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A New Beginning!

I am proud to announce the big relaunch of The Last of the Polar Bears. As you may recall, The Last of the Polar Bears is my online graphic novel about a mother polar bear and her two cubs and their struggle to survive in the warming Arctic of the near future.

It's been a long journey getting to this point. I began work on The Last of the Polar Bears in 2009, researching polar bears and the arctic extensively, plotting the story in detail, designing the characters, and storyboarding the complete book. Now I am hard at work illustrating the pages.

Every Monday, I post a new page up on the website. It's currently up to page 15. Some of the early pages will look familiar to returning readers, but look carefully and you'll notice that they've been retouched and enhanced. Bear with me, it's all new territory once we get up to page 36. ;)

So please, come join me and the polar bears on their grand journey.

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P.S. August 31 marks the close of the Arctic Animal Comic Competition…. If you participated, give yourself a big pat on the back. I am amazed and moved by the creativity, passion and variety of the entries I received. It's going to be very difficult to narrow down the winners. Check back on the website in October when I'll be announcing the results of the competition, and sharing my favorites.


My Books

The Last of the Polar Bears Webcomic

A webcomic about a mother polar bear and her two cubs as they struggle to survive in the warming Arctic of the near future. A new page is posted every Monday! Read the comic here:

Draw Furries: How to Create Anthropomorphic and Fantasy Animals…

A 128 page full-color how-to draw book packed full of tips about drawing anthropomorphic animals, including feline, canine, equine, rodent, and avian characters. It contains step-by-step tutorials on anatomy, poses, and species-specific details (wings, tails, eyes, fur, feathers, claws, etc.), plus coloring and backgrounds! It's available in bookstores and through my website:…

Peach Fuzz Graphic Novels…

A three-volume graphic novel series about Peach, a prissy ferret with a royalty complex, and Amanda, her enthusiastic young owner. Unfortunately, with the publisher Tokyopop out of business, the Peach Fuzz books have gone out of print. I'm down to my last couple copies of vol.2 with no way of restocking. You can still get them through Amazon, but they're getting difficult to find.

Comic Pages and other original artwork for sale

From Peach Fuzz, Domo, Sabrina, etc.! Prices range from $50 to $150 for a specific page, or $35 for a random page with a character of your choice. Plus $8 shipping. Original art of one of the images in my gallery are priced on a case-by-case basis. Just send me an email at with your wish-list and I'll let you know its availability and price.

-Comic page originals from Sabrina The Teenage Witch issues 92 and 98 are 11"x17" inks on bristol board.
-Comic page originals from Domo are 11"x17" pencils on bristol board.
-Comic page originals from Peach Fuzz Vol 1-3 are 11"x17" pencils on bristol board.


High-quality glossy prints are available in both 8.5"x11" ($15 +$5 shipping) and 11"x17" ($25 + $5 shipping) sizes, and I'll be happy to sign it. :) Just email me at with your list of desired images and print sizes. :)

A note about Notes...

Please, no notes! Email me instead! I DO read the notes, but I'm really bad about replying to them, because I'll read them, and then forget about them. If you need a reply, please, please, please use my e-mail address instead: Thank you so much!

Comments and favs

Finally, I want to take a moment to thank everyone who has either faved a picture, watched me, and/or commented. Although it's not always possible to comment back, I do make it a point to look at everyone's deviantArt site who has done one of the above. Thanks everyone! :) You guys make me smile. Love all of you! :heart::heart::heart:

Links to check out:

For more art and information, see:

My official web site, The Art of Jared and Lindsay:
Last of the Polar Bears webcomic:
Peach Fuzz:…
For mini-update tweets, my Twitter:

:iconquasimanga: Jared Hodges (Peach Fuzz co-creator):

:iconspookychan: Channy-langa (the cousin-langa :heart:):
  • Mood: Love
  • Listening to:
  • Reading: Princess Knight
  • Watching: Game Center CX
  • Playing: Dragon Quest 6
  • Eating: lunch...soon
  • Drinking: coffee
Koeyohte Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm so happy to hear about this :) I started reading it around when you first started posting and then wondered what had happened. I'm so happy I can continue to follow your story!

metonnika Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I look forward to the relaunch of your comic. =)
Monsterpaladin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Bear with me...I see what you did there...:iconteheplz:
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