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Welcome to 10 wicked visions of mankind's frighteningly fantastical future! 

ADVENTURES IN SCIENCE! is a neon-soaked, darkly comic, technicolor graphic anthology daring to tell the fates of imagined futures! 

Dead Canary Comics have assembled a crack team of artistic architects to build worlds beyond imagining! These pioneering pencil prodigals have bled blood to bring you nightmare visions of a futuristic prison system, the next stage in warfare, the humdrum life of a single-women, and everything in between!

Each story is a self-contained 'what if', a pulpy adventuristic delight of scientific dreaming, a sideways glance at "what could be". Some stories are funny, some are serious, some are deep... all are guaranteed to entertain

These tales have been lovingly curated and compiled to make a fantastical, mind-blowing graphic novel by the team that brought you The Fitzroy Comic, Reddin, Last Driver and The Frogman Trilogy.                  

SHAKY KANE - The Bulletproof Coffin, Cowboys & Insects, Last Driver

JACEN BURROWS - Crossed, Providence, Neonomicon

KRENT ABLE - Krent Able's Big Book of Mischief, Meanwhile, The Fitzroy

ELI POWELL - The 13th Artifact, Infinite Loop, Yakuza Demon Killers

CASPAR WIJNGAARD - Dark Souls, Star Trek: Waypoint, Limbo

MARK STAFFORD - The Man Who Laughed, Cherubs, The Lovecraft Anthology

VINCENZO SANSONE - Tribute Series, Orbit: Motley Crew

JOHN AGGS - Ricky Rouse Has A Gun, Manga Shakespeare, Frogman Returns

JOE TOTTI - The Landings

BONUS STRETCH GOAL ARTIST #1 - TBC

BONUS STRETCH GOAL ARTIST #2 - TBC

All stories are written by Dead Canary Comics' in-house writing team: Paul Clark-Forse, Mark Lewis, Chris 'C.S.' Baker and Matt Fitch

Artwork from 'Blood on your Hands' by Caspar Wjingaard
Artwork from 'Blood on your Hands' by Caspar Wjingaard

 

Artwork from '14 Arms to Hold You' by Jacen Burrows (Colour by Greg Menzie)
Artwork from '14 Arms to Hold You' by Jacen Burrows (Colour by Greg Menzie)

 

Artwork from 'Campaign 2079' by Shaky Kane
Artwork from 'Campaign 2079' by Shaky Kane

 

Artwork from 'Time on Ice' by Vincenzo Sansone (Colour by Greg Menzie)
Artwork from 'Time on Ice' by Vincenzo Sansone (Colour by Greg Menzie)

 

Artwork from 'Vita Extensum' by Eli Powell (Colour by Greg Menzie)
Artwork from 'Vita Extensum' by Eli Powell (Colour by Greg Menzie)

 

Artwork from 'No Signal' by John Aggs (Coloured by Greg Menzie).
Artwork from 'No Signal' by John Aggs (Coloured by Greg Menzie).

 

"BLEAK-TASTIC!" - Paul Gravett

"'Time on Ice' offers a Twilight Zone-worthy twist, and bodes well for the quality of the overall anthology" - Elie Collins, Comics Alliance

"Dead Canary Comics have garnered acclaim through their diverse output since their inception and quickly established itself as a company to be reckoned with. If you’re a comic book fan, you owe it to yourself to enter their bird-cage and never look back." - Kieran Fisher, Flickering Myth

"Their work gloriously refuses to obey the current fads and trends in modern comics and I can confidently say that you won’t find anything like this elsewhere on a shelf." - Tony Esmond, Down The Tubes

We're keeping this simple - No T-shirts, no keyrings, just pure pulp sci-fi wonderment. You help us out, you get a copy of this book... 

 

2nd new story unlocks at £3,500. 

We've got so many more stories to tell. So for every £800 we make over our goal, everybody gets another story. Another dream of another future, drawn by another amazing artist. Making the book bigger, better and BEEFIER.

Thanks to you pulp sexy futurists not only have we exceeded our goal, but we've also already reached our first stretch goal and are now powering towards the second! 

Please share the project on your social media, drop it into casual conversations with friends or use it as an excuse to call someone you haven't seen in a while. Let's get as many backers and as many stories as we possibly can.

MORE BACKERS = MORE CONTENT FOR EVERYONE. 

Over the last four years we've made a number of comics with the help of the Kickstarter community. We've then sold those comics online and at cons, and plowed all the profits back into hiring artists for this anthology (totaling almost £4000). We now just need your help to print it. 

Our target breaks down as follows:

£920 - Printing (250 copies)

£830 - Postage & Packaging for 250 copies (Estimate based on previous Kickstarters)

£150 - Kickstarter fees (Estimate based on previous Kickstarters)

£1900 - TOTAL

Artwork, Colouring, Lettering and Layout have already been paid for by Dead Canary Comics. This kickstarter is for PRINT AND DELIVERY COSTS ONLY!

Making comics is a labour of love for the whole DCC team. For those of you who have supported Dead Canary Comics over the years - you have our sincere thanks. And those of you about to support us by backing us on Kickstarter? Well... Thank you, without you, we couldn't make books, we hope you enjoy it. 

Risks and challenges

RISK AVERSE, REJOICE!

ADVENTURES IN SCIENCE comes with little or no risk to your personal health!

The art is complete, the printer has given their final quote, and the ceremonial sacrifice to CERN has been performed. This book is ready to break hearts and bend minds, It just needs to be finalised and printed.

Dead Canary Comics has been producing comics, books and graphic novels for almost 4 years and we'll be putting all that experience into making this book the best it can be.

We'll be working round the clock to get this book into your hands as fast as we physically can.

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