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Black Mirror meets Romeo and Juliet in 120 pages of action, drama, and romance.
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"The story by Ryan Burke is ingenious, relevant, and enjoyable. The art by Joel Saavedra and Damian Peñalba is luminous and alluring. Altogether a story that proves comic books elevates literature." - Graphic Policy

"Saavedra and Peñalba have shown off talent that is so precise, it could only be described as raw, attention to detail as natural as blinking. All three creators deserve a seat at the table with the fabled Big Dogs: if Image doesn’t want the finished product, Dark Horse will." - Fanfest.com

"Throw yourself in an alternate reality where self-dubbed IG lifestyle coaches and cosmetic surgeons roam supreme. The tension in this comic noir meets thriller would have Humphrey Bogart frantically scrambling for the nearest vial of Xanax." - Soda and Telepaths

Plastic surgery is free. London is gripped by madness, dominated by cosmetic surgeons, lifestyle coaches, and pill-pushers. On the run from cops and hitmen, an esoteric businessman sets to make amends while he still can.  

Justin Sharpe is the one responsible for creating the unattainable standard for women that drove them to buy his miracle pills and pushed them into the arms of his surgeons. Due to this, he has enemies both legal and criminal. As he runs for his life, he must put his business empire aside and find out what it means to live, love, and be loved in return. Throughout this chaos, Justin finds that his only chance at redemption may just be a young punk named Luna.

Coronary Volume 1 cover.
Coronary Volume 1 cover.
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 Here are a few samples from the story so far. No spoilers! 

Coronary: Episode 4 cover.
Coronary: Episode 4 cover.

If you're sick of ads with photoshopped models and the constant pressure to look a certain way, you're not alone. A recent study cited in GlamourHealth found that 97% of women admitted to having at least one moment where they hated their body. Coronary explores how advertising and the beauty industry can negatively effect our self-esteem and how we relate to one another. 

"We've all been tricked to feel inadequate about our bodies...We've all been made to think these things...Coronary will be the thorn in the side of this movement." - BleedingCool.com 

With your help, we can make, print, and ship both Volume 1 and Episode 4 directly to you. Volume 1 will be a full color, 120 page trade paperback containing Coronary: Episodes 1-4. If you've been following along with series so far in single issues, don't fear! We're also printing a run of single issues for Episode 4.

Coronary Volume 1 Trade Paperback and Digital.
Coronary Volume 1 Trade Paperback and Digital.
Designed by guest artist, Caisa Jungell.
For the CEO tier, you (or a loved one) can become a part of the story!
The Media Magnate tier comes with a custom black and white commission from Coronary artist, Joel Saavedra.
Click here to share Coronary Volume 1 on Facebook!
Click here to share Coronary Volume 1 on Facebook!

Here's where your money will go! The majority goes to paying the artists, printing the copies, and get them shipped out to you. The final 10% of the pie pays for Kickstarter fees. We know it's not our finest pie chart, and we've come to terms with that.

Congrats on reaching the bottom of the Kickstarter page. If you've read this far, make sure to like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CoronaryComic/ , and follow our progress on Twitter and Instagram @ryanburkewriter! 

Risks and challenges

This is our fourth campaign, so we're confident. We are open and transparent throughout the whole process and always strive to keep everyone updated on the goings-on as they happen. The only way production will stop is if one of us gets gored by a wild pig.

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    Stylist

    This level includes a digital download of Coronary: Episode Four.

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    This level gives you a digital download as well as a physical copy of Coronary: Episode 4 mailed straight to you!

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    This level gives you a digital download as well as a physical copy of Coronary Volume 1 sent directly to you!

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    Creative Director

    This limited edition tier includes all previous rewards, custom stickers, and your name included in Coronary: Episode 4 & Volume 1 as a co-producer.

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    • Signed Edition of Coronary Vol. 1 - Physical
    • Coronary Vol. 1- Digital Trade PDF
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    Editor-In-Chief

    This awesome tier level gives you a ton of bang for your buck. This tier comes with a digital download, a signed physical copy of Coronary Volume 1 with your name included, a Coronary patch, stickers, AND 3 signed mini-prints. Additionally, we're giving you a chance to decide which character you want to survive Coronary: Episode 4. And, as a special thank-you, the character you choose to save will write you a personalized letter!

    Includes:
    • Signed Edition of Coronary Vol. 1 - Physical
    • Signed Copies of Coronary: Episodes 1-4 - Physical
    • Coronary Vol. 1- Digital Trade PDF
    • Your name included as a co-producer!
    • Select which character you want to survive Coronary: Episode 4!
    • Custom Coronary Iron-on Patch
    • Custom Stickers
    • 3 Signed Mini-Prints
    • Personalized letter from the character you've chosen to save
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    CEO

    Last but not least, we have the ultimate tier for any comic fan. On top of the amazing rewards from all of the previous tiers, you will also get your likeness (or the likeness of a friend or family member) drawn as a character in Coronary: Episode 4. Be sure to act fast as there's only 5 of this tier available!

    Includes:
    • Signed Copies of Coronary: Episodes 1-4 - Physical
    • Signed Edition of Coronary Vol. 1 - Physical
    • Coronary Vol. 1- Digital Trade PDF
    • Your name included as a co-producer!
    • Select which character you want to survive Coronary: Episode 4!
    • Custom Coronary Iron-on Patch
    • Custom Stickers
    • Your likeness included as a character in Coronary: Episode 4
    • 3 Signed Mini-Prints
    • Personalized letter from the character you've chosen to save
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    Media Magnate

    This tier includes a custom black and white commission from Coronary artist, Joel Saavedra in addition to all of the rewards from previous tiers. With only 3 available these are very limited - so act quickly!

    Includes:
    • Signed Edition of Coronary Vol. 1 - Physical
    • Signed Copies of Coronary: Episodes 1-4 - Physical
    • Coronary Vol. 1- Digital Trade PDF
    • Your name included as a co-producer!
    • Custom Stickers
    • Custom Coronary Iron-on Patch
    • Your likeness included as a character in Coronary: Episode 4
    • 3 Signed Mini-Prints
    • Personalized letter from the character you've chosen to save
    • Custom black and white commission from Joel Saavedra
    • Select which character you want to survive Coronary: Episode 4!
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