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A comicbook look into a black and white world of spectacular spooks and fantastic fools.
A comicbook look into a black and white world of spectacular spooks and fantastic fools.
111 backers pledged $3,152 to help bring this project to life.

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The Curious Mystery Involving Dracula and the Wolfman

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Good evening, creeps and creatures. We are Ali Leriger de la Plante and Natasha Tara Petrović, and together, we make Dream Cake! Dream Cake is a comics collaboration between the two of us. Together, we've created Ophiuchus, a webcomic, and now we would like to bring you THE CURIOUS MYSTERY INVOLVING DRACULA AND THE WOLFMAN. The story was written by Ali, and adapted into a comic by Natasha.

The Curious Mystery Involving Dracula and the Wolfman is a short romp into the world of spectacular spooks and fantastic fools. The day before the birthday of Dracula’s good friend Frankenstein, the Count is subject to his own attempted murder...but more importantly, the would-be killer has stolen his gift for the Monster! With the help of Wolfman, will Dracula be able to solve the mystery and recover the gift before the party?

To find out, we'd like your help PRINTING THE BOOK!
For the full 11 page preview, just click right here!

The print comic will be in standard comic size, saddle-stitched, in black and white, and around ~40 pages.

 (Shipping not included in the prices shown above.)

Now that we've hit our initial goal, we can show you some fun stretch goals!

Hello! We're Ali and Natasha, two comics artists who have been working together to create tasty comics for you. Together, we created the webcomic Ophiuchus, a sci-fi fantasy adventure about two robots and a skeleton trying to defeat a malignant virus before it rewrites the DNA of the very universe. Natasha is also the flat colorist for the Webtoon series The Sword Interval by Ben Fleuter, and Ali is also the solo creator of the webcomic Autofaction

Dracula is our second full comic project together, but certainly not the last. Based on a short story written by Ali, it's a fun mystery/comedy romp including some of your classic creepy favourites, such as Dracula, Wolfman, Van Helsing, Frankenstein, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, and many more!

 Thank you so much for reading! We'd really appreciate it if you would spread the word about our campaign on social media.

You can also follow Dream Cake on Twitter, support us on our Patreon, or check out Natasha's Twitter, or Ali's Twitter!

Risks and challenges

The primary risk associated with this Kickstarter is underestimating the shipping costs. The way Kickstarter accounts for shipping makes it difficult to account for exact costs. FORTUNATELY, we know lots of people who have run comics kickstarters before, and with help from them we think we've done the math correctly.

That's also the reason we decided to do a smaller run of the book -- this is our first kickstarter, and we didn't want to bite off more than we could chew -- so the risks are mitigated by limited scale. Overall, we're not expecting anything that would actually prevent the books being printed and delivered.

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    CRYPT KICKER

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    MONSTER MASH

    Creatures of the night, rejoice! At this level you will receive the printed edition of The Curious Mystery Involving Dracula and the Wolfman!

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    VAMPIRE'S FEAST

    You are HUNGRY for these rewards! You get the Kickstarter exclusive print drawn by guest artist Laura Ketcham! As well as the FAN CLUB stickers to proudly show your devotion to all things spooky.

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    GRAVEYARD SMASH

    You're causing quite the bump in the night! With this tier you will receive a custom commission from Ali!

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    TRANSYLVANIA TWIST

    THE ULTIMATE VAMPIRE! Natasha will draw you any kind of spook, creep, or creature you could possibly desire!

    Plus, you will receive the rewards from all previous tiers EXCEPT the "GRAVEYARD SMASH" level.

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    DID BORIS SEND YOU?

    YOU'RE #1!!! To honor how much of a big winner you are, you will receive a crowned skull trophy. A 3D printed masterpiece, designed and painted by Cole Pritchard

    Rewards include everything from lower levels, except the commissions from "GRAVEYARD SMASH" and "TRANSYLVANIA TWIST."

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