Books Are Shipping Now… and the meaning of "hardcopy"
The books have been going out for more than a week. We're going as fast as we can from one tier to the next. Thanks to the many of you... Read more
Color Us Neglectful: FUTURIANS News
It's been too long since our last update. We apologize. This is long overdue.
When Paty Cockrum offered to color the final FUTURIANS story that Dave had pencilled, we were... Read more
Meet Paty Cockrum, Get Dave Cockrum’s FUTURIANS RETURN and a Chance to Win a DAVE COCKRUM X-MEN File Copy
Artist Paty Cockrum, the widow of beloved X-Menco-creator Dave Cockrum, will be a guest at X-Con this weekend in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Paty was one of the last... Read more
We're almost there...
Lots of dependancies have created more delays than we anticipated… but we're almost done. And The FUTURIANS RETURN graphic novel will be even bigger than planned. Just hang in a... Read more
Tom Orzechowski Sez...
"This weekend, I'll finish the lettering on Futurians Return," writes letterer Tom Orzechowski at The Dave Cockrum Art Appreciation Group on Facebook. "Four pages to go. Dave's enthusiasm was just... Read more
A Little Behind
Everyone involved in making Dave Cockrum's FUTURIANS RETURN is excited about the project and doing their best to get a special book finished. As such, we're a bit behind schedule.... Read more
Good Things Come...
Robin Riggs has been turning in some sensational inks… and Paty Cockrum is hard at work coloring them… And Tom Orzechowski is just starting to letter… We're very excited!
While You're Waiting: A Little More Cockrum (and Colan and Severin, too)
We're hard at work on The FUTURIANS Return. And while you're waiting, here's something with Dave Cockrum, Gene Colan & Marie Severin that's done and ready:
CRIB DEATH & OTHER... Read more
We pause to mourn the passing of Robin Williams
We're hard at work on The FUTURIANS RETURN, but I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the sad passing of Robin Williams, who was more than an entertainer... Read more
Thank you. Really. Thank you.
It's been exhausting (for me) and sometimes annoying (for you, I'm sure) but we've come through with another successful Kickstarter. And now it's off to finishing Dave Cockrum's FUTURIANS RETURN... Read more
METHo.d. with STERANKO
METHo.d. was the first all-new Clifford Meth collection of short stories after an eight year hiatus. Originally proposed under the banner Mean Little Stories, comics legend Jim Steranko suggested... Read more
The Invincible Gene Colan
Ltd. Edition hardcover from Marvel, edited by Clifford Meth. Only 1000 were printed. Brand new. Shrink-wrapped. Retailed for $20… yours now as an add-on for $13 while supplies last.
Once... Read more
For $9 more, get a Meth fix with Toth/Colan/Cockrum/Boswell/Badger/DeVries
CONFLICTS OF DISINTEREST
This 102-page trade paperback (1997 from Aardwolf Publishing) featured Clifford Meth writing at his most powerful with an impressive array of artists illustrating the mercurial Meth... Read more
And for $2 more you get Ellison/Bradbury/Matheson/Straub
Aardwolf #2 (1996)
Fiction by Robert Bloch (“Psycho”) and Clifford Meth; illustrations by Marie Severin & DAVE COCKRUM; painted cover by PATY COCKRUM; and a special tribute... Read more
Add it Now: Ellison/Gaiman/Meth/David/COCKRUM
While supplies last, you can add STRANGER KADDISH to your order. Stories by Harlan Ellison, Neil Gaiman, Clifford Meth, Bill Messner-Loebs & Peter David; cover by ... Read more
Last Minute Add-On: Jim Lee via Ray Lago
Jim Lee's pin-up printed on watercolor paper and hand painted in
watercolor by Ray Lago.
This is *only* available as an add-on. Contact Cliff at firstname.lastname@example.org
More Ad-Ons from Aardwolf & the Collection of Dave Cockrum
Add any or all of the below to your existing package – just increase your bid and send an email to email@example.com telling us what you’d like. But hurry… they... Read more
More Original Art Added - Just 10 Days to Go - And a note to Quitters
We've added two more pin-ups (see art below) from ChrisCross X and Jon Haward -- and there's still some unclaimed art from folks like John Byrne… You can upgrade... Read more
SIGNED Hawkman Add-Ons
Dave Cockrum loved Hawkman and collected the book faithfully for decades. You can add Hawkworld #1(Timothy Truman / Graham Nolan art) from 1990 to your existing order for just... Read more
Many of you asked to see the John Byrne 11x17 Kree Sentry. Here it is.
And here's a reminder that we've lowered priceson some art so nothing is... Read more
Seventh Inning Stretch… Original Art Prices Lowered
With less than two weeks left, we've dropped the prices on some beautiful pieces of original contributed art. There's no need to upgrade your pledge (although you'rre welcome to).... Read more
John Byrne perk...
ORIGINAL ART by JOHN BYRNE - You'll get an awesome 11x17 B&W pin-up (original art) of a Kree Sentry penciled & inked by artist John Byrne who followed Dave Cockrum... Read more
For our backers only: god’s 15 minutes / signed – just $15
Ten years ago, Aardwolf published god’s 15 minutes, “256 pages of pure Meth adrenaline."
god’s 15 minutescombines the talents of punk-fiction iconoclast Clifford Meth with paintings and illustrations... Read more
More Art added from Gary Shipman and Adam Orndorf
Time to upgrade? Or, if you prefer, contact us if there's art that you want and if it's still available, we can add it to your existing package -- you... Read more
More of Dave Cockrum's Personal Comics
For our backers only… We're digging through Dave Cockrum's personal collection of comicsand there's lots of cool books. Want one? Amazing Spider-Man #287 will just run you $7, Wolverine... Read more
While Supplies Last… RARE Cockrum!
Years ago, Aardwolf Publishing brought out The Three Tenors: Off-Keyto aid writer/artist William Messner-Loebs. With stories from Messner-Loebs, Dave Cockrum & Clifford Meth, the book also featured contributions from Dave... Read more
queso6p4 (backer #269) is our winner! But don't go away!
Add $20 to your pledge, queso6p4 - Dave Cockrum's Avengers #96 is all yours…
Stay tuned. There's plenty more of Dave comics coming your way.
Dave Cockrum LOVED Neal Adams… And Can You Blame Him?
Want Dave's personal copy of Avengers #96 featuring the art of Neal Adams? The first one to say "I do!" gets it for $20. Wait until we reply before you... Read more
Dave's Giant-Size DRACULA #5 signed by Colan & Wolfman
Dave Cockrum was a huge fan of Gene Colan's, and a dear friend of Marv Wolfman's. Want Dave's personal copy of Giant-Size DRACULA #5signed by both Gene & Marv?... Read more
Who wants Dave Cockrum's file copy of Ms. Marvel #9 ?
We're almost at $18K -- 300% funding -- and anxious to go over the line, which will allow us to add even moreto this book… So we're offering Dave Cockrum's... Read more
Pat Broderick & Patrick Daniel Thompson
Our expanded-digital FUTURIANS RETURN, which all backers will receive, keeps getting bigger and better, with more artists and writers paying tribute to Dave Cockrum's characters and designs. The latest add-ons... Read more
Open Wide: There’s More of Everything!
Lots of great news for our supporters:
- The great Michael Netzer is just one more artist who generously donated a pin-up to our book and Kickstarter perks (take a look). ... Read more
MORE Original Art Added As We Inch Up on New Goal
We're just a few whiskers away from hitting our 2nd stretch goal, which will bring everyone a bigger book… And we've just added two new pieces of original art to... Read more
2nd Stretch Goal: More FREE Stuff For YOU
Thanks to you, we hit our 1st stretch goal and now aim for our second one. If we hit $15K, we will add the beginning of a secondback-up story... Read more
More art added
We've added a few more art perks… and the book is getting FATTER.
THE FUTURIANS RETURNwill include all of the professional pin-ups you've seen so far--it will also... Read more
$10K Goal Met! 200 Backers! And Tom Orzechowski!
We've hit our 2nd plateau and now have 200 backers. Thank you. And now for the better news: Veteran letterer TOM ORZECHOWSKI will be lettering THE FUTURIANS RETURN.Known for... Read more
More Original Art and Perk Packages
We're just several hundred dollars shy of our first stretch goal so here's a chance to put us over the top. We've added more original art, lowered the price on... Read more
We're Sneaking In ORIGINAL ARTWORK
We've just added a few pieces of original art as potential perks. Feel free to upgrade your pledges.
And please--if you haven't done so yet--tell your Facebook & Twitter followers... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 - Why? Because We Love You!
Thanks to you, we hit our funding goal quickly. Our next milestone is $10,000. When we reach that level:
1) We add 22 pages of Dave Cockrum's original pencils to... Read more
Funded! Congrats... and Next Steps!
You did it again! Thanks to your generous support (and clever buying habits, let's face it) you helped us fund Dave Cockrum's FUTURIANS RETURNin just 36 hours. That's an... Read more
100% funding in 24 hours? What's in it for you?
Hello friends. We're 60% funded in just 18 hours and think we can get to 100% on day one. So we're asking for your help and paying it back.
What... Read more