The Absentee 3 is in Full Production (Preview Art Within)!
There it is - the very first fully penciled and inked page from The Absentee 3! Pencils and inks by Rando Dixon, with colors soon to be added by Kate... Read more
Vicious Circus Graphic Novel NOW on Kickstarter by The Absentee Writer!
The Absentee writer, Kevin LaPorte, now has a complete, 104-page graphic novel available on Kickstarter:
Vicious Circusis a 104-page horror graphic novel – the story of a tiny,... Read more
LAST DAY to Get The Absentee 2 with Kickstarter-Exclusive Rewards!
It's been a great campaign, and we are eternally grateful to everyone generous and supportive enough to back The Absentee and make its publication possible! With just over eight hours... Read more
ONE DAY LEFT to Get The Absentee 2 on Kickstarter - See Issue 3 Cover!
With just ONE DAY REMAINING in The Absentee 2 Kickstarter campaign, we are a scant $219 from the $5000 mark! Of course, at that point, we'll add a FOUR-PAGE ORIGIN... Read more
FOUR DAYS LEFT to Back The Absentee 2 on Kickstarter - Rewards Newsflash!
Folks, the Kickstarter campaign for The Absentee 2 is charging to the finish line, less than $500 now from $5000 (250% of our initial funding goal)! Many limited rewards have... Read more
SIX DAYS LEFT to Be a Part of The Absentee 2 Kickstarter Campaign!
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter campaign is charging to a close next Thursday, February 26, and we don't want you to miss out on the amazing array of rewards available ONLY... Read more
Absentee 2 Kickstarter Campaign Heads into Final Week!
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter campaign is only NINE DAYS from being complete and, though we've DOUBLED our initial funding goal, we press on toward more and better rewards FOR YOU!... Read more
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter Rewards Updates!
We are officially beginning the second half of the Kickstarter campaign for The Absentee 2! And we are fortunate and thankful to find the book 150+% FUNDED! Naturally, we don't... Read more
YOUR FACE on Rando Dixon's 11" x 17" Original Art for The Absentee 2 Sketch Cover!
Series artist Rando Dixon's original art for the custom sketch cover edition of The Absentee2 is NOW AVAILABLE at the $100 reward tier via the Kickstarter campaign and INCLUDES... Read more
Local The Absentee Kickstarter Drive - FREE Sketch Covers!
The Absenteecreators, Kevin LaPorte and Rando Dixon, will be at Mobile, Alabama's 99 Issues comic shop (5618 Old Shell Road in Mobile) from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. THIS Wednesday,... Read more
Only TWO Backer Roles Remain in Absentee 2 Kickstarter Campaign!
Yep, the Backer Roles offered in The Absentee 2 Kickstarter campaign have gone off the board quickly, leaving ONLY TWO Remaining, just 3 days in!
What's a Backer Role, you... Read more
The Absentee 2 is LIVE on Kickstarter NOW - Go Get'em!
Yep, you can get in on the Day One and Limited and Exclusive Rewards NOW:
Just Click HERE: http://kck.st/1Hg6sLh
Remember, the Day One rewards will no longer be available after 8:00... Read more
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter-Exclusive "Golden Age Parody" Cover COMPLETE!
And it's available via The Absentee 2 Kickstarter campaign, launching (in just 2.5 short hours) at 8:00 p.m. CDT:
One other reward update before we launch: series artist, Rando Dixon,... Read more
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter-Exclusive Cover by Rando Dixon REVEALED!
With less than 24 hours to go before we launch the Kickstarter campaign to fund production, printing and distribution of The Absentee 2 comic, let's take a look at the... Read more
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter Video Awaits You!
We launch the Kickstarter campaign for The Absentee 2 at 8:00 p.m. CDT sharp January 28, which sets off the clock for the 24 hours during which Day One covers... Read more
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter: Preview Pages
Here we go: FOUR color preview pages for The Absentee 2, lines and inks by Rando Dixon: Artist and colors by Kate Frizzell! The Kickstarter campaign for The Absentee2... Read more
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter: BOOKPLATES!
The Absentee 2 Kickstarter campaign goes LIVE on Wednesday, January 28, 2015! Between now and then, we'll be introducing you to the various rewards we'll be offering in this landmark... Read more
The Absentee 2 Launches on Kickstarter on January 28!
Mark your calendars! DAY ONE for The Absentee 2 on Kickstarter is January 28, 2015!
From 8:00 p.m. CDT January 28 to 8:00 p.m. CDT January 29, ALL backers (of non-PDF-only... Read more
Get an Exclusive Roadkill du Jour Print by The Absentee Artist - Rando Dixon!
The Absentee writer Kevin LaPorte's voodoo motorcycle revenge opus, Roadkill du Jour, is currently funding on Kickstarter:
And The Absentee artist Rando Dixon crafted the Kickstarter-Exclusive cover for ... Read more
Roadkill du Jour Comic - Story and Cover by The Absentee Creators - on Kickstarter NOW!
The newest, FULL SERIES from Inverse Press, the publisher of The Absentee, is Roadkill du Jour, and it's available on Kickstarter RIGHT NOW:
Roadkill du Jour is... Read more
Previewing The Absentee #2!
Since all rewards have shipped and received for The Absentee #1, we've been hard at work on issue 2! Check out a sweet splash from series artist, Rando Dixon, debuting... Read more
Primary Fulfillment for The Absentee COMPLETE!
Although a few local reward packages remain to be hand-delivered (by next week, folks!), all rewards for The Absentee to be delivered by post HAVE BEEN SHIPPED! You should be... Read more
Fulfillment for The Absentee is Happening!
Some of our esteemed Backers have already begun receiving your packages for The Absentee Kickstarter campaign, and we thank you for letting us know you got them! Another batch of... Read more
Customized Sketch Cover!
Check out the customized Sketch Cover for The Absentee 1, drawn & inked by series artist, Rando Dixon!
Almost all other rewards are in (some original art rewards are pending),... Read more
The Comics Have Arrived!
Just wanted to post a pic to show everyone we actually have them in hand!
We are at Tampa Bay Comic Con for the next several days, but fulfillment WILL... Read more
The Absentee Books on Their Way + New Inverse Press Comic on Kickstarter!
Good news, folks! Just got confirmation that The Absenteebooks have shipped from the printer and will arrive tomorrow! We will then begin sorting them with other rewards and signing,... Read more
Original Art Commissions by The Absentee Co-Creator/Series Artist – Rando Dixon!
As we get closer to receiving all rewards, so that we can begin primary fulfillment (within the next two weeks!) for The Absentee Kickstarter campaign, co-creator of the series –... Read more
Just a quick note on rewards:
Rando and Kate are hard at work on the commissions, as evidenced by Rando's sharing of the (as yet) uncolored inks for his V... Read more
Rewards are Being Produced!
Great news: just over a week after The Absentee Kickstarter campaign ended, we are going to print!
The page files are with their printer, and the trading card files are... Read more
WE DID IT! The Absentee is FUNDED!
Thanks to YOU, The Absentee 1 is funded and will be printed and distributed! We (Rando, Kate & I) can't tell you how much we appreciate your time, well-wishes and... Read more
ALMOST to Stretch Goal #4 & FOUR EXTRA PAGES of Content!
As I type this, we are just $65 shy of the $3500 Stretch Goal #4, which - as you know by now - will add FOUR ADDITIONAL PAGES of Character... Read more
The Absentee 2 Cover REVEALED - ALL Backers Get One as 7" x 11" Print!
Congratulations on achieving SO many Stretch Goals...and THANK YOU!
We now have the FULLY rendered cover to The Absentee 2 to show you, and REMEMBER: you're getting this image as... Read more
$195 from Stretch Goal #4 - New Handbook-Style Profile Page REVEALED!
With 2.5 days remaining, we are ONLY $195 from Stretch Goal #4 - Adding FOUR PAGES of content to your The Absentee 1 comic! Each of these pages will include... Read more
New Original Art Reward: PAGE ONE Inks & Pencils by Randolph Dixon!
We've sold the original cover art for the Kickstarter-Exclusive Cover to The Absentee 1, and the original art for the Harper print!
NOW, we're making available the original penciled and... Read more
Stretch Goal #4: FOUR Handbook-Style Bio Pages Added to The Absentee Comic!
All right, Backers and Supporters of The Absentee, here is the promised sample of the Handbook-style bio pages that will be added to The Absentee 1 IF we reach... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 ACHIEVED! Up Next....
That's right! As of this afternoon, The Absentee Kickstarter campaign crossed the $3000 barrier, netting ALL (non-PDF) Backers a 7" x 11" print of the cover to issue #2! We'll... Read more
The Absentee 2 Cover REVEALED (It's also our 3rd Stretch Goal)!
Here it is! The Absentee series artist Rando Dixon has been toiling away the last few days setting down pencils and inks on the cover art for issue 2! Once... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 ACHIEVED!
Late last night, The Absentee Kickstarter campaign crossed the $2500 mark, meaning ALL (non-PDF) Backers will definitely now receive the Upyrdraug Trading Card, as well as the previously achieved Absentee... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 ACHIEVED! Congratulations, Backers!
ALL of you who selected non-PDF rewards for The Absentee WILL now receive The Absentee Trading Card crafted by series colorist, Kate Frizzell!
Thank you for helping us get to... Read more
Original Art Commissions from The Absentee Series Artist, Rando Dixon!
As we hit our initial funding goal, many of the more exclusive rewards are sold out...but not ALL of them. You can STILL get original art commissions (9" x 12",... Read more
FUNDED! (...and what comes next...)
WOW...we just crossed the $2000 mark thanks to SO many of our friends and supporters!
Here's just a TASTE of what that means:
1. This book WILL be... Read more
ORIGINAL ART REWARD POSTED for The Absentee 1 Kickstarter-Exclusive Reward!
There's only ONE of these, and we don't expect it to last! Long story, short: The Absentee series artist, Rando Dixon, is offering up the original art for the Kickstarter-Exclusive... Read more
Lettered Page Previews for The Absentee!
One of the great things about how we handle our Kickstarter campaigns is that we don't begin them until the books being offered are near complete or totally complete. In... Read more
Revealing The Absentee Trading Card #2 - Upyrdraug!
Tonight, we're unveiling the Upyrdraug Trading Card, with lines and base colors by The Absentee series artist Rando Dixon and finished colors by Clown Town and Flesh of White artist... Read more
Get YOUR FACE on The Absentee Cover!
One of the coolest rewards we're offering for The Absentee Kickstarter campaign is the opportunity to have YOUR FACE drawn by series artist, Rando Dixon, onto a customized sketch cover,... Read more
Revealing: The Kickstarter-Exclusive Cover for The Absentee!
HERE IT IS!
Revealing the "Golden Age Parody" Kickstarter-Exclusive Cover to The Absentee 1, available at many different reward tiers, beginning with the $12 tier (includes the exclusive Absentee trading... Read more