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A customizable comic strip that lets you create your own comics using magnetic characters and a dry-erase marker.
A customizable comic strip that lets you create your own comics using magnetic characters and a dry-erase marker.
1,645 backers pledged $66,835 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator MannyLaMancha on July 21

      Congrats! If only I could be so lucky.

    2. Creator dunster on July 20

      Today received the Magnet Comics, there are wonderful.
      Thanks finally.

    3. Creator Sven Schirmer on July 14

      YESSSSSSSS !

      My first kickstarter pledge arrived today at my home. Now I prepare the custom characters, draw the first comic and give my wife her long promised christmas present ;)

      Thank you very much Erik. It is a very nice result, it could not have been better. You will now help me to let my wife smile (not only because of your product but also because of my drawing abilities to finish the comic strip...)

    4. Creator Ali Grotkowski on July 13

      I'm so happy to have finally received mine today! Most wonderful! Thanks for the great custom characters too!

    5. Creator Don Ellingsworth on July 11

      I'm still waiting on mine...Where can i go to find tracking information?

    6. Creator MannyLaMancha on July 10

      Congrats bicyclefish! How many others are still waiting? *raises hand*

    7. Creator Bicyclefish on July 8

      Erik found my returned package, which he'd addressed with the wrong zip code. It arrived this week in excellent condition. The frame is well made, and my magnets aren't excessively curled, but the magnets are rather weak and tend to fall off.
      I have no thank yous, however, as this was a long, frustrating process that could've been avoided had my many comments and messages asking for an update and informing Erik I've not received anything not been ignored. Instead my package sat among a "handful of returned shipments" for nearly a year.
      At least it's over. Best of luck to the rest of you. I can only suggest you try sending a message to the character art email in the last update. Perhaps your reward sits upon the returns shelf too.

    8. Creator Sven Schirmer on July 2

      I received my tracking link yesterday. So finally, my first Kickstarter pledge is on its way home :)
      Yepee

    9. Creator Bicyclefish on July 1

      After endless emails and pestering Erik finally informed me my reward was shipped "almost a year ago" -- no actual date provided -- and I "should have received an email with shipping confirmation at the time" which I didn't ever get. But had he checked his email, these comments or my many update requests via Kickstarter messages this allegedly lost package probably would have been caught long ago. So unless Erik offers a replacement or refund, I'm basically out my donation with nothing to show for it. Amazing.

    10. Creator Stuart Lees on July 1

      Sick of waiting, and waiting

    11. Creator Ken Hargreaves on June 29

      I received mine in Vancouver Canada. Thanks Erik.

    12. Creator Andrea Grey Redman on June 26

      Very grateful to have received my magnetic comic this week (in Ontario, Canada). Merci.

    13. Creator MannyLaMancha on June 25

      *still waiting in California* - just the basic one, not custom characters

    14. Creator Raimund on June 25

      Mine arrived yesterday. International shipment to Germany.
      I’m not even mad. That the arrived after such a long time is amazing.

    15. Creator Jon Deuchler on June 24

      Still nothing in St Louis and no responses to the messages I sent.

    16. Creator Nick May on June 24

      Just got mine in Australia with my custom characters! All good things take time...now I have to cut those suckers out.

    17. Creator Matthias Buchetics on June 24

      2 years and 3 months late but mine really did just arrive here in Austria, including my additional characters drawn by myself. Looks very nice.

    18. Creator Ben 76 Roscoe on June 23

      Mine arrived yesterday (UK) it's pretty good shame it has taken so long but at least it got here in the end

    19. Creator MannyLaMancha on June 21

      Well, let's just see if the rest of us get our things first.

    20. Creator Capricorne on June 20

      Received mine today, in France. Glad to see this project finally over. Beyond the delays, the manufacturing problems and the lack of communication, this is a great object, nicely crafted and really fun. I sincerely hope you'll find somehow an efficient way to produce more stuff for it after all the backers are served.

    21. Creator William Burke on June 18

      Would have been nice to have gotten an e-mail tW0 years ago abut not having my pictures. And Now that the person, my Mother to whom I was going to use this with has passed away Leaves me more pissed off. And to make it our fault you don't have them is in poor taste Erik

    22. Creator fr on June 17

      Mine came in today as well. Custom art included. Yay!!
      https://instagram.com/p/4DUaszzOqh/

    23. Creator Agustian on June 17

      Just got it today @fr.

    24. Creator Jim Bellmore on June 17

      Got mine today!!!
      HAHA!! Erik, You magnificent bastard, I knew you'd come through!!!!

    25. Creator Jim Bellmore on June 17

      @Keith & Emily - in the comments of Update 29, Erik said the custom packs would ship separately as they were completed.

    26. Creator Keith & Emily Cotton on June 17

      Just got my Magnet Comic in the mail and I'm super excited! However, my custom characters that I paid for are nowhere to be found. Hoping it was a separate shipment. The custom characters were the real draw to this project. Trying to get this message to Erik via twitter, kickstarter, and any other avenues, so that I will hopefully be able to get this figured out.

    27. Creator fr on June 15

      @Augustin can you let us know if the status moves beyond "mailing label created"?

    28. Creator Agustian on June 14

      It's a little slow, however I've just received a tracking number for my shipment. Thanks Erik. Look forward to receiving it.

    29. Creator MannyLaMancha on June 13

      Erik posted in the comments section of his last update three days ago - there doesn't appear to be any acknowledgment that no one has gotten anything from his final shipment that supposedly went out a month ago.

    30. Creator Bicyclefish on June 12

      I spoke to Boston Children's Hospital Child Life Services, which handles non monetary donations. The gentleman who has handled all donations since 2014 didn't recognize Erik's name nor the item I described -- a plastic or wooden framed white board divided into 3 panels with magnetic comic characters. Granted, he conceded the items may have been donated before he took on the position, and there is no record of non monetary donators, but he didn't recall seeing any such product around. While this isn't definite proof one way or the other, It does make me suspicious.
      .
      On a related topic: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2015/06/11/the-ftcs-first-crowdfunding-enforcement-is-over-a-failed-board-game-on-kickstarter/

    31. Creator Stuart Lees on June 11

      Sure makes you think twice about Kickstarter.

    32. Creator William Burke on June 9

      Come on Erik 2 years of waiting any word How about a response?

    33. Creator MannyLaMancha on June 9

      I truly, sincerely hope so.

    34. Creator Bicyclefish on June 8

      Does anyone know if Erik honored stretch goal #3 to donate plastic versions to various hospitals? Way back during the fundraising he claimed "I've started talking to the Boston Children's Hospital to see how I can make this a reality."If he hasn't, that's really really low of him to not honor a promise to give to charity.

    35. Creator Chris on June 8

      Still waiting here... Was really hoping this would be here for a birthday this June as it missed the last 2 years as a bday gift.

    36. Creator fr on June 6

      Has anyone gotten anything yet?

    37. Creator MannyLaMancha on June 1

      *Looks at below comment* *blinks*

    38. Creator Stuart Lees on June 1

      Now officially 2 years late. Worse than watching paint dry. At least paint responds when you talk to it.

    39. Creator fr on May 30

      He messaged me about it. I then got the email from shipstation. I messaged him that it's still stuck. But no response.

    40. Creator Jon Deuchler on May 28

      where are you finding the "shipping label created" information? all I've seen is his update on May 10 that the last 178 are set to go out May 15 or 16. still nothing in St Louis and he hasn't responded to any of my messages. still haven't seen a picture of the received product.

    41. Creator fr on May 28

      It shows he logged in yesterday. Did anyone get a response? I didn't. I messaged him telling him my package supposedly sent out May 10 still is stuck with "Shipping Label Created". The company he is using, shipstation.com seems to suck really bad. Meanwhile I ordered something from England that day. Came in last week. Seriously.

    42. Creator Todd Burrick on May 27

      Nothing in Connecticut

    43. Creator MannyLaMancha on May 27

      Nothing in California. His last login is still listed at May 10th, the day he wrote the update.

    44. Creator Ali Grotkowski on May 27

      I haven't received anything either. I'm wondering if my package was one of those caught in customs and would love an update as a result at this point.

    45. Creator Jason Wendling on May 23

      Still nothing in the mail for me. Any news?

    46. Creator fr on May 20

      Nope. Still says "shipping label created"
      Here is what scares me. He posts that an update asking last call for address changes on May 10th. Looking at his profile it shows last login ... May 10th. God I hope the mobile apps don't track last logins or this will mean he has not checked his messages since posting.

    47. Creator Jon Deuchler on May 20

      based on the May update, the last 178 are ready to ship. has anybody received anything the in the last 10 days? Still waiting in St Louis

    48. Creator William Burke on May 12

      Hopefull mine will get here (15 miles from where erik lives) I wonder if this last call for address is a scam for saying that he sent them out and not. we will see, time(and time and time and time) will tell

    49. Creator jos hooft on May 11

      Not sure my previous comment made it. I live in the Netherlands. haven't received the product yet. I changed address and emailed the new address. I understand this request did not make it into your file. I would be very grateful If I could give you my updated address and receive the magnet comic. Please let me know where I can leave my address.

    50. Creator Bicyclefish on May 11

      I'm a domestic backer who still hasn't received the comic.

      Once this is over, I'm done with anything Erik does and will have no thanks yous for him. He may finally deliver, but the lack of honesty and integrity does not deserve an any such gratitude and appreciation in my opinion. And still I see no sincere apology -- that does not have have the implied "but..." -- for all the ignored messages and emails and long silences.

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