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The ____ in the moon by tamalesyatole The ____ in the moon by tamalesyatole
YAY! My first pony comic.

I kept thinking about the idea and the best way of express it for a while, and since looks it has not been done before
(but please tell me if I'm wrong), so here it is.

Now, since I'm a newbie in vectoring and I usually lack on patience on learning new abilities, I used some vectors from #MLP-VectorClub, specifically...

First Panel
●~ChemicOwl's "Canterlot Palace Spires at Night"
●~Chromadancer 's "1,000 Year Slumber"

Second Panel
●~Ironfruit's "Dawn Scene - Full Frame Vector"
●=MoongazePonies's "Angel Bunny", modified to make him look into the horizon.
●*RedPandaPony's "Fluttershy Being Fluttershy" sightly modified (closed the mouth for a more "serene" face, and the tail)

Third Panel
●*BonesWolbach's "Field Clearing", modified by erasing the clouds and some stars.
●~ThatsGrotesque's "Lyra facehoof" and ●~Muffin308's "Bon bon looks surprised" were combined into "Bon Bon Facehoof"
●~Shelmo69's "Lyra", with modified front legs.


First Panel Princess Luna was made with Inkscape (the vectors) and GIMP (the mane's special effects) and the mane could have been subconsciously inspired by "Princess Luna" by ~zlack3r.

The "Rabbit in the Moon" Moon and the "Man in the Moon" Moon were made in Inkscape using ~Chromadancer 's "1,000 Year Slumber" as a base and, of course, the actual Moon.

And, with such beautiful backgrounds, I felt the first plane characters were too "flat", so I shaded them. Now they look as if they were lit by moonlight... I guess.

And since English is not my first language, the text was maybe the most difficult part, since I wanted something "poetic" and a good punchline.

So, any feedback is greatly appreciated!

And one more thing... Steganography YAY!
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May 26th Edit: Featured in Equiestria Daily's Comic Section, May 21th. Since then...

...this was my face when the comic reached 1,000 views:
:iconapplejacknoesplz:

...10,000 views:
:iconapplejackishappyplz:

...25,000 views:
:iconapplejackisdizzyplz:

Edit 2: Thanks to *DaringDashie for the suggestions and corrections!
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:icontiger610:
Tiger610 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:33< i don't see any hidden text
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Starlollipop Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
tamales y atole hahahaha
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:iconespiritdecorp:
EspiritDeCorp Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
Lol i love the secret message there X3

and to answer your question NOPE lol
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:iconavantgardepony:
AvantGardePony Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
This was great.
Also, tamales are delicious....and I don't have a thing to do. XD
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:iconfluttetsword:
FluttetSword Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Student General Artist
Hey he is armstrong or 吳剛, and lol.
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:icondrx-raven:
DrX-Raven Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013
Raven: Second panel.......... I see nothin'.....
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:iconfire5236:
Fire5236 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
_iconepicfacehoofplz:
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:iconfire5236:
Fire5236 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I mean :iconepicfacehoofplz:
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:iconapplejack123456:
Applejack123456 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Student
I don't see a human in it....
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:iconsealytheseal:
SealyTheSeal Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014
It's a hand.
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