I want to say, I think you're doing some amazing work on Sylvanna. I started reading it and I think it has a great plot!
Funny coincidence though, one of my original story ideas also has a bird race as the main antagonists. Of course, it's an all anthro animal world, and I can't help but draw a lot of inspiration from the older Sonic comics. At least the main hero isn't a bat...she's a cat. XD
I kind of feel like doing some Sonic fan art again too especially after taking your class. Lately I've been more on a Lion King kick for the past few years. XD
Hehee, well I'll tell you that I've been putting Sylvanna out there for a couple years now. Only finally got to this incarnation and WELL before me and after too, there have been plenty of "birds as badguys" comics so you shouldn't feel discouraged from that one similarity! Would love to see what you do with your book!
Amazing page! I like the stained glass look and the coloring.
I can see there's a biblical allusion sort of thing going on here. (Or it could be just me reading into things like I usually do. Lol. With the mentioning of "it was good" and the number 12. So... Yeah. If I'm reading into it of much, sorry about that. ^_^').
I'll definitely be reading the comic from here on.
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Love the stained-glass-window look for the background story. It really gives it an elegant "ancient tale" vibe and the contrast between that and the "regular" art style in the final panel is a nice wake up call to bring the readers into the present day. Interesting history, too. Great to see this comic starting!