News and commentaries

This is where commentaries on the comics will appear. It’s also the place for news posts, although these are likely to be rare.

Ink experimentation

Hello, Mousers! I must wholeheartedly apologise for almost missing today’s update. The reason is that I’ve been experimenting with different forms of inking lately and my first attempts haven’t exactly gone to plan. Normally, I ink on the computer and it goes rather nicely. The ink looks good, it’s thick and bold when I want…Read more

Oh my!

Hello, Mousers! I’ll begin by apologising for the delay in updating the comic. I have an exam on the 18th and I’m also trying to buy a house. I have to therefore devote a lot of time to non-comic endeavours, which is a massive pain in the backside. In the mean time, I thought you…Read more

Crayon test

Hello again, Mousers! It has been many years since I coloured The Life of Nob T. Mouse by hand. In fact, it has been 11 years. The last hand-coloured storyline was Nasties! back in 1999. When I hand-coloured, I did it with coloured pencils for two reasons: I had no talent at painting, and they…Read more


Whoops. I set the update schedule wrong and didn’t notice until I was uploading next week’s strips, about five minutes ago. I have now corrected the schedule so Friday’s strip (which was set for tomorrow – I got the date wrong) is now available. I hope it wasn’t too much of an inconvenience for you.

Fan art

Luke Healey of the fantastic webcomic Swanny Nook sent me this brilliant picture of Nob Mouse yesterday. I recommend you have a look at his recently-rebooted comic as it is great. I have to say I like the idea of Nob Mouse wearing shoes with recognisable soles but my own drawings of him lost that…Read more