By Rachel Maurer Femme Magnifique is more than just a title; the phrase itself inspired and eventually blossomed into a 50-story anthology, lovingly put together by over 100 feminist creators and Kickstarted into reality by 1,730 backers. Thursday’s panel – led by Kristy Miller and featuring co-curator Shelly Bond and contributors Paige Braddock, Che Grayson, Gail Simone, […]
Minnesota-based publisher 2dcloud has launched it’s quarterly crowdfunding campaign for it’s 2017 spring collection. 2dcloud has been using crowdfunding as a mechanism for pre-orders and to create curated book bundles. 2dcloud is a publisher from which you never know what to expect. They keep selecting new and innovative work to publish that always defy and […]
Busy news day for alternative comics, two micro-press comics publisher announced their plans for 2017. First up, Czap Books and Grindstone comics revealed the 2017 line-up of their joint publishing experiment Ley Lines. Ley Lines is published quarterly and, as per their own description is dedicated to “exploring the intersection of comics and the various […]
The second English language volume in French/Belgian team Benoit Peeters and François Schuiten‘s The Obscure Cities series, this was recently revived through a Kickstarter campaign by Alaxis Press, but IDW has partnered with them to complete the entire series, only a few titles of which have ever been translated. The Theory Of The Grain Of Sand works as […]
Writer Dani Colman (Black Jack Ketchum, ODY-C) is putting her love of fashion to the page with a new Kickstarter project, Couture: A Comics Collection.
Here’s a very worthy Kickstarter that’s just a tiny bit shy of being funded with a few days to go that’s a daughter’s tribute to her father and her people. A Minyan Yidn is a project put together by trina Robbins and Hope Nicholson adapting into comicsTrina’s father’s writings about his early 20th century life. Contributor Mike Netzer […]
Launching a new comic book IP is as arduous a task as it ever was, but today’s creators have more tools at their disposal to turn their passion projects into a tangible product. With the democratization of crowd-funding platforms, many creative people are circumventing traditional publishing methods and going straight to the grassroots level and communicating […]
It’s a rare occasion that you can use words like sweet, thoughtful, and gentle to describe a science fiction superhero story taking place in a brutal, dystopian urban battleground, but thanks to Sophie Campbell’s Shadoweyes from Iron Circus Comics, that day has arrived. Set in a cluttered and decaying city of the future, Dranac, Campbell introduces […]
Check out this awesome new Inkshare from writer Christopher Irvin and artist Andrew Maclean of HEADLOPPER fame!