Character occurrence frequency 2008 to 2017

Here are two diagrams that show how often the main and supporting characters of Sandra and Woo appeared in each year. Note that there were only 20 strips in 2008. The last year saw a renaissance of Cloud who appeared more often than in the previous three years combined. Sandra appeared in almost 70% of all strips, almost beating her all-time record in 2009. Regarding the supporting characters, Luna has appeared the most often of them three times in a row now.

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Main characters occurrence frequency 2008 to 2017

Supporting characters occurrence frequency 2008 to 2017

Number of new strips per year:

  • 2008: 20
  • 2009: 105
  • 2010: 107
  • 2011: 106
  • 2012: 104
  • 2013: 100
  • 2014: 104
  • 2015: 104
  • 2016: 115 (incl. 17 MSPA inspired strips)
  • 2017: 105


WOO-HOO! Patreon won’t change their fee structure in the proposed way:


This wouldn’t have been possible without the help of all people who wrote mails to Patreon or communicated their condemnation of Patreon’s new fee structure in some other way. So once again: Thank you to all of you!

Question about comic printing companies

I’m currently looking for (comic) printing companies located in the United States that also ship to end customers as part of their service. So far, I’ve contacted Ka-Blam, TopatoCo and 4th Dimension. I already eliminated the Print-on-Demand companies Lulu and CreateSpace from my consideration.

If anyone of you knows another potentially interesting printing company, please write a comment in the comment section below. Your input is very appreciated!

Ask Novil questions about Sandra and Woo

On our Gaia website, I created three posts during the last years in which I asked our readers to ask me general questions about the comic. Since that proved to be a quite popular format with lots of questions being asked, I figured that it may also be something our Sandra and Woo readers might be interested in.

So, if you always had a question regarding Sandra and Woo, the comment section of this news post is the right place to ask it.

Results of the artwork contest 2017 – Top 12

It’s time! Time for the top 12 of the Sandra and Woo and Gaia artwork contest 2017! The contests of the last years were often dominated by submissions related to Sandra and Woo. For example, Woo was present in 9 of 10 submissions of the top 10 in 2015. However, this year, the top 3 are all related to Gaia!

The submissions are ordered from place 12 to 1. As you can see, we’ve received some elaborate and innovative pieces of art this year again. I found it particularly difficult to determine the positions of this year’s entries. Therefore, our next year’s contest will probably involve some kind of voting to make things a little easier for me. Please show your support by visiting the artists’ websites and/or by writing a comment in the comment section of this blog post!

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