Ticket inspectors. Who out there doesn't love these vest-wearing champions of justice?
Rhetorical question, that. Everybody knows that ticket inspectors get a very bad wrap in Melbourne, which is why we felt the need to create Metcop Wonderland. Somebody has to be on their side. Especially if there are monsters hiding in the City Loop.
Metcop Wonderland is an indie comic about depressed ticket inspector Shane Digby and his dedicated partner Alan Cooper. We've also thrown some old fashioned transdimensional conspiracy theory in there for good measure.
Metcop Wonderland is fun. It's got romance, mid-carriage fight scenes, and a villain who may or may not draw his fashion sense from early 2000s Bowie.
We were exceptionally proud to debut the first issue of Metcop Wonderland at Melbourne Oz Comic Con in June last year, and have loved bringing you more Metcop goodness on a quarterly basis ever since. So now? It's time to take things to the next level.
This Kickstarter campaign is about launching Model Commuters, our very first trade paperback. That's right, an actual book!
Model Commuters will collect the first four issues of Metcop Wonderland and will also include a veritable bounty of previously unpublished material (check out the rewards for details!)
Just quietly, we can't wait to share this one with you. It's gonna be a cracker.
Risks and challenges
In production terms, Metcop Wonderland - Model Commuters is ready to go. Issues 1 - 4 have been produced. We've talked to the printer. Alan has been busy feverishly preparing for the onslaught of pen pals he'll receive once we launch this campaign. It's all happening.
The only thing missing for us is the printing costs, which can be prohibitive when you're working in full colour. This Kickstarter campaign is 100% geared towards helping us meet these costs.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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