New Bust review and backer sketch!
Happy Monday Bust friends and backers alike!
We've got a new update for you today, to tide you over until the Kickstarter for Bust 2: Wasteland Ronin goes live.
Scottish... Read more
Bust: Now stocked in Scottish comic stores!
Hello backers, Dave here with a long overdue update. It's been a while since we last filled everyone in - mostly because we've been working on the Kickstarter campaign for... Read more
Bust Kickstarter backers appreciation post!
Happy Monday Bust backers! This post is to say thanks for all of you who have been sending Chris and I your photos of the issue after it's arrived in... Read more
Glasgow ComicCon was amazing!
So, the dust has settled on Glasgow ComicCon and after two days of selling I managed to sell 78 copies of our first issue, which we're told is really good... Read more
Bust copies start shipping from Monday!
Hello guys, Dave here broadcasting from Glasgow ComicCon, where we've currently sold over 70 copies! It's been an amazing weekend of networking, talking with the fans, doing signings and more.... Read more
Bust: Issue #1 gets two new reviews!
Hello again backers, this is update #2 for today, and this time we're talking about reviews - two new reviews to be exact!
The first is from the great Pop... Read more
Two new backer sketches appear! (And they're mad!)
Happy Friday Bust backers and friends alike. Welcome to the first of three updates today (yep, three!).
This is a quickie to show off to new Kickstarter backer sketches Chris... Read more
A New (Moo?) Backer Sketch Appears!
Hi Bust backers! I hope you've all been having a stellar weekend indeed.
We have a very small update for you today, ahead of a much bigger one next week... Read more
VIDEO: Bust: issue #1 print preview + New backer sketch
Good morning Bust backers, Dave here with another pre-launch update.
I just received the print test for Bust: Issue #1, just before we sign off on the 300 copies we've... Read more
Our first review!!
Happy hump day backers!
In case you missed our previous update, we have now submitted Bust: Issue #1 for printing and we'e looking to launch first week of July.
Which... Read more
Bust: Issue #1 sign-off video (A must watch if you backed us!)
Hi Bust backers and friends alike, Dave here with a very special update. You may have seen that we finished the final page of Bust: Issue #1 last night... Read more
It's a wrap!
We've finally made it. Chris just sent over page 31 of Bust: Issue #1, which means we go to print tomorrow.
It almost doesn't feel real but we have... Read more
The Penultimate Page!
Hello backers and friends of Bust. We're excited to say that the second-last page of Bust is now live on our blog at http://www.bustcomic.com, where you can read the rest... Read more
Page 30 is here! (Two to go!!)
Happy Saturday folks, and we hope you're having a great weekend so far!
Chris has just sent over the completed page 30 of Bust: Issue #1. It's now on the... Read more
Bust: Issue 1, page 29 is live! + our last 2 backer cameos!
Happy hump day Bust backers and fans alike! We've just uploaded page 29 of Issue #1 to the comic blog, which includes our last two Kickstarter backer cameos.
Say hello... Read more
Page 28 now live + 2 new backer cameos!
Happy Friday Bust backers and friends alike!
Chris has just sent over page 28 of Bust: Issue #1 and it includes cameos from Juliet - friend of our backer Niki... Read more
Bust: Issue #1 - page 27 now live!
Hello backers and friends of Bust alike! We hope you've been having a grand weekend wherever you may be. Chris as just completed page 27 of Bust; Issue #1, and... Read more
Page 26 now live! + two backer cameos
Hello backers and a very happy day to you all!
Chris has just sent over page 26 of Bust: Issue #1 and it's another bleak one (sorry!!!) that we can't... Read more
Bust Issue #2: Wasteland Ronin script complete! + Fury Road thoughts
Hello backers, and a very happy Monday to you all!
At 34 pages, the script for Bust Issue #2: Wasteland is now complete, and the issue's death toll is... errrr,... Read more
Page 25 is here!
Hello backers, Dave here wishing you a very happy Friday! Now it's time to lower the tone with Page 25 of issue #1. This is a really bleak one following... Read more
Page 24 is here! (and our major plot twist!)
Hi backers and friends of Bust alike. We've had a blast revealing our official issue #1 cover, back cover, blurb and new social art thanks to our guest artist Craig... Read more
Bust: Issue #1 cover reveal!
Hello backers, we've got a pair of mega-updates for you today. Our reveal countdown is over, and we're happy to reveal the official cover of Bust's first issue, with art by... Read more
Something big starts tomorrow
Something big is starting on the Bust blog, Bust Facebook page and right here on the Bust Kickstarter.
Bust: Issue #1, page 23 now live! (+ cover update)
Hello Bust backers and friends alike, Dave here with another of Chris's brilliant new pages. We're now up to page 23 of the story, in which finally Jack becomes the... Read more
Bust: Page 23 preview
Chris is cooking up another amazing comic page for you all. Here's a preview. Something big is coming Jack's way and we're not sure he's going to like... Read more
Q&A with Chris on Bust's art + Edinburgh ComicCon 2015
Hi backers and friends of Bust alike!
Hello and welcome to another comic update. We've got an extra-special one for you here, kicking off with a report from this year's... Read more
Bust: Issue #1, page 22 is here + new reveal
Hello comic fans and friends of Bust alike. Dave here with another update on issues one and two of our comic series.
First of all, Chris has just sent over... Read more
Page 22 teaser and three new backer cameos
Hello friends of Bust, and welcome to another page teaser - this time for page 22 of issue #1. This page includes not one but three cameos from our generous... Read more
Page 21 revealed: The first fight!
Hello friends of Bust! Dave here with another new page hot from Chris's magical cave of artistic brilliance.
New interview with Geek Mash + Page 21
Hello backers and friends of Bust, Dave here with a new update and a fresh piece of Bust coverage.
The team at new site Geek Mash has interviewed me about... Read more
Page 20 is here!
Happy Saturday backers and friends of Bust!
We hope you're having a great weekend so far. Here's a little sweetener for you - albeit a rather brutal one - it's... Read more
Page 20 rough pencils!
Hello Bust backers and buddies, Chris has sent over pencil roughs for Page 20, and if you've been following the comic so far you'll quickly realise that Jack's in a... Read more
Bust interview with ComicsVerse
Hello Bust backers and friends. We've got something really special for you today - an interview with big comic site ComicsVerse about the series, where it goes beyond issue #1... Read more
Page 19 is here!
Good evening Bust backers and friends alike. We've just released Page 19 of Issue #1 on our blog for all to see. We've got a snippet below, and as you... Read more
Comic site Digital Riot previews Bust
Regeeken.com covers Bust
Tim at wonderful geek culture site Regeeken has profiled Bust over on his site. It's a neat little introduction to the comic's plot, and includes a few page previews as... Read more
A new backer cameo appears!
Good afternoon backers and friends of Bust alike.
I'm happy to announce another new cameo from our £50 backer tier, this time it's my good friend, Scottish game figurehead and... Read more
Hi backers! Just a quick update to say thanks to everyone who got back to us mega-quick to tell us their postal address so we can prepare properly for the... Read more
We've got a new site!
Hello Bust friends and Kickstarter backers alike.
You can now go here to visit the new and improved Bust blog. We're long past the point where we we were making... Read more
Page 18 is here! (and someone dies...)
Hello backers! Chris has sent over Page 18 of Bust for you all to check out, and it's an absolute peach. Jack undergoes a bit of a change here, and... Read more
Page 18 preview: one gunshot can change everything
Uh oh. We have just lost cabin pressure...
Page 18 dropping imminently.
Page 17 is here!
Hi guys, and sorry again for the delay of this page, I mentioned in my last update that Chris's machine blew up and he lost most of the page. That... Read more
Page 17 teaser (and another apology!)
Hello backers, we hope you've had a great week!
Because we encountered tech issues and lost page 17 of Bust when it was almost finished, we've decided to reveal it... Read more
Hi backers, we hope you've been having an ace start to the year so far.
So, Chris was working on page 17 of Bust when his machine crapped out and... Read more
£50 Backers are starting to appear in the comic - Look!
Hello folks, and welcome to another Bust page preview. Here's a sample of page 17, which features our £50 backer Jeff, who is taking part in one of Jack's blackjack... Read more
Page 17 preview: a deadly handshake
Eddie welcomes Jack into his flock - probably the worst mistake both of them have made. Uh oh.
Hello backers and a happy new year to you all!
I have a grave confession to make:
I only watched the Mad Max films for the first time on on... Read more
Behold! The Barbarian cometh!
HHello backers, Dave here with a post-xmas update for you all, along with another new custom backer sketch.
First off - a status update. Page 17 is next to be... Read more
A cosmic backer sketch appears!
Hello again backers and friends of Bust, Dave here with a new custom backer sketch. Christ just sent this one over for our backer Kev Ford - and like his... Read more
10 sleeps to go!
Apologies for the slow updates lately, the Christmas rush has taken its toll and I'm knee deep in work-work, but that's not to say we've slowed down on... Read more
New custom backer sketch
Good evening backers, I hope you've all had a great week so far.
Chris has sent across a new backer sketch, this time it's Battlecow for our backer Sarah Collings.... Read more
Page 16 is now Live!
Page 16 of Bust is now live over on the blog and it sees both Jack and Luis forming a scheme to flee America.
Here's a snippet, and the... Read more
Learning from the local comic scene: Impressions from an indie comic con
I went to a local comic and toy mart here in Edinburgh run by the lovely folks behind Edinburgh Comic Con.
It was a really cool event that featured tables... Read more
Bust 2: Wasteland Ronin update + sneak preview - print sampler news!
Good evening everyone, I hope your weeks are off to a flying start :)
I've just had a big Bust writing session and I'm pleased to say that I've now... Read more
A note about captions & Bust issue # update
Hello everyone, I hope you've been having an ace weekend.
I thought I'd post a little note about captions, because I'm aware that issue #1 has a lot of them.... Read more
Page 15 is here! Read it now
Hi guys, I hope you're all having a superb week so far. Chris has sent me over page 15 of Bust, which you can now read over on the blog.... Read more
Sneak peek of page 15
Chris has just sent over an almost finished version of page 15, where we introduce two new characters. Who could they be?
Looking for Comic shops
Hello folks, I hope you're all having a great week so far.
I thought I'd post a new update before page 15 is revealed, and I've started researching indie comic... Read more
Monday update on new pages + launch
Happy Monday everyone!
We're still waiting for our Kickstarter funds to clear then come through before we power on with the issue, and we're told it should be some time... Read more
Bust Issue #2 title revealed!
Hello backers! The votes have come in and the title of Bust Issue #2 has been revealed.
The writing process has begun. Stay tuned for more updates...
Thank you video message + Issue #2 preview
In the above video, I give my thanks to all of you wonderful Kickstarter backers, discuss what our print copies will look like, some more insight into the Issue... Read more
PayPal pre-orders added to blog
Hi guys, how's it going? Dave here with the first of two major updates today.
First, we've just added PayPal payment options to the Bust blog, so that anyone who... Read more
It's over! + Page 14 is live!
That's it: our Kickstarter for Bust: Issue #1 is officially over. After 40 days we hit £1651 with your help when we only needed £1200.
The hard work is really... Read more
Stretc Goal #2 Achieved!
Good mornig folks. I'm currently on holiday in London but I've been watching the Bust campaign like a hawk.
We just broke the £1,600 barrier which means we will make... Read more
Vote for the Bust Issue #2 title now!
Hi guys, another quick post as I've started writing issue #2.
As promised, I'm letting you, the backers decide the title of Bust's second installment. All you have to do... Read more
We just hit 100 backers!! + Issue #2
Good morning everyone, it's cold and it's miserable outside this morning in Scotland but to wake up and see that Bust has hit 100 backers makes it much brighter indeed... Read more
The final push: 3 days left - can you help us?
Hi everyone and thank you for your incredible support so far.
We're approaching the Kickstarter's eleventh hour now with just three days of funding left. We need your help to... Read more
Last week of funding - we need your help!
Hi guys and thank you off the bat for helping Bust get this far. Your support really means a lot to us. I can't believe the last week of funding... Read more
So... are Bust's creatures zombies?
A friend of mine once told me they thought the Bust concept was outmoded because it was 'just another zombie story.'
This post is to clarify that the monsters Jack... Read more
Another new, mysterious custom backer sketch
Here's another quick update, this time with a new piece of character art for one of our top backers. Phil Barrington.
Who's this shady character, and what's going on here?... Read more
We're over £1,500!
Happy Friday backers! This is a quick update to say we have passed £1,500 and are on our way to hitting our second stretch goal of a second print run... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 passed!!
Happy Sunday everyone!
We've just passed our first stretch goal of £1,350 which means Bust's first print run will feature a full colour cover.
Thanks again to everyone who has... Read more
Page 14: rough pencil preview
Hi everyone, just a quick update to say that Chris has sent over his pencil roughs for page 14. You can preview it below.
Funding has stalled since we hit... Read more
Update + a new custom Bust sketch speeds into view!
Hello again backers, Dave here with another update for you all.
We've smashed the £1,300 mark, and if we manage to hit £1,350 we will upgrade the comic's cover to... Read more
custom backer sketches have begun!
Hello backers! We hope you've been having a great weekend so far.
Thanks to all of our £20 and £50 backers who have sent us their custom sketch requests and... Read more
New Press! Articles on Bleeding Cool and Big Comic Page
Hello backers, Bust received some more headlines over the weekend, starting with a positive write-up on Glasgow's Big Comic Page. Please do check it out and spread the word.
I've... Read more
Page 13 now live on the Bust blog + stretch goal revealed
Hello backers, page 13 of Bust is now live on the blog!
You can read it here.
Here's a snippet:
Any feedback on this new page is welcome, and thanks... Read more
What comes next? + a message for £20/£50 backers
So, we're funded - and I still can't thank you guys enough seriously! - so that means we'll be adding stretch goals to the campaign this week.
My rough plan... Read more
You've helped us hit our target. Thank you everyone!
So, I just got into bed after a long day, all ready to nod off, but I thought I'd check my emails one last time. I absolutely wasn't expecting to... Read more
We're at 81% so let's talk about edits + backer list update
Hello guys, I hope you'e having a stellar weekend so far! It's time for another update.
I'm absolutely delighted to say that Bust funding has now hit 81% at... Read more
Preview - Page 13 roughs with inks
Hi guys, how's it going?
Chris has just sent over the rough inked version of page 13, which you'll remember we posted the initial pencil sketches for last week.
This... Read more
Meet Eddie, Bust's villain
Hello backers, I hope you are all well :)
Here's a new volley of updates for you:
Some new press!
First off, Bust has received another positive write up courtesy... Read more
Good morning backers.
I'm starting to lightly ponder my stretch goals for Bust - which will come into play if we hit our target with time to spare. I'm not... Read more
Another positive write-up + backer list update
Hello Kickstarters, Dave here again with another quick update. I'm currently sprawled out on my spare room couch feeling a bit ropey while playing PS2 classic Onimusha. How has your... Read more
Page 13: rough pencils and preview
Hello backers and visitors alike!
We hope you're having an ace weekend so far, and we thought we'd share the rough pencils of our next page - page 13 -... Read more
The background of Bust + new story insight
Hi backers, and thank you for making the last 24 hours something incredibly exciting for both Chris and I. Together you've raised £520 towards our total with 43 days left... Read more
Bust's first piece of press + another backer list update
At the time of writing Bust is almost 50% funded at £520. Can we hit the full £1,200 we need to make this thing a reality? Help us... Read more
Backer list updated
A massive thanks to all our backers so far. If you've backed Bust so far you'll find your name on our shiny wall of gratitude here:
Stay tuned for... Read more
We've passed £340! / backer thanks
I didn't expect to wake up and see us gain so much support in such a short space of time, but wow, seriously guys this means so much to us.... Read more
Hi guys, and welcome to the Bust issue#1 Kickstarter. I thought I'd open our schedule of extensive updates with some more insight into myself Dave Cook, the Bust premise and... Read more