Welcome back to Paperfilms 8th Kickstarter project : ABBADON.
ABBADON is a 72 page MATURE AUDIENCES graphic novel written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti from the original screenplay by Spencer Marstiller, featuring the art of FABRIZIO FIORENTINO and ALESSIA NOCERA and design and lettering by JOHN J. HILL.
STRETCH GOAL ADDED!!
With just over a week left and the first stretch goal hit, we figured it was time to announce the second stretch goal!
If we hit $50k by the end of the campaign we will be giving everyone at every level a seperate digital FABRIZIO FIORENTINO sketch book that will include the character designs- layouts-breakdowns-alternate pages and commentary. This will be a real inside look to the thoughts and process that make up the final product. On the main page you can get a taste of some of the original sketches and how amazing Fabrizios work looks before it goes to finishes. This book will be designed by John J Hill and will be delivered before the final book to get everyone excited ahead of time. If we hit the 50k, expect some more stretch goals to come, and thanks everyone for all your social media and word of mouth. It really has made a difference.
The Basics: Fans of our run on JONAH HEX and ALL STAR WESTERN are in for a treat as we offer a hard hitting and graphic, yet intensely dramatic character driven story in the same genre, free of any existing rating systems.
With this graphic novel adaption of a screenplay by Spencer Marstiller, we introduce an unconventional western set in a town where illicit sex, gambling and even murder are legal under the right conditions. The story art gorgeously illustrated by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO, whom we collaborated with on ALL STAR WESTERN and this is complimented by the lush digital painting of ALESSIA NOCERA. Also featured is a dynamic and beautiful cover by award winning illustrator TIM BRADSTREET , with special reward catagories featuring a special limited edition mystery cover by multiple Eisner and Shuster Award winner DARWYN COOKE and another special cover by award winning and fan favorite artist AMANDA CONNER. We are happy to also announce our new partnership with the awesome crew at ADAPTIVE STUDIOS .
This entire square bound SOFTCOVER book will be a total of 72 pages plus material printed on the best paper stock available and printed in the USA. We need to raise the amount featured to cover production handling and distribution costs involved in producing an original graphic novel this big and beautiful.
The inspiration for this project comes from our love of mature westerns, murder mysteries and the horror genre as well as the original unpublished screenplay it is based on. This was a project we fell in love with immediately.
“In the distance the silhouette of a sprawling boomtown rises ominously from the earth like a gravestone risen from Hell.”
Risks and challenges
The Kickstarter for ABBADON exists not only to raise funds to put together the book and album, but to create an EXCLUSIVE Kickstarter project that is unique in a few ways. We will be using Print-On-Demand structure to create an exclusive limited and signed editions of the book based solely on the amount of orders we receive which will then be printed in the America by American companies.
This Kickstarter project will be the only place to get this specific edition and unique edition.
Eventually we plan to publish the book elsewhere for retailers with a different cover and contents, but till that time in the future, it will only be available here for our Kickstarter supporters! As you can see with the pledge list there are several choices on how you can make ABBADON a reality and share this amazing story and art.
We will be adding more tier rewards as the pledge drive goes along, as well as stretch goals once, God willing, the original goal has been funded.
Many of you are returning customers who have supported us in the past and have received your Kickstarter pledges mostly ON TIME and hopefully have appreciated our communication throughout the project. For those who are returning for another adventure, we thank you from the bottom of our collective hearts.
For those new to this project and our books, we want to say we treat each and every person like a close friend, reply to your messages and do our best to make sure you have a positive and rewarding experience worth your time and generous backing. We are proud of our work, the artists and designers we collaborate with and especially proud of the fine women and men that support our ventures.
Because of that, we offer a big THANK YOU to everyone out there from all of us at PaperFilms and our creative partners on this project, the crew at Adaptive studios.
Feel free to visit us on social media or via our website, www.paperfilms.com and adaptivestudios.com for more about each company!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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