Check out the NEW Ungrounded Kickstarter campaign!
Check out our new Ungrounded Kickstarter campaign, featuring some amazing new collaborators and new material by Eryck Webb and myself!
The Hardcover Campaign
Just a reminder for everyone that the campaign for the Ungrounded premium quality hardcover printing with a cover by Art Thibert is underway at its own Kickstarter page:
We... Read more
Everyone's books should have arrived long ago by now but this is just a friendly reminder that if your books have not arrived, please contact me so I... Read more
Happy Holidays... and a MAJOR UPDATE!
This is the post office receipt for the latest wave of books going out!
It's hard to make guarantees and I still have another 40 odd packages to ship but... Read more
Surveys have gone out...
Just a friendly update to say that surveys have gone out. I need to finalize the Special Thanks page but hope to ship all copies by the end of the... Read more
The book is lettered, blurbs are coming in...
Hey, everyone. Just a quick update as life is keeping me fairly busy.
The book is lettered, meaning the dialogue balloons are in place. There are a handful of typo... Read more
First of all, I want to thank you all.
Today, I received the last page from Eryck Webb, our phenomenally talented artist. The art is now in the can... Read more
Covering new ground...
Hello, all. Just an update to say first of all that I have seen the first 24 pages colored... and the 4 pages you saw way back in January have... Read more
The art rolls in...
Eryck worked up a "best of" from some of his recent pages! Progress continues! I've seen the first nine pages lettered. Art is almost 2/3rds complete!
As the clock ticks, progress continues...
Eryck continues to do a fantastic job with the art! We're in the second half of the artwork for the book. I've played with the trade dress and run test... Read more
I'm seeing more inked and colored pages from Eryck every week!
It's been very busy on my end with a death in my family and my computer getting... Read more
Just an update to say that I'm working on backer rewards and tidying up the script. I've been working behind the scenes on this.
I've been in touch... Read more
Thank you, everyone.
I am so incredibly moved and overwhelmed by your support.
Surveys will be worthcoming. I've begun ordering components of the rewards to make sure they're up to... Read more
Barring anything crazy, it looks like we've managed to blow across Stretch Goal #2!!! The night is young. Who knows where we'll wind up?
$5,000 - 5 Page Story: "Game... Read more
JET PACK ADVENTURE!
Here we go... New promo sketch of UNGROUNDED's leading lady, Vivian Von Valiant, out of the EV suit and ready for jet pack adventure. We jammed a bit on the... Read more
Stretch Goal #1: UNLOCKED
STRETCH GOAL #1: UNLOCKED
And now a THANK YOU from the artist, Eryck Webb...
Eryck did a piece as a "thank you" to all our loyal supporters! Great job, Eryck! Thanks, everyone!
New Reward: 1 PAGE *STORY* CROSSOVER! YOUR CHARACTER!
Upon receiving some feedback from interested backers, we've put together an exciting new higher end reward (most of the cameos are sold out):
1 PAGE *STORY* CROSSOVER! YOUR CHARACTER!
Your... Read more
So very close...
I want to thank everyone for their support so far. We're very close to unlocking the first stretch goal so please tell your friends about the project!
Meanwhile, I've already... Read more
We DID IT!
CONGRATULATIONS, EVERYONE! We exceeded 100% funding!
Now... What does that mean with another week left on the campaign?
Here's a reminder about the first of our many exciting stretch goals... Read more
NEW REWARDS GOING INTO THE FINAL STRETCH!
I shifted around the availability of some existing rewards to create backer levels for people who want multiple copies of the book. This doesn't increase the number of variant editions... Read more
Less than 10 days to go...
We've still got a ways to go on this project but we've had tremendous outpourings of support. We've been featured prominently on a variety of blogs. I'm truly overwhelmed by... Read more
Lettered Pages Are In
We have some lettered pages in from Larime, hot off the presses, so you can get a taste of what the writing on the book is like. Feel... Read more
At the halfway mark, check out the new backer levels!
The project's time on Kickstarter is halfway complete. We have three high tier new backer options:
EDITOR IN CHIEF! - $500
HONORARY PUBLISHER! - $1000
CO-WRITE A BACK-UP FEATURE! -... Read more
We SMASHED the 2/3rds Mark!
We broke 2/3rds of our funding goal.
With 17 days to go, we're in great shape given the lull projects tend to fall into between launch and the final rush.... Read more
So, An Eisner Award Winner walks into a Kickstarter...
We have a brand new stretch goal. Maybe that seems silly but I've seen how dramatically projects can get a bump in support in their last days.
The... Read more
Nearing the 2/3rds Mark!
This is just a brief update. I wanted to thank everyone for their support so far. Sometimes things can slow down in the middle portion of a Kickstarter's life cycle... Read more
REVISED Stretch Goals
Alright everyone. I know the competition for your dollars is fierce. I've done the math. I've investigated a high quality printer that had a better rate on larger books. I've... Read more
Some press coverage!
Multiversity Comics! A very glowing piece, on the whole. I love the description of the project as "an experiment in Seaguy-levels of strangeness."
Nerdlocker! They refer to us as a "prototypically unique... Read more
Half the Battle!
Congratulations, everyone. We broke 50% in just a bit over 5 days!
It's a long road ahead but I'm very confident that with all your tweets and retweets and facebooks,... Read more
Over 40% Funded! Here are the first 4 pages!
We've broken 40% funding! Thank you all for your backing!
I've updated the campaign with previews of the first 4 pages!
Over 25% Funded! Thank you all!
We hit almost 30% in under two days! I am extremely grateful to you all!
I assume things have slowed down just a bit due... Read more