T.I.T.S. (Transmigrant Interdimensional Taxicab Service)
T.I.T.S. is an ongoing comic book series chronicling the adventures of our three primary protagonists Starla (a Seattle PD detective), Blotter (a cosmic cabbie), and Skitz Skatz (his irritable cat navigator).
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Each issue of T.I.T.S. is a 24 page, full color comic book printed in standard 6.625X10.25 inch dimensions. Recommended for Mature Readers.
When we last left the T.I.T.S. CREW in issue #1, Starla was in the midst of foiling a robbery at a local comic book shop while Blotter and Skitz Skatz roamed the city of Seattle searching for their elusive Transmigrant.
Issues #2 & #3 pick up with Starla taking care of business at the local comic shop. While continuing the search for their Transmigrant, Blotter slips into full-on drunken, psychotic road rage as Skitz frantically holds on for dear life! This all culminates in the first crossing of paths for the trio as Starla intends to bring them to justice for their mayhem and destruction!
Meanwhile, the sinister fiend Icivious lurks in the shadows as he precipitates the mysterious plans for his master, Primordious.
Starla is a disgruntled detective for the Seattle PD. She is at a bit of a crossroads in her life due to the constant lack of respect from some of the male officers within the department and an unfulfilling personal relationship with her poly lovers Sven and Destiny. This has left her feeling lost and directionelss though she puts up a tough front and tries not to reveal her insecurities to those around her.
Blotter is a cosmic cabbie who works for the T.I.T.S. Corporation. He is usually intoxicated while behind the wheel of his cab and doesn't seem to take his job too seriously. His carefree and mischievous ways tend to cause him to bounce from one caustic situation to the next.
Skitz Skatz is a cosmic navigator. He is responsible for plotting out their courses to locate their intended Transmigrants. He is quite irritable, grumpy, and tends to lose his nerve in tense situations.
Icivious is our primary antagonist for the first story arc. Under the watchful eye of his master Primordious, Icivious has arrived on Earth to carry out his master's schemes. Being an Android fresh from the factory, his programming is incomplete and he seems to be having a hard time adapting to this alien environment.
- The T.I.T.S. creative team consists of our two phenomenally talented artists: David Gunawan-pencils and Eve Amadour-colors.
- Colton Sorrels & Casey Sorrels both write and letter the comic.
- Additional art for the credits page was created by Zoran Jankovic.
We (Colton & Casey) first conceived of the idea for T.I.T.S. in the winter of 2013/2014. We spent almost a year plotting & writing the first 10 issue story arc, fleshing out characters, and defining the general scope of the series.
It was then that we brought David on board to do character designs and subsequently begin work on the first issue. David pencils all of the pages traditionally by hand on art paper at 10.5X15.75 inch dimensions.
After a couple of months, in order to speed up the production process, we brought Eve on board as well to take over the coloring duties. Both David and Eve approach the digital coloring for T.I.T.S. by using a hard brush, multi-layered style of coloring directly over the finished pencils. This gives T.I.T.S. a beautiful, painted aesthetic.
Over the last year and half we have completed the first six issues and are have begun production on issue #7. We plan to continue on with production of the first story arc and complete issues #7-10.
Our objective with this kickstarter campaign is to raise funds for the printing of T.I.T.S. issues #2 & #3 and put them in your hands! We are using the offset printer Print Ninja to fulfill our printing needs.
All comics will be bagged and boarded. All comics, stickers, bookmarks, and posters will be shipped via USPS in sturdy stayflat mailers to ensure against damage during shipping. Original artwork will be mailed in a poster tube.
For international backers only: because shipping is so high, we would like to include something extra with each physical item pledge to make the cost a little more worthwhile and the rewards more awesome. So, for any comic reward tier, you will get a free 11X17 poster. For any poster reward tier, you will get the next pledge tier level's number of posters. So for example if you pledge for "T.I.T.S. #1-3 PHYSICAL", you will get a free poster and if you pledge for "2 POSTERS + T.I.T.S. #2 & #3" you will get 3 posters.
- DIGITAL PDF'S OF T.I.T.S. ISSUES #1-3 IN 300 DPI RESOLUTION.
- PHYSICAL COPIES OF T.I.T.S. ISSUES #1-3
- T.I.T.S. LOGO STICKER
- T.I.T.S. BOOKMARK
- 8X12 ICIVIOUS PRINT
- T.I.T.S. CREW POSTER #1
- T.I.T.S. CREW POSTER #2
- T.I.T.S. ISSUES #1,2, & 3 COVER POSTERS
- ORIGINAL SKETCH
- BRAND NEW ORIGINAL 1 PAGE FEATURE WITH STARLA IN T.I.TS. #2
#1- $3,500 4X6 T.I.T.S. POSTCARD
If we reach $3,500 every backer of a physical item pledge tier will receive this kickstarter exclusive 4X6 postcard designed by T.I.T.S. artist David Gunawan!
#2- Advance T.I.T.S. #4 Preview.
If we reach $4,500 every backer will receive a Kickstarter exclusive digital comic preview of pencils+balloons from T.I.T.S. issue #4! All backers will get a sneak peak at issue #4 months before release!
#3- $5,200 Bridge Jump Splash Mini-Print
If we reach $5,200 every backer of a physical item pledge tier will receive this cool mini-print of the bridge jump splash from T.I.T.S. issue #3!
Risks and challenges
All of the artwork for both issues #2 & #3 are completed so the only foreseeable challenge is getting all of the reward packages in the hands of backers before the end of the year. Once the campaign has concluded, it will take about 1.5-2 months to receive the shipment of comics from China. Once we get them in our hands we will send them out as soon as possible. It took about a week from receiving the shipment of issue #1 comics to shipping all reward packages out for the first kickstarter campaign and we estimate we will be able to do the same this time around.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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