BUTCHER QUEEN - A Sci-Fi/Horror Comic Series
A four-issue sci-fi horror thriller featuring smoky neon streets, aliens, mutants, and a fugitive cop who's trying to save them all.
This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, May 9 2019 5:01 AM UTC +00:00.
With only 25% left until our goal we're ready to share with you WHATS NEXT!
$11,500: Exclusive JIM MAHFOOD (Everybody Loves Tank Girl, Clerks, Grrl Scouts)Butcher Queenposter!
That's right, THE Jim Mahfood is doing a Butcher Queen poster for us and if we get our first stretch goal everyone that pitched in more that $40 gets one!
$13,000: Prints of ALL FOURButcher Queen covers bundled with every reward
$15,000: A Black and White "Unfinished" version of Butcher Queen #1 bundled with every reward
$20,000: EXTRA LARGE 11x17 full series trade version of Butcher Queen available as a reward, exclusive to this Kickstarter and available ONLY to backers. Not in stores!
$30,000 - ???
To be revealed!
Welcome to Black Star City. The year is 2120.
Butcher Queen is ex-cop-turned-soldier-for-hire Syd Kiowa. A series of biochemical attacks targeting aliens has plunged Black Star City into a storm of chaos and fear. A mysterious creature named Avina claims to have information on the organization behind the attack and its devastating future plans. When Avina hires Syd Kiowa to help her take the whole thing down, what follows will change Earth’s relationship with aliens forever.
Syd’s already fighting a lot of demons; she’ll be fighting even more by the time the story has been told.
In this tech noir tale, you'll not only meet our heroine SYD KIOWA, but you'll also meet the desperate alien outcast AVINA, Syd's pilot droid RAGS, the dark forces behind THE OVERSEERS and their vicious death squad, THE 88s.
Heroes are made when the future seems bleak and hope feels unattainable. That time is now.
Butcher Queen has come to save us all.
An 11x17 high quality print of our promo and cover of the War of the Whispers One-Shot.
An assortment of characters and our new logo via painted enamel!
Brandish the patch from the corporate hit squad, the 88s!
The official button and logo!
The official shirt and logo!
Get an unfinished one-of-a-kind page from the book!
The Butcher Block Set
Everything elegantly packaged in our branded carrying case!
Jim Ousley is in an accomplished writer with credits in Ink & Drink Comics anthologies, Metro Theater Company projects, and he also co-wrote the action-comedy anthology The Rough & Tumble. Most recently, Jim wrote the horror anthology The Dead Palace. Outside of the comic book world Jim has written pieces for TheArtsSTL.com and PlaybackSTL.com.
Ben Sawyer is a career illustrator and a Professor at Webster University. Working on video games, animation, movies, Ben's true passion is comics and has been published by Ink & Drink Comics, Zenescope Entertainment and now Red 5 Comics!
Together Jim and Ben have been working together for almost a decade thanks to Ink and Drink Comics and their self published Kickstarter projects.
We are utilizing Kickstarter for three very important reasons. Firstly we love giving our fans and future readers the opportunity to get hand crafted and sometimes one-of-a-kind items exclusive to the campaign. We continue to get a large demand from people wanting to be inside the comic as well, and we love to give people that opportunity. Secondly we want to give people multiple options for pre-ordering the book. Thanks to Red 5 Comics we will be in the Diamond Catalog and can be pre-ordered from anywhere on the planet, but that won't come with the cool exclusive rewards. Lastly of course we need your support to make this book happen. Putting a graphic novel together is a lot of work and time and your pre-orders guarantee its creation.
Risks and challenges
Jim Ousley and Benjamin Sawyer have A LOT of experience with Kickstarters, including dealing with all of the unexpected delays that inevitably rise up. We are working closely with the good people at Red 5 Comics to assure that everyone receives what they pledged for, and we are personally committing ourselves to making the best product we can. We pride ourselves in sending our backers frequent updates to keep them informed every step of the way. If you have any questions at any time during the process, just reach out and ask us! This isn't our first trip around the block, and we're more than ready to satisfy you with everything that comes from our Kickstarter for Butcher Queen.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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