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A story about a girl with a kind heart who's faced against a world that's too strong to fight. But it doesn't stop her from trying.

Hello everyone!  

Earlier this year, the kickstarter community helped me back my very first printed comic, ERA: Convergence!  I still can't thank everyone enough for their support!  

So now I'm happy to announce my second kickstarter! :)   The next chapter of ERA continues! 

This is the printed version of my comic, ERA: Ibuki, which is a story which takes place before my previous 'kickstarted' story, ERA: Convergence.  

It is partially free to read on Manga Magazine! You can preview most of it there, or log in and read more! :)  

It's a full color, 250+ page,digital story.  If this project is funded, it will be printed in a 8.25"x5.5" landscape book format split into 

TWO 164 page books!   

I plan on adding a lot of extra material for everyone to enjoy as well, such as additional art, story, process and sketches, and a fanart section :) 

ERA: IBUKI

GENRES:  Scifi, Manga influenced, Drama, Tragedy 

WARNING:  Unlike my previous story which was funded through kickstarter, (ERA: Convergence) ERA:  Ibuki is much more serious with blood and language warnings. 

Here are all the different rewards I'm offering for the pledges :)

A two sided, chibi Ibuki keychain!

Clyde (below) is a character who shows up for just a brief moment in the story... but he's been a fan favorite already!  So I'll be supplying posters of him with Ibuki.  I suppose everyone can already make guesses as to how he's important in Ibuki's life in the next story. :)  

Your name will be credited in both books!  :) 

 A digital PDF of both books to be viewed on digital devices or on the computer!  

 See above for poster selections! :) 

  See above for poster selections! :) 

 Just the printed and signed version of volume one!  But the Digital PDF will have the entire story, so either way, you can still read the whole story! :D 

 The reader's package! Just the printed versions will be sent to you! :) 

Ah! I'm so sorry I forgot this tier :(  Here's the Reader's package with a poster!

The next few pledges include ERA: Convergence, which was also funded through Kickstarter! (ahh thank you guys!!)   All three books are printed and signed :) 

 I sometimes dabble with Pixel Art!  Here's an example!

 You'll receive a transparent digital file of the pixel sprite!

A colored sketch commission will be done with traditional markers and ink :)   I'll draw any character of your choice either: chibi, or a headshot, ... or even as a cute cat!  Sketch card example: 

A digital art commission will be a semi-detailed drawing.  I'll draw any one character with a background and color it!  You'll receive the digital file, AND i'll print out a printed version for you along with the rest of the posters!  (P.S.  I do not draw blood, gore, anything rated above PG13 XD ) 

Have any pledge suggestions? Let me know! :) 

 

$5 - Adding on $5 to your pledge will get you the Chibi Ibuki Keychain!  These are for those tiers that don't already include the keychain, but would still like it :)  

$8  -  Adding on $8 to your pledge will get you the Hi-RES PDF version of ERA: Convergence!  For those of you who are buying the printed version of Convergence, you will get the HI-RES PDF included with the pledge at no extra cost!  

$15 ADDITIONAL POSTERS -  Adding $15 will get you an additional poster of your choice!  

 

ah. i'm still so surprised we hit all 4 stretch goals!  h-here's the next few ;~;! 

$5500 - Stretch goal unlocked!  Every backer who pledged $20 or more will get a sticker and bookmark along with their other mailed prizes! :) 

Here's the sticker! 

And the bookmark!

$6500 - Stretch goal unlocked!  Every backer who pledged $20 or more will get 3 cool awesome 4"x6" sketch postcards of fan favorite Clyde, Ibuki and Arren! 

Here's an example of Clyde :)   Ibuki and Arren more to come

$7500 - Stretch goal unlocked! Every backer will get a hi-res PDF of the next few pages of ERA: PROELIUM, the next and largest story in the ERA universe!  

$8500 - Stretch goal unlocked!  The collector's book will be the whole book, all the pages, bounded into one giant 300+ page book!  At the end of the kickstarter, you can decide on getting the collector's book or just the two separate books :)  

  Your choice! :)   I hope it isn't too confusing! Please let me know if you have any questions!

$9500 - Stretch goal unlocked! Everyone will be getting a second sticker, this adorable rectangular one of Chibi Suzuran and Ibuki! 

$11000 - Stretch goal unlocked! All backers pledging for both books will receive a book sleeve/box to keep the Ibuki books together! :) (See Update #6 for more details!) 

$13000 - ??? This stretch goal is open to voting :)  

Click here to help decide what the next stretch goal will be if it is met! :) 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UciozuqmVXXrhr1-5GraZ_xAM6IKBh5JttA5-NFwDLc/viewform

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Thank you so much for viewing this Kickstarter. 

I really, really appreciate it and I still can't say thank you guys enough for already making one of my dreams come true! 
 
EDIT 9/21: Ah. Ohmigosh! Ohmigosh.  Guys!  Thank you, thank you thank you! ;___;   I can't believe it's already at 99%!! Ahh.  @_@

I ... I added some new rewards that include Convergence in them with posters and keychains!  thank you so much for the suggestions everyone!!

EDIT 9/24 -  ah!  4th stretch goal hit... and one more add-on per request!

Thank you guys for teaching me about add-ons! ;___;!!!

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

Getting something printed is one of the most hectic things ever. That being said, I've worked as a production artist and a graphic designer for the last 7 years of my life, so I'm hoping that I'll have the ability to get a book printed independently with ease! I learned even more about printing from my last book, so I hope to overcome any further challenges that come my way.

I hope to also create some extra content for the book as well! But I'm confident that squeezing in all this extra work won't be a problem for me!

FAQ

  • This super talented Matthew Fisher! Check out the rest of his work, it's amazing! :D http://audiojungle.net/user/MatthewFisher

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  • Ack! I'm so sorry it's been confusing!

    I call it the collector's edition because it just collects both volumes into one book! There's nothing at all that's extra or super special about the collector's edition except that it's just handy to have one giant book vs two separate books--

    However! I know that a lot of people also like the option of two separate books instead of one! So at the end of the kickstarter, everyone who pledged the story can choose between having the story in two volumes or one large volume!

    It will not be exclusive to kickstarter :) I'm so sorry again it's been confusing! I just really like giving everyone more options! ^^'

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  • I ran this question through a bunch of people and asked them how they felt! Most people responded back saying that they would like to see two books instead of carrying around one large one! The fourth stretch goal was broken, unlocking the collector's edition! :) The collector's edition just combines both stories into one book! So everyone will be able to have the option of getting one large book or two separate books! :D

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  • About 6 years before Convergence. :)

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