Cliffhangers collection Kickstarter launched!
Hey folks, thanks for your backing my first Irregular Webcomic book collection. I'm just updating with the news that I've just launched the Kickstarter for the second book: Cliffhangers!
Yep,... Read more
All books now mailed
I've just paid what I expect is the final invoice from Make That Thing for shipping and handling of the books, which I believe means that they have finished shipping... Read more
Books are arriving!
The physical books started being mailed out last week, and I've started hearing from backers who have received their copies. So if you don't have yours yet, keep your eyes... Read more
Books shipping next week!
The books have been printed and we're going to start sending them to backers next week! Most of you have your surveys in already, which is great. The few stragglers... Read more
Book shipping date scheduled
I've heard from Make That Thing - the books are now being printed, and are scheduled for shipment from the printer to Make That Thing on 9 August. They're being... Read more
Print proof !
Exciting news - I just received the first print proof copy of the book!
On a quick flip through, everything looks good. I'll give it a more thorough check and... Read more
Proof print underway
Hey backers! The layout of the book is now complete and a proof copy is in the process of being printed. Make That Thing will be sending it to me... Read more
First cover look!
And here it is, the first full mock-up of the cover. This design may change slightly, but it's probably pretty close. Look at that gorgeous artwork by Andrew Bird! We're... Read more
Book layout almost complete
Just a quick progress update: The folks at Make That Thing report the book layout and cover design are almost complete, and I should see them tomorrow. This step has... Read more
Book layout proof, artwork mailed
Make That Thing has sent me a PDF proof of the book layout. It's complete except for the title page and book cover, and looks amazing! I've sent them a... Read more
Art rewards ready to pack
The Andrew Bird cover and fan art rewards are laid out on my floor and ready to be packed for mailing!
This is not all of them - I couldn't... Read more
Non-book rewards coming soon!
For those of you who selected physical rewards other than the book or postcards, I'll be creating backer surveys later today to collect your mailing addresses, with the... Read more
Book layout underway
Just a quick progress update: All of the material for the book is now complete, and the folks at Make That Thing are laying out the book as we... Read more
Book cover art
The last bits of book content are coming together. I spent much of today making some secret bonus material, and the talented Andrew Bird has put the finishing touches on... Read more
Funded! Next steps...
Wow, what a roller coaster 48 hours! Thanks everyone for the support, both on the campaign and my recent personal news.
I'm going to sit back and just breathe for... Read more
We made it! Funded!!
Wow, just checking in and I can hardly believe it - WE ARE FUNDED!
Thank you, all of you. I'm looking forward to bringing this book into your mailboxes and... Read more
Hi folks, we're still not funded, and I'm afraid it's looking desperate at this stage.
And unfortunately, I have to deal with a sudden and serious personal issue which requires... Read more
Cover art progress
Andrew Bird is working furiously on the cover art for the book, so it can go to the printer as soon as this campaign is over. Here's some new work... Read more
New rewards: Meet me in NYC, London, Sydney!
Hey folks, we're a bit over a week away from the deadline, and we still need to keep new pledges coming in regularly to meet the goal. One great suggestion... Read more
2 weeks to go
Hey backers! There are 2 weeks to go, and we are 56% funded. On average, we'll just reach the goal, but we need to maintain the rate of new pledges.... Read more
Triple book reward added
By popular demand! I have added a new reward level for buying threecopies of the book for the same total postage as a single copy. So if you and... Read more
reddit AMA now live in /r/comics
I'll be taking any and all questions in reddit /r/comics for the next 24 hours or so!
New reward added: "It's Quite Irregular"!
Hey everyone - we haven't hit a stretch goal yet, but I'm going to add a new reward anyway! Every pledge level including a copy of the book - either... Read more
reddit AMA in /r/comics Fri 8 Apr 23:00 GMT
I'll be holding an Ask Me Anything session in /r/comics on reddit, from:
23:00 GMT Friday 8 April
19:00 US EDT Friday 8 April
09:00 AU EST Saturday 9 April... Read more
New 1-off reward!
Guess what I just dug up? I was cleaning my bookshelf and found two of the original notebooks that I used to write Irregular Webcomic!scripts in... by hand! With... Read more
One week down!
Hey everyone, we're one week into this campaign and up to 40% funded - which is great! Thank you!! But... a lot of that was from the initial surge. We... Read more
Books for purchase afterwards?
A couple of people have asked if the books will be available for purchase after the Kickstarter. So I added the answer as the first campaign FAQ! Twice is frequent,... Read more
Fan art scans added
Andrew Bird has sent me new scans of the available fan art, which I've uploaded into the descriptions for the relevant backer levels. The two that he described to me... Read more
Original artwork update
I've just learnt that Andrew Bird's original fan art and comic strip art is all inkedover the pencil sketches, and the book cover art will be too. This is... Read more
Day 1 done
We're 24 hours into this Kickstarter, and whoa... off to a roaring start! Thank youto everyone who jumped in and backed early! If we can keep this up there'll... Read more