About this project
Exlibrium (from the Latin ex libris, "from the books of" and equilibrium, "balance") is a magic stamp which helps the mysterious order of bookwizards to guard the border between the real world and the world of fiction. For many centuries members of the order have been successfully preventing creatures from the works of art and literature from escaping their custody. But sometimes the order fails to do so, and some of the book characters manage to invade the real world…
Lilia Romanova is an ordinary Moscow teenager who is fond of books, movies, videogames and is trying to enter the university after school.
«Lilia’s a charming protagonist – I love her geeky fantasy “escapes”», – Christopher Gates, Everygeek.
But soon her life drastically changes when Lilia meets the book characters who have escaped from books into our world.
«What I love about this comic is that there is a LOT going on. Yes, there is really a story underneath a story here», – Carrie McClain, Black Nerd Problems.
Lilia unveils the secrets of the mysterious bookwizard order whose members have been trying to hold the balance between book worlds and our reality…
«Exlibrium has enough eye-catching material within the comic book for a wide audience», – Brian Barr, Comic Booked.
Intrigued? You can read the first issue of Exlibrium for free!
«Definitely check it out, it’s a cool book», – Billea Breen, Girls with Issues.
Exlibrium is a truly unique comic book. Russian readers have already praised it highly and now it’s time for you to enjoy this amazing story. The first volume of Exlibrium is ready, translated and just waiting to be printed. All we need to make it happen is your help and interest. Please support our campaign and join the big community of Exlibrium readers!
If you help us in funding this campaign, we will be able to print a hardcover edition of Exlibrium: Book One with an impressive amount of 264 pages! This includes issues 1-8 plus an exclusive story created for this edition only! Furthermore, each physical copy of Exlibrium: Book One will be signed by its artists and writers! And we will provide free shipping as well!
We have a wide range of rewards – from a digital wallpaper to a trip to Russia! Keep in mind that most of them are Kickstarter-exclusive, and you won’t be able to obtain them anywhere else!
We've managed to reach our initial goal in less than 2 weeks! And that means that we have 2 more weeks for some stretch goals! For each $5k extra, we will add a unique item to each physical copy of Exlibrium: Book One!
BUBBLE Comics is the largest publishing house in Russia and the only one in all of Eastern Europe releasing 6 original comic book series: Demonslayer, Major Grom, Friar, Red Fury, Meteora and Exlibrium. You can find out more about BUBBLE comics on our website and Comixology.
“BUBBLE Comics distances itself from the comic industry standard by offering modern heroes in fantastical worlds, fortified by a cultural influence that is uniquely Russian yet thoroughly accessible to comic fans around the world.” – Chris Longo, Den of Geek.
Writer – Natalia Devova
Colors – Margarita RitaBanshee Kablukova
Cover art – Nina sirPangur Vakueva
Editor-in-chief – Roman Kotkov
CEO & Founder – Artem Gabrelyanov
Risks and challenges
Exlibrium: Book One is ready, translated to English by professionals and just waiting to be printed, so there are literally no risks at all. We just need your support and help. Thank you!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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