Last Bloops shipped!
After scads of sketches and a dozen trips to the post office, the last few boxes are on their way!
Thank you all again SO MUCH! This adventure was... Read more
The PDF download of Bloop: Part One is ready!
With five more sketches to do and the last five packages to ship, the Bloop: Part One Kickstarteris almost complete. (I'll post a photo of the stack of shipping... Read more
More BLOOP rewards mailed!
Another batch of BLOOP rewards have been sent out - including some international shipments. I still have twenty-or-so orders to ship and I'm furiously packing, signing and sketching to send... Read more
The Books Have Arrived!
This week I received a rush shipment of some of the books and they look GREAT! I am SO pleased with the quality. I had seen color proofs of the... Read more
The BLOOP book proof arrived from the printer!
I just received the printer's bound proof for the Bloop book and I could not be more excited! I know I said the book was big, but actually seeing it...... Read more
BLOOP printing update!
There were a lot of tweaks I needed to do to make the files printable (I still can't get over how big these files are) but with the "thumbs up"... Read more
BLOOP Book off to the printer this week!
I can't believe how long it's taken but the book is finally going to press!
The last month has been spent recoloring the early pages (like a game of "telephone,"... Read more
Coloring the last page!
Hello Kickstarters! A quick update: I'm now coloring the last page of the book! The pages have taken me soooo much longer than I anticipated. I'm really pouring everything I... Read more
Book nearly done! Next round of surveys going out...
To prepare the Acknowledgments/Thank You page, I'm sending out the final round of surveys (where I ask how you'd like your name to appear as well as shipping info). Please... Read more
All ten post cards...
Here's a look at the set of ten postcards. In addition to each backer of $20 or more receiving the four stretch-goal bonus cards, each will receive SIX bonus cards... Read more
Postcards, Kickstarter learnin' and more previews
Heya, Kickstarters! My nose remains firmly affixed to the grindstone to wrap up the BLOOP book and I'm happy to report that the pages are turning out even better than... Read more
Bloopy New Year!
Hope everyone is having a safe and happy start to 2013! I'll be sending out surveys this week asking for shipping and personalization for all the non-book orders. At this... Read more
Space Monkey Progress, Postcards, Prints and Pages!
Hi Bloop Kickstarters!
The postcards and prints are at the printer. I'll be sending out all the non-book orders when the shipment arrives. The pin sets are now in-house and... Read more
Additional Retro Postcards, Buttons and art update
It's been a month since wrapping up the campaign and everything is coming together! I have six more pages to complete and have wrapped up the additional retro postcard/print images.... Read more
Thank you all soooo much!
We managed to raise $7,446 for the production of the BLOOP Part One Oversized, Deluxe Hardcover book. I am simply overwhelmed by the support.
Where do we go from here?... Read more
Less than 30 minutes to go!
Earlier today, we sold out of the THE BOOK + SKETCH + PLUSHIE and the SPACE MONKEY COLLECTION + SKETCH + PLUSHIE so I've gone in andadded a few... Read more
WOOHOO! We broke $7k!
We just passed $7k, which means there will be at least FOUR bonus retro-postcards added to all backers of $20 or more (in addition to the bonus BLOOP jam print!)!!!... Read more
In the final stretch!
With 20 hours to go, we've already exceeded my wildest expectations and the past few days has seen a flurry of even more activity!
I still have my fingers crossed... Read more
THANK YOU!!! Bonus 20-artist jam print goal reached!
WOW! Today has been amazing and we just reached our first stretch goal of $6k! I can't thank everyone enough for contributing and helping to spread the word!
This means... Read more
Final jam-print contributors announced - so close to the stretch goal!
I am absolutely thrilled to announce the four remaining contributors to the Kickstarter-exclusive bonus jam print:
- Major Damage by Chris Bailey: Chris is a dazzling cartoonist and animator having... Read more
Two more cartoonists announced!
Three days to go and we're getting ever closer to our first stretch goal! I'm excited to announce the addition of two more contributions to the BLOOP jam print:
- Zuzu... Read more
Four days to go and three more cartoonists announced!
With four days to go in the BLOOP Kickstarter, I am happy to announce three more contributors to the Kickstarter-exclusive jam print. So, so exciting!
- Sycorax by James... Read more
More details about the SIGNING BY STEVE reward!
Hi Kickstarters! I just wanted to call a little attention to the SIGNING BY STEVE reward at the $1,500 level.
This will bring me to your comic shop, book fair,... Read more
New retro postcard unlocked!
Woohoo! We unlocked the $5,000 bonus retro postcard for all backers of $20 or more! Thanks again to everyone for helping spread the word! (This design will also be available... Read more
Four more cartoonists unveiled in the jam print and a new postcard unlocked!
Yesterday, we broke the $5k mark and that means all contributors of $20 or more will receive a bonus retro postcard (I'll unveil the design later today)!
But first, I... Read more
BLOOP is Baltimore-Bound!
I'll be at the Baltimore Comic-Con this weekend in booth #2403 (in the Kids Comics Pavilion). Look for the GIANT BLOOP banner featuring the cover from the Kickstarter BLOOP Book!... Read more
Three more contributors announced: Jimmy Gownley, Carolyn Belefski and Rick Veitch!
Today, we unveil three more additions to the BLOOP Kickstarter-exclusive jam print:
- Amelia of Amelia Rules! by Jimmy Gownley (Jimmy recently capped his wonderful eight-book Amelia Rules! series with Amelia... Read more
More Space Monkey News, The Washington Post and our first FAQ!
Yesterday, I got confirmation from three more amazingcartoonists that they'll be contributing to the BLOOP Kickstarter jam print. The mix of wonderful, crazy, and just plain awesome cartoonists just... Read more
Two new contributors revealed for the Kickstarter-Exclusive print!
Today, we unveil two more additions to the BLOOP Kickstarter-exclusive jam print:
- The Messenger by Jerry Ordway(Jerry is a true comics great and responsible for some of my favorite... Read more
New Stretch Goals and Bonus Rewards Announced!
I'm gearing up for this weekend's Baltimore Comic-Con and the following weekend's Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland. I'll be exhibiting at both shows and you can come... Read more
The BLOOP button backing card art.
Here's a look at the front of the backing card for the BLOOP button set. :)
Thank you all again! :D
New BLOOP Reward: Plushie!
Hiya, Kickstarters! After speaking with my friends at the Comic Book Diner Podcast, they have convinced me that there might be some interest in some of the BLOOP Plush Dolls... Read more
More thanks and a very happy birthday!
Thanks again to everyone for the support and for helping the BLOOP Kickstarter reach its goal so quickly. Tomorrow, Saturday, is my birthday and you all have helped make it... Read more
Some more thanks!
I just wanted to thank many of the people and organizations who helped spread the word about the BLOOP Kickstarter and shared their bandwidth to help us reach our goal... Read more
The next unlockable reward!
Here's a look at the unlockable reward for all $20+ backers. This bonus postcard reward will be unlocked when we hit the $4,000 mark! -- Steve
WOW! We hit the goal in two days! I am floored!
Thanks to everyone for helping to spread the word and supporting BLOOP! And a big, big thanks to the... Read more
What a tremendous first day!!! A big, BIG, BIIIIGGG thanks to everyone for backing this project, for spreading the word and for all the shares and likes on Facebook.
I'm... Read more