Kickstarter is a wild and crazy place, with well over a hundred comics campaigns going on at any given time. Each week, Kickstarter Watch is going to highlight five campaigns that are currently active. Some will be funded, some will be well on their way, and others will just be embarking on their adventure to become realized. If you are a fan of crowdfunding, definitely take a peek at the books highlighted below!
KROS: HALLOWED GROUND
Campaign created by Tom Mandrake, John Ostrander
Goal: $49,534 (currently 58% funded)
Days Left: 10
Reasons to check it out: John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake are industry vets and this tale has been 10 years in the making. Kros: Hallowed Ground is a horror story set in during the Battle of Gettysburg, and there is no doubt these veterans are going to deliver.
THE KEEPERS OF THE MOON & SUN
Campaign created by Grozen Ent.
Goal: $14,191 (currently 36% funded)
Days Left: 19
Reasons to check it out: This trilingual graphic novel is going to be 80 pages and reveals the truth about the balance between the Moon and the Sun. The artwork that is previewed is very unique and worth a peek.
EAT MORE COMICS! THE BEST OF THE NIB
Campaign created by Matt Bors
Goal: $45,000 (currently 45% funded)
Days Left: 23
Reasons to check it out: Matt Bors is gathering the best comics printed since The Nib launched in 2013 in a 300 page hardcover! Comics by Gemma Correll, Rich Stevens, KC Green and more highlight this mammoth book full of The Nib’s best.
25 YEARS OF TOMORROW
Campaign created by Tom Tomorrow
Goal: $87,000 (currently 233% funded)
Days Left: 15
Reasons to check it out: Tom Tomorrow’s This Modern World has been around for 25 years, so he’s going to publish all of the cartoons in a two volume compilation! This one is funded and then some, so the risk is minimal!
27: A COMIC ANTHOLOGY INSPIRED BY MUSIC’S INFAMOUS “27 CLUB”
Campaign created by Enrica Jang
Goal: $6,000 (currently 83% funded)
Days Left: 15
Reasons to check it out: The “27 Club” is an infamous group of legendary musicians who were lost at the age of 27. Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and more are examined in this 200+ page anthology about some of rock’s brightest who burned out before 30.