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Pon & Zi FAQ

Q: Are you the one that actually created these comics?
A: Yes. I first started drawing Pon and Zi in 2004, and first uploaded them here in my deviantArt gallery in December of that year.

Q: Which one is Pon and which one is Zi?
A: Pon is yellow and Zi is blue.

Q: Which one is the boy and which one is the girl?
A: I didn't assign either a gender because I think that neither of their personalities are gender specific, and because I realize that not all girls would relate to the same one, nor would all guys relate to the other. So I've left that decision open to each of you, individually.

Q: What exactly are they?
A: In a webcomic with the aim to simplify love down to one panel and a few words, Pon and Zi are people, represented and simplified down to little handpuppets. Or maybe they're the pillow you cuddle when you're lonely, but with a head and more importantly, a heart. Whatever they are, they look kind of like something you'd see in a children's book, if you can remember back when love was innocent and genuine still.

Q: What's the cat's name? The ostrich? The snail?
A: Nubbly. The ostrich is called Bawk, and the snail is called Scoot.

Q: Can I draw fanart?
A: Drawing your own original characters is classy.

Q: Can I get a Pon&Zi tattoo?
A: Go for it, but send me a photo after. I like to see these things. : B

Q: Do you use the things said in your comics as pickup lines?
A: Ahaha, nope. I'm not single (<3) but I can't imagine doing that. Hahaha.

Q: Can I use your art for a layout, icon, background, wallpaper, collage, banner, etc.?
A: That's a hard question to answer plainly. I don't mind when people repost the comics in myspace, facebook, etc. comments as long as the images are the versions found from my gallery here or at azuzephre.net, and more importantly, that they are entirely unedited. Please do not use the images to make profile layouts, wallpapers, or anything downloadable by others. If you're unsure about what you plan to use the images for, send me a note or email. If I don't respond, I've either been too busy to get to your message, or it's so ridiculous that you ought to know that I'd say no.

Q: I found a person/website/store selling merchandise featuring your art and/or characters. Whats should I do?
A: Please notify me via dA note or email me at azuzephre@gmail.com with as much information as possible. I'll issue a cease and desist order and take legal action if they do not cooperate. Harassing the person in question is not necessary.

Q: Where can I find Pon&Zi Tshirts and other merchandise?
A: Visit the shop page at azuzephre.net! New merchandise is added periodically.

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Hello, all! 

I'm excited to announce that after being on the wait list for a table/booth at San Diego ComicCon for EIGHT years, I'll finally be there, signing the Pon&Zi art book at the Prism Comics booth! The art book, plushies, and with fingers crossed, an exclusive print or two will be available for purchase there for the entire duration of the convention, and I'll be there for half of each day to sign books, shake hands, talk about whatever you'd like, etc. I haven't been given my signing schedule yet, but I'll update this journal entry as soon as it's been settled. 

Let me know if you'll be there, yeah? If you've already got a Pon&Zi book and you'd like it signed, don't forget to bring it. I'll even draw you a quick drawrling in the front cover! 

The Prism Comics booth is located at space no. 2144, right by DC Comics and the Marvel Booth. 

I hope to see you there! <3

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If Pon and Zi existed in real life, how tall would they be? 

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1,096 deviants said 1 foot tall!
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898 deviants said Six inches tall!
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322 deviants said One inch tall!
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304 deviants said 4 feet tall!
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274 deviants said About as tall as Anxiety Cat.
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155 deviants said 5 feet tall!
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76 deviants said 17 feet tall!
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Amasov Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Best birthday wishes! :party: :cake:
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Hyakki-Hikou Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday :aww:
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Biotype Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!! :cake::party:
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ThisJennifer Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! Let me hug you!  I wish you a great day~ hug 
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AnyRainbow Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday! :]
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stephaniescarlet Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Happy Birthday! :D
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quiroz2 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great day!
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Moominfan80 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Happy Birthday! :)
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Black-Sweater Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HAPPEH BIRTHIDAAAAAAY XDDDDD
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freaky208 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!
Hope you have a blast, with cake :cake:
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Bee-R Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Happy birthday !!
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BlueScarlet77 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! :party::iconyaayplz::icondancinglaplz::iconrainbowbummiecakeplz:

todays my b'day too
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DeskTurtle Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist
Happy early birthday!!! :dummy: :iconcaekplz: :la: :la: choir Big La. Explode la plz :la: Spin balloon 

Enju Grin Icon  Have another great year of awesomeness!
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doubll13 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you were my tweenhood man, love your art!
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AkaiChounokoe Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
U'VE BEEN HUGGED!! *Hug* Let me Hug You Boy  
Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)
RULES:
1- You can hug the person who hugged you!
2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away!
Send This To All Your Friends, And Me If I Am 1.
If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
4-6 you're an ok friend
7-9 you're a good friend
10-& Up you're loved
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kristalp Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
Hello,
Just wanted to tip my hat to you and say I heart your work<3 

okay, I feel accomplished now.
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Kamaexcel Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It was wonderful to see you at Anime expo you brighten my day with your art. ^_^
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fargokraft Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It was nice meeting you at AX!  :)  
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tunglmyrkvi Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student
I love your stuff man!
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C4UT10N Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I remember when I saw Pon and Zi somewhere along 2007, I sure do miss those times.
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