Choosing Box Number 2...
I woke up this morning and asked myself, “Elaine, what would you like to do today?"
Three possibilities came to mind: 1) I could shoot myself, 2) I could write... Read more
Starstruck Cover Story!
Greetings Steadfast Backers!
In the last few updates, we've spoken about our need to bring in more money, in order to get the books and rewards to you. Because of... Read more
Try, try again!
Some of you had a problem with the link for the lettering proof for Chapter One of Starstruck: Old Proldiers Never Die. Try this one!
Sorry about that!... Read more
Backer Drawings in Process and More!
For those Backers who donated for the inked drawings at the $300 level, we're very happy to say that Michael is now drawing them, while the rest of the book... Read more
We've hit a Big Milestone!
(sound TRUMPET FANFARE!)
Michael Kaluta has finished the last inked page, which you can see here, below. This is not the last page in the story, mind you, as the... Read more
Greetings, all you Gots and Geezers and Rec Station Gutter Rats!
Just wanted to send another little taste of Harry Palmer: Starstruck.
With beautiful painted color by Lee Moyer,... Read more
Pages, pages everywhere...
Good morning, Somewhat-Less-Patient Backers!
(It’s morning in New York, at least.)
Okay. Michael is still drawing and the only thing that has changed since the last update is that more... Read more
In a Desperate Race Against Time...
Okay… maybe it's a little late for that headline. How about...
Once more into the Fray!
Greetings, World-Weary Backers!
Art is happening. (No, really.) And we are definitely seeing a... Read more
Inks and Colors and Letters, Oh My!
So… where the heck are we?
Still plugging along, but getting closer. People keep asking for a finish date and I'm afraid I can't give that, as I don't want... Read more
Hello, Long-Suffering Backers!
A cheerier note today, from sunny New York: Though the book isn't yet done, we're seeing a bit of light at the end of the very long... Read more
It's that time again!
Time, once again, for me to pop into your lives and say, "Hey, the book's not done yet."
Yeah, I'm getting sick of it, too. So sick of it, in... Read more
When Will You Make an End?
So, where are we, as far as progress on Harry Palmer: Starstruck goes?
I've been getting requests for a new fulfillment date. Unfortunately, I'm waiting for pages of finished art,... Read more
Slowly I turn, step by step...
So, yes… we are progressing. We know it's taking much longer than expected, but we hope Harry Palmer: Starstruck will be worth the wait.
Just so you believe us, we're... Read more
The Gutters are Running with Color!
Welcome to the Rec Station Gutters!
Tourists from the Bumpkin Belt, beware! These lower levels of Rec 97--home to robots, cyberforms, and outcast humanoids from the shadiest corners of the galaxy--are... Read more
Need Holograms? We Got 'Em!
Good Evening, Steadfast Backers!
Harry Palmer: Starstruck is moving forward, as fast as Michael can manage. The work is incredibly beautiful and horrifyingly detailed (see below).
And as our story... Read more
Harry Flashes Back!
Happy Almost Equinox, Faithful Backers!
Things are moving forward, here on Rec 97, so today we're sending you a couple of flashes from the past! In these inked pages, we... Read more
Something Old, Something New!
Good News, Intrepid Backers!
We've made it through the worst month of Flu Season! That and Harry Palmer: Starstruck pages are slowly, but surely being completed.
We said we'd be sending... Read more
Color and sound!
Greetings Patient Backers!
A lot has been going on in the world of Harry Palmer: Starstruck. Michael is still drawing pages and we think it's safe to say that... Read more
The Best Laid Plans of Comics Creators…
Greetings, Patient Donors!
We haven’t sent an update for a while, because we weren't sure if we were going to have to make the following announcement or not. Turning script... Read more
And now, for your viewing pleasure...
... heretofore unseen pages of Harry Palmer: Starstruck!
We know you've been waiting awhile. But we've been dealing with some unforeseen problems.
First, we had no idea how much trouble... Read more
And our Harry Palmer: Starstruck Color Artist is....
Great news for Starstruck Fans!
Starstruck painter, Lee Moyer, has agreed to come back for another book!
Nope. We didn't know this was going to happen. Yes. It is a... Read more
All the News from Rec Station 97!
Greetings, Friends of Harry!
Just wanted to drop you a line to tell you about what’s happening.
- Michael is busy penciling new pages and inking some that are already drawn.... Read more
Many Thanks to Our Backers!
You are incredible!We really want to thank all of you, those of you who pledged and those of you who posted, Tweeted, commented and blogged about our... Read more
Everyone gets Full Color! 24 Hours to Go!
It's the Final Countdown!
We are now committed to bringing you a full color book.And if we can get a couple of thousand more in today, everyone also gets... Read more
Last Minute Incentives!
We Just Broke $60,000! But more importantly...
Greetings, Intrepid Donors!
I received an email from Mr. Kaluta, suggesting that, as no one had pledged for the Skype Interview with Starstruck's... Read more
Full Color Book and Art Print Bonanza!
It's Looking Great for the Full Color Book!
Here's how it stands. We would need $69,000to have the book painted in full color and to have the books printed... Read more
We've added Rewards...
Some new rewards, some with better prices!
Here in the last few days of the campaign, we're pulling out all the stops. We've added a couple of rewards you haven't... Read more
Inking in Progress!
Michael is inking away and we have attached a few panels to show you the progress! (below) Elaine is tweaking the script for the second half of the book, while running... Read more
Inviting friends to our Kickstarter just got easier!
It's a quirk of Facebook...
Whenever we (or you) post the Kickstarter link on Facebook, only a few of our friends ever see it.
Don't get me wrong. Y'all pledging,... Read more
Oops! Sorry about that!
The second paragraph of the update I just sent should have read:
"Here are a few of the Stretch Goal Incentives that any that backer who... Read more
2nd Half Game Plan: Race to the Color!
You asked for it, you got it! We've added Stretch Goals to the Kickstarter page, so we'd love it if you'd go there and take a look!
Pressed for time?... Read more
Funded by Day 13!
Funded by Day 13! Let’s all take a moment to pat ourselves on the back!
All done? Good. Because now it’s Day 14 and time to launch into our…
2nd... Read more
Funding by Tax Day!
Good afternoon, Backers! Our campaign is not yet half over and we're 97% funded!
However, things started slowing down going into this weekend. We understand. Here in the United States,... Read more
We're nearing our first big goal!
Greetings, Gentle Donors!
We're only a couple of thousand bucks away from making our basic goal and everything's looking good for the future. Once we've hit $44,000, our baseline funding... Read more
T-Shirt Art and new update policy
There's a thin line between being informative and annoying the heck out of your Backers and we may be losing our sense of exactly where that line is! So, we'll... Read more
Sailor's Grave T-Shirt added!
Hello, wonderful Backers!
You've asked for the T-shirt and now we've added it at a $50 level!
This one's a bit more, as it will be rare and printed... Read more
Hello, Sparkling Humanoids!
We've been getting lots of questions from—well, from YOU—the few, the anointed, our glorious Band of Backers! It can all be overwhelming, so…
If you’d like to... Read more
More Drawings and Books with Sketches added!
Hello, Fellow Starstruckers! Got another update...
The $70 level that included the book with a Kaluta sketch and the $300 level with the Kaluta drawingwere so popular that we've... Read more
Did we do it?
They say a miss is as good as a mile.
What does that mean, anyway? Heck if we know! Heck if we care!
We were going for that $22,000 halfway... Read more
My Big Fat Starstruck Update
Three things, you Incredible Donors you...
1) We're sweetening the pot.You know how we told you that if we hit our "Half Way to Our Basic Goal" mark in... Read more
Wow! What a Great 3 Hours!
Hello, all you beautiful donors!
Michael and I are very excited about making $5,460 in the first 3 hours of our Kickstarter.That's 1/8th of our basic funding goal! In fact,... Read more