I’m accidentally almost 50k words and about 1/3 of the way into a Hannibal vampire/bookshop/university/artist AU, with a plot
WTF AM I DOING
spoiler: the plot is terrible
TENTATIVELY BACK, HAI.
I am sick, have been sick since returning from vacation, have nothing to post, hooray. Just saying hello. Hello.
Am trying to make there be a comic about a nice quiet Jewish boy moving into an apartment pretty much run by the Addams family and finding his particular flat haunted by the ghost of a pushy, lecherous Victorian dandy. There are tentacle monsters and flamingoes and a cute girl across the hall with a forked tongue and I’m pretty sure there’s a menacing yet hot vampire. If that sounds at all interesting, feel free to throw bricks at me until I make it happen.
More fanart and sketches and stuff in near future. \o/ <3
giadriana asked for something from the end of episode 25, which I chose to interpret as “please draw the whole episode”, because really, after the opening credits, it’s sort of ending… right? And she never specified which part, or answered her asks, and she’s Gigi, so, this is probably part 1/3.
One day, I will draw Carlos and/or Cecil two times and they will look the same. One day.
Throwing these up for caring and reliable reasons, and now going back to episode 25 stuff for Gigi.
While I’m here, have a headcanon: Steve Carlsberg is an ordinary sort of guy, a bit plain - the sort of guy who’d drive a tan Corolla and not even futz with the hubcaps. Not your usual upstanding Night Vale Citizen. And once upon a time, Cecil was over the moon for him—but Steve, being an ordinary, boring sort of fellow, was politely freaked the hell out over the prospect of being discussed on the radio. He disinclined to return Cecil’s affections. Because he is a terrible person. He just is. STEVE CARLSBERG.
Have an alternate headcanon: Long ago, before he had a show, Cecil was over the moon for Steve Carlsberg, but never indicated his interest and was continually dismissed — not because Steve was necessarily uninterested, but because he simply wasn’t aware Cecil had a statue in his closet built entirely of Steve’s discarded shoelaces, gum, and hair. Never would that mistake happen again, dear listeners! (But, given that 87% of Night Vale residents are at least partially telepathic, Cecil’s pretty sure he must’ve known something.)
quizzica asked for Hannibal salsa dancing, which I interpreted as “please draw Will Graham in a dress.” And no one was surprised.
Pretend, if you will, that this is an AU in which Hannibal is a psychiatrist who manipulates his patient/friend into a life of sexy dancing and fishnets instead of cannibalism and murder.
(I used reference images; if you type “salsa dancing”, they’re likely on the first page. And every other page. The first one, I have Hannibal in the ‘girl’ pose, though. Because reasons. His bum. His bum is the reason.)
zombiegravitation asked for genderswap Cecil and/or Carlos.
Night Vale hipsters wear snakes instead of scarves? I’m not sure how I feel about this Cecilia, but I never know how I feel about my Cecils, either. Somehow I didn’t notice I was pretty much drawing the exact same Carlotta twice. Oops. (Carlotta rather than anything else, because the prompt asked for classy Cecil and tomboyish Carlos, and Carlotta means “manly” according to the one site I looked at.)