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You may have heard recently about some changes to the way VAT is going to be handled in the UK for digital products. No? That's funny because no one else seems to have either and now we're in a bit of a pickle!

You see some very complicated new regulations mean that digital sales will now be liable for VAT in the country you are selling to rather selling from. This means submitting a quarterly VAT something or other with a lot of complicated information I don't know anything about and ARGH it's so complicated I don't really understand it all that well.

So in all likelihood I will have to stop selling digital comics from the start of January to avoid a lot of hassle and expense. I'm sorry but it's just not feasible if this goes through. You can help STOP it go through with this petition if that will even help.

Since this may well be the last few weeks I'll be able to sell digital copies of the comics and as a bit of a festive fuck you to these new rules, I will be selling digital comics for just 50p until the end of the year!

That's right, I've reduced all digital version of Orful Comics and Scene City from £1 to 50p. THAT'S HALF PRICE!!

You can find all the digital versions of my comics here or, if you maybe want a physical copy for yourself or for a friend since Christmas is coming up, head here for some good old VAT-free paper

Thanks and happy hols!

-Rob
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Dizraeli
  • Reading: Tedious articles about VAT laws
  • Watching: Futurama
  • Playing: Two Dots
  • Eating: Pie
  • Drinking: Tea
Orful Comics 5 cover by skanking-rob
Orful Comics 5 cover
Here it is! The full cover to Orful Comics 5. A collection of all the comics from 2014. It's for sale y'know! You can pick it up over at Comicsy: www.comicsy.co.uk/orfulcomics
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Hey all, how's it going?

It's been a whole year of waiting but finally, the incredible Thought Bubble Festival rolls around again! A whole week's worth of comics events in Leeds, culminating in a two-day convention spread across THREE different halls on the 15 - 16 November.

I'll be there both days at table 134 in New Dock Hall and guess what...

ORFUL COMICS WILL BE TURNING 6!

Who'd have thought it eh? Six years old and what a place to celebrate. Someone better bring me some cake! Here's where to bring it:



You might have to fight your way past that fierce looking shield lady but it'll be worth it! I'll have with me all current issues of Scene City and Orful Comics, mini comics, bundle packages, original art badges and...

A BRAND NEW BOOK!



That's right, it's finally here. A brand new Orful Comics collection featuring all the strips from the past year.

I'm dead excited about this one. I personally think it's the best yet and I can't wait to get it back from the printers and into your lovely hands. I've had great fun with the comic this year and I can't thank you all enough for your continuing support. You make it all worthwhile!

SO yup, 15 - 16 November, Leeds Armouries Square, Table 134 in New Dock Hall

Here's the proper maps with exhibitor listings for New Dock Hall, Royal Armouries Hall and the brand new TB Teepee
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Masked Intruder
  • Reading: Widdershins vol 1.
  • Watching: F1 US Grand Prix
  • Playing: Two Dots
  • Eating: Pringles
  • Drinking: Beer
Hey hey hey happy Friday all-a y'all! I got some bits for you today!

First up, there's a new comic over on the website. It's the final comic for the new volume of Orful Comics, coming out at Thought Bubble in November. Go read it here

Next, I'm at MCM Comic Con this weekend! I'll be there selling all my usual junk at table CG12. Here's the details in the blog.

Finally, I done an interview with the lovely people at Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club about comics and music and stuff. Go check it out here

Anyways, better pack my case for MCM I guess. SEE Y'ALL THERE!

-Rob
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Andrew Jackson Jihad
  • Reading: The Motherless Oven - Rob Davis
  • Watching: Gravity Falls
  • Playing: Two Dots
  • Eating: Toast
  • Drinking: Coffee
It's that time of year again folks! MCM London Comic Con!

And guess who's going to be there? That's right! THIS GUY! You can't see this because I didn't take a photo but I'm pointing at myself. You'll have to take my word for it.

ANYWAY I'll be chilling out in the Comic Village all weekend selling you, my favourite customers, my wares. I'll have with all current issues of Scene City and Orful Comics, all the mini-comics, bundle packages, original comic art, the one remaining copy of T4L I have and for the first time at an MCM event, BADGES!



BUT WHERE CAN I FIND ALL THIS AMAZING GARBAGE? I hear you yell?

Be calm shouty person, I was just getting to that!

You can find me in the Comic Village at table CG12. The Comic Village is along the back wall of the main convention floor and my table is just past the Manga booth and the conveniently located food bit, with the food and junk

THAT'S TOO COMPLICATED DRAW ME A MAP!

Christ, who is this guy? Here you go



Click on the map. Go on, it's ok. That's why it's there. It should get BIGGER!

I'll be there Friday - Sunday with a "smile" on my "face" so come on down and say hello
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: The Skints
  • Reading: The Motherless Oven - Rob Davis
  • Watching: Gravity Falls
  • Playing: Two Dots
  • Eating: Pasta
  • Drinking: Beer


You may have heard recently about some changes to the way VAT is going to be handled in the UK for digital products. No? That's funny because no one else seems to have either and now we're in a bit of a pickle!

You see some very complicated new regulations mean that digital sales will now be liable for VAT in the country you are selling to rather selling from. This means submitting a quarterly VAT something or other with a lot of complicated information I don't know anything about and ARGH it's so complicated I don't really understand it all that well.

So in all likelihood I will have to stop selling digital comics from the start of January to avoid a lot of hassle and expense. I'm sorry but it's just not feasible if this goes through. You can help STOP it go through with this petition if that will even help.

Since this may well be the last few weeks I'll be able to sell digital copies of the comics and as a bit of a festive fuck you to these new rules, I will be selling digital comics for just 50p until the end of the year!

That's right, I've reduced all digital version of Orful Comics and Scene City from £1 to 50p. THAT'S HALF PRICE!!

You can find all the digital versions of my comics here or, if you maybe want a physical copy for yourself or for a friend since Christmas is coming up, head here for some good old VAT-free paper

Thanks and happy hols!

-Rob
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Dizraeli
  • Reading: Tedious articles about VAT laws
  • Watching: Futurama
  • Playing: Two Dots
  • Eating: Pie
  • Drinking: Tea

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skanking-rob
est. 1985
Artist | Professional | Film & Animation
United Kingdom
I am an animator and illustrator based in North London. I like to draw comics and other dumb stuff. Sometimes I post it on here
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:iconshamman11:
Shamman11 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Happy birthday :iconskanking-rob:!!
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:iconstayte-of-the-art:
stayte-of-the-art Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
DEVIANT ART BUDDIES!! Quickly, we must draw hauntingly explicit pictures of cherished childhood characters in strange bondage poses!
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:iconskanking-rob:
skanking-rob Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Mate, I have got a fucking STACK of that shit!!
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:iconstayte-of-the-art:
stayte-of-the-art Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Me too! You'll never watch Duck Tales while wearing trousers again!
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YelZamor Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Tah kindly for watching.
Your art rocks, of course. ;)
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:iconskanking-rob:
skanking-rob Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Professional Filmographer
awwww shucks :blushes:
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:iconpyahnitsa:
pyahnitsa Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Heyo, Richard here - we met at MCM (Bradford Animation Fest T-shirt!)

Damn fine DA page you have here. I shall follow! Hopefully catch you at another con in the future!
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skanking-rob Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Hello BAF buddy! Nice to bump into you. It's been a long time since I've done anything BAF related. Will you be at the October MCM?
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pyahnitsa Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Most certainly! With some luck I'll be behind a table this time around, provided I can get enough material together over the coming months. You going to any cons in the meantime?
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skanking-rob Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Not got anything big planned. Might be doing the Intl. Alt Press Fair in August and probably Birmingham Zine Fair in October but nothing major until MCM Oct
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