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Modernizing the comic book spinner rack that has been unavailable for decades! A classy way to display your comics or graphic novels!
Modernizing the comic book spinner rack that has been unavailable for decades! A classy way to display your comics or graphic novels!
322 backers pledged $95,124 to help bring this project to life.

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The Classic Spinner Rack was born from my desire to create something that evoked nostalgia while also being functional and cool! 

Because of that idea, I made sure that The Classic Spinner Rack has amazing features: 

  • Heavy Duty - Made in the USA from high grade steel which has been powder coated and is rust-free
  • Whisper Quiet - Extra large ball bearings help spin the rack smoothly and quietly
  • Large Pockets - Designed to hold comics that are Silver Age size, modern size, in or out of bags/boards, trade paperbacks, small hardcovers and more. The pockets are over 7" wide and .75" deep
  • Sturdy & Strong - The 12" base makes for a small profile but a strong base that supports the weight of the comics, and won't tip over
  • Classic Sign Topper - The innovative 4-sleeve topper includes retro inspired signs designed by JG Roshell of Comicraft
  • Color Choice - The rack is available in either black or white so you can choose what works best for your space
Smooth Spinning
Smooth Spinning

The Classic Spinner Rack is the perfect way to show off your collection, and it is a natural fit in any environment. 

To move from prototype to full manufacturing, we need YOUR support to Bring Back the Spinner Rack! Here's where the money we raise will go: 

Our production schedule we've developed with our manufacturer kicks off in April 2018 and concludes in August of 2018! Our timeline is as follows: 

Your donation is invaluable at any level and will help make this project a reality - our lower level tiers help support this campaign, and after that, it's straight to the goods: getting yourself The Classic Spinner Rack

We are offering big discounts off the final retail price during this Kickstarter campaign to make your decision to help a no-brainer! Due to the size and weight of the rack, we will be shipping only to North America, and are offering flat rate shipping anywhere in the United States.

Thank you very much for taking a look at this project, and I sincerely hope you donate and help me Bring Back the Spinner Rack!

This project was created by Jim Demonakos, a life-long comic book fan, founder of Seattle's Emerald City Comic Con and a N.Y. Times Best Selling graphic novelist of The Silence of Our Friends. In a former life, he was also a songwriter for the nerd rock band Kirby Krackle and a retailer with a small chain of comic book stores in the state of Washington. 

An extra special THANK YOU to Peter & James of Bullseye Creative for creating the Spinner Rack logo and all the amazing graphics you see in this campaign, they have gone above and beyond, and I am humbled by their generosity and friendship.

Thank you to Wade Schin & Angela Jernejcic, Jen Vaughn & Hemlock, Mark Long, and the crew of Arcane Comics for opening up their homes and work spaces to let us film the Kickstarter video. 

Thanks to Charlie Chu of Oni Press for donating books for the video, and to Scott G for donating even more, to Garrett Gibbons of Cosmic Reach Media for his photography & videography work on this campaign, and to Kyle Stevens of Kirby Krackle for the use of the song Secret Identity.

Lastly, much love to my family and most especially my wife, Andrea Demonakos, for her unending support while I created this project.

Risks and challenges

We know that the unexpected can happen, so we have added a buffer in case of any extra time for manufacturing or production is needed. We want to be as transparent as possible and will be showing our process along the way, but we are 100% confident in being able to deliver to you in the time frame promised!

On the challenge end, the rack you see in the video is a prototype and not the final rack - we are continually making improvements to make sure the final product is as awesome as can be. For example, the sample rack ended up being too large for shipping economically, so we're redesigning it so it has a smaller footprint, and we are changing how the top header signage is attached to make it sturdier. That said, our U.S.-based designer & manufacturer is confident they can deliver the product within the promised time frame!

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    Spinner Rack Enamel Pin

    Help support our mission to "Bring Back The Spinner Rack" and receive this hard enamel pin featuring a stylized Spinner Rack! It looks sharp with any outfit and declares that you are a fan of the utmost taste and sophistication (and also, comics!)

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