Writer/Creator Dorphise Jean has been developing the story of Spirit's Destiny for multiple years. As a haitian female, Dorphise wanted to bring the first haitian female led comic to the masses with the release of the first issue in the series.
While essentially successful in that effort with the release of issue #1 following a successful Kickstarter, Dorphise focused on making the already well received comic even better by signing on with Short Fuse Fuse Media Group and revamping the production team to consist of an all black female ensemble with the talents of Julie Anderson handling ALL art duties and Lashawn Colvin overseeing the project as the editor as a means of making the series as authentic as possible. Together, their work on continuing the story has led to the completion of a stellar second issue in the series!!!
[Insider Tip: Early production already well underway on issue #3. #JustSaying]
So why are we bringing this project to Kickstarter? The short answer...we need the funding to continue to produce and print these books! The long answer....we LOVE being a part of the RESPONSIBLE Kickstarter community that commit to delivering new and AWESOME projects to our supporters within the community. And to be quite honest, we feel that this title fills a much needed void in regards to diverse content on our roster as well as in indie comics overall as there aren't many characters, titles or creators that represent #BlackGirlMagic like the phenomenal collective of talent.
All of the funding will go towards the recouping expenses for the creative team to make this project perfect! The books are 100% complete and ready to head off to the printer so we can get these books into your hands!!! Check out some of the pages below from both issues so you see the EPIC evolution of the series!!!
We have some really cool rewards and really wanted to focus on the core of what this campaign was about so we tried to keep it pretty simple. Check out a brief rundown of some of the rewards that we have on this campaign below. For a more detailed look check out the reward descriptions to the right!!!
For starters, we've included a Remastered Edition of issue #1 as we needed to make some slight improvements to the previously released issue. And of course the brand new issue #2 of Spirit's Destiny will also be included. Digital copies as well as printed copies of both of these books will be available for the first time via this campaign.
We've also got a few AMAZING Prints that we'll be featuring in this campaign. One of the first will be a special crossover print from series editor Lashawn Colvin featuring Destiny alongside one of the stars from the upcoming series Beautiful Soldiers!!! Check out the image below.
You'll also have the chance to FINALLY represent and "Gear Up" with your own Spirit's Destiny T-Shirts. Along with the books we have a reward tier that features an awesome quality black t-shirt adorned with the all new Spirit's Destiny Logo courtesy of series artist Julie Anderson that really POPS!!!
If you REALLY want to represent Spirit's Destiny, you can upgrade any pledge featuring a shirt by $10.00 to score this AMAZING character t-shirt also illustrated by series artist Julie Anderson featuring Spirit's Destiny!!!
We do, however, enjoy seeing talented artist giving their take on our characters. And this project is no different. So for this campaign we will also debut the FIRST EVER variant covers for Spirit's Destiny with a special variant cover for issue #1 by Lashawn Colvin that will either be revealed or illustrated LIVE during this campaign (still working out the logistics on that). Additionally, as she is a MAJOR fan, Dorphise also decided to bring on Marvel Comics / Trill League artist Anthony Piper to illustrate a special variant cover for issue #2 of the series!!!
Of course any Kickstarter campaign from us wouldn't be complete without the option of getting custom action figures of our characters (or your own) so check out the packaging and figure for Spirit's Destiny!
We've also brought back the OFFICIAL customized cameo variant cover options where we feature YOU or YOUR original character on the cover with Spirit's Destiny. Check out some of the previous Cameo Covers that we've delivered via previous campaigns!!!
TIME TO REVEAL THE STRETCH GOALS!!!!
Risks and challenges
We've managed all of the risks associated with this project by doing the leg work before this campaign's launch.
We understand the importance of fulfilling our promises and always ensure that all of our supporters receive their rewards. On many of our previous campaigns we even began delivering rewards the same week that the campaign ended. We followed that trend for about five campaigns straight however on our two previous campaigns, the unlocking of stretch goals that included new production for FULL books hindered us from maintaining that type of delivery speed. So being FULLY TRANSPARENT we do have rewards for two campaigns that we are in the process of wrapping production on now so that we can deliver as we've done with the other 10 successful campaigns that we have fulfilled!!! And we always find ways to sneak extra swag into our reward packages as a thank you for the patience in supporting our projects on the front end and patiently waiting for them to be completed and delivered....so we can focus on the fun part.....making comics!!!
It's because of your continued support that we are able to make these AWESOME comics! And for that we truly appreciate ALL of our backers and keep a wide open form of communication for you all to reach us at any time.
So what are you waiting for! Check out the rewards to the right and sign up to get in on the action! Share this campaign with your friends and family that LOVE comics like us. And stay tuned for more announcements throughout this entire campaign. Thanks for checking out this campaign. We hope you will become a backer.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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