Rapid City Below Zero Book 1: The Descent.
Super-villains were Icicle's only family until a betrayal left her for dead. Revenge! But who can she trust among killers and thieves?
We remain hopeful, but it currently looks like this project WILL NOT BE SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED.
If that happens, none of you will be asked to pay ANYTHING.
But, we are still super grateful to everyone who stepped up to help us out.
So, anyone who pledges $20 or more is getting the Digital Super Pack reward level WHETHER WE SUCCEED OR NOT!
This is a smart way for you to game the system and get free comics, but you are betting that there won't be enough other people as smart as you to push us over the top into success. Are you game?
Rapid City Below Zero is a comic book series about a super-villain , Icicle, avenging the murder of her crew.and her boyfriend.
Book I is comprised of issues 1-5. Titles "The Descent" this book is Act I of the overall story. It follows Icicle from the the initial betrayal, through her vow of revenge, and to the first major confrontation-point in her journey. Want to try issue 1 for free? Go get it here.
This collected edition will feature brand new pages of art by series artist, Shawn Langley. It will also have existing pages remastered by Shawn and letterer KJ Kaminski.
This moment is exactly what the Kickstarter platform was built for. This Rapid City team has created a great comic book which has been building steam and gathering a following. Each issue has been better, and done better, than the last. Having the collected edition will be a great move forward for this project, but it is an expensive hurdle to get over.
This campaign exists to help us not only clear it, but hit the ground running.
With your support, we'll have the product of our labor in-hand and ready to push forward into the hands of new readers. More books, more readers, more money to print more books to get to more new readers. That's the cycle you're kickstarting into motion.
Cool rewards include...
New reward level:
12 Days of Gifts-mas
Only 100 of these are available. Pledge now and get a hand-customized holiday card in time for Christmas. And then get the book itself when it is printed. But hurry there are limited quantities and a hard deadline.
Rapid City Below Zero comics: In digital or paper form!
The Digital Super Pack(s): A tasty buffet of more than 20 digital comics from other great indie creators.
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The Hard Lesson: Hey, you gotta learn somehow.
Cool Stretch Goals MIGHT include...
$X We hire a talented colorist to add a little of that magic to Rapid City Below Zero. All of the rewards that include the complete comic will now be in color.
$X The next issue's pages are funded.
Issue 6 COLOR!
$x. What it sounds like.
Risks and challenges
The books are done. The really hard work of creation is all done.
The struggles ahead are mostly logistical.
That work is not insigjnificant, but it's largely just applying time and effort, which we are prepared to do.
- (30 days)