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James has also posted speed drawings of the comics he posts on Tumblr, Twitter, Tapastic, Facebook, and iFunny, as well as his website. In these videos, he shows the process of a comic's creation and rambles about the events in his life. He also recently published a book titled, "How to be Cool and Other Things I Learned from Growing Up" and a sequel, "The First Sequel"
Rallison uploaded the first strip of his webcomic TheOdd1sOut on June 13, 2012, on Tumblr and later on iFunny. Throughout his first year of making comics, he played with his style a lot before settling on his current bubble style. He still posts webcomics, though a lot less frequently than he used to due to most of his time being occupied by YouTube.
James is part of the comic creator group "Orgy" or "officially". The group is made up of iFunny and Tumblr comic makers and animators Doggybag, Deezeewy/DizzyComic, Chez, Free/Funtime, 8BitLiam, ForceAnimations, Blumod, and CowardlyComics.They take a question prompt (for example: "what shouldn't you say at a job interview?") and each gives a humorous response. These collaborations are made every few weeks and posted by a different member each time.
On August 30, 2014, about two years after he started making webcomics, Rallison started making YouTube videos. He called it, "theodd1sout comic", and uploaded a video about a book he had made in elementary school on the same day, titled "A Book I Made as a kid". After a few years of steady growth, in April 2016, his channel gained over 278,000 subscribers, giving him a total of over 400,000 subscribers as of that May.
James' most popular video used to be his 'Work Stories (sooubway)' video about his work at fast-food chain Subway (known as 'Sooubway' in his videos, possibly to avoid copyright claims), gaining over 30 million views. His videos about working at Subway have also been featured on Foodbeast. The Subway that where James used to work at since closed down, according to the most-requested video, Sooubway 4: The Final Sandwich. The website's writer Peter Pham has called the videos "amazing" and "hilarious". His most popular video is 'Life is Fun', a song about "existential dread".
He also has a second channel called TheOdd2sOut, where he does things in real life and not in animations.
James is known for being introverted. Most of his videos are about him being embarrassed and his experiences. He also has a fursuit and is a furry. His fursona is Chip. It is unknown how active he is in the furry community (he has visited a furry convention before).
TheOdd1sOut created a book titled How to Be Cool and Other Things I Learned from Growing Up. This is his book that you can currently buy for $7.75. This book has a 4.9-star review from the Google Reviews Audience Rating Summary and is recommended by customers. He also has other books but this is his most popular one.
- Let Me Explain Studios
- It's Alex Clark
- Aidini Tortellini
- James' childhood hero was Jim Davis, the creator of the Garfield comic strip. He looks up to him so much that the first comic he ever made was about Garfield.
- Nowadays, almost all of James' videos have trended on YouTube.
- James admits he earned more money from his 'Sooubway' videos than from actually working at Subway for an entire year.
- There is a parody channel called 'AnEven2sIn', based on another comic of the same name, which is the exact opposite of his channel.
- James usually celebrates subscriber milestones with the number of sprinkles depending on how many subscribers he earned. For his 3 million special, he had to fill an entire pool with sprinkles. The video got 9.5Million views and 325K likes.
- He has been featured on TheFineBros' Teens React series. He then released a video of him reacting to teens reacting to him. He has also appeared on the YouTubers React series.
- He recently got a dog named Floof who stars in some videos on his second channel
- He was in the Boy Scouts and the Cub Scouts.
- He was invited and made an animation for YouTube Rewind 2017 for the first time. His animation is in the credits.
- In one of James' videos titled "Getting Recognized part 2," he mentions liking M&M's. In "My Mom's Cruel and Unusual Punishments", he says they're his favorite candy, and he thinks it is because of past trauma.
- James has a twin sister named Faith. He also has three other siblings.
- In his video "Buying Clothes", he sneaks dissed another YouTuber, RiceGum, who responded with a video poking fun at James for hugging CaptainSparklez at VidCon. He also threatened to make a diss track on James in the thumbnail. After its release, James liked the video.
- James’ mother, Janette Rallison, is a writer, known for writing the Slayers series under the pseudonym “C.J Hill”. She still writes books to this day and you can go to her website at www.janetterallison.com.
- James competed in the 100k YouTuber Battle Royale held by MrBeast and was put on the Green Team with Anthony Padilla and Jaiden Animations, who won the game for the Green team after shooting the last person.
- He is left-handed.
- He is friends with JaidenAnimations, Technoblade, SomeThingElseYT, TimTom, and Let Me Explain Studios.
- He was a big fan of the 1982 puppet movie The Dark Crystal.
- Some have speculated if James is a furry after some discovered he owned a partial fursuit. James claims he bought the suit as a joke though.
- His least favorite show on PBS Kids is Caillou, his least favorite cartoon because of how the 4-year-old acts like a brat in every episode and throws a tantrum.
- His favorite shows on PBS Kids is Cyberchase, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Dragon Tales, and Arthur.
- His favorite Dreamworks spin-off film was Penguins of Madagascar.
- James wet his bed until he was 8 years old.
- In his video "Fighting in Mr. Beast's $100k Youtuber Battle Royale", James said that he had driven an hour to get to the event, which was in Los Angeles, meaning he doesn't live in Phoenix anymore since Phoenix is a 5 and a half-hour drive from L.A.
- This has even been proven.
- His favorite colour is Blue
- Over 80% of his videos have got at least 10 milion views.
Note: The following dates are according to
- 1 million subscribers: July 30, 2016
- 2 million subscribers: December 15, 2016
- 3 million subscribers: April 30, 2017
- 4 million subscribers: September 3, 2017
- 5 million subscribers: December 2, 2017
- 6 million subscribers: February 24, 2018
- 7 million subscribers: June 2, 2018
- 8 million subscribers: August 26, 2018
- 9 million subscribers: November 13, 2018
- 10 million subscribers: January 24, 2019
- 11 million subscribers: March 25, 2019
- 12 million subscribers: July 4, 2019
- 13 million subscribers: October 20, 2019
- 14 million subscribers: February 15, 2020
- 15 million subscribers: June 14, 2020
Video View Milestones
- 100 million views: August 4, 2016
- 200 million views: November 23, 2016
- 500 million views: August 12, 2017
- 1 billion views: April 18, 2018
- 2 billion views: April 20, 2019
This page was made on July 20, 2016, by CrystalGems4401.