Tara Normal: Season of Evil is a full-color, 100-page horror graphic novel starring Tara Normal, a paranormal investigator with supernatural abilities, and co-starring a Kickstarter backer from our first campaign.
In Season of Evil, Tara Normal battles a charming paranormal reality star with similar supernatural powers and sinister intentions.
In this continuation of the story, Tara Normal must deal with the fallout of her fight with the devil in Book 1 and solve the mystery of Charlton; the new star of the TV show Ghost Soldiers. Charlton possesses supernatural powers that allow him to resurrect the dead which would cause quite the population problem in her home town Little Salem.
Charlton the Resurrector is based on Joshua Note, an awesome guy and a BE THE STAR reward backer from the 1st Tara Kickstarter. You could be in the next Tara book if you choose the YOU'RE AN EVIL STAR or YOU'RE A HERO STAR Rewards.
TARA NORMAL: Season of Evil.
10 spooky stories comprise Book 2 in the Tara Normal series spanning from the cursed colonial beginnings of Tara’s hometown Little Salem, MD to a modern battle between Tara and the Headless Horseman at Edgar Allan Poe’s Grave.
From the main story featuring Tara vs. Charlton to the tragic tale of Bones the Zombie Dog or Baby Cthulhu's sordid past, this collection featuring witches, aliens, ghosts, sea creatures, Yetis and a famous haunted hotel are some of the most eclectic comic stories ever committed to page.
Tara Anthology stories written by:
Howie Noel, Dirk Manning ( Tales of Mr. Rhee from Devil's Due & Nightmare World from Image Comics) and Rich Bernatovech (Sentinels, Neverminds from Drumfish Productions).
Tara Anthology illustrated by:
Howie Noel, Jeff McComsey (FUBAR, Mother Russia, American Terror), Seth Damoose (Tales of Mr. Rhee, Masks and Mobsters, Xenoholics), Josh Taylor (Black Powder Red Earth, Voidlust), Leonardo Gonzalez (Twisted Dark, Tabatha, Tara Normal), John Wigger (Zombie Roomie), Paul Westover (Woody After Hours, College Humor), Mike Riley (I Taste Sound, Commuters) and Fernando Martinez.
More Tara! More stories!
This book will also include several pages of extras like sketches, a pin-up gallery with contributions from some of my talented artist friends and more.
I am honored once again to have the amazingly talented fine artist, Kelly Mudge (mudgefactory.com), create the cover for my book. Below is the new Tara Normal cover Kelly created for Volume 2.
The main story of Tara vs Charlton in Tara Normal: Season of Evil is edited by Leah Lederman. I am very proud of the script to this story and working with Leah has vastly improved my writing. I believe it’s the best Tara story yet.
To help me achieve my goal, I've set up a selection of cool rewards for you boys and ghouls. Relishable rewards include owning a copy of the graphic novel, a Skype session with me where I reveal methods to my artistic madness and offer trade secrets, and also becoming the lead villain or Tara’s sidekick in the next Tara Normal book. That's right: YOU COULD BE the main baddie in the 3rd Tara Normal graphic novel or the newest member of Tara’s ghost hunting team!
GET CAUGHT UP: VOLUME 1 OF TARA NORMAL IS AVAILABLE AS A REWARD
EVERY VOLUME OF TARA NORMAL COMES WITH A CUSTOM GHOST SKETCH ON THE INSIDE COVER!
I will also sign EVERY book to you personally.
ADD ON REWARDS
Want more Tara? Here's a way to get more.
Additional signed TARA NORMAL: SEASON OF EVIL book: Add $20 to any reward level.
TARA NORMAL BOOK 1: Add $20 to any reward level
Tara Normal Ghost Punch Shirt: Add $20 to any reward level.
Tara Normal Sketch by Howie Noel: Add $25 to any reward level.
Tara Normal Cameo: Add $100 to any reward level.
Get my first graphic novel Mr. Scootles & my comic Vincent: The Painter of Death: Add $15 to any reward level.
My goal with this campaign is to allow me to dedicate my upcoming schedule to finishing this volume and offer it directly to you along with several amazing, exclusive rewards.
Kickstarter remains the best place for artists to come to find creatively minded people who love to support independent works. Tara Normal is a unique book series and I literally couldn’t make it happen without your help.
Risks and challenges
The risk for this project is low because the script is already written and edited professionally by the talented Leah Lederman and over 50% of the art is already completed for the book.
This is my second Kickstarter campaign to publish a Tara Normal book and the first saw Tara Book 1 off to the printer and delivered on time. I've also succsselfully published a number of books, including the first Tara Normal, on ComiXology. I've self-published several works in the past and I've never bailed on a book or a fundraiser before. Tara Normal is my passion and this Kickstarter is a way to guarantee I can continue dedicating my time to expanding her fictional world and sharing it with all of you.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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