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The creators of "The Guns of Shadow Valley" western webcomic head to Kickstarter to finish their story and get it into print. Also: "Digger," space aliens, and an anthology of uncanny horror stories.
A new publisher scores a major manga license with Osamu Tezuka's "The Crater" but stumbles over shipping costs. Plus: Maltese cats, supernatural mystery-solving, a girl who can't stand up straight and Murderville.
Jamie Noguchi talks about bringing his webcomic "Yellow Peril" to print via Kickstarter. Plus: A biting satire set in post-Katrina New Orleans, an action story with a pre-teen protagonist and more.
A pair of creators call off their Kickstarter because of its success, plus: Code Monkey saves the world, kiddie vampire hunters take to the graveyard and funny comics teach about global warming.
Why are publishers turning to Kickstarter? We go straight to the source and discuss the approach with Action Lab. Plus, comics Kickstarters that give the creators a cut of the funding.
This week, Brigid offers a short meditation on the use and misuse of Kickstarter and the importance of paying creators. Plus: Action figure mini-comics, alien-possessed mutated house pets and Shaolin quests.
Former Disney animator Tom Bancroft turns to Kickstarter to publish his comic, "Opposing Forces." Plus, we look at drives for indy manga, more "Hatter M" and a faux newspaper spy serial set in the Swinging Sixties.
Former X-Men inker Art Thibert brings his "Chrono Mechanics" comics to a new audience, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles artist Jim Lawson pitches his original graphic novel, and there's even something for Steve Ditko fans.
Was the flying saucer that crashed at Roswell really transporting three kids from the future? Also: A comics anthology that includes one of Spain Rodriguez' last comics.
THE KICKSTAND talks with Erica Helfin and Amanda Rachels about "Flesh of White," a horror story focusing on the dangers faced by an albino child born in Africa. Plus, ana nimal rights superhero and Li'l Lincoln.
Can a creator successfully fund a comic by letting readers pay what they want? Ryan Estrada has raised $12,000 for his digital comics anthology by doing just that. Plus: Pinocchio like you've never seen him before.
Following an aneurism that left his memory virtually shattered save for information relating to comic book history, Siike Donnelly launched a Kickstarter campaign for "Solestar," a comic about a hero with a day to live.
Why would you do a Kickstarter for a book that's already under contract? Dara Naraghi explain why he took to the crowdsourcing fundraiser site for "Persia Blues," a graphic novel set to be published by NBM in 2013.
Time travel, punk rock and a deal with the devil pop up in this week's Kickstarter projects, but is the real devil in the details? Brigid sorts through the best of the crowdfunding site's comics projects.
Cartoonist Alexis Fajardo talks about moving his "Kid Beowulf" graphic novel series to Kickstarter after his publisher folded, Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan team up to do "Joe Frankenstein" and more!
This week, Brigid interviews a Josh Elder about his "Mail Order Ninja" Kickstarter and takes a look at a project on IndieGoGo alongside her regular picks of the most interesting projects on Kickstarter.
A campaign to get comics into comics shops, an indy-comics anthology, all-ages monsters and Owney the Postal Dog all figure in this week's roundup of the most interesting Kickstarter projects.
Kickstarter makes creators spell out the risks of betting on their project, Doug TenNapel wants to publish his sketchbooks and Lea Hernandez is back with another try at "The Garlicks."
A fighting princess, a vengeful shaman, and a thief with a flaming tie all share the spotlight in this week's selection of the most interesting projects on Kickstarter.
Comics about Special Ops soldiers in Afghanistan, a hard-boiled teddy bear, and a Korean food cooking how-to all make it into this week's KICKSTAND countdown.
A local-comics Kickstarter, an a la carte campaign that allows you to design your own rewards, plus Jamal Igle, public radio, and the return of the Flaming Carrot!
Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder kick off their creator-owned comic, a superhero faces cancer, and revolutionaries topple a police state in Brigid Alverson's latest selection of Kickstarter campaigns.
From robots and angels to dancing corpses, this week's roundup of Kickstarter projects offers plenty of variety and a bit of adventure as well as a look at a recent failed Kickstart venture and the resulting debate.
Brigid Alverson weighs in on the current crop of comic book projects currently on Kickstarter, from the return of Kaz Kibushi's "Daisy Kutter" to Lea Hernandez's kiddie vampire saga, "The Garlicks" and more.