In February, I banged out a one-page Cavalcade of Boys story, for Scarce Magazine's Free Comic Book Day comic. Basically, the only full page of comic book art I've drawn in 2012. The story encapsulated a short-term relationship succinctly and beautifully (I dare say) in a page.
Kick forward to summer, and e-publisher Northwest Press began digitizing my catalog and selling them as e-books via iTunes. The more books posted, the sales increased. Common lesson learned ages ago: if you give a little away for free, then you can sell a lot more. It's the drug dealer business model. So, NWP and I agreed to create some free offering. One will be an extended sampling of Something Fishy This Way Comes, another will be an 8-page mini (which I can give away at comic cons if I choose).
Late summer, I wrote out 7 other one-page ditties, and thumbnailed them out.Similar in style as the one I did for Scarce (telling a relationship in one page) but each represents common reactions/feelings to the failing of a relationship.