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by rickgriffin
Sun Jun 13, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: GMTK Game Jam submission "Die Together"
Replies: 6
Views: 813

GMTK Game Jam submission "Die Together"

Hey just letting people out there know: this weekend I helped work on a submission for the GMTK Game Jam, with our entry "Die Together" Gam Jam page here: https://itch.io/jam/gmtk-2021/rate/1085654 We literally only had 48 hours to make it and, well, I'm not exactly a programmer myself (we...
by rickgriffin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: Rick's non-comic Housepets art
Replies: 509
Views: 261052

Re: Rick's non-comic Housepets art

Pretty sure I posted these on the forum like way back around 2009 for fun, think I drew them when I was in 5th or 6th grade
by rickgriffin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons
Replies: 61
Views: 40872

Re: Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons

I should post as a warning that the Captain's Oath DOES have a bit of adult content. There is a sex scene that lasts ~2 pages, even though I should point out that there is a fairly graphic interrogation sequence that lasts 3 chapters which seems like it should be a more significant factor, but you k...
by rickgriffin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons
Replies: 61
Views: 40872

Re: Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons

tco-cover-title.jpg It's here! https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1070464 Paperback is available from Amazon here: US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08WYG57YR UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08WYG57YR Germany: https://www.amazon.de/dp/B08WYG57YR France: https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B08WYG57YR Spain: h...
by rickgriffin
Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: HOUSEPETS BOOK 11 NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 19
Views: 3865

HOUSEPETS BOOK 11 NOW AVAILABLE

housepets_book11-cover-smaller.jpg US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08P1H4PGP Canada: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B08P1H4PGP UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08P1H4PGP Germany: https://www.amazon.de/dp/B08P1H4PGP France: https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B08P1H4PGP Spain: https://www.amazon.es/dp/B08P1H4PGP Ital...
by rickgriffin
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: August Guest Week
Replies: 13
Views: 5633

Re: August Guest Week

96N64player wrote: Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:08 pm Woo Hoo! Hopefully I can get an idea because I always wanted to do this.
By the way, is transparency optional?
Yeah it's optional. Just make sure you've saved it correctly if you DO use it because if you don't there'll be so many ugly artifacts.
by rickgriffin
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: August Guest Week
Replies: 13
Views: 5633

August Guest Week

Hey! Guest week again. This may run until the end of the month or a little after. Rules as usual: 1) Don't submit anything I wouldn't post (of course). Previously submitted comics that were not posted are still eligible so long as they follow the rules. 2) Please only submit the finished image. Do n...
by rickgriffin
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: What is the wolf pack family tree?
Replies: 38
Views: 11790

Re: What is the wolf pack family tree?

Amazee Dayzee wrote:Though Rick confirmed that Poncho and Jack weren't brothers.
No I didn't.

I said that Jack was half-coyote. How would that imply that Poncho ISN'T?
by rickgriffin
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: Missing chapter link!
Replies: 2
Views: 7429

Re: Missing chapter link!

That's fixed now. For some reason I had a lot of trouble adding it in, like I suddenly forgot how chapter ordering worked and was looking at the ID instead of the actual order number
by rickgriffin
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: HOUSEPETS BOOK 10 NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 23
Views: 171242

HOUSEPETS BOOK 10 NOW AVAILABLE

housepets_book10-front-small.jpg Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1710322756 UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1710322756 Germany: https://www.amazon.de/dp/1710322756 France: https://www.amazon.fr/dp/1710322756 Spain: https://www.amazon.es/dp/1710322756 Italy: https://www.amazon.it/dp/1710322756 ...
by rickgriffin
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/04 - Well When You Say It Like That
Replies: 71
Views: 16567

Re: 2019/09/04 - Well When You Say It Like That

jonas wrote:Y'know, I would not be giving that squirrel coffee if I were them. At that size, a 16-oz. will have Marion bouncing off the walls.
It's...tea
by rickgriffin
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Announcements & Feedback
Topic: GUEST WEEK - Starting 8/16
Replies: 15
Views: 52035

Re: GUEST WEEK - Starting 8/16

Amazee Dayzee wrote:Don't you usually make the announcement of a guest week on the Saturday before? Just curious since I have never seen you post it so soon.
I am TRYING to be better about that
by rickgriffin
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Announcements & Feedback
Topic: GUEST WEEK - Starting 8/16
Replies: 15
Views: 52035

GUEST WEEK - Starting 8/16

Hey I'm gonna have a guest week soon. You should know the rules by now but if not: 1. Image should be a PNG, GIF or JPEG 2. All text must be legible and in a proper reading order, all transparency must be applied properly. 3. Submit a finished image that is no more than 1200px wide. DO NOT send the ...
by rickgriffin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Announcements & Feedback
Topic: New ads being placed on site
Replies: 46
Views: 405349

Re: New ads being placed on site

I didn't realize the close button would be invisible on smaller windows. I've turned off the fixed positioning so you should be able to reach the close button. (It'll close the ad for three days or on browser refresh) The comic title on the homepage was actually a bug from one of the recent wordpres...
by rickgriffin
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Announcements & Feedback
Topic: New ads being placed on site
Replies: 46
Views: 405349

New ads being placed on site

This is just a heads up, though I'm sure you've noticed--since Project Wonderful went away I've been wondering what I was gonna do re: setting up adspace, and I was approached by Hiveworks who do advertising setups for comics like Cyanide and Happiness and Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, and I fi...
by rickgriffin
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons
Replies: 61
Views: 40872

Re: Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons

fenrirblack wrote: Someone needs to explain to me what the "gate" acutally is and how the "trinity" actually works because the jargon and terminalogy is very annoying.
Both of those are defined in chapter one. Have a little patience...
by rickgriffin
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons
Replies: 61
Views: 40872

Hayven Celestia - A sci-fi series with space dragons

cover-front-small.jpg So if you haven't been keeping up the last several years on stuff that I've been doing outside of Housepets, let's go over it. ~2012 I wrote a story called Ten Thousand Miles Up . I was contacted by Gre7g Luterman who wanted to write a story set in that universe, I said okay b...
by rickgriffin
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/02/04 - Ankle-O-Sore
Replies: 48
Views: 12451

Re: 2019/02/04 - Ankle-O-Sore

fenrirblack wrote:Poor Max but seriously what is up with that trench or is it a ditch? Is that a thing farmers use to keep the animals from getting away?
You ever drive through kansas? There's ditches scarring the landscape everywhere
by rickgriffin
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/12/25 - We're Snowed In Again
Replies: 72
Views: 20572

Re: 2018/12/25 - We're Snowed In Again

Mungo’s neck is thicc with two Cs. :P Can’t say I’m onboard with a Fungo ship, but them playing in the hot tub is fun. I was thinking the same thing. I love how this comic really stretches the PG-Rating :lol: Edit: Hold on, I just realised the last time we got some teasing between Fox and Mungo was...
by rickgriffin
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/11/21 - Exciting Happenings
Replies: 61
Views: 16059

Re: 2018/11/21 - Exciting Happenings

... Roo you kinda sound like a vet giving me all this information. Though I’m kinda delighted that Rick knowing about something most pet owners don’t gives a mild idea of how he takes care of his dog... which weird thought, but never considered if he had any pets. Be odd if he just knows this and c...
by rickgriffin
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/11/21 - Exciting Happenings
Replies: 61
Views: 16059

Re: 2018/11/21 - Exciting Happenings

So nobody commenting tonight has heard of, or used, "calming treats for dogs"
by rickgriffin
Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/11/19 - Hearth And Home
Replies: 84
Views: 19806

Re: 2018/11/19 - Hearth And Home

NHWestoN wrote:Keene and Breel will stay warm by setting fire to their mattress? ;)
But how could they sleep when their beds are burning?
by rickgriffin
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Announcements & Feedback
Topic: GUEST WEEK
Replies: 6
Views: 17752

Re: GUEST WEEK

Can I ask what "improper transparency" means? I submitted one but I think it had white borders instead of transparent. Is that okay? On something like a gif file if you save it with transparency and THEN resize it, in most programs it won't save correctly. You'll get all sorts of weird ar...
by rickgriffin
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Announcements & Feedback
Topic: GUEST WEEK
Replies: 6
Views: 17752

GUEST WEEK

Next week (11/12-11/18) will be a guest week! I have a lot to get done (including book 9 stuff) so I need a short break so I don't accidentally trip over myself doing it Submit your strips to [email protected].com All strips must be in PNG, JPEG or GIF format. Other formats will not be accepted. ...
by rickgriffin
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/10/08 - Talking To The Camera
Replies: 96
Views: 20967

Re: 2018/10/08 - Talking To The Camera

No excuses. A lot of you are creatives, how would you like it if a few dozen people who claimed to be your fans told you "what you are doing wrong"? Not once but every time? Or they told you how you should shape the story for them? Not a good feeling. Are you kidding? That just makes it a...
by rickgriffin
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/10/08 - Talking To The Camera
Replies: 96
Views: 20967

Re: 2018/10/08 - Talking To The Camera

[although we don't have Maxwell dashing in with an "Everybody gets Married. The End" sign]. It's still a failure on my part to forget that nobody actually watched Guys and Dolls and so don't understand why the ending in the comic is so abrupt. It's because it's ridiculously abrupt IN THE ...
by rickgriffin
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/09/19 - Do It For The Team
Replies: 48
Views: 13763

Re: 2018/09/19 - Do It For The Team

Well um, don't take tomorrow's punchline too personally

And it's not just you guys, it's also me rerunning A&H Club #3 to my art galleries and getting lots of people being unnecessarily antagonistic about the ending. It's just been kinda really not my week so far.
by rickgriffin
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/09/14 - Catamount An Attack
Replies: 33
Views: 9077

Re: 2018/09/14 - Catamount An Attack

Hang on, can we all take a moment to recognize that Miles just found his entire family in a pit in a dark cave that is home to a dangerous predator and all he can think to say is “oh no—stay calm.” He's actually more relieved than anything because he didn't know what had happened to them--it's stil...
by rickgriffin
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/09/07 - Face Of The Enemy
Replies: 77
Views: 16973

Re: 2018/09/07 - Face Of The Enemy

Char89Charizard wrote:
Saturn381 wrote:So wait, were Miles and Gale lovers at some point?
Despite being different species, yes. Yes they were.
That doesn't follow from what I wrote . . .
by rickgriffin
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/08/31 - Maybe We’ll Skip This One
Replies: 71
Views: 16413

Re: 2018/08/31 - Maybe We’ll Skip This One

Champion Wallace wrote:Interesting that the rap on Gales hand is not on the part that was being a chew toy.
. . . yes it is?
by rickgriffin
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/08/24 - Cupid’s Headlock
Replies: 52
Views: 14288

Re: 2018/08/24 - Cupid’s Headlock

ChekeBello wrote:
Champion Wallace wrote:North Star is getting headlocked. You can tell because of the lighter fur around his eyes. That does beg the question of why would North Star have harts for eyes.
Yeah, I’m not totally sure of how North Star fell for her
I refer you to Gale's words this comic
by rickgriffin
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/08/12 - Fair Play
Replies: 48
Views: 12184

Re: 2018/08/12 - Fair Play

CHAOKOCartoons wrote:...what if she went off to look for North Star instead?
He clearly doubled back in such a way that it led onto Poncho's trail, look I only have so much space to work with
by rickgriffin
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: The Comic
Topic: Remember I said I would do a family tree for The Wolves
Replies: 55
Views: 32881

Re: Remember I said I would do a family tree for The Wolves

Actually, wolves hate coyotes. They'll chase and try to kill them whenever they meet. There's a theory - I don't know now accepted - that the spread of coyotes eastward is due partly to the revival of wolf populations in the west.... But, as we know from reading Housepets , " love is a wonderf...
by rickgriffin
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/08/03 - Sneak Attack
Replies: 43
Views: 9277

Re: 2018/08/03 - Sneak Attack

fenrirblack wrote:
Char89Charizard wrote:Who wants to bet that Gale is the reason behind Jack's missing arm?
He lost his arm in a disposal. https://www.housepetscomic.com/comic/20 ... mless-fun/
Don't go saying things like they're scripture
by rickgriffin
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/07/25 - Vegans Taste Better
Replies: 85
Views: 17921

Re: 2018/07/25 - Vegans Taste Better

So many people getting upset about this when I literally put this very joke on the cover of book 2 Wait a minute. How do they not know him? They’ve lived in the same neighborhood for years. Rockstar kiddnapped him that one time. They were in the Christmas play together. They’re on the cover of the s...
by rickgriffin
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/07/18 - Arm Yourself With Knowledge
Replies: 31
Views: 7866

Re: 2018/07/18 - Arm Yourself With Knowledge

Yeah you don't necessarily need to go with anything I said in 2011, obviously since then I started writing them as living there p permanently