ast month I finished a new short comic, Ghost Towns. It's a bit of a graphic novel short story about ghost towns, Moby-Dick, and the end of the world. It's about endings and what we do with them.
While the book reads nicely in digital form (you can read it here for free), it works much better as a printed, physical book. So I'm hoping to raise funds to turn this into a real, physical item. Your $8 pledge will cover the book + shipping and handling (if you're in the US).
I'm running a small campaign because while I'd love to print hundreds of this book, I realize it caters to a particular kind of reader, and I mostly want to produce this so that those kinds of readers can enjoy the book as it was intended to be enjoyed.
A lot of my potential backers will already have a copy of Golden Rules, my first produced comic, an argument for cleaning the seat after you inevitably pee on it. (It's really as great as it sounds!) But if you don't (or if you have a friend you believe in dire need of this kind of moral education), then this is the tier for you!
Higher tiers will be able to claim an original page of art from Ghost Towns.
These are the pages that will be available:
Thanks for your support!
Now that we've hit our initial goal (THANK YOU!!), I thought I'd add a modest stretch goal that won't add anything to the prospective delivery time: a print run of one of my comics from last year, Nostalgia.
Nostalgia has never been in print (though it's print-ready), but it's a nice-looking little story, a weird mix of autobio and fantasy. It deals with fear and memory and how even negative feelings can become warming through the passage of time.
If you'd like to read the whole thing right now, you can do so here. If we meet the $750 stretch goal, I'll include a free copy of Nostalgia with every tier.
Risks and challenges
I don't anticipate any real risks or challenges. The book is ready to go to the printers (I've already printed a micro run to test the viability of the book).
This is my fourth Kickstarter campaign and I'm good at delivering my work on time or early.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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