This week’s pick of Kickstarter sees Tom Ward (Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman) and Chris Welsh (Wart) back for another shot of getting funding for their tale of a dinosaur surgeon! “It’s a tale of emotion, treachery, backstabbing, lost love and even a little bit of kung fu” and what more can you ask for than that?!
This week’s Kickstarter of the week is Anime-inspired intergalactic adventure Galaxy Girl (In Outer Spaaaaaaaace – which must be said in an exaggerated voice!). This hyper-coloured all-ages adventure anthology is the brainchild of Andrew Taylor who is looking to fund a limited print run and more fantastic adventures from his intergalactic crew of misfits.
This week’s essential Kickstarter campaign Morgan’s Organs reads like an adult version of Disney’s Inside Out and sees the little people who live inside the body of uni student Morgan, attempting to deal with a barren run in his love life. Packed full of crude humour and plenty of bodily function gags, writer Daniel Brodie and artist Robert Jennex are looking to get funding for finishing and printing the first issue of this hilarious new indie comic.
We take a look at some of the best new crowd-funded comics out there with a weekly spotlight at some of the best campaigns on Kickstarter. We start with family crime saga Spiral from Magnus Aspli, Emerson Dimaya and Nic J Shaw.
This month’s round-up of the best digital indie comics features Ben Gilboa’s haunting horror Blue Moon, a slice of pure fantasy from husband and wife duo Graham and Caroline Johnson in Of Stars and Swords, Steven Hudkins’ pulp adventurer The Warden in Swamp Magic and Claudio Ghirado’s experimental webcomic ‘Untitled’.
It’s been a bumper year for high-class pulp comics, with Brett Harris’s Adventures in Pulp getting rave reviews and now Steven Hudkins’ excellent The Warden series being collected together into one volume. With a Kickstarter launching to create a printed hardcover we caught up with the master of ‘swamp magic’ to find out more about the meaning of pulp.
Hit digital comic, Holidaze has launched a Kickstarter to help fund a 140 page collected edition of the first 5 issues (currently only available on ComiXology). So if you were a fan of this zany tale of mythical characters on their day off and the bar in which they spend it, then be sure to check out this great project and lend your support.
After a 3 year hiatus, former Digital Comic of the Year runner-up Molly Danger is scheduled to return to our screens, as creator Jamal Igle has launched a new Molly Danger Kickstarter campaign to fund production of a bimonthly Molly Danger series! Igle launched the Molly Danger series in 2012 with a Kickstarter campaign for the first book, raising $50,000 dollars and achieving critical and popular success. Igle is now looking to produce a six issue series and you can help!.
It’s a momentous time-period for UK politics right now, with the rise of the SNP and a new Conservative government in Downing Street, but that’s not nearly exciting enough for a tense political thriller. How about if you throw in a bit of murder and intrigue for good measure?! That’s the basic premise behind Jamie Me’s Queen a new Kickstarter-funded digital comic. So we put down the smoking gun and unleash our ‘inner Paxman’ to find out more!
The Welsh valleys may not be the obvious place for a sci-fi love story between a bullied teenage girl and an artificial human (known as a Sy-B). But that’s what makes the new Kickstarter funded series Silicon Hart such a wonderful and charming story. We catch up with writer Sam Roads and artist Kat Nicholson, who are looking to crowd fund the remaining issues of this 4 issue series to find out more about their star crossed lovers from the valleys..