A pair of covers!
Here are 2 of the many covers you will see for BRIGADE!
The issue #2 cover re-introduces The Starguard, this team first appeared in the pages of Supreme and their... Read more
As I send out more payments to the great freelancers who are doing work on this project, I figured I'd be as transparent as I could possibly be given that... Read more
Happy Memorial Day!
Meeting with the new popular publisher this week. Necessary change as variant covers are part of the package and current publisher does not and will not allow for multiple variants.... Read more
New ending. Final inks sent in for colors.
I changed the ending to issue #1 to include some familiar characters. In the meantime, issue 2 is looking good and I'm inking over Marat Mychaels pencils for issue #3... Read more
Thank you to each and every one of you that sent enthusiastic support! I was overwhelmed by your energy. I completely understand the refunds, the frustration is why I have... Read more
Refund update and clarification.
Forgive me for not being clearer in my recent post about refunds. First off, The refunds today will go out in 24 hours.
Secondly and most importantly, YES, BRIGADE IS... Read more
Brigade is as close to completion as it has been. Mat Nastos and I went over the last of the pages this past weekend. But because I have failed to... Read more
Here are pages 1,2-3, 5, 6, 7..... I purposely withholding page 4 for spoilers. I started to dramatically alter my Extreme Universe a few years back. Bloodstrike launched earlier this... Read more
Brigade Lettered preview pages coming tomorrow!
This sneak peek will offer a glimpse at the opening sequence of the book and it will be supplied exclusively to you, the Brigade supporters. Look for it in the... Read more
So, I've done pretty much everything wrong with this kickstarter but one of the things I did right was ask writer Mat Nastos to script the book over my story.... Read more
Brigade shipping window
First off - thank you, thank you THANK YOU for sending your changed addresses as well as your enthusiasm! I absolutely tested the limits of my own creative tolerance as... Read more
The Edit option on your survey allows to update address.
If you can't access let me know and I'll re-send to allow you update!
New surveys and address changes
Due to the severity of my previous hack and the loss of my old AOL accounts I would like to request new surveys and current addresses.
Method to the Madness
562 of you pledged to the Brigade comic. Thank you.
10,000.00 in rewards have been fulfilled this far.
Yes, the book was completely re-colored when the first colorist vanished. He... Read more
Post hack update
As many of you who follow me on social media are aware I was subject to severe hacking over a 6 week period from May thru July. Every digital imprint... Read more
I'll be sending another round of surveys to get current adresses....
Brigade will be out this summer first and only to you backers for an exclusive 90 day window. This is fair as you all contributed to make it happen. The... Read more
On 1/22/15 I posted an update that Brigade would be published this summer by the 3rd biggest comic company, Image Comics. This has not changed. All is still a go,... Read more
I told you a few weeks back that I would update you on the status of delivery for Brigade #1. I promised you all that you would hear from me... Read more
The Boring Stuff
This post isn't to tell you how great Brigade looks or how well it reads, this post is to tell you that the book is now part of a publishing... Read more
Happy December 1st! I wanted to let you know that a fantastic publisher has signed on to publish Brigade. The first two issues will be released in the same month,... Read more
Received 5 more colored pages and couldn't be more thrilled. From any artist perspective, watching the work be colored and completed is an absolute thrill. My colorist updated me and... Read more
I mistakenly believed the surveys were the method with which I retrieve the addresses but I since sending this out I learned that I already have those. Learning as I... Read more
Look for survey's to go out in the next few days as this production wraps up.
Hello everyone, waiting on final colors, and when I get them I'll be posting the first preview of Brigade on my brand new app that is available for FREE in... Read more
I'm writing this as I prepare to make color notes and await the mock ups on the covers to the variants for this issue.
We are preparing to go to... Read more
Always wanting to keep you in the loop. Well beyond issue #1 now and intending to make both #1 and #2 available free.
I'd hold off until September release if... Read more
Brigade will be either be released during Las Vegas Con end of June or Comic Con in July. Those are the 2 dates I'm juggling. One or the other, printing... Read more
New colored pages this week
New pages are arriving this week, I'll share progress pages as soon as I receive them. The book is as further along as it has been since I completed the... Read more
Brigade finish line
As Brigade nears completion with its 5th colorist some interesting options have surfaced. As you know, Brigade is not just a one off but a re-set for dozens of characters... Read more
Brigade is nearing completion. I produced too many pages for the the first issue and subsequently kicked some of them to the second issue. Thank you for your patience. I'm... Read more
Brigade Release Date!
I'm looking at 2 shows in the 1st quarter of 2014 to release BRIGADE! One is right around the corner and I'm hoping to make the early date with a... Read more
Here is your first look at the line art for Brigade #1! The book is coming together fast and surveys will be going out around Thanksgiving. I have... Read more
Forgive me for a second update so soon after yesterday's. I failed to mention that when Brigade goes to press between October and November, that a digital file will go... Read more
Brigade Returns Progress Report!
Post-Comic Con and things are back in full swing and I'm pencilling like crazy and wanted to provide a quick update!! Im hoping you and every one else... Read more
Brigade!!! Thank you!
Words fail me! Wow, just WOW!! THANK YOU!!
I stepped out of the convention center in Las Vegas in order to get a signal to THANK every single pledge and... Read more
I'm on the road to a comic convention right now where I'll be promoting Brigade! I just wanted to say another thank you for all your support during this campaign!... Read more
BRIGADE adds BEST SELLING AUTHOR!
BRIGADE adds BESTSELLING AUTHOR to the mix!
I'm pleased to announce that Bestselling sci-fi and TV scribe Matt Nastos is joining BRIGADE! Matt brings his unique voice and considerable talent... Read more
BRIGADE Kickstarter Week #2 Into Stretch!!
Hope you all had a great holiday weekend! As we enter week #2 the first stretch goal is nearly unlocked! I continue to be humbled by your generosity! Thanks for... Read more
Brigade! Stretch Goals!
We are so close to unlocking the first stretch goal, adding an additional 5 pages to the 1st issue. This 5-page PRELUDE will serve as a great primer to the... Read more
Brigade Returns! The Stretch Run!
I cannot even begin to express my gratitude for powering BRIGADE forward! Thank you for your generosity with your pledges as well as spreading the word about FREE BRIGADE comics! ... Read more
BRIGADE RETURNS 95% and closing!!
If you had told me that we would be close to being funded inside week #1 I would have fallen over! I still cannot believe the generosity and support you... Read more
BRIGADE RETURNS!! 75% and going strong!!
Thank you, thank you all so, so, so much for your tremendous support on Brigade! The more we raise the more FREE copies will be available to provide! I'm hard... Read more