Met up with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa today! Pics and Video! Posters are Signed! Shipping This Week!
Hello everyone. At long last, I was able to meet with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa to get the posters signed.
Having recently finished shooting Man in the High Castleseason 3 and a... Read more
The Ronin #1.5? Please Watch the Video and Take the Survey. I Need Your Feedback ASAP. Thank you!
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Kickstarter has recently launched something called an "All In 1" campaign. It's a 1-week Kickstarter campaign designed for short-term fundraising (Read about it... Read more
Katana Letter Openers Are Here!
To be honest, I actually forgot to order these. As I was preparing to ship the first orders I was reading the reward descriptions and was reminded that backers at... Read more
Books Are Here! Shipping Updates! Pictures!
The first wave of comics have arrived! I ended up going with Comix Well Spring, a stateside printer for what I am calling the Kickstarter run. Future books will likely... Read more
Sketch Cards are in! (Pictures)
Here they are. The hands in the picture are Sean's. He handled the design and ordering. The Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa posters should be delivered this week.
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Books, Posters, T-shirts, and Sketch Cards have been ordered! Pics of Finalized Sketch Cards!
Everything has been ordered and should be arriving soon. HUGE shout out to Sean Glumaceour letterer and designer for the way that these sketch cards turned out, and for... Read more
Variant Cover Finished! Check It Out!
Behold! This is the Jimbo Salgado variant cover, colored by Team Ronin colorist Jeremy Shepherd. This is amazing! If you pledged $10 or above you will either choose which cover... Read more
First Printed Copies Arrive!!!
Our first printed copies of The Ronin have arrived. This was a short run by a local printer. I call this a "proof run" because it gives us... Read more
The Keychains Have Arrived! Check Out the Reward Update Video
Hey Everyone. One of our Kickstarter stretch goal rewards were these cool katana keychains. They arrived today and this short video shows the unboxing and first impressions.
What do you... Read more
Jimbo Salgado Variant Cover Art
Check out the Jimbo Salgado variant cover just received this morning. It has been sent for color, but you can see the linework here now.
I will be sending the... Read more
Funds Received and Reward Surveys are Coming Soon!
Today we received the funds from Kickstarter and we have started working on the rewards. There are a lot of moving parts to get this done, but we should have... Read more
Team Ronin Cover
I wanted to share with everyone the cover to The Ronin #1. This cover has lines by Gian Carlo Bernal and colors by Jeremy Shepherd! Behold!
What do you... Read more
Rewards Timeline and Cover First Look
I wanted to send this quick update to set the timeline for reward fulfillment. All digital copies and wallpapers will be delivered by the end of the month. Right now... Read more
Introducing Lionheart Comics
Throughout this Kickstarter campaign I have used IamChrisDickens.com for news and promotion.
IamChrisDickens.com was a one-stop shop for all of my writing, thoughts, and ramblings related to work, school, church... Read more
Check Out Gary Shipman's Awesome Sketch Card Design and Time-Lapse Video
I wanted to share with you the custom sketch card reward from the $6,000 stretch goal. This piece was created by artist Gary Shipman, and is his take... Read more
Time to get to Work!
Thank you again to everyone that supported us here on Kickstarter. It was a great experience and now that we have obliterated our original goal, it's time to get busy.... Read more
$8,000 Goal Announced!
I know that it is unlikely, but we do have an $8,000 stretch goal and I want to make sure that we announce it.
If we hit $8,000 we will... Read more
$7,000 Stretch Goal Met! 6 hours left!
Thank you everyone for your support!
The $7,000 goal has been met and now we have 6 hours to hit the $7,500 goal and unlocking the 10-page preview of Book... Read more
$7,500 Stretch Goal reward revealed!!!
If we hit $7,500, everyone at the $5 level and above will receive a digital preview of The Ronin #2. It's 10 pages of story, in black and white (the... Read more
$6,500 Level Obliterated! Headed to $7,000!!!
Hi Everyone! This morning we crushed the $6,500 mark, and we're only $289 away from the $7,000 stretch goal and the variant cover from Jimbo Salgado! You know what that... Read more
Stretch Goals Announced!
Thanks to all of you, we hit our initial target of $5,000! Now it's time to discuss stretch goals.
$6,500 - Sketch Cards and Keychains
Our first stretch goal is... Read more
100% Funded! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
We did it! We hit our goal! Thank you to all of our amazing backers, and to everyone who helped spread the word. We have 4 days left so keep... Read more
Rear Cover Revealed!
The front cover of The Ronin #1 is still in progress by our awesome team, but we do have the rear cover. Our awesome letterer and designer Sean Glumacecame... Read more
About the Rewards (Definitions and Pictures)
When planning this Kickstarter, I wanted to give the rewards unique names. As a fan of martial arts weapons, I thought it would be cool to name the reward levels... Read more
50% Funded and Meet Team Ronin!
We are 50% funded! Thank you to everyone that backed the campaign! Please continue to spread the word. But I also wanted to use this update to highlight the team. ... Read more
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Endorses The Ronin! New Rewards on Kickstarter
Remember when I said that my friend and I were talking about bad guys and that my friend recommended that I read The Ronin? Well, that friend just happens to... Read more
Talking on Tuesday! Check Out These Interviews...
This coming Tuesday the 20th of December I have booked the Black Comics Chat podcast , and I will be calling in for a radio interview at KSVY in Sonoma.
Black Comics... Read more
New Reward Level! The Yumi Level!
We have added a new reward level. Named after the samurai longbow, this reward boasts a custom 17x13, COLOR sketch of you (or someone you love) as an original samurai... Read more
Preview 5 pages of The Ronin!
Hi Everyone! We're off to a great start! Thank you to everyone for backing us, and I hope that we can keep this momentum.
To that end, I am offering... Read more