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Find crafty seagulls, kooky fossil hunters and creative puzzles in LymeZone, the original, ad-free kids comic based around Lyme Regis!
28 backers pledged £425 to help bring this project to life.

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LymeZone is a 100% original ad-free kids comic based around the town of Lyme Regis.

Currently being sold in 6 locations around the town (details below), the 8-page first issue includes creative puzzles, a town-wide treasure hunt challenge and a fossiling guide for young dinosaur hunters - not to mention our full-colour comic strips, featuring your favourite Lyme locations!

LymeZone: Issue 1
LymeZone: Issue 1

In LymeZone you'll find a crafty seagull looking to steal pasties from The Galley Café, eccentric fossil hunters Eva Lution and Dr. Tapper giving a surreal lesson in geology at Black Ven, and the true story of a collie cross named Lassie - thought to have inspired the fictional dog of the same name - who lived 100 years ago at The Pilot Boat Inn.

Here Come The Gulls
Here Come The Gulls

LymeZone is a rare and precious thing: a completely independent and ad-free children's publication with original characters, drawn and written by just one dedicated cartoonist, focused on one amazing town. Now, you can help make the second issue of LymeZone a reality by lending your support.

Eva Lution & Dr. Tapper
Eva Lution & Dr. Tapper

If our fundraising goal is reached, a new, bigger and better 16-page issue of LymeZone will be ready for everyone to enjoy come summer 2016, and if you pledged us money here on kickstarter, you will have a copy delivered straight to your door. If you're feeling generous, we are offering bigger and better rewards to those who give a little more, including bonus comics, signed prints and even a chance to appear as a character in the new issue!

Lassie of Lyme
Lassie of Lyme

If you live in the town, love it, or just love homegrown art made by real people with passion, please support LymeZone and give the kids of Lyme Regis something to be proud of. Pledge us just a small amount and we pledge to give you another 16 pages of fresh, colourful, independent fun!

If you can't wait to take a peek inside, you can pick up our first issue at:

  • The Galley Café
  • Aroma Café
  • Lyme Fossil Shop
  • The Pilot Boat Inn
  • Primary Colours
  • Uplyme Stores

Thanks for reading - now, let's do this!

Risks and challenges

LymeZone is a completely solo venture, so the responsibility for getting the work done rests solely on me. Although I am confident that I have more than enough time to produce 16 pages of content by the start of the summer, there is always the possibility of unprecedented snags or delays - but rest assured that no matter what happens, if the fundraising goal is reached, a second issue of LymeZone will be with you by autumn 2016.

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    Pledge £2 or more About $2.53

    You will receive the bumper 16-page second issue of LymeZone upon its completion.

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    You will receive a copy of the 8-page first issue of Lymezone immediately upon purchase, and the bumper 16-page second issue upon completion.

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    All of the above rewards, plus a bonus 6-page digital download of two unseen comic stories, and your name in the dedications at the back of the second issue of LymeZone.

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    All of the above rewards, plus a signed A4 print of 'Here Come the Gulls.'

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    All of the above rewards, plus a signed A3 print of 'Lassie of Lyme.'

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    Pledge £50 or more About $63

    All of the above rewards, plus a character based on YOU in the second issue of Lymezone!

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    All of the above rewards, plus a unique hand-drawn A3 comic strip about whatever or whoever you like!

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