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About this project

Time Cheetah is a webcomic about a time-traveling cat man that punches time criminals in the face.

It is NOT a drama.

Read it: www.timecheetahcomic.com

NO, SERIOUSLY, WHAT IS TIME CHEETAH?  

An action/comedy webcomic that follows the adventures of the eponymous time traveler Time Cheetah. He has the head of a cheetah, wears a suit and tie, and only ever speaks a single word ("RAWR!"). He works for the time policing agency Time Corp. He time jumps from era to era, stopping criminals from altering our timeline.   

It's Doctor Who meets James Bond, except with a dude with a cat head. Which makes it nothing like Doctor Who or James Bond, really!

For the last 6 months, we've been releasing Time Cheetah's very first adventure—"The Secret of Stalin Island"—page by page over at our website: www.timecheetahcomic.com

This debut adventure finds Time Cheetah returning from early retirement to face off against an old nemesis, Colonel Bolshevik! With his suave mentor Rodriguez in tow, Cheetah heads back in time to 1968, tracking down the renegade communist to the mysterious Stalin Island. 

Now that the full story has been released, we want to collect the whole thing in a single softcover book! The book would include "The Secret of Stalin Island" (52 pages), the mini-adventure "Miami Price" (8 pages) and plenty of delicious extras. The goal of this Kickstarter is to raise $4,800 to print up 1,000 copies of a full color 72 page, 6.625'' x 10.25'' book with a soft cover (and even softer interior pages). It's gonna be great, you’ll love it. 

Our wonderful sales pitch ain’t convincing you? Why not check out "The Secret of Stalin Island" yourself? It's all done. Too lazy to click the link? Here's a three page preview:

 

 

 

"Time Cheetah is a lot of things. It's action-packed, it's excellently drawn & paced, and it's very, very funny. But it's also something else: Deceptively smart. The TC Boyz took what could have been a throwaway gag and have built it into a whip-smart mash-up & send-up of some of their favorite genres – it's all far too well-considered to have been a happy accident. These guys know what they're doing. Also, most importantly: RAWR!"

Aubrey Sitterson - Writer (G.I. JOE, SKALD)

"Time Cheetah is one of the brashest, funniest comic book debuts I've read. The art is stylish, clear, and dynamic; the story is wry and hilarious. All in service of a guy in a business suit with a cheetah head who can run through time. Like a demented mix of Archer, Time Tunnel, Highlander, and The Aristocats, Time Cheetah will grab you from the get-go and take you from Ancient Rome to Soviet Russia before you have a chance to catch your breath! "  

John Barber - Writer (Optimus Prime, Angry Birds Transformers)

"One part James Bond, one part trip to the zoo, Time Cheetah is a rompin’ good time. With belly laughs and art on par with today’s best titles, what’s not to love? RAWR!”

Lora Innes - Writer/Artist (The Dreamer, Wynonna Earp)

"Time Cheetah is a fresh, fun amalgamation of 80's movies, cartoons and not just one but seven heaping bowls of sugary cereal. And when a sharp dressed time-traveling cheetah, a dude that looks like Sean Connery as Zardoz, and an A.I. Stalin AREN'T the weirdest thing in this comic, then you know its a MUST READ!"  

Andy Suriano - Artist (Cosmic Scoundrels, Samurai Jack)

"Time Cheetah is the secret agent for our times. He's stealthy, savage, and he's right here in this room holding a knife to my throat demanding a press quote. Please, help."

Jim Zub - Writer (Thunderbolts, Samurai Jack, Wayward)

I (Carlos Guzman) have been working in comics for about 7 years now, as an editor at IDW Publishing, and I've always wanted to create my own comic book series. I got to do that in 2016 with the launch of Time Cheetah, and in 2017, I want to get the word out and share it with as many people as possible! 

Kickstarter is where small dreams find big crowds, where you can take weird, fun ideas and find weird, fun people who want to make them come true! You won’t just be backing beautiful art and dumb jokes, you’ll be bringing a dream to life: printing our very first comic book.

 Also, if you just hate money, we’ll take it, too. 

Hey, we don't expect you to just GIVE us your money for nothing! Here are the sweet Rewards we got. All physical rewards include shipping anywhere in U.S. Please note: International shipping is not available. 

 

 

You know what’s better than getting funded? Getting EXTRA funded! And if we do get extra funded, then we gotta share the wealth. Though all physical tiers get a little something as we go along, tiers that are $35 and up get plenty of good stuff as we hit these goals!

 

Using some fancy calculations, we arrived at this amount to account for printing 1000 copies of the comic book. Anything over the funded amount will go to improving the actual book first, then extra rewards and material, then any left over will go to the creative team. 

 

 

Carlos Guzman is one of the writers and co-creators of Time Cheetah. He's been working in comics as an editor at IDW Publishing for 7+ years and has edited series such as Transformers, G.I. Joe and Samurai Jack. And now you get to support his very own comic, how about that? You can follow him on twitter, @Rufio_420.

Alejandro Verdugo is one of the writers and co-creators of Time Cheetah. He's Carlos' brother and has foolishly believed in this idea the whole way. Currently, he gives tours of Tijuana, Mexico and helps keep this entire enterprise from collapsing in on itself.

Matt Cossin is the artist and co-creator of Time Cheetah. He's done covers, colors and comic art for publishers such as Humanoids, Devil's Due, Insight Studios Group and Boom! Studios. He also created a graphic novel mini-series of his own, Flywires, with writer Chuck Austen. Now working on Time Cheetah, Matt is also writing scripts and has other comic projects in the works. Check KingMakersComix for the latest info on them!

Mikey Cossin is the colorist of Time Cheetah. He's been coloring comics professionally since 2004 and making his own since grade school. He also hits his deadlines, so he's great in our book! If you would like to stalk him or his comics work, do so at KingMakersComix. Peep his dope T-shirts, too!

Tom Long is a letterer extraordinaire, with the daunting task of putting this comic into book-form and rendering one RAWR in many different fonts. You can find him on his twitter, @tombgrfx.

Risks and challenges

The comic is written, drawn and lettered, ready to be printed! As with any creative project, there is a chance of delay due to unforeseen circumstances. The delivery date of all backer rewards is an estimated date that hinges on printing and delivery.
We'll keep all backers updated on the progress of the project (as well as any delays, should they arise), and we’ll ensure that everyone gets what they paid for!

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    Digital PDF - In English and Spanish!

    Wanna get the DRM-free PDF? You’ll get BOTH an English and Spanish version! Also, we’ll add your name to our Kickstarter “Thank You” page!
    *PDFs ONLY include the “The Secret of Stalin Island” and ‘Thank You!’ page.

    ¡Time Cheetah, ahora en Español! También incluye el PDF en Ingles y agregaremos tu nombre a la pagina de "¡Gracias!” del Kickstarter, guey.
    *PDFs SOLO incluyen “El Secreto de la Isla Stalin” y la pagina de “¡Gracias!”.

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    Book just ain't enough for you, huh? Get some sweet loot! We'll add a Time Cheetah postcard, a vinyl sticker, and a 5" x 7" mini art print of Time Cheetah's best splash page!

    *This tier will only get better the more stretch rewards we hit, too!

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    In addition to the book and loot, you’ll get a snazzy 100% cotton, pre-shrunk Time Cheetah shirt. Show the world how cool you really are!

    Shirts available from 'S' to 'XXL' in both men's and women's sizes.

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    The Sketch Pack!

    Love Matt and Mike Cossin’s art? Get a personalized 5” X 7” Time Cheetah Sketch, shirt, loot and a SIGNED book! You’ll get one whole sentence to describe the unique art you will treasure forever.

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    EARLY BIRD - A Book!

    The trade paperback includes "The Secret of Stalin Island" and "Miami Price" adventures (60 pages) with additional concept art, making-of, and "Thank You" content bringing the book total to 72 pages.

    Includes shipping anywhere in the US. International shipping is not available.

    *Special discount tier while supplies last!

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    Silly Arcade Box!

    What's in the box?! The entire Time Cheetah Team (Alejandro, Carlos, Matt & Mike) will go to spend a day at the arcade together and attempt to win as many tickets as possible. We’ll spend those tickets on whatever knick knacks, toys and utter weirdness that arcade prize store offers and stuff them into a box. Said box will then be mailed to you, along with a SIGNED book, loot, sketch and shirt.

    Yes, really.

    Video evidence of us winning said tickets and toys will be provided.

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    Original Art!

    Get one of Matt Cossin’s stunning, original Time Cheetah art pages. Hang it up and make all your friends jealous. Also includes loot, a shirt, a sketch and a SIGNED comic.

    *The pages available are:
    Stalin Island Part 1, Pg26
    Stalin Island Part 2 Pg11
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    We will contact you ASAP for your choice.

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