zoke-week

Zoke Week Day 1: First Impression

I imagined this big scenario of Mike and Zoey getting pushed around while the other contestants were rushing to get on the ship and they ended up running into one another. I wanted to do a short comic but got lazy. :( So I drew Mike picking up a bag that got knocked out of Zoey’s hand (probably by Lightning or Scott let’s be honest), and sweet Mike of course picks it up for her only for them both to suddenly feel hope that they won’t be alone anymore!

It’s Zoke Week! And I am so NOT late…Well I tried doing TD style and kept feeling like everything was getting worse and worse. Next time we’ll just go with a style I’m more comfortable with I think. Ugh I suck.

  • zoey: *guitar riff* zoke *piano smash* zoey *bangs on drums* mike
  • mike: *SLAMS GUITAR ON GROUND* ANGST ZOKE
  • zoey: *THROWS GUITAR OUT WINDOW*
  • zoey: *JUMPS OUT WINDOW*
  • zoey: *DOES A ROLL OFF A CLIFF* ANY ANGST IN GENERAL
  • mike: *BREAKS DRUMS* MIKES TRAUMA
  • mike: *TORNADOS AROUND THE ROOM* ZOEY THINKING SHES THE MOST MISERABLE CHILD WHILE MIKE IS BLEEDING AND BRUISED IN A CAVE
  • zoey: slow down there

Zoey sighed softly, remembering her day. It had been her day at school. The problem was that she had no friends, she hadn’t had friends for a while. The most interaction she got at school was the boys pulling at her hair or teasing her. All the girls steered clear of Zoey.

The girl sat up, pulling her knees to her stomach. “I must be the most miserable child in the world.”

A few states away, a boy shakily sits in a sandy cave at the top of a cliff. Mike doesn’t know where he is, why he’s there, or how he got there. Everything hurts. Tears are streaming down his face, his teeth chattering. He can’t cry. He can’t sob. He doesn’t have real problems, does he? “T-there are still a lot of sadder kids than me.” He says, repeating it after. Just like dad always says.

Day 2: Childhood

I’m not sure how many of the actual prompts I’m going to do but I wanted to do this one because… Well? I dunno. Inspiration I guess.

Costumes is more of an art prompt, so there’s not much I can write about it, I don’t think.

But since my headcanons have long since brought me into Sam and Dakota bringing Mike and Zoey into the convention circuit, and Zoey’s a natural little seamstress…

Their couple cosplays are glorious. Even when they don’t always know the characters.

Luigi and Daisy, to match Samkota’s Mario and Peach!

Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask! (totally not suggested because Mike looks great in a suit, nope. Also I keep getting the mental image of the hat falling in Mike’s face for some reason. Hee.)

Ichigo Momomiya and Masaya Aoyama! This doubly works because their dub names are Zoey and… erm, Mark. Okay, not quite. But close? And Ichigo does have red pigtails! Hm, would Zoey wear her civilian clothes or go with her Mew form? Both could work.

Though given the tastes I’ve headcanoned them with, they’d be more likely to go with Western comic book superhero couples. I just don’t know any of them, especially not well enough to say “yeah, Zoke would go for that!”

So instead my dumb weeb tastes keep putting them in the outfits of magical girl couples

If I could draw I’d draw all of them

To all the Zoke fans,

You guys are super awesome. I’m so glad I found this fandom. I’m proud of you guys. You get so much crap from some of the anti Zoke and especially anti Mike about how we’re stupid and ignorant, but you guys always manage to bounce back.

Zoke week has been so much fun, the artwork it beautiful and the stories are amazing. Shout out to the author of Daddy’s Characters because that was such a good story. I wanted to cry because it was so beautifully written.

So, to conclude, you guys are one of my favorite fandoms and you all make me so happy at the end of the day. Stay cool!

ZOKE WEEK IS NEXT WEEK!

Hey, in case you haven’t heard, Zoke Week starts on December 29!

Zoke Week is a week dedicated to celebrating Mike and Zoey as a couple through fanwork; fanart, fanfics, music videos, GIFs, playlists, you name it! If it’s positively related to Zoke, we’ll post it!

This year’s prompts are:

December 29: Costumes OR Marriage

December 30: Family

December 31: Getting A Pet

January 1: Road Trip

January 2: Moving In Together

January 3: Comfort

January 4: Support OR Vacation

…but submissions that don’t fit a prompt are okay, too!

If you have something you’d like to submit, just bring it to our submit box! Be sure to let us know which prompt it’s for, if applicable! You have all the way until the end of the Week to submit things, so take your time!

Don’t be afraid to drop by our ask box if you have any questions!