The Loveliest Nightmare Begins This Summer!
Look what you guys started!
About three years ago, we first took this smiling SOB to Kickstarter to see if anyone would be interested in a good villain... the rest,... Read more
OXYMORON Graces Another Hardcover on Kickstarter!
Hey everyone! Hope your weekend was as great as mine! (Spring, baby!)
I wanted to let you know that our pal OXY is being featured on THE RED TEN Volume... Read more
OXY 2 Underway! SCAM Ultimate Collection is One-Third Funded!
Just wanted to let you all know that OXYMORON 2is officially underway! Over the past few weeks I've received a ton of great pitches for the second... Read more
Oxymoron Cosplay! OXY 2 Submissions Open!
I hope all of you are having a great holiday season so far. Hard to believe 2013 is coming to a fast close.
As I mentioned in a... Read more
Prepare for "The Loveliest Nightmare"; Last Chance to Back EPIC!
Hey, there, Oxymoron fans!
At New York Comic Con last weekend, ComixTribe broke news about a new Oxymoron mini-series coming in 2014 from myself, John Lees (The Standard, And... Read more
EPIC Kickstarter Has Launched!
Dear Oxymoron Backers:
Just a quick announcement that the EPIC campaign has officially launched!
I do hope you'll download the ten page preview to see if this book might... Read more
An EPIC Kickstarter Launching in One Week!
Dear Oxymoron Backers:
Hope all is well! I'm writing because on September 23, I will be launching a new campaign for EPIC, a superteen action comedy. EPICis... Read more
One Year Later...
Hard to believe it, but it was exactly one year ago that team Oxymoronlaunched our Kickstarter campaign. Thanks to all of you jumping on board, we were able to... Read more
Oxymoron Hardcover Released in Stores Today!
Hey everyone! Hope you are enjoying your spring.
Just wanted to let you all know that the OXYMORON Volume 1 Hardcover was released in comic shops today, distributed through Diamond... Read more
31,500 THANK YOUs as OXYMORON Invades the Comic Market in May!
There's been a lot of talk lately about what Kickstarter is and isn't for. In truth, KS is an ongoing, evolving platform. We're seeing it being used to bring canceled... Read more
99% of Orders Shipped!
I just returned from the post office (where they now know me by name) dropping off the last big package of OXYMORON rewards for all of you... Read more
Happy New Year! Fulfillment Update!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I sincerely hope the new year is off to a great start for you all. The Mayans didn't think we'd make it, but here we are in... Read more
Oxymoron Invades FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!
This is a big week! First and foremost, books arrive this week! The wait is finally over and I can't be more excited about getting them out... Read more
Proofs! Shipment on the Way!
Yup, I was so excited to get this full set of proofs, I had to make a quick video.
I now have in hand a full-set of all 11... Read more
Don't Miss #Oxymoron2012 Contributor Rafer Robert's PLASTIC FARM Kickstarter
Look what just showed up in my mailbox:
That's right, it's a SWEET set of OXYMORON artist edition tip in plates from Rafer Roberts. Rafer drew the outstanding "Act... Read more
Oxymoron and ComixTribe Take NYCC By Storm!
I'm still recovering from a very successful New York Comic Con for the ComixTribe. I was joined throughout the weekend in the ComixTribe booth by John Lees (The... Read more
Getting an Oxymoron T-Shirt? Please Check this Update!
Hey everybody! It's crazy time over here at ComixTribe Central, as I'm putting the finishing touches on New York Comic Con prep. If you'll be there, and haven't told me... Read more
Cool "THE RED TEN" News...and Buttons!
Hey, everybody! I have some pretty cool news. As some of you may have heard, THE RED TEN, the ten part maxi-series created by Cesar Feliciano and I, is... Read more
Big, Bad New York Comic Con Update!
A New York Comic Con debut for the Oxymoron anthology was the plan from the very beginning. Anyone who has tried to pull a project like this together knows, having... Read more
Proof in Hand...
...well, it was for 24 hours, at least. (I had to return my physical proof to Westley at Cross Blue.)
But, I can assure you, and the pics below will... Read more
Look What Exists Because of YOU!
Check out these pics I just got from my printer of the physical proof of the standard version of OXYMORON Volume 1, plus prints of all 10 variant... Read more
So Close to Printing! Rewards and Merchandise Coming In!
I just reviewed a "soft proof" from my printer. If any of you have ever published a book, you know the trials of reading and re-reading your latest draft until... Read more
ComixTribe LIVE: Oxymoron Super Show at 9pm Eastern!
Just a quick reminder that in less than 2 hours, the Oxymoroncrew goes live on Talkshoe, to talk the book, the campaign, comics, and more! We hope as many... Read more
The Final 24 Hours! The Final Variant Revealed!
We're in the home stretch now! With just 24 hours to go, I'm excited to reveal the final of our set of 10 OXYMORON limited edition variants -- The "Oxy-Cherub"... Read more
Super Stretch Goal Details- OPERATION: EDITOR DROP
With a day and a half left to go in a campaign that's been more successful than I could have ever imagined, I gotta tell you...I'm pretty much tapped out.... Read more
$19-20K Milestones Reached! More on OXYMORON Volume 2!
Well, we did it again. Buoyed by a glowing article on Bleeding Cool, our campaign quickly vaulted over the $19K milestone(yay full cover gallery and 12 page increase in... Read more
Join the OXYMORON Crew for an End-of-Campaign Party!
No plans Friday night? Then join the OXYMORON crew for a virtual party!
To celebrate the end of a successful campaign that far exceeded our wildest expectations, I've asked the... Read more
Spot UV Coating Unlocked! "Oxy-Grinch" Variant and $19K Milestone Revealed!
Another stretch goal milestone bites the dust! The standard version* of the OXYMORON oversized hardcover will now sport spot UV coating. For those of you who aren't print-wonks, that... Read more
Tommy Patterson Variant and Pro Artist Critique Pack Revealed!
If you're an artist trying to break into the comics industry, you could learn a lot from Tommy Patterson. After snagging a two year contract to be the penciller... Read more
Jam Cover Variant Revealed!
In honor of passing another incredible milestone ($17K in funding), I'm happy to share the Oxymoron Jam Cover variant! Believe it or not, we never planned for this image... Read more
$16K Milestone Bonus Unlocked, Mulvey Variant Revealed
My dad, God love him, was never a big spender. He had me when he was just 19 years old, and as a result, knew how to stretch a dollar.... Read more
BIGGER IS BETTER!
We did it! With the help of some new backers and a couple of major supporters adding all ten Oxymoron variants to their packages, we passed the $15K mark! And... Read more
Variant Showcase Update, and New COMPLETE SET Pledge Level Created!
Now that variants are a sure thing, I've added a VARIANT SHOWCASE to the Project Page. (See below.) We've revealed 5 of the 10 OxymoronHardcover variants thus far, and... Read more
Variants are a Go!
We did it! We hit $14K, which will allow us to unlock up to 10 variant covers to the OXYMORON Hardcover!
To celebrate...why don't I reveal another variant! Take... Read more
"A Clockwork Oxy" Variant Revealed!
Thanks to a generous backer taking advantage of the incredible #COMIXTRIBESUPERPACK last night (see below), we are just $97 away from UNLEASHING the VARIANTS! Hopefully today will be the day... Read more
Comics and Kickstarter on "Funding the Dream"
Thinking about doing a Kickstarter?
If you're a creative person, chances are you've been as interested in the phenomenon that is Kickstarter as I have. If you're considering giving... Read more
WARNING: This Alex Cormack Variant Will Give You Nightmares!
We are only $830 away from unlocking hardcover variants...like this:
Want to help spread the word? Tweet or post the following message on Facebook to push us over the top:... Read more
Less than $1K Until we Unleash the Variants! Jam Cover Preview!
Thanks to strong and steady progress, #Oxymoron2012 is now less than $1,000 away from hitting our $14K unlock...a very special milestone that will mean we UNLEASH the VARIANTS!
Now, I'm... Read more
Talking OXYMORON on The Process Podcast
Want to hear some inside baseball on the OXYMORON book? Check out this interview I did with Ryan K Lindsay on The Process.
Listen to the full interview... Read more
$12,500 Bonus Unlocked! $14K Mystery Incentive Revealed!
Great news! Thanks to some new backers joining the campaign and some current backers upping their pledge to snag more incentives, we've hit the $12,500 milestone.
That means this ... Read more
HUGE UPDATE! $10K AND $11K Bonus Incentives Unlocked!
Thanks to a major pledge by a backer taking advantage of the one-of-one Writer's Dream Package I announced yesterday, not only is the $10,000 unlock of an OXYMORON... Read more
Comic Writer's Dream Package Unlocked!
I'll be honest, coming up with cool packages and pledge levels is pretty much the most fun part about running a Kickstarter campaign. This next one though, is special.
Creating... Read more
Creator Spotlight: Jason Ciaramella & Joe Mulvey
I've uploaded the first of a series of videos highlighting creators involved in OXYMORON 2012. I kick off this series highlighting the work of Jason Ciaramella andJoe... Read more
Backers have asked a few questions about the Oxymoron T-Shirts available and wanted a better look at them. So, here are some details:
- Tees come in sizes ranging from... Read more
Once again, I woke up to great news!
The combined generosity and support of 207 backers has put us EXACTLY at $8,500, the 100% funded mark! This means... Read more
80% Funded Milestone Reached! TYLER JAMES WORKSHOP PACKAGE UNLOCKED!
It's been a huge opening weekend for the Oxymoron campaign, and the target is now in striking distance! We hurdled the 80% funded mark overnight, and that means another pledge... Read more
65% Funded Milestone Reached! LOGAN COMMISSION PACKAGE UNLOCKED!
I bring bad news, good news, and great news this morning.
The Bad: Unfortunately, we fell short in hitting our Friday the 13th fully funded goal. It was a long-shot,... Read more
Happy Friday the 13th! Bonus Mini-Print to Backers if Fully Funded by Midnight!
It's just after midnight...did you realize today is Friday the 13th? OXYMORON contributing artist Daniel J Logan did, and to commemorate, he drew this Oxy vs. Jason Pinup!
Daniel... Read more
60% Funded Milestone Reached! ORIGINAL ART PAGES REWARD UNLOCKED!
We crossed another big milestone along the way to Glorious Hardcover Land!
That means another reward level is unlocked-- one several of you have contacted me directly about...ORIGINAL ART!... Read more
CHALLENGE: Can you spot the Inks?
Two of the following OXYMORON Volume I pages were drawn entirely digitally. One was drawn in traditional pencils and inks. Can you spot the "real" inks?
C:... Read more
40% Funded Milestone Reached! FELICIANO COMMISSION PACKAGE UNLOCKED!
And we continue to roll!
One of our glorious backers upped his pledge to snag that Jason Ciaramella critique package, knocking us over the 40% mark on Day 2.
That... Read more
30% Funded Milestone Reached! EISNER-NOMINATED WRITER CRITIQUE PACKAGE UNLOCKED!
HUGE Day 1 for the Oxymoron Hardcover! Thanks so much for supporting this book.
We crossed an important threshold yesterday...30% funded. Kickstarter wonks know that 90% of... Read more
25% Funded Milestone Reached! JOE MULVEY COMMISSION PACKAGE ADDED!
More good news! Thanks to 58 backers and counting, #OXYMORON2012 has passed the quarter-funded mark on its first day!
To mark the milestone, I've added a new incentive, this one... Read more
15% Funded Milestone Reached! New England #ComicMarket Signing Incentive Added!
Boom! We just passed another milestone -- $1,275 or 15% of our target goal!
That means a new incentive level...this time for NEW ENGLAND RETAILERS ONLY!
Pledge $300 or more... Read more
10% Funded Milestone Reached! New Incentives!
Woke up to find we've already crossed the 10% milestone on funding OXYMORON volume 1. Incredible! (Especially considering promotion doesn't start until today!)
To commemorate this milestone, I've added... Read more