First look: backers Jamar Green and Jonathan White as mutants!
We are psyched to unveil the latest additions to Yeshua's horde. Make Me A Mutant backers Jon White and Jamar Green have gone under the knife and are... Read more
Escape From Jesus Island video game in development!
It's true! With the help of Eric Pavone, the senior designer behind hit console games Spider-Man 2: The Movie, Army of Two and Deus Ex: Human Revolution, we're... Read more
Custom EFJI skins for laptops, guitars and skate/wake/longboards!
Good morning, all.
The Jesus Island crew is a whole lot of happy to introduce our new line of custom EFJI skins for laptop computers, guitars and boards. Each of... Read more
Design A Mutant contest!
We are psyched to announce our very first Design A Mutant contest, where you can help us create a nightmarish freak who will appear in an upcoming issue... Read more
Mortimer Glum's Mystery Cover!
We need to raise a little money to replace Mortimer Glum's dying Cintiq drawing tablet that is such a vital part of our production. So we're releasing a limited... Read more
Episode 2 has shipped!
I just returned from the post office after sending out this monstrous pile of comics and prints to you wonderful freaks (cat not included).
All US deliveries went... Read more
Escape From Jesus Island #2 is off to the printers!
Episode 2 of Escape From Jesus Island turned out STUNNINGLY gorgeous and was JUST sent to the printers. They should be shipping them back our way at the... Read more
Escape From Jesus Island #2 release date and reward updates
We are psyched to announce that Escape From Jesus Island will be hitting store shelves this Easter weekend. We'll premiere with a two-week advance preview as a Phantom... Read more
Behold... the battle standard of Yeshua!
We have been very busy on Jesus Island as of late. Episode 1 is getting rave reviews (you can find a compiled list here) and we're cranking away on... Read more
Escape From Jesus Island, ON SALE NOW!
I am thrilled to announce that the special Phantom Variant edition of Episode 1 of Escape From Jesus Island hits store shelves in the US, UK and Canada... Read more
Kickstarter Reward Timeline!
The first issue of Escape From Jesus Island will be arriving from the printers any day, so I wanted to let you know when you can be expecting... Read more
The new Pariah unveiled!
One of my very favorite rewards in our campaign was the chance to appear as one of the heads of Pariah, the Antichrist's personal attack dog. The six folks who... Read more
Cast for Episode 1, coming this Christmas
Episode 1 of Escape From Jesus Island is being printed as we speak and our Kickstarter backers should have their first issue in hand by Christmas. Woohoo!
Every... Read more
Almost press time!
Since the end of the Kickstarter campaign, we've been in full production mode. Illustrator Mortimer Glum is putting the finishing touches on our premiere issue, which goes to the... Read more
The Escape From Jesus Island Kickstarter campaign raised $15,899, nearly doubling our initial goal! This will allow us to print the first six issues, as well as get an EFJI... Read more
Stretch goal #3... DONE!
With the help of our two latest cast additions, we have passed our third stretch goal with 27 hours to go! This means a FREE MUTANT COMPENDIUM for all supporters... Read more
Video: 3D models from Escape From Jesus Island
Here is a video Thank You for your support and a special behind-the-scenes peek at some of the 3D models created by illustrator Mortimer Glum as references for Escape From... Read more
Two new cast members and stretch goal #3 now in sight
It is my pleasure to welcome CPJ van der Velden and Spongefile to the cast. Each will die a spectacular death in Act One (Issues 1-8) of Escape From Jesus... Read more
Reward Spotlight: Original Sketch Level
Want a unique version of Issue 1 of Escape From Jesus Island? For up to thirty supporters who pledge at the Original Sketch ($100) level, their copy of Issue 1... Read more
Reward Spotlight: Kill Me
As we head into the final weekend of our campaign, there are still some fantastic chances to be immortalized in print in the comic book series that Master of Horror... Read more
And the cast keeps on growing!
It is my pleasure to welcome Chris Lyford to the cast of Escape From Jesus Island. Chris claimed the final Death By Damien reward and will be meeting a gruesome... Read more
Clive Barker's statement about Escape From Jesus Island!
Per his request, we mailed a packet of advance pages of Escape From Jesus Island to horror god Clive Barker. This is what he released on Facebook and Twitter after... Read more
Hello hello, all.
First and foremost, the Escape From Jesus Island crew would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped us achieve everything we have so far.... Read more
A bunch of recent press for Escape From Jesus Island
Happy Friday, all.
With 9 days left in our campaign, Escape From Jesus Island is starting to rack up some press. Here are a collection of recent articles about our... Read more
EFJI Mobile Wallpapers!
Escape From Jesus Island is going mobile! As an added bonus for reaching our second stretch goal (woot!), we are happy to offer up the first batch of Escape From... Read more
A very special thanks to Tim Stiles and Bud Wellington
The Escape From Jesus Island team would like to extend an enormous Thank You to the two largest backers of our campaign, Tim Stiles and Bud Wellington.
Each claimed the... Read more
Pariah is fully cast!
It is my pleasure to welcome Bryan Sinagra to the cast of Escape From Jesus Island!
Bryan will be joining Daniel Lovasz, Jennifer Hagopian, Juan Ayala, Dylan Gemmell and Leo... Read more
Stretch goal #2... DONE!
Hello, all! I am happy to report that we passed our second stretch goal this morning. That means a free bonus comic. Woot!
$12,500: MUTANT BABIES! At the end of... Read more
NEW REWARD: Combo Mutant!
While working on a scene in Issue 3 yesterday, I found myself in need of a couple very special mutants. Rather than just create them as we normally would, we're... Read more
Introducing Reward Upgrades!
Happy Saturday, all.
I've had a bunch of inquiries about combining rewards. What if someone who chose the Kill Me reward also wants a T-shirt? Or what if a Believer-level... Read more
Closing on stretch goal #2
Happy weekend, all.
We are just $400 away from hitting our SECOND stretch goal, which will mean a free PDF bonus issue for all contributors at the $25 level and... Read more
EFJI banners for Facebook
Now you can show your support and help raise awareness about the Escape From Jesus Island Kickstarter campaign with these Facebook banners. Upload the banner of your favorite faction as... Read more
4-page preview of Escape From Jesus Island!
As a reward for blowing past our first stretch goal, all comics we ship out will be bagged and boarded. Additionally, you unlocked a sneak peek at Issue... Read more
Reward Spotlight: Pariah, Beast of the Unholy Seven
Revelation 13:1 "And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns."
Leo Beaucage is... Read more
Clive freaking Barker!
We were thrilled to wake up this morning and discover that Clive Barker's official Hellraiser page gave a shout out to Escape From Jesus Island!
Check it out here: http://officialhellraiser.mixxter.com/1200250-check-out-this-cool-new-comic-escape-from-jesus
They... Read more
First stretch goal reached; second only $700 away
It has been another fantastic day on Jesus Island!
We've passed our $10,000 stretch goal, which means that every comic we send out as a Kickstarter reward will be shipped... Read more
More cast changes, including Inquisition!
It's been a busy 24 hours on the island, with Kickstarter supporters making all kinds of moves to secure their perfect spot in our story. The biggest news of the... Read more
On the brink of our first stretch goal!
As I write this, we are $54 shy of hitting our first stretch goal. This is where things start getting fun, because you get bonus free stuff for... Read more
New Escape From Jesus Island cast members!
It is our pleasure to welcome Dylan Gemmell and Charles Stephen Mineo to the cast of Escape From Jesus Island.
Dylan will be joining Daniel Lovasz, Jennifer Hagopian and Juan... Read more
Wanna be a mutant?
Ever wonder what you would look like as a Jesus-Island-style mutant? We have three available rewards that will let you find out. Each of these includes signed copies of Issues... Read more
Reward Spotlight: Inquisition, The Shadow Of The Antichrist
One of the coolest opportunities available to our Kickstarter supporters is to appear in our comics as the Antichrist’s personal bodyguard, Inquisition. This human wrecking ball is a fixture in... Read more
New reward: Original penciled pages from Issue 1!
We are now offering as a reward, illustrator Mortimer Glum's original penciled pages for Issue 1 of Escape From Jesus Island. Along with your unique collector's item, you will receive signed... Read more
Upcoming stretch goals for Escape From Jesus Island
Now that we’ve hit our main funding goal, we can start looking ahead to our stretch goals!
Just for reaching our main goal, every Kickstarter reward mailed out will include... Read more
We've done it! Now bring on the stretch goals!
Thank you so much for helping us reach our primary funding goal only EIGHT days after launching. Woohoo!
Stay tuned later tonight for an update breaking down all the cool,... Read more
The story behind Escape From Jesus Island, on BleedingCool.com
BleedingCool.com invited Escape From Jesus Island writer Shawn French to talk about the story behind the Jesus Island franchise and the experience of seeing a story he's worked on for 20... Read more
Introducing Death By Goliath!
Due to the popularity of the Death By Damien and Death By Mother Superior rewards, we're adding a new reward, Death By Goliath.
Born into a life of slavery to... Read more
New Escape From Jesus Island cast members!
During the first week of our campaign, 15 of you magnificent freaks have earned a place in our story due to your pledges! Our new cast members are:
Dave Rambo... Read more