Patreon August 2018 Update

Aug 21, 2018 03:06 AM | 0




My Patreon page has been up for about two weeks, and I'm seeing a good response. So far, 14 fans have signed up! I'm producing original artwork just for these Patrons, which you can see in the preview image above.

Patreon is my way of connecting better with fans of my work. I'm taking requests from Patrons, and turning them into artwork. Seeing more activity on Patreon will motivate me more to produce more art and update Sleepycomics.com.

Sleepycomics.com has been a central part of my life for the last 12 years. I've spent countless months developing the site, cataloging scenes and producing original artwork. I recognize that I share a common bond with the thousands of sleepy fans who visit this site. At one point in our lives, we all thought we were the only person in the world who had this fetish. We are a small group of people, who will likely remain anonymous forever online. I continue running this site because I want people to know they are not alone.


Thanks for your support!

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It's Official: I am on Patreon!

Aug 08, 2018 06:12 AM | 2


Fans who have been following my artwork on deviantArt can now show their support through Patreon. Patreon is a platform that lets you contribute a monthly amount to a creator. In return, the creator gives you access to exclusive content.

For sleepycomics.com, this can be a better revenue stream, as opposed to the old donation page. Supporting sleepycomics on Patreon gives you exclusive access to my artwork, which has been a hit on deviantArt. You'll also get sneak peeks, variants and special drawings. I'm starting things off with tiers set at $2 and $5. If you aren't sure what this Patreon thing is about, e-mail me at [email protected], and I'll answer any questions you have.

Sleepycomics.com is now in its 11th year of continuous operation. During this time, I've given much to the community and asked for little. Believe me: if this Patreon works out, you will see MORE content from me!

Thanks for your support!

Ready to join? Visit www.patreon.com/sleepycomics.
Become a Patron!

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Fundraising for Sleepycomics

Jan 21, 2018 05:06 AM | 2
Happy New Year!

Sleepycomics.com continues to grow thanks to some generous users who help find and upload scenes. It's always a nice surprise to see my inbox with new scenes waiting to be approved! Shout out to Xenaphon and ProjectX for posting most of the scenes recently.

This website has been running for over 11 years now. Many websites of this nature never make it that long, but I've vowed to keep this site running for as long as I can. Websites like this do cost money to run, however. If you enjoy using this site, consider donating! You'll feel good, and if you donate $5.00 or more I'll gift you a digital drawing I made:





In 2018, I hope to see lots of new content added to this site, and I also plan on drawing a lot more art.

Thanks in advance!

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Uploading Scenes Just Got Easier

Sep 17, 2017 05:08 PM | 6
One of the biggest problems with Sleepycomics.com in the past, was the scene uploading system. Because I was on shared hosting with Dreamhost, I couldn't really go overboard and allow unlimited photo uploads. I had to make users upload images to free photo sites like Photobucket and Imageshack. This was a pain, and a huge barrier to letting people easily upload scenes. Free photo sites also impose their own rules on images, and the images frequently get taken down. Photobucket even stopped allowing hot linking unless you pay them.

Well as of today this is no longer the case. I've successfully moved my code and images to a new web server where I have a lot more control. I changed the scene upload system so you can drag and drop image files, and they will automatically upload to the server. It's fast and easy to use!.

I also further separated a scene's images from its other download links. So there is a separate section for adding links to YouTube, deviantArt or other pages.

I've been pretty excited about these new changes, so you will see lots of updates to the site in the next few weeks!

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Sleepycomics.com Just Got a Makeover

Sep 10, 2017 01:45 PM | 0
Sleepycomics.com just got a much needed design overhaul. I got inspired these last few days and really put in a ton of programming effort to improve the UX of this website. This overhaul should address some long standing issues, such as mobile usability. My hope is that the improvements will get people using the site more.

Sign ups are open again!. You no longer have to e-mail me for creating an account. This removes a huge barrier. I also added reset password functionality, which should be available on any website.

The Sleepycomics.com mobile experience is much improved!. I scrapped the entire CSS codebase and started over from scratch. I downloaded CSS Bootstrap V4 and rebuilt the site's layout. The website is now a lot more responsive on mobile.
I also improved the scene image viewer for mobile devices.

This will continue to be a work in progress for the next couple of days, and then things should stabilize. You may notice small changes.

Get Involved

The best way to help out is to get involved with the site more.

  • Add comments, favorite scenes and rate scenes.

  • Submit or Tweet any new scenes you find.

  • If you find bugs, or want a feature, let me know!

  • Send a small donation to show your appreciation!



Thanks a lot and I hope you enjoy the updated site!

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September 2017 Update

Sep 04, 2017 03:37 PM | 0
Since my last blog post, I've posted 12 new pieces of art on my deviantArt page. Hope you guys have been enjoying them! It's always a fun hobby to do on the side.

I managed to get my Chloroforum account locked by accident, and since then I've been unable to get back to that site. The admins there don't seem to care about responding to e-mails. You don't really need an account to use Sleepycomics.com, which is kind of nice. I do wish there was some more user activity like back in the day. I do like to hear from people, via e-mail, deviantArt and Twitter.

I am going to have to find a new way to let users submit scenes. Photobucket has turned to crap lately. I don't know if Imageshack still works. With sites like Readcomiconline.to, it's so easy to search comics for scenes. If you guys find anything cool, send me a link on Twitter.

ProjectX has continued making his comic book KO packs, and I've been able to stay up to date because some kind users on the Chloroforum send them to me. As a service to the community, I'm archiving all the ProjectX KO comics packs on Amazon S3. You can download them on this page.

Amazon S3 and Dreamhost still cost some money. I just renewed my hosting and they have been good so far! A small donation to help fund the site is always appreciated. Thanks everyone!



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Finding Sleepy Scenes in 2017

Jan 26, 2017 12:27 AM | 2
First off, I want to wish all my visitors a Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017.

I've been running this website for 11 years now (started around 2006). I took a break from updating Sleepycomics.com because other things took precedence. New relationships, new jobs, new hobbies. I got really into drawing art and continue posting a piece here and there on deviantArt.

I've been pretty active on Twitter, and you can follow me @sleepycomics. I have about 300 followers, though most of them are probably bots. I post lots of cool sleepy content on Twitter, and I do it mainly because it's more accessible and modern. We live in a social media age after all.

There's other people now searching comics and manga for content. There's @IeonScans who posts tons of manga content on Western Civilization Forum. Project X is posting comic book finds on the Chloroforum. And yes, there's still me. I check sites like Comic Book Resources and Read Comic Online for scenes. Kissmanga.com is for manga scans. Tons of stuff there, no time to go through it all.

ReadComicOnline.to is amazing by the way. I've used it to go back and check older scenes. Often there's additional content to be found. Of course you can use it to check current comics too. Obviously, it's in a legal grey area, but it's what we have now. A lot of the old Comic CBR file sites are down now.
Go ahead and use this as a resource to find comic scenes. If you find anything good, send me a tweet or email me! I will respond.

I must admit, one of the reasons I stopped updating Sleepycomics.com was due to laziness. It was tedious having to upload images to Photobucket and then manually copy the links into a form. I built a program a few days ago that would make it easier for me to upload images now. It bypasses that Photobucket system, so the images go straight to my server. Much better now, especially since Photobucket compressed images to 1024 pixels.

A lot of you may have forgotten your password to this site or want to open an account. For any of those, just email me and I'll take care of it. I got rid of the sign up form because there was too much spam.

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Is Twitter the answer?

May 31, 2014 11:58 PM | 4
If anyone follows my Twitter handle, @sleepycomics, you may have noticed that I am posting scene finds there. I used to never care about Twitter, but I suddenly started realizing its benefits.

First off, Twitter is integrated into my tablet and phone, so I can post things wherever I am. When I tuned a new scene, it's much faster to just tweet the image with some hash tags, than it is to input it into my database. Once tweeted, all of my followers can see it on their phone as well.

Other people can tweet information to me as well. If one of you finds a cool sleepy scene, you can just tweet it to @sleepycomics, and I'll see it.

I'm still checking comics these days, and I do find some great scenes. I've been lazy to post them though. Twitter enables me to post things faster. I'll be using it more I think.

Try it out! Visit my Twitter profile today: @sleepycomics

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Why I haven't been updating this site...

Nov 09, 2013 09:56 AM | 3
So yes, I am still alive. I even made some original art recently!

Life's moving for me. I landed a new job in NYC, that's keeping me pretty busy. I'm spending lots of time on my other hobbies, which include juggling and even learning how to unicycle.

Am I the same prolific comic/manga searcher I was three years ago? Probably not. I occasionally skim the latest comics, but not everything. Here are some of the reasons I've lost motivation to search:


* It gets harder and harder to find good scenes. This is because we have a database of AMAZING scenes, so all new stuff is mediocre.

* Managing tens of thousands of images is difficult. Already I have a hard time locating a scene on my own hard disk! Backing things up takes longer.

* I've already surpassed my goal. I wanted to find the best comic and manga sleepy scenes, and I feel like I've done that. There's nothing left to prove.

I still check this site a lot. I always go back and look at my favorite comic scenes. A lot of times I rediscover scenes I forgot about, and it's an awesome feeling!

Keep submitting scenes though, there's been some neat stuff lately! Thanks!

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Yeah I got side tracked...

Dec 18, 2012 09:40 PM | 2
Okay, so I have this annoying trait. I get interested in hobbies in waves. One month, I'll be really into something, such as working on Sleepycomics.com. Another month, I'll have no motivation to work on it. I really wish I'd stop getting side tracked!

I still find time to draw some art every week. I have this thing going where I am trying to draw all the Sailor Senshi getting chloroformed. It's kind of addicting...you just want to "chloro 'em all". The good news is, free art for everyone! Think of it as a holiday gift.

I will likely go dark as the holidays get nearer, as I will be traveling and meeting family.

So, I got nothing else to say. Have a safe holiday everyone!

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