ain't broke, yeah? :D
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SketchProof Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I would prefer colors since it completes the overall mood of the Universe that you're creating, but I understand it's time consuming and takes up more of your time. I still appreciate the BW approach, but let's be honest. Your colors definitely deliver a certain spice to your work :D
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Scayris Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014   Digital Artist
I have no preference, but the colored ones are a ton more work.. I care more for the story than color, I just wanna know what happens next :)
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:iconbrother-tico:
Brother-Tico Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Professional Artist
The color pages are awesome! Although, the BW sepia tones looks cool.

You know, you should make some color pages of 5C from time to time.
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Omar-Dogan Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Professional General Artist
Well I'm colouring the whole thing from here on in and it's very rewarding esp on these new pages. 5c is something I always saw in colour but it's not hard to switch them to bw for.here.

Thanks for all your comments ! But honestly I want to give you guys a coloured book.

I figure more people will enjoy coloured pages and come on board to supporting it so I can keep going on 5c.

If I could work on 5c without having to take extra work I'd be elated !
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ChristianPrime1-Bot Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd settle for a mixture of both tbh. ^_^

As long as you can mix and match with sepia & bw with some inserted colour pages, then its fine with me. :aww:
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EdMoffatt Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Went for sepia, tho I don't mind the colour!  I think my personal preference would be sepia pages and colour "bonus art", but then again I might start to love the colour pages after seeing a few of them - will keep an eye on Patreon and see if my opinion changes ;D
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Alexandros-Derveron Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I very much enjoyed the colour pages, but somehow, the b/w sepia pages seem much more charming to me. So I very much prefer those :)
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PhunPhishTiger Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I honestly love the color more. It makes it easier to visualize your world properly, for me at least...however, if color ultimately turns out to be too much effort for you, perhaps you should save color pages for special intros/chapters/spreads. :D Either way, the comic's still bloody amazing.
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S3rb4n Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Colored pages look great, but sepia has that classic comic feel to it. In the end, it's a matter of how much effort you want to dedicate.
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Sethyuikora Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
You may like to do what some manga studios would do and color important, interesting, or otherwise higher-quality pages?
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Joybuzzer Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
This is what I was thinking.  Not that I mind all colored or all B/W, but could just have those cover shots/specific pages colored.
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Thesis-D Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I voted for the BW sepia tones; the values, shading, and contrast is really good on them. I can understand and appreciate color pages, but I like it the way you've been doing it. Better, in my opinion, to just keep the color pages as bonuses, or for special pages or moments where a critical plot point is revealed.
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Suirad12 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
Where dem free full color pages at tho.
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:iconaleayo:
Aleayo Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I voted for BW sepia. But I have to add : your coloring is just a bit more lively than sepia. I mean, it still gives all due respect to lines and shadows.
I love "lineart designed" work and you are one of the best at it.
I am still figuring if I will patrEon you... but if I do, it won't be for the coloring... just for the story.
:-)
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:iconrln:
RLN Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I voted for the BW sepia have charm, but leaning toward colour.  After reading a lot of the comments here, I would agree with most in having colour for the dramatic moments/cliffhangers and the sepia tones for most other stuff.  If you would like to reward with colour GG shots, I would be fine with that to, she rocks.
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MADG3ni0us Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I like the black and white personally Maybe you could just use occasional color pages for important events or something kinda like what they do with manga.
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Drak-Arts Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I'm enjoying the sepia tones; though I like the color pages as kind of a special bonus.
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mortalshinobi Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
I like the colors but actually lean towards the black and white tones. maybe cuz i just got used to them. :)
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glyder319 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
BW sepia all the way. No colour for me, thanks. + I would't mind the occasional colour splash page for big events. The last page was a cliffhanger AND colour. It really worked. So use your jugement.
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EphemerallyYours Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
I was really digging the B/W pages, man. I don't hate the color pages, but for whatever reason the toned-down pages just did it for me.

Your call, man. I'm'll keep reading either way.
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SlingBlade87 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
They both have their own unique charm.

Ultimately it is your call on whcih you want to do.

Part of what caught my attention originally with the series though was the B&W Sepia, but seeing hte color page still captures my attention.
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omidog06 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so hard to decide, the B&W pages are more appealing to me personally because I love that aesthetic and it kind of leaves room for the imagination to fill in the blanks, but on the other hand the color is so beautifully done and answers all the questions you could ask about the appearances.
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ToniBabelony Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I think in the end you need to find a balance for yourself in the amount of time you want to spend per page and the amount you want to put out per -say- week.
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JamesCranmer Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Black and White Sepia tones have a lot of charm to them it's true. Ithink it would be nice to have a colour page every now and then just to remind us what kinds of colours we are dealing with. If that makes sense. in the end, it comes down to how much you want to do colour pages.
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Viereth Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
The color pages are nice, but I just prefer sepia.  I guess I like that it leaves something to the imagination.
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