So, here's the update. I talked to the printing company this morning and this is what I heard.
Of course, I was a bit skeptical,... Read more
Get the first chapter of my new book for FREE!
While the books are being reprinted, I wanted to share something with you. Last year I wrote my first non-fiction book, Sell Your Soul: How to Build Your... Read more
The mass market proof...error
So they sent me the mass market proof of the books...and they misprinted the cover...on all the books. While the cover glows in the dark and looks great.... Read more
The books are ready to ship!!
Hi patient humans,
I just got word that the books are printed! Once the banks reopen tomorrow I will send the final payment and they'll be packed for shipment.
A... Read more
Do you love dark fantasy?
Now that the book is with the printer, and it's going to be a while before it's in your hands, I wanted to share with you a couple... Read more
For international backers (outside of the US)
I know during our campaign a lot of you asked about the exorbitant cost of international shipping and if I had any ideas at the time.
I certainly... Read more
The proof is on the way!
After a month of nail biting, I got this text this morning from DHL!
That's right! The proof should be in my hands on Wednesday! I can't wait to read... Read more
A quick note about .cbz files
I've been getting a lot of messages about the .cbz files and how people cannot open them.
I just wanted to let you know that .cbz files can... Read more
All digital rewards and stretch goals have been sent!
You should have gotten several emails last night with the digital rewards for Monsters and Other Scary Shit, including the PDF/CBZ file of the book, the monster print,... Read more
Backerkit surveys have been sent!
I sent out the Backerkit surveys about an hour ago. You have some time to fill them out, but you definitely want to get on that ASAP. Don't worry,... Read more
I've sent the first half of the payment off to the printer, paid the artists for their work, and finalized all the surveys!
We're moving forward on getting... Read more
Files are off!
Hope you've had a good week so far. I know Tuesday is notoriously the worst day of the week for me, so I thought I would share some... Read more
Bad news...and a little good.
It only took one week from the end of the campaign to find the first person illegally selling our designs online.
If you see any designs online, please let me... Read more
If $22,000 was a fevered dream of madmen in my pre-launch strategy, then $25,000 was unfathomable. In fact, it's hard for me to wrap my brain around anything that's happened... Read more
Stretch goal unlocked!!!
Wow! We hit our stretch goal with 62 hours still left on the clock! Thank you so much! Since there isn't much time left, now is a great opportunity to... Read more
I hope you don't mind my many emails, but we just keep racking up the milestones and I'm just too excited not to share!.
Yesterday, we passed 500 backers! I... Read more
Whoa! Not only did we pass $22,000 this week, but we're almost at $23,000. A couple of days I was bummed because I didn't think we would hit $24,000 so... Read more
Do you want even more monsters?
My friend Terrance Grace has tapped into the monster inside us all in his very cool Kickstarter project: The Locksmith 3: Cry Me A River Of Blood.
This is... Read more
Do you love Shakespeare...with guns?
My friend Maytal Gilboa is currently running a Kickstarter to fund her company Emet Comics’s newest original graphic novel, Verona, written by Emily Dell, with artwork by Mollie Helms and... Read more
Less than 10 days left!
I know this has been a long campaign for most of you. Many of you have been with me since the very. first. day. If that's you, then you've stuck... Read more
Wha!!! We just hit 450 yesterday, and now we're at $21,000 today! Woot! We're smashing through goals like it's our job. I mean it technically is my job, I guess,... Read more
Wow. We just passed 450 backers for this campaign and I am so thrilled. It's hard to believe, honestly, that just a month ago I wasn't sure we would even... Read more
Chatting the Chit with Jay Campbell
A couple days ago I chatted the chit with Jay Campbell from the Conceptual Heist Kickstarter campaign. We talked for over two hours about making comics, why we love books,... Read more
New Stretch Goal announced!
I talked with my team, and you guys yesterday, and came up with a really cool stretch goal, especially since it's clear you like digital prints.
The MAOSS artists scoured... Read more
Woot!!! We hit $20,000, which means glow-in-the-dark eyes are a GOOOOOOOOO!!!!
That is all 100% because you believed in this project, and I can't thank you enough for that. I... Read more
New Reward Tier Unlocked!
We're just $500 away from Glow-In-The-Dark Eyes! Woot! As such, I've unlocked a brand new reward tier which is ironically, or unironically if you're not Alanis Morrissette, exactly $500!
www.monsteranthologycomic.com... Read more
Do you love cards?
We are just $40 away from unlocking four free prints from Stan Yak for everybody that backed the campaign up to this point. If we can hit $19,000 by tonight... Read more
Free stuff @ 400 backers!
We're so close to 400 backers! Right now we are at 389, and thank you so much for that!
389 is more than just a number to us. It means... Read more
Two New Reward Tiers!!!
To celebrate the fact we have only a month left in this campaign, I added two new reward tiers to the campaign.
The best part of these new tiers is... Read more
Emerald City was the best!
We sold out at everything at Emerald City Comic Con! Even all those fliers and cards were GONE by the end of Sunday. It was one of the most incredible... Read more
Hanging out with Tom Spellman
This is the last update I'm probably going to be able to write for at least the next week, as I'll be in Emerald City Comic Con until Monday (TABLE... Read more
We hit 100% funding!! Wheeeee!!!!
That means this book is really gonna happen in the amazing way I always envisioned in my head.
I did a live stream late last... Read more
Live with Andrew Pawley of Galaxafreaks
We just tested a dual live stream with both myself and the creator of Galaxafreaks, a weird all-ages comic book my friend Andrew Pawley makes out of England. It went... Read more
Do you have Instagram?
Do you have Instagram? If you do, I want to invite you to follow a couple of us on Instagram:
@russellnohelty - this is my page, where I host live... Read more
We have a music video! + special print!
We're only $1500 away from funding this campaign! Woooot!!!! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. You are awesome! I am so grateful for all of you.
As such, I have... Read more
New add-ons and another special print!
We are just $10 away from $12,000, and just passed 250 backers.
I am blown away. I don't know how many more times I can say it, but I keep... Read more
Holy shit. (I'm assuming I can say shit, since you guys backed a campaign with shit in the title, right?)
I thought, in my wildest dreams, it would take at... Read more
Just 7 backers away...
We're just 7 backers away from 200!!!
It's been an insane and incredible ride the last couple of days. I know I keep saying it, but I've never been so... Read more
We are almost halfway home in just 2 days! That's crazy.
I'm so honored and humbled that we have gotten so far, so fast. Honestly, my wife is incredibly grateful... Read more
I am overwhelmed.
I am overwhelmed with the response we've gotten for Monsters and Other Scary Shit. Thank you so much for your generous pledge.
I decided to judge this launch on how... Read more