Goodbye San Diego!
SDCC is over for me (Ricardo.) Mark and I had a great show. Got to meet some of you. The Fire Chief, a fan of Mark's who was painted into... Read more
At Comic-Con. My stuff = the red bag. Books for signing by Ricardo and Mark = everything else.
Paperbacks arrived! We will start shipping this week. Hardbacks probably won't arrive until after SDCC. If you have an autograph, it will take a little longer to reach you as... Read more
So when are we shipping??!??
Soon, we swear! Our printer shipped the books to me but there was a printing error (their fault) so they had to redo the print run. I'm hoping we will... Read more
We've gone to print!
At (very) long last, A Hero's Deathhas finally gone to print. I got word from the printer this morning that our file is in the queue. We should get... Read more
Lettering is finally coming along. The book should go to the printer by the end of the month (fingers crossed that nothing else goes wrong!) Our next update will most... Read more
I've been looking at proofs of the book and it looks like lettering will be competed next week. Then it is off to printing.
Where we're at with the book
It kills me to say this, but still in lettering. We had to change letterers mid-stream which has delayed things. That said, if you haven't filled out your backer kit... Read more
The Cover Revealed!
As a writer, I hate saying it, but I don't think any more words are necessary...
What was that big news again? Mark's done!
First, sorry for the delay in giving you this news. I had written an update, thought I posted it, but it was stuck on preview and I just realized it.... Read more
Bakersfield Con this weekend
Any of you going to be at the Bakersfield show this weekend? Mark is and he would love for you to come say hello. Stop by and he will do... Read more
Short story sketches
Housekeeping first: I recently upgraded something or other on my phone and it logged me out of the Kickstarter app, so I wasn't getting message notifications. I think... Read more
Mark is still doing some touch up, but here are the last 6 pages of the book.
So what's left to do?
1. The 4 pin up images
2. The... Read more
So how's it coming?
It's coming along slower than we'd like, is the answer.
Mark only has two pages of panels to finish, then the pin ups and cover and sketches for the new... Read more
Mark did this T-Shirt design for the upcoming Boston con in August featuring, among others, The Hero.
More pretty pictures!
Hope you had a great 4th of July weekend. We both managed to keep our fingers on our hands.
Mark has been busy pounding out the final pages…take a look!... Read more
Getting soooo close!
Greetings Hero fans! A big update for you today.
First, Mark is done through page 36. See below for art progress. Just a dozen pages to go.
The short story... Read more
You don't call, you don't write...
We know it has been a long time since our last update. Been a busy few months! Mark also moved to Connecticut. I changed (day) jobs. There were the holidays.... Read more
BackerKit Invitations Coming
We are going to use BackerKit to help manage our fulfillment to all of you. We will be sending out emails in the next day or so asking you to... Read more
We did it! Now the hard part...
Because of all of you, A Hero's Deathwill get made. This book is very special to both of us. For Mark, it is a first foray into... Read more
Stretch Goal 2 - Achieved!
Just a quick update to say we reached the second stretch goal. Everyone will be getting the extra pages with pin up art and an original illustrated story.
Thanks, everyone,... Read more
Goal #1 Achieved! Goal #2 Rewards Are...
...Not quite what we expected.
The survay was split almost 40% pin ups, 40% short story, 20% cards and buttons. So instead of just one or the other, the new... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 Update
So far we have almost 200 responses to the stretch goal survey and Option 1 and Option 2 are neck and neck, with option 3 a distant third.
Have you... Read more
Secret Identity of The Hero?
Delving deep into the paper's archives, Laura uncovered this photo of a cheerleading squad. Could it be the Hero in civilian life? Or is it a remarkable coincidence?
Stretch Goal #2: Backer's Choice
We have nearly reached the goal for BIGGER IS BETTER! So it is time to reveal Stretch Goal #2. Mark and I talked about this and couldn't agree on what... Read more
The show was a huge success for both Mark and I, as well as for the Kickstarter.
We met a handful of our backers, and backed a few backers too!... Read more
Small Stretch Goal Correction
In my original update letting everyone know about the up-sizing of the book as a stretch goal, I said the new size would be 8.5 x 11. I made a... Read more
We made it! With weeks to go.
Thank you all so much for your support, both moral and financial! Means the world to both of us. We woke up this... Read more
94% and the Stretch Goals!
First, let me just say "wow!" In only three days we are nearly at our $10k funding goal. Mark and I are over the moon, to quote my grandma. This... Read more