Thirty-Eight Hours And Counting, And A PRIZE GIVEAWAY!
Things are pretty exciting right now, Amiculumni. You can cut the tension with a knife. The air itself is vibrating, and other equally gripping cliches.
We still need a... Read more
The Last Four Days, Plus A Final Project Feature: The Sunday Comics
This is amazing. Do you see this number? DO YOU SEE THIS? We have only $2,070 to raise in the next four days. Two-zero-seven-zero. This could be 150... Read more
Six Days Left: The First Stretch Goal
We passed a very significant threshold today. The campaign topped the $10K mark, and the total approaches three-quarters of the goal. This makes me cautiously optimistic enough to... Read more
New Reward Tiers Added!!!
Just wanted to let you know that, in case you're interested in getting friends who are new to Amiculus interested in the series, I've added several tiers of... Read more
Worthy Project Feature: Timothy Lewinson's "Savage Empire"
One of the great things about crowdfunding is that it allows you to discover so many other incredible comic and graphic novel projects. I'd like to take... Read more
Volume II Reward Update: Original Art
I just wanted to focus on some new elements to a familiar part of several reward levels: the original art offers to be "Amiculized" (drawn in the style... Read more
The Volume II Kickstarter is live!
Once again, it's on! The Kickstarter for Volume II: Flagellum Dei is a go, and you can access it here:
Volume II takes the drama, suspense, action... Read more
The Amiculus: Volume II Trailer
The new campaign begins in just five days, and on Monday, June 1, I hope to see as many of you out as possible! We had a great... Read more
Project Feature: Roger Kupelian's "East of Byzantium"
While I gear up for the Volume II Kickstarter, I'd like to give a shout-out to another very worthy project I've recently discovered: East of Byzantium by Roger... Read more
6/1/2015: The Volume II Kickstarter Begins!
I hope you are enjoying your Volume I rewards (and, again, if you have not received them yet, by all means let me know!).
As you may know,... Read more
Volume II Campaign Prep, Plus Other Worthy Projects
I hope you're enjoying your Volume I rewards. Significant work was done this last weekend on the trailer for the Volume II campaign, including new, never-before-seen art from... Read more
Amiculus is on Amazon!
Amiculus: Volume I is now available for purchase on Amazon!
Check it out, tell a friend, and if you are so inclined, please feel free to post a reader... Read more
Some Thoughts on Volume II
Right now, many of you should be receiving your rewards. As mentioned before, if anyone has not received a promised reward by April 1, please feel free to... Read more
Reward Mailings Complete!
As of yesterday, 3/12, all rewards have been mailed and/or delivered! Again, if you have not received your rewards packet by April 1, feel free to contact me about it.... Read more
Rewards Mailing Status and More
By now, all but the last few rewards have been mailed or distributed. I will be sending out the last three packets to international backers on Thursday. I would... Read more
Books Have been Ordered!
We are very close to a ship date for rewards. All books (80-page Kickstarter softcovers and hardcovers) have been proofed and ordered, and are being shipped to me... Read more
Volume I sent to Printer
Sorry for the scarcity of updates this month. I guess you would refer to this as the "post-production" period, where the last little kinks are all ironed out before... Read more
Amiculus Update and Happy 2015!
With all story art drawn, colored and lettered, my team and I are in the process of compiling everything for its journey to the printer. Also, here are some... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached!!!
We made the stretch goal!!!
What does this mean? It means the following:
1) All levels will be upgraded to the 80-page Kickstarter Edition PDF, and receive the Amiculus... Read more
And Now, A Word About Potato Salad...
Sorry, had to mention it at least once.
The last 20 hours of the Amiculus Kickstarter are at hand! We are ridiculouslyclose to our stretch goal, just $158! It... Read more
Halfway to the Stretch Goal With Two Days and Change
First, let me say that events have surprised me a bit with how fast they've progressed, so I will actually be collapsing my 48-hour announcement into my end-of-campaign... Read more
We Did It!!!!
WOW! What a surge! As of this morning, Amiculus has reached 100% funding!!!
Of course, there are still three more days, and none of this means we have... Read more
So Near, Yet No Time To Smell The Roses!
Can you feel how close we're getting? Eighty-seven percent funding looms, with four more days to go. Less than $1,300 separates us from victory! Yet I'm not taking... Read more
Another Worthy Project: THE MONSTERS OF JIMMY CRUMB
I'm back, with another worthy project recommendation!
If you like Amiculus(which, having backed it, I can only assume you do), one could assume you like several elements... Read more
Heeeeey, Backers! Seventy-seven percent and climbing!!!
I just wanted to share with you that the campaign has, within the past few hours, jumped from 68% to 77% funded! I will say nothing more out... Read more
Two-Thirds There, One Week To Go
Unfortunately, we weren't quite able to satisfy the Amiculus Alumni Challenge, but you put in a great effort! Nonetheless, this doesn't necessarily mean there won't be the chance to... Read more
A Project to Consider: Doctor Atlantis, Volume 3
As backers of this project, you no doubt enjoy a dash of alternative history with your adventure fiction. If that is the case, here's a graphic novel project... Read more
The Amiculus podcast is out!
My interview with DJ Grandpa's Crib featuring Amiculus has just been released!
My interview is the first ten minutes of the podcast. Please listen, and share with at... Read more
Eleven days, 38% to go (Plus New Backer Video!)
We had a good weekend: the campaign is now 62% funded! The remaining 38% is still some ground to cross, so keep getting the word out! You know... Read more
Two Worthy Projects To Back: "HEROES!" and "Kiley's Purple Hat"
Salvete, Amiculi! I hope you are having a fantastic Sunday afternoon/evening/early Monday morning!
I want to take a little time out to feature two immensely worthy projects with just a... Read more
57% Funded, Two Weeks To Go (Plus Tier Change)
We've had some good movement this week: closing in on 60% funding, which I'll bet we can reach by Monday! Keep bringing in your friends, family, acquaintances, total strangers,... Read more
Update to $500 pledge level
I've made a couple of additions to the $500 level, to make it more enticing:
1) A hardcover edition of the 80-page Kickstarter bookwill be included along with... Read more
Amiculus Backer Appreciation Video # 2
Well, it looks like the Bleeding Cool challenge isn't going to pan out, although we did make some significant headway toward our goal! That said, please keep spreading... Read more
Amiculus Backer Appreciation Video #1
I promised you a video, and here it is:
I will be doing a dramatic reading, panel-by-panel, of the entire Amiculus preview over several segments as a... Read more
Podcast Interview Delayed; Plus A Backer Appreciation Video Approaches!
So, remember the podcast interview I said would be happening on Monday? Weeeeellll, due to some technical difficulties, that has been pushed back. It will likely happen on Thursday... Read more
Amiculus 2013 Alumni Mini-Stretch Goal!
I'm thrilled to see so many backers from Amiculus Kickstarter 2013 returning to support the new campaign. However, I'd like to add a little something special to honor you all... Read more
Halfway There, Halfway To Go!
So we've reached the halfway point, both time-wise and funding-wise. This is a great achievement! However, there is still the same amount of ground to cover again in the next... Read more
Slight Correction to Fifty Percent Goal: Jared Gardner
In all my excitement over meeting this goal, I misspelled our Hero of the Halfway Mark's name:
Jared Gardner. Mea culpa, Jared!
Fifty Percent Goal Reached!!!
HOORAY! We did it! And it didn't take long, either!
Special congratulations to JARED GARNER, our Hero of the Halfway Point, for putting us over!
Really, though, you were... Read more
Fifty Percent Funding Looms, Plus Mini-Stretch Addendum
We are right on the verge of reaching 50% funding, a very important number for the campaign! I'm eager to get there as soon as possible, so I've... Read more
Bleeding Cool Stretch Goal!
Bleedingcool.com was kind enough to post this article on Amiculus on their website this weekend:
So, in honor of this, I would like to add a fun mini-stretch... Read more