110 page graphic novel by Christian Sager & Kelly Williams. Historical fiction/horror about politics, assassination & the arctic.
Update 7/9/12: All hardcovers will include an original sketch by Kelly Williams on the inside of the book!
ABOUT THIS PROJECT
Summary: On a doomed 1901 mission to the arctic Northwest Passage, a “shadow cabinet” of social outcasts opposing America’s government find horror and madness that leads them to the assassination of the President of the United States.
If you prefer comparisons, it’s THE THING by way of MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY. See below for sample pages from the book.
Keywords: Historical fiction, assassination, ghost ship, cannibalism, botulism, arctic isolation, cosmic horror, anarchism, sharp shooting, presidential rhetoric, shadow government.
ABOUT THE KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN
The purpose of this Kickstarter campaign is to raise funds to pay Kelly Williams for the hard work he’s putting into this comic. Funds will also go toward printing copies of the book and art print rewards for backers. Taxes, fees and shipping costs will also be paid for from these funds.
ABOUT THE REWARDS AVAILABLE
For your financial contribution there are various rewards to be gained with this campaign. We’d like to use this space to highlight what you can receive. Note that the options to the right allow you to combine these rewards in several ways, but if you don't see the combination you want, read below under "Do You Want Multiple Rewards?"
- UNLOCKED! Original art for pages from Sean Gordon Murphy's OUTER ORBIT and OFF ROAD. Get original pages from the artist of HELLBLAZER, AMERICAN VAMPIRE, JOE THE BARBARIAN and the upcoming PUNK ROCK JESUS! Follow the links to see scanned previews of the pages.
- PDFs of comics: Digital versions of Christian Sager’s previous comics will be made immediately available to anyone who donates over $5.00. Other rewards include a digital version of THE CABINET graphic novel.
- Printed books: Some rewards include either a softcover or hardcover printed edition of THE CABINET. All copies will include your name listed within. All hardcovers will include an original sketch by Kelly Williams inside the book!
- Kelly Williams’ Original Art: 11 x 14 paper, ink with ink washes. Available with either the softcover or hardcover edition of THE CABINET.
- THE CABINET Prints: Different artists have created artwork based on THE CABINET that are available as limited edition prints solely through this Kickstarter campaign. Included below are low-resolution samples of the prints available to choose from:
Do You Want Multiple Rewards? Kickstarter only allows you to choose a single reward no matter how much you pledge. However, if you wish to purchase multiple rewards (like more than one print) you can do the following (and we promise it’s not as complicated as it appears):
- Add up all the costs of all the rewards you’d like to purchase. Then manually enter that pledge amount.
- Select one of the rewards (If one of the rewards you want has a limited quantity available, please choose that one).
- Make your payment.
- Contact us directly at christian [dot] sager [at] gmail [dot] com to tell us how much you pledged and what rewards you want and we’ll add your information to our “special” ledger reserved only for the most awesome of backers.
MORE ABOUT THE CABINET
THE CABINET – Pages Preview
Character Descriptions: Below are descriptions and concept art for the 8 main characters in THE CABINET.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.