Getting Ready to Rumble...with Thunderclap
We are, literally, days away from launching the second STRAY Kickstarter. And if you have a few minutes, I'd like to ask a favor of you that doesn't cost money.... Read more
TRADE PAPERBACKS ARE HERE! And more!
Unfortunately, I didn't think to take a picture of a receipt, but we started moving out trades! Keep in mind, we are going to take our time with this because... Read more
A Quick Plug
When we started this journey, we knew a few things. One of those things was that no matter where we ended up, publisher wise, we knew that Stray and MIDNIGHT... Read more
Well, Well, Well...
According to the Diamond Comics website, the Stray TPB will be out NEXT WEEK, JUNE 10. Which means that this rodeo we've been on since October of 2013 is about... Read more
Progress and, finally...ISSUE 2!
Let's start off with an apology. I wanted to get everything out by November 30, but with the holidays, it was almost impossible. That said, the amount of rewards left... Read more
This Tuesday...BEND THE INTERNET!
As you may or may not remember, we funded STRAY just over a year ago with your help and gracious donations. We're going to ask for your help... Read more
Pre-Order STRAY #1 THIS MONTH! NOV140915 / NOV140916
Hello there, Strays!
So, as you may have heard, STRAY #1, from Action Lab Comics, is now available for pre-orders (officially tomorrow). This is really exciting, and I hope you... Read more
Wow, the 50th Update?!?
And it's all about NY Comic Con?!
That's pretty good timing!
Ok, without boring you with the details of Sean and my appearances at NYCC, because that's actually secondary to... Read more
THIS WEEK - Baltimore Comic Con (Sept 5-7)
This weekend, I will be traveling to Baltimore, MD, home of my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers greatest, and most reviled, rivals, the Baltimore Ravens. But, I go happily as it is... Read more
Today, September 27, I started the first wave of reward mailings. I wanted to start earlier, but I feel like we're still on track to have the bulk of the... Read more
Quick One, I Promise
Should be sending out the first wave of rewards (the $20 Producer's Pack Level) next week.
We're missing about 22 surveys. I've had two backers say that they can't access... Read more
Beginning in January 2015, Stray will be published by Action Lab Entertainment.
Our team is extremely excited to be under their umbrella. More details to be revealed at the "What's... Read more
San Diego Comic Con International 2014
I am at Booth 2006. My new publisher.
The answers to all your questions are at hand.
Doggone It (Things I Forgot In Our Last Update)
Consider this a PS to yesterday's post...
Please consider backing the following projects:
- The Horror Lovers by two friends, Valerie D'Orazio and Bobby Timony
- Knight's Legacy from Heroic Tendencies Studios ... Read more
As some of you may know, today is my 41st birthday. I don't feel 41...y'know? I feel at least 10 years younger (although my doctor and my body would definitely... Read more
We're almost set to give you the digital handbook. We had to make some last minute adjustments on content (to be frank, I had left some areas blank and had... Read more
Sean (Izaakse) has finished Issue 1! Pencils and inks are now wrapped. As are the letters. A few more colored pages from Simon and this book is ready for you!... Read more
More Teases! More News!
Hello, STRAY FAITHFUL!
Wanted to share the above page with you for a few reasons, but the most important one is Panel Seven. In it, you will see FOUR of... Read more
Still Going Strong!
Hey everyone, just wanted to drop a line to let you know that we're still chugging away on the book. Some exciting developments have been...uh, developing here at Stray HQ.... Read more
Plugs! Check these things out!
Hard at work with the book. Almost done with the pencil/inks/letters. Colors coming in. So, we're hitting all of our benchmarks. Very soon (which I know it's kind of a... Read more
The End (of 2013) is Nigh.
2013, as a comic book professional, has been quite a roller coaster. This month marked my tenth year as a professional comic book creator. And as today marks the last... Read more
Happy Holidays from the Stray Crew
Sean, Simon, Ross, Michelle and I want to wish you and your family and friends a very Happy Holiday and a Blessed New Year!
Happy Thanksgiving/Happy Hanukkah
Meant to do this before I left for dinner at my mom's, but it being so late in the day, the only folks that will miss this are folks that... Read more
A Quickie as We Count Down
37 hours left. I'm doing my best to remain positive. If you can all just tweet the Kickstarter page just once tomorrow, we'd really appreciate it.
To show you how... Read more
Unlock: Postcards for Everyone (over $20 backers)
You may recall:
$10,000: Everyone who pledges $20 PRODUCER PACK WILL GET 3-POSTCARD SET including the final cover by STEPHANE ROUX, art by SEAN IZAAKSE and a SUPER SECRET PIECE... Read more
Lucky 13/Lucky 7
So, I'm sitting here on a grey Friday morning. It's November 1st, suitably cold (and rainy). I'm watching my daughter, Sadie, watching a new show called Stella and Stan on... Read more
Stray Statue Sale (One Week Only)
Hello Stray Fans,
I'm sure you're all tired of the updates (12 and we haven't even finished the campaign?!) but this is a good one.
This week only we are... Read more
Now with more ComiXology!
We’ve been given an incredible opportunity and I wanted to share it with you.
We were contacted by the good folks at ComiXology and not only confirmed that STRAY will... Read more
Unlocks, Stretch Goals and Add-Ons, Oh My!
Was that corny? Yeah...you'll excuse me, though. I'm in a GREAT mood (thanks to you all!).
So, the thing I've learned about Kickstarter is...well, there's two things I've learned.... Read more
We Did It! (But of course, we're not done yet!)
12 Days Left! Holy crap, are Sean and I excited and flabbergasted! As promised, we crossed the threshold, here is the STRAY theme song:
"The Stray" by Varyus Waise
Now... Read more
95% FUNDED! We're almost there!
Thank you all so much for spreading the word about STRAY. Got a few things to update you on, alert you to, etc. There's still so much to do, but... Read more
Stray Statue Reward Tier
We are only roughly $1,800 from being fully funded! Once again thanks again to all of you! That said, we are very proud to share with you a... Read more
And now a word from..."THE MAN."
To say that this is the highlight of this campaign (and possibly my career) is an understatement!
Sean Izaakse in stores THIS WEEK!
Thanks for keeping the Strayflame alive. We've got a long way to go...it doesn't seem like it, but we want to keep or improve our momentum. And... Read more
PROMOTION: New Art Posted Every $500 Pledged!
We are more than halfway funded and it is all thanks to you guys and gals! With that, we want to do a new special promotion to really... Read more
NYCC '13 is OVER!
Had a great time at this year's New York Comic Con. Met a lot of great people, talked everyone's ear off about Stray and I think we're going to be... Read more
Overwhelmed and grateful
Thank you you everyone who has backed Stray and have spread the word. You have no idea how humbling this is. A proper update will follow, but I just wanted... Read more