Kasai is the second solo series of the SFC Comics line. SFC is world of super powered sports entertainment. These solo series are a chance to get to know the characters outside of the ring.
Kasai returning home to Kyoto to find her estranged demi-God father has broken his promise to his sister, Mizuhame, the goddess of water, never to fight again. Though Kasai begs him to stop, he refuses and Mizuhame exacts her revenge by kidnapping him. Now, Kasai must face her own fears to rescue a father who once abandoned her.
Kasai is a demi god who burned her mom at birth. She spent many years in an orphanage until her father Kagu wanted to train her. She stayed with her father for a few years then left to be on her own. She stumbled into the world of Super powered wrestling in her late teens. After a few years she was a big hit in Japan. Samson, CEO of SFC brought her to America to be a big star
Kagu-tsuchi aka Kagu is god of Fire who burned his mother at birth. He is the estranged father of Kasai. He is a care-free spirit that likes to have fun.
Mizuhame is water goddess with a stern belief of a seperation of mortals and deities. She is deeply bothered by the interaction of beings
We can try to use words to try to convince but let's allow the comic to speak in this preview
WHY THIS STORY?
When Marcel Dupree, editor and co-founder of Evoluzione Publishing and SFC Comics, approached me about writing Kasai, I was absolutely thrilled. I love mythology and action and though I’m not a pro-wrestling fan per se, I have a deep respect for their athletic skills. (Whoever tells you pro-wrestling isn’t real doesn’t know what they are talking about. It’s scripted, but every hit is real as are the injuries.) We talked about the world of the Super Fighting Championship and the mythos behind Kasai. It was clear that we had the makings of a complex character on our hands and I ran with it. But Kasai isn’t just about action and the ring, at its heart it is a father-daughter story. One that is fraught with resentment, trust issues, and love.
Please join us as we explore this world and journey with our characters into the unknown. I think you’ll like it and the lizards. Especially, the lizards.
SFC Comics believes in rewarding loyalty. All previous backers of SFC Comics Kickstarters get this print for free when they pledge $10 or more to Kasai: The Homecoming #1.
Boston Metaphysical - The Scourge of the Mechanical Men backers who also back Kasai: The Homecoming #1 at the $10 level get this print for free.
If you back both Sword Theory #1 and Kasai: The Homecoming #1 at the $10 you get this free print by Phil Buckenham and Marco Pagnotta. Sword Theory is an action fantasy tale of self-discovery and revenge as a young man perfects the art of the sword.
If you back both The Crimson Guardians #1 and Kasai: The Homecoming #1 at $10 or more you get this free print by Nick Garber and Marco Pagnotta. Apogee comics coming right off their successful Kickstarter with Bengali now want to bring you deeper into the Apogee Universe.
Madeleine is the writer/creator of the popular steampunk comic Boston Metaphysical Society and the author of Kickstarter for the Independent Creator. She has upcoming sequential art short stories in: The 4th Monkey Anthology, The Edgar Allan Poe Project, The Eynes Anthology, The Rum Row Anthology, and the Cthulhu is Hard to Spell, Ain’t It Anthology.
Kasai: The Homecoming is her first superhero comic series.
Alessandro is an artist from Italy. He has worked with various publishers thought the years such as Zenescope.
Colorist from Perguia, Italy. He colors SFC and Titanium.
Brant Fowler is a professional letterer and flatter (gonzogoose.com). He has had his lettering work published through Image Comics, Action Lab Entertainment, Arcana Comics, and many more. And he has flatted (base color work) books ranging from Spider-Man, to Batman, to Sonic the Hedgehog. Brant is also a member of YouTube channel Comic Frontline, and hosts a comics podcast called Zone 4 that began in April 2009. Brant has run, written and edited for several comic news websites, and still writes for Comic Frontline on occasion. He also co-founded his own comic publishing company, Last Ember Press (lastemberpress.com) in 2015 and continues to produce new content there and on his YouTube channel (youtube.com/brantfowler).
Risks and challenges
I'm happy to report that to date all previous SFC Comics Kickstarter rewards have been delivered with the exception of SFC: Tag Team which we have yet to receive from the printer.
As with all project like this, the main risks we face are the same obstacles every print comic deals with - unpredictable printer schedules and shipping logistics. However, if there are any delays or hiccups we will let you know.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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