Overlord is a 168 page graphic novel about a boy who accidentally becomes an evil overlord!
The story follows the adventure of Kit Thornwood, the town's cynical secret magic user as, in the space of one day, he punches the mayor in the face, messes up confessing his feelings for his best friend and number one town hero Ivor Adaliad, and runs away to accidentally become the master of a horde of evil minions and an ominously dark tower.
As his situation snowballs, Kit must work out how to walk the fine line between acting the part of all powerful lord of darkness and not actually doing anything evil! All whilst avoiding being slain by the overly zealous heroes of his home town, who are not delighted to discover the return of darkness to their land!
And if that wasn't bad enough, he soon discovers there is something far worse than magic, minions or sickeningly wholesome heroes lurking underneath the dark tower...
Heroes! Minions! Swords! Dragons! Magic! Romance! Sarcasm!
Get ready for an epic clash between good and kind-of-sort-of-evil!
My name is Siân! I'm a comic creator and illustrator. I currently work freelance and am the author and artist of "Soosh!", "The Adventures of Soosh", "Fear-Less" and "The Book of Fey". Overlord is my first longer format graphic novel and is also my first Kickstarter project!
Well, pretty much just for printing. Overlord is very nearly complete but because of it's size and coloured pages, it's going to cost a little bit to have it printed. If we meet the current goal, a short run of books can be printed and sold to fund further print runs and future projects. Huzzah!
Way ahead of you my friend! Overlord is very nearly done. Right now (As I'm typing this because I have mad skills) the colouring work is being wrapped up. From here it's just a few finishing touches, such as the cover, a lovely "thank you" page, etc and then it's off to the printers!
That's a circumflex, you find them in many languages! In this case, my name is Welsh so I have one over the 'a'. Yes, it's a pain to type.
Risks and challenges
There are very few risks with this project as the biggest challenge facing Overlord right now (apart from over zealous heroes) is simply getting the books printed!
As I mentioned before, the graphic novel is pretty much done with only colouring and final touches to be finished, all of which will be handled by yours truly along with the help of Mathew Jones and Sarah Millman who have generously offered to help complete the project to a high standard.
While this is my first Kickstarter project, Overlord will be my fifth book, so I have every confidence that I can effectively manage, complete and deliver the finished product on time.
I really hope that you will help me make this book into a beautiful finished product that you can hold in your hands and enjoy whenever you want!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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