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Rumplestiltskin by H0lyhandgrenade Rumplestiltskin by H0lyhandgrenade
This is a sample of a much longer comic which I may make some day; a retelling of Rumplestiltskin. Quite different from the original story. This was for a class project... Hence me rushing it very much. Damned deadlines. There are quite a few things I would have liked to have done differently had I had the time, but alas.

The masked man may look somewhat familiar. Yes, it's a very similar design to the man in Mokepon... But actually, I've had the idea for this story (and that character) in the back of my mind for years now. I merely borrowed the design for Mokepon.

I kind of regret the scene I chose. I should have gone for something that would lend itself to more interesting, more varied pictures, but I ended up being more interested in showing the kind of relationship between the characters. Alas, it's finished now and that's the main thing.

EDIT: The whole thing is now being made :D You can read it here! [link]
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:iconmattimand:
Mattimand Featured By Owner Edited May 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I Am So In Love With Your Art Style AND Writing!!

I would love to see one of my stories by your pen, it would be such an honour. Of course, you seem to do perfectly well without another writer writing you stories, a complement for that! But I've got to ask. Better chances of asking than not asking, right?

Would you have an interest in drawing one of my names?

I've actually been looking for an artist for quite some time now, as my old partner chose to stop (or at least pause) his drawing. Beforehand you should know I am quite the ambitious writer, and I do have my dreams. But a one-time job would be a lot of fun, too!

Get to know just how ambitious I am by clicking the following links.
Contact details are provided in both.
  1. Project proposal on Tapastic
  2. Project proposal on DeviantArt (repost but with additions)
I do have samples of my writing, if you should be interested.
Looking forward to hearing from you! ^^
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Squishykitt Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I lav this comic! I've been readin it lol Chris speaks for all of us when we say WE WANT MORE ADVENTURE!! :iconherpderpplz: And rumplestiltskin is so mysterious! And cute <3
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Yaoipigglet Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Student Writer
WHERE CAN I READ THE WHOLE FLIPPING THING?!?!?!?!?!?!?
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:iconh0lyhandgrenade:
H0lyhandgrenade Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Right here =) [link]
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:iconyaoipigglet:
Yaoipigglet Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Student Writer
I've read the whole thing!
TT^TT where is te rest going to be up?!
I LOVE IT!
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OneTimeWillow Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
It brilliant, really interesting and creative look at a fairy tale
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:iconjollyredqueen:
JollyRedQueen Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
WHERE IS THE SECOND PAGE TO THIS?! O.O
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:iconredmeg:
RedMeg Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
O.O This is so cool...
Must. Find. More. *goes to look*
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:iconredmeg:
RedMeg Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Found and finished the first chapter. IT IS TOO AWESOME. And there is NOT ENOUGH of it. Is there going to be more?
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brobertson18 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
just finished the first chapter on mangamangazine.net and im in love with it already!!! :love::love::love: can't wait to read the rest
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:iconpjofan:
PJOfan Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Could you give a link by any chance? :)
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:iconbrobertson18:
brobertson18 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012
how do i do that? i'm new and still learning.
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:iconpjofan:
PJOfan Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Never mind I found it on there, thanks though :)
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MissReginaMaria Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
This looks so cool! I wish you would draw the whole thing!
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Tempest-in-Blue Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
I like it, very much, but (and I apologize if someone has already mentioned this) oughtn't it read "...all this straw to be spinning" rather than "sewing"? Because they're really not the same thing at all.
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:iconh0lyhandgrenade:
H0lyhandgrenade Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
It should xD Mistake on my part. I changed it later but seems I forgot to change it here...
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:iconmiss-jack:
Miss-Jack Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
wah I want to see the next page...
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:iconred-rose-12:
Red-Rose-12 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
noo! that was so good! :D but sad it ended :(
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:iconpjofan:
PJOfan Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow, is there a second part to this?
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:iconthereturnofkopa:
thereturnofkopa Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this. is. EPICNESS!!!!!!!!
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:iconvarsa-svasa:
Varsa-svasa Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012
It's so sad, I'm actually favoring Rumpel in this comic.
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:iconthereturnofkopa:
thereturnofkopa Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
why is that sad? stiltskin's awesome!
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Saphiera12 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
please make more!
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DuskanDawn Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Student Photographer
Damn i recgonised your style right of the bat! Oh man i'd love to see more of this!
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megz95 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012
More?! Please!!!! :please:
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0Umizu0 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I liked it so much :3 Your drawing style and how you retelle the story, is there more??? n.n
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AmbreeChristineSkye Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
Wait, whoa, whoa, whoa! Is there more of this?! I must see more!! :tears: I've been looking for a good retelling/showing of Rumpelstiltskin for ages! And I find an amazing one and it's in the middle of the story!! :cries:
I'm not sure what character you were referencing with the design of your Rumpelstiltskin, so no comment on that except that I absolutely adore the mask concept! :love: Your drawing style is really intriguing, I like it. And you managed to make me hate the prince the minute I saw him (don't know if that's what you were going for but I've always thought the character came of as a prick in the original stories. ;P), and I like the expressions on the girl's face (Rumple called her Chris right?) Gah! what kinda school do you go to to be able to make something like this as a project?! (I'm guessing art college?) I just spewed a bunch of stuff I could probably just learn by going to your profile so... sorry, but it's be a waste of typing to delete it. Sorry for the long comment. ^^; If you couldn't tell already, I really like this, the shading also caught my eye by the way.
Okies I'm gonna shut up now. Heh (that's code for 'go raid your gallery for more of your work.) ^^;
Great job I love contact with humans thing...I said i'd shut up didn't I? ^^;

Keep on drawing! ^^/
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Redheart111 Featured By Owner May 5, 2012
"It doesn't make you look THAT cool..."
Yes, it does! xD I love rereading this!
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bonnielass221 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow...I love this so much. Please make more! This is so awesome! I'm totally hooked, and I've only read one strip!
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Lady-Purnima Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I am loving this.
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Moossey Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I hope you continue this. I really do. :(

It's simply fantastic.
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MisfitableGrae Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012   Writer
It'd be awesome if you'd continue! I really loved this, and your artwork is fantastic!
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:iconkenosaki:
Kenosaki Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
I think this is fantastic. I'm always into retellings of old fairytales and would love to see where you take it.
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KisaKittyChan Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Please make more?!!! I love it!!!! XD
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selkie-fox Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
oooh... I likey... more please??
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yolen Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love these retellings you make.
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night-ravers Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Student General Artist
OMJIGGLYPUFF isn't that the same guy from mokepon i cant be the only one who thinks so
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IntriguingShadow Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
Very cool, keep at it!
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shannaganz Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
will ther be more?
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:iconshannaganz:
shannaganz Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
will there be more??????????/
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chibi-seijitsu-chan Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
I really like what you're doing here. It's fresh, and your art style is lots of fun! Is it safe to assume that there will be more of this from you?:3
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ShadowDragonn Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
oh but this scene is really intriguing. I want to know what happened before- how they came about deciding on a hug, and more importantly-what comes next. Who he is behind the mask, is he afraid of her seeing Who he is, or just seeing his face? Is he perhaps someone she knows, or....? Ooooh and what will be the last thing she gives him? {If she has to spin gold a third time like in the original}. It makes me excited to wonder!
I support you continuing this!
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:iconkitwillan:
Kitwillan Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011
you should totally do more with this comic! i like it!
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The-Sorting-Hat Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011
Please consider making this comic! It seems really interesting and I for one would love to see more!
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GarnetSky13 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
this is very good and you should extend on the idea with a longer comic. hope to see more of it. :)
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:iconavian-reader:
avian-reader Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2011
I like what I see very much :)
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:iconcyanidesyrup:
CyanideSyrup Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
The masked man is a fantastic character, I hope to read more of this
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TaintedxKisses Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011
I hope you continue with this story. I enjoyed reading this! C:
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RestlessEcho Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
Aw, I was hoping there was more. I've always thought that the prince from this tale was a pretty big jerk. I hop you continue this soon.
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Yeldan14 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2011
A very nice take on the classic :)
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