The rich and storied history of professional wrestling contains thousands of individual tales of success and failure, glory and burnout. At Squared Circle Comics, we tell those stories one at a time and tell them from the perspective of the wrestler - THEIR STORY, THEIR WAY.
THE FANTASTICS were Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers, one of the premier tag teams in wrestling from 1984 to 2007. Working renowned feuds with The Sheepherders and The Midnight Express in the 1980's & 90's, The Fantastics held many tag team titles, including the NWA United States Tag Team belts and the WCWA Tag Team Championship!
Learn how young Bobby Fulton was inspired to begin his wrestling career as a young teenager and progressed from a brawler to a multi-skilled favorite of his era, with equal prowess in both entertainment and technical wrestling skill. Discover how The Fantastics were born as a fan-beloved tag team that spanned decades. Follow the lives of these men who sacrificed to realize their dreams...and succeeded!
Our 24-page comic, Bobby Fulton & The Fantastics 1, is the first chapter of the story of the lives of these pro wrestling legends. It is fully authorized by Bobby Fulton and is written by wrestling historian John Crowther (NIKOLAI, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, The Genius Lanny Poffo, Antarctic Press' Rochelle). This story is based on in-depth interviews and intimate conversations between the writer and the wrestler.
Bobby Fulton & The Fantastics 1 is the first of three issues in standard comic format (6.625" x 10.25"). This 24-page chapter is authored by John Crowther with art by Javier Lugo and colors by Blake Wilkie.
This campaign allows you to reserve just the first issue (already completed) or subscribe to the full series, either digitally or in print (Kickstarter-Exclusive or Standard cover options)!
As independent creators with limited access to the mainstream comic market, we rely on Kickstarter to fund production and printing of our comics and to expose them to the comic-buying public. We have led TWENTY-NINE previous, successful Kickstarter campaigns for comic projects! We are experienced and reliable creators and purveyors of comics via Kickstarter. You will get what you pledge for and get it quickly.
John E. Crowther
John is the writer and creator of Rochelle, which debuted as Rochelle: The Teen Cockroach #0 with AC Comics in March 2015, and is currently an ongoing series with Antarctic Press, having debuted to great reviews in August 2016. He has authored each installment of the growing line of authorized wrestling comics published by Squared Circle Comics, including The Killer Bees, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, and The Genius Lanny Poffo.
Javier is a Comic Book artist that draws superheroes, real life, horror, sci-fi and fantasy for a series of independent comic book companies and individual creators. Currently working on projects for AC Comics (FemForce), CAE Studios (30 AZ), Cornerstone Creative Studios (Unseen Wars Graphic Novels) and Somos Arte (Anthology to support relief efforts for Puerto Rico, 2018). He is currently servicing as Art Director for Cornerstone Creative Studios in the development of the comic book American Eagle, which he co-created with Jesse Hansen. This is in addition to his freelance art projects and personal projects.
Blake has been working in comics and gaming illustration for over 20 years. In comics, he's been published in Zenescope, Image, Red Anvil, and many more indie press. Bobby Fulton & The Fantastics is his first work with Inverse Press. In gaming he has done work in the D20 system games of Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Swords & Wizardry, and Mutants & Masterminds. Past gaming clients include: Upper Deck, Z-man Games, Frog God Games, West End Games, and more.
Risks and challenges
There are few to NO risks in the completion and fulfillment of this project. As the Kickstarter campaign launches, the comic is absolutely complete in terms of art, colors and lettering. Printing and distribution will commence within a few weeks of the campaign's end!
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