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$3,250 - EVERY BACKER WILL RECEIVE A STICKER PACK - Everyone who contributes at the physical tiers will receive a courtesy sticker pack of characters from CAPSULE!

$3,850 - FULL COLOR! - All tiers receiving the PDF and/or the physical issue of CAPSULE, will be delivered with all pages in full color! A backer can choose whether they wish to receive the color or the original.

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Akira meets Cowboy Bebop in this cyberpunk thriller set in a futuristic city controlled by its only food source - a mysterious capsule that provides citizens with the daily nutrients they need to survive, laced with a small dose of something... else.

Masterfully blending edge-of-your-seat action with stylistic, breathtakingly detailed environments, CAPSULE explores Hiro Watanabe as he battles in a race against time with those behind the wicked pill - and the voices in his head telling him he needs the capsule. High-octane sequences, fourth-wall breaking dialogue and mind-bending twists only begin to scratch the surface of this brand new series by:

NATHAN YOCUM, BONG DAZO (Deadpool, Deadpool: Merc With a Mouth, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic), and JASEN SMITH (Rise of the Magi, Karma Police).

Below are some sample pages from issue #1. The script is 100% complete and Bong Dazo is ready to finish the rest.

**Cover is not final**

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  • Issue #1
  • Standard comic book format: 6'625" x 10'25"
  • 32+ pages with art by BONG DAZO
  • Regular cover by DEADPOOL artist, BONG DAZO
  • Kickstarter variant cover by BRIAN BOLANDO
  • Cover color provided by KARMA POLICE colorist JASEN SMITH


CAPSULE:

My story begins in the year 2079, confined within the Japanese capital of Neon City. The place of the future, they all said. Now it's nothing but high-rise Ashita Corp. towers filled with corporate scum, willing to bottom-feed off any sucker attracted to their flashy billboards and ridiculous slogans. And to think, it won't be long before my name's up there, too... great... "Hiro Watanabe", this wanted criminal brought to you by something as subtle as an Ashita foot cream ad.

It's getting harder to remember a time before the mundane, a time when there wasn't chaos over handfuls of untainted capsules floating around the city. Hell, it's just getting harder to survive in this place. There's no more scalpers, no more competitors, even the Resistance has gone dark since the government seized the last of their unfiltered pills.

Those who take the capsule become sheep, we call them capheads. Those that don't or can't afford it get theirs from the Neon Network, a black market for capsules that mimic the efficiency of the government's version while avoiding the... other effects. Though I can't say it's all that enticing to risk death on every one of the Network's shady capsules either. So how do you choose? Do you live a safe, conformist life as a caphead, devoid of free-will? Or do you roll the dice and pray you avoid becoming another one of the bodies piling up in the streets with the Neon Network's alternatives? Another body like my sister's, all because of these greedy corporations and their control pills.

It's been almost fourteen hours since my last capsule... and already I can feel my mind starting to slip away. All these years of chemical dependency, the things it's done to my mind. Sorry, our mind. I know I can only fight the hunger for so long, but it'll be okay – that's why you're here, Daigo. You'll keep me sane, you'll help me find my way. And Ava, it's not going to be easy. We're going to be up against members of the Yakuza, government confidants and every half-wit criminal from here to hell. I'm going to get weaker, so I'm relying on your strength to help me cut these sick people down. Wake me up when you've found him. God, my stomach. Just remember, you've got two days.

New tier! High quality Snapback with 3D text!
New tier! High quality Snapback with 3D text!

Just added! Awesome, Wool Blend Snapback with raised 3D text! Also includes tier 1 items for an added bonus! Ships worldwide. Sport Neon City's favorite new gang!

Or choose the GOON beanie!
Or choose the GOON beanie!

 At the end of the Kickstarter you will receive a survey asking what size items you would like, or in this case whether you would like the GOON beanie or Snapback! Both include raised 3D text.

Represent Neon City's very own with this stylistic line of clothing!
Represent Neon City's very own with this stylistic line of clothing!

American Apparel GOON line is available exclusively to our backers here on Kickstarter! Tons of various colors and styles available, in all sizes as well! Once the Kickstarter is fully funded the backer will receive a survey that will let them choose their style and color.

Choose from one of two limited edition posters specifically crafted for this kickstarter. Both come in 11x17 format, glossy finish signed and numbered by the author.

Also exclusive to this kickstarter is the limited edition t-shirt with art by BONG DAZO. Available in all sizes (add extra for 2XL and up)

Exclusive Double Page Spread Variant Cover with art provided by acclaimed artist, BRIAN BOLANDO! Only 100 of these will ever be made!

Sample previous sequential work by artist BONG DAZO.
Sample previous sequential work by artist BONG DAZO.

 

Sample previous color work by artist JASEN SMITH.
Sample previous color work by artist JASEN SMITH.

 

Sample previous sequential work by artist BRIAN BALONDO.
Sample previous sequential work by artist BRIAN BALONDO.

*Every reward tier includes YOUR name in the "Thank You" section of CAPSULE #1.

*Every reward tier also includes the digital deluxe PDF at the end of CAPSULE issue #1 (includes extra goodies, script pages, and more!)

*Every reward tier also comes with CAPSULE #1 in PDF format.

Sample of extras provided in Deluxe PDF with every tier!
Sample of extras provided in Deluxe PDF with every tier!

 

Sample of extras provided in Deluxe PDF with every tier!
Sample of extras provided in Deluxe PDF with every tier!

 

 

Sample of extras provided in Deluxe PDF with every tier!
Sample of extras provided in Deluxe PDF with every tier!

Who are we?

CREATOR, NATHAN YOCUM:

Author
Author

A video game designer by hobby and a comic book writer by way of my never ending love for comics. CAPSULE is a passion project originally created in 2016 and fully realized with the excellent art work of Bong. I'm grateful for this opportunity and excited to have you along for the journey!

ARTIST, BONG DAZO:

Artist
Artist

A comics illustrator by trade and did some jig at major publishing houses in the U.S of A and a collector of 1/6 scale toys. Father of 2 including Asura-chii and Lucky Entai with a lovely wife.

Who is Sky Ark Comics?

Sky Ark Media is a venture founded in 2015 by a group of passionate collaborators. In 2017 we created the imprint label, Sky Ark Comics in order to fulfill our wish to provide top quality comics to thousands all across the world.

Here’s a breakdown of our costs:

Printing: $240

Shipping: $368

Merchandise: $128

Production: $2,020

Fees (10% Kickstarter): $295

Total: $3,051

All additional funding over our goal will first cover the small amount covered by ourselves and will also cover any additional stretch goals and merchandise needed.

Once all the costs have been taken care of whatever is left after we are fully funded, will be used towards production of future issues.

Music in video was provided by: Graham Bole

GET IN TOUCH!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skyarkcomics/?pnref=lhc

Twitter: https://twitter.com/skyarkcomics

Risks and challenges

We've worked tirelessly on this project and currently have most of the production on issue #1 finished PRIOR to the launch of the Kickstarter.

Barring absolute calamity, we hope to have all of our rewards out on the posted dates, once we become fully funded.

Pledge with confidence and know that we will work ourselves to the bone to get you your comics and/or other items on time. Thank you for believing in Sky Ark Comics!

Brent Hodges
Community Manager
Sky Ark Comics

If you have any further questions not answered here on our Kickstarter, or need an alternative way to contact us, please feel free to reach out to our team at:

nathan@skyarkmedia.com

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