What if most unsolved serial murders were the work of the same man? Risher-the man who can't die VS everyone that wants him to!
*Update 6/3/12-With 7 hours to go it doesn't look like we'll be making the goal. I'm a bit disappointed, but it's okay. 16 pages for issue 1 are complete at this point, as well as the issue 2 script, and Serial Killer Magazine wants to run an article about Risher in the near future. We will be posting this project again with a lower goal, so if you're really interested just pledge to the new project once it is up.*
What happens when you can’t die? If you’re Demetrius Risher, you grow disgusted with watching mankind take their existence for granted and decide to remind them how precious life is-by horrifying them with series after series of murders. Jack the Ripper, The Axeman of New Orleans, The Cleveland Torso Killer, The Zodiac, and multiple other unsolved serial murder cases have actually been the work of the same man-Risher.
His brutal deeds do not go unchallenged. Anton Karvos, the husband of one of Risher’s victims, aims to stop the murderer, even if it costs him his own life. In fact, it already has-on several occasions. Lucky for him, he has someone looking out for him.
Of course, all this preternatural activity is bound to draw the attention of at least a couple humans, specifically that of detectives Royce Burnside and Aysha Taylor. What begins for them as an investigation into a serial killer case slowly draws them into Risher’s world.
And that world is one full of interesting characters such as Wastelocks, Reapers, secret ancient religious cults, forgotten gods, and more.
From the first page of this story to very last, the reader will be drawn into a world full of unique characters, thought provoking ideology, and unpredictable twists the likes of which they have not seen since Neil Gaiman’s Sandman.
Risher is brought to you by creator/writer P.H. Dillard and Hungarian artist Tamas Szalkai. This project is to raise funds for printing and marketing costs. This could be the next undergound hit in indie comics, and we want you to be right there with us as it all happens. By donating to this project you are helping birth an amazing comic while keeping the spirit of independent art alive!
Plus, there's the cool rewards. Anything from a PDF file of issue #1 to a Kickstarter exclusive version that will have the actual script printed in the back (Sandman Dream Country style) to a limited edition cd of the writer's music project. You can even HAVE YOURSELF MADE INTO A CHARACTER in a future issue of Risher. There's something here for everyone.
*UPDATE 5/5/12-Now ALL LEVELS of rewards will include PDF copies of my novels-the vampire/angel novella "Isaac" and zomibe novel "Becoming Zombie: The Journal of Elias True". A real deal if you ask us. For as little as $2 you can recieve 3 e-books. Not even Amazon would give you a deal like that!*
The first few pages of art for issue 1 are below. Thank you for taking the time to check out Risher.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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