"Sir, hi from rich collins! I sent you an e-mail on aol. Can you do the music video we talked about I will send you $75 when you e-mail it to me. Basically I need you to sing and play colonize the galaxy long version on a video and…"
I love to draw and write comics, but God has given me many more talents for me to use for Him. I also write record and produce my own songs, play guitar/keyboard/bass/mandolin, sing, voice act (I do voices for most of my cartoon characters), and I of course draw and write stories. I often combine my music with my comics, and write songs for my comics. Kinda fun. :P
My Testimony: (We encourage members to share briefly about how their faith in Christ has impacted their lives.)
Well I was raised in church ever since I was a little kid, and accepted Christ in my heart at age 8. I am probably one of the quietest people anyone will ever meet. Yet in 2007, I felt like God was calling me to sing and write songs for Him. Singing is something I thought I would never be able to do, but as I stuck with it, I've come to discover a talent I didn't know I had. :P Now, I believe God's called me to use all my talents for Him, not just songwriting. My comic, The Extraordinary League of Christianity, has only gotten as far as it has because of God I believe. I would explain the whole story, but don't wanna write a long description here. :P Anyway, I feel God has created me to be quiet useful for Him in some way. What I do, I do it regardless of if I have an audience of 1000, or just 10 who are impacted by my stuff. I'm called to use my talents for God, regardless of fame. :)
Dream Job: (If you could have your dream job in the comics industry, what would it be?)
I'm not too familiar with most comics, I just have a big imagination and love to draw them. :) I guess my dream job in comics is to one day make an impact with the news of Christ through my ELC comics... encouraging Christians to be a witness where ever they go and whatever they do. To teach the youth of today to not back down away from the new generation that is rising that I believe doesn't truly know God. To have my ELC comic stand up for what's right, regardless of the people who may bash it.
Favorite Comic Creators:
I don't know too many comic creators honestly. I would say Stan Lee... and one of my bosses from Phoenix Fire Entertainment, Lars Swearingen. Besides that, I don't know any really well known creators out there. :P I'm no comics nerd, just like making them. :)
Sir, hi from rich collins! I sent you an e-mail on aol. Can you do the music video we talked about I will send you $75 when you e-mail it to me. Basically I need you to sing and play colonize the galaxy long version on a video and e-mail me the MVP file so i can post to the R&RJiS Youtube site here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFf8fxsHrJnaFk3JGpVIsRQ We don't want anything fancy, just you playing at your electric piano and singing the theme song nothing fancy. Let me Know rich collins 757-775-2504 Newport News VA
Sir, hi from rich collins! I sent you an e-mail on aol. Can you do teh music video we talked about I will send you $75 when you e-mail it to me. Basically I need you to sing and play colonize the galaxy long version on a video and e-mail me the MVP file so i can post to the R&RJiS Youtube site here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFf8fxsHrJnaFk3JGpVIsRQ We don't want anything fancy, just you playing at your electric piano and singing the theme song nothing fancy. Let me Know rich collins 757-775-2504 Newport News VA
Sir, I used 'Colonize the Galaxy!' in a R&RJiS 3D trailer and posted it on YouTube! I am animating my kids graphic novel story R&RJiS on Poser! It is a sweet theme song, you did a great job! I gave you credit in the back of the video and also on the story Facebook page. Here is the link to the R&RJiS YouTube channel with it posted:
Oh yeah - say a prayer - I am pitching R&RJiS to some TV/movie people this week! Maybe if it is made into a movie or cartoon series they will use your theme song and you will become a world wide sensation and 'Colonize the Galaxy!' will be in a major motion picture, cartoons, video games, DVDs, itunes, and who knows what else! I am sorry, I lost your e-mail - if you send me an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org I will e-mail you the wmv of the trailer - it is 7 MB, and you can have it. It is an awesome theme song! Thank you for your excellent work! Go Raegan and RJ in Space!
Hi ya, I know you like Christian comics so I know you'll love The Word for WORD Bible Comic, (Unabridged, historically accurate graphic novel of the Bible with a high view of scripture. For ages 15+) please check it out at the KS page, it's going well but I still need lots of backers so I hope as a CCAS member you'll please pray on pledging to support this project...
I love your style! I've been working on my own storyline for a christian superhero comic...but I tend to be more discreet in the Christian part because I want to draw in those who wouldn't normally pick up a Christian book. ;)
Sir, I loved the drawing of R&RJ and sent you payment by registered mail today you should get Thursday. I will load it on my web site int he 'amazing art' section and publish your web site there. God bless. Rich Collins
Sir, (a) the amazing art can be anything you want. Be creative. This si your chance to do something kids all over the world will see and go wow, that is cool, I can't wait to go into space, or read a story. (b) the theme song I am looking for is a catchy little song about one minute thing that kind of summarizes the feel of the story, about 1) some Christian families exploring God's universe in space in an awesome space ship, and 2) Raegan and RJ are two kids with their friends that add excitement and wonder by doing the missions, and maybe 3) God is protecting them or with them on this great adventure. The other three theme songs (Pump up the ship, Best of my Life, and By my side) were done for each book of the trilogy. This one should kind of be for the whole adventure not specific to one mission or colonization. God Bless. Rich Collins.
1) If you like drawing, please consider drawing me a 'Raegan and RJ in Space!' picture or sketch, e-mail it to me email@example.com, and I will send you $30 by certified mail that day. Go to my web site for ideas. You can do pencil, computer, whatever. The web site ishttp://www.raeganandrjinspace.comwhere my trilogy is. The idea we are trying to do is to create a family friendly Christian Science Fiction story without any guns, aliens, or battles. The excitement comes from the adventures the kids go on. I will post your artwork in the 'amazing art' section for kids all over the world to enjoy and also the link to your site to give you a little vert.
2) I have a theme song for each of my trilogy books. I love music. you did I did each one of my theme songs with my daughter, and then we had our church music director professionally record them and now they are on our web site for all kids to enjoy. If you want to do a general theme song for my story I will pay you $100 if you do it and then send me the wmv file to my e-mail above. the theme song should be about some Christian families going on a big mission to explore other worlds God has made.
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