Last week it was announced that IDW Publishing would be printing Dan Goldman’s cult web-comic Red Light Properties.
The weird Floridian paranormal real estate agents will be unleashed in a remastered print edition in January.
Forces of Geek’s Clay N. Ferno put on his fanny pack and asked Dan some questions about the upcoming release and early digital native comics storytelling!
FOG!: Thanks for joining us to talk Red Light Properties, Dan!
Dan Goldman: Well, thank you for having me over, Clay! I promise not to spill my Slurpee on this nice rug.
IDW is publishing Red Light Properties in January, but the series was started digitally. What’s new about the ‘remastered’ version we’ll see in print? Were the revisions all yours?
Aside from the 20+ pages the world has never seen before, I’ve recolored and re-lettered literally the entire book as well as redrawn many panels, swapped out early 3D modeling work for updated models, clarified some initially sloppy storytelling and tweaked a good deal of the dialogue. Lettering is normally my final pass at my own scripts, so this was, as they say, another chance to get it right.
I worked with editor Joan Hilty as the book came into its final shape, and having her eagle eyes were invaluable as I’ve been deep into RLP for years now, but ultimately all the revisions made were my decisions to make.
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