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Monday, June 22, 2015

Patreon/Meat Cake/Voyage of Temptress New York Premiere

^v^ Updates^v^

Hey you all! So happy to be back in touch :) My social media machine is now fixed and so much has happened! ^v^ ART ^v^

The Voyage of Temptress television pilot premiere (based on the web comic series of the same name) is happening at Jessica Delfino’s venue, The Unicorn, in Chinatown/Manhattan on Wednesday, June 24 at 8 p.m.!

Voyage of Temptress:

Join the Voyage of Temptress crew and cast off on a sea-going, mind-blowing adventure! Starring the same ladies of Meat Cake, the long running comic series by Dame Darcy along with other series such as Sirens, Sailors and Ghosts and many more, this mermaid tale is a new twist on the classic comic book series.
Voyage of Temptress is a surreal serial costume drama web comic (awaiting a publishing deal for a graphic novel). The video series is 22 minutes or television segments of 5 minutes and smaller to be placed across all social media platforms. 

In both formats, the pirate crew of the renegade ship HMS Temptress search the Intracoastal Waterway near Savannah, Ga., looking for confederate gold that was stolen by pirates back in the 1700's from rich, rococo aristocrats. 

This interactive television series is a blend of fairytale fantasy, costume drama, a sailing blog, instructional video and with a Dada surrealism intermingled with a pop culture dream scape. 

Viewers can solve the clues that are given every episode on each island and vortex. They can also use cartoon treasure maps of the area shown online at www.DameDarcy.com and post their own speculations as to where the gold is, using the clues provided.

Clues will be buried in bottles on the subtropical islands seen in the video and when viewers with access to a boat that visit the Savannah, Ga., area (a national tourist hot spot), they can participate in finding the gold in real life!

This original concept and series allows for all kinds of multimedia and interactive social media. It crosses all boundaries and makes for a real-life adventure game in which visitors and Savannahians alike can participate. 

Avast Mermatey! Join the crew of Temptress! All of Savannah (virtual and otherwise) is invited! 


Patreon: The next best thing to faking my death

Hello dearest Darklings, loyal long-time Readers and Newbies alike. 

^v^ UPDATES ^v^ 

Meat Cake comix is still going strong and Fantagraphics is going to publish a compilation graphic novel (400 pages plus!) to be released on the summer solstice (my b-day) in June 2016 entitled: Meat Cake Bible, which will be a prize for all Patrons upon release. I will update my Patreon page with the sketches and final drawings, video clips, photos and blogs of works in progress so you can keep in touch and see how I'm best utilizing your resources.

  Meat Cake Bible will include previously released best of issues from 0-10 (from the 90's) along with an all new compilation of 11-17 (from the 2000's) in addition to never before seen comics! I will be working until June of next year for their completion and would love to continue my progress with another graphic novel after the release of Meat Cake Bible with Meat Cake issues 20-on until I have enough pages for another 100 page plus graphic novel. 

Victorian Granny is also getting with the modern age :) I created a web comic series/TV video series/Mermaid Pirate adventure entitled Voyage of Temptress starring the cast of Meat Cake! It is in color and the format is cell phone compatible. The awesome and multi-talented crew of VOT created a pilot video now up on YouTube. This is currently being pitched as a TV series for Meat Cake to investors and producers. 

Meanwhile, I'm working on constantly creating content and need a sustainable income in order to be able to focus and create properly. 

I have lots of fun prizes (and am still running my long-time Etsy store!)

 Not only am I extraordinarily good at shipping out art every week with a personal and gift wrapped flair (tracking numbers provided) but I also have a large variety of items. I will be able to release these items with more funding, like the back supply of graphic novels I can make available to the public, for instance the Jane Eyre release by Penguin or the Mermaid Tarot self-published deck which is extremely popular!

Also available are DD postcards, love letters and poems hand-written to you, Meat Cake stickers, gift boxes including framed original illustrations, dolls, spells, books signed to you or a loved one with hand-drawn illustrations, original pages and drawings from Meat Cake and otherwise, access to music and video classes I'm currently producing based on the sequential art curriculum I taught / lectured at colleges: How to create and publish comics. 

New paintings as prizes for patrons!

A close-up of new paintings as prizes for patrons!

Other videos I will be producing for Patrons include: Teaching Raw Food/Vegetarian Recipes and How to Draw and Paint. Also currently in production is a Mermaid Tarot app for phones with an access code exclusive to Patrons!

As well as large fancy paintings for big prizes that took me weeks to produce, I am considering offering small talisman bottles containing a Victorian style lock of my real hair or a one-on-one Skype chat/tea party. To see it all or add yourself to my mailing list please go to www.damedarcy.com to get an idea.  

DD original painting for patrons: Sea goddess sad about plastic in the ocean

... I've suffered for my art. Now it's your turn... Kidding! You know you love it! 


All women have the nurturing gene. I'm doing this instead of being a cat lady because I'll never have kids. I worship the goddess and embody the goddess. I'm unable to join the Peace Corps right now but I can help the local kids at the women's safe shelter in their summer camp for Century 21 public school and the Telfair museum of art. Below are some images of sea themed ocean awareness art as well as a comic book class that the kids made. They really did a great job! 

Special Thanks

 I would also like to thank Carolyn Amanda and Andrew Beckstrom for all their help with this blog and my Patreon site! Check out Amanda's amazing photography and art!

Carolyn Amanda Photography

 Dame Darcy