Check out projects by Roger Langridge, Rick Geary, Jason McNamara and more.
As crowdfunding continue to become a viable method for creators
to fund their creative endeavors, comic-related projects flourish on
sites like Kickstarter, Patreon and IndieGoGo. The internet also allows
creators to sell their projects direct to fans, through sites like
Gumroad, Etsy and of course their own websites. If you’re looking to buy
something from or support a creator directly, you’ve come to the right
Here’s a look at a few recent projects that fall into those buckets that caught my eye. Send any suggestions of your own to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The writer of “The Rattler” and “Sucker” returns to Kickstarter for a new project about small town horror.
Jason McNamara is the writer behind Sucker, The Rattler and other graphic novels that fall into, or at least somewhere close to, the horror genre. Using Kickstarter, he has brought his character-driven visions to life over the last few years, establishing himself as a “go to” creator for chills on the comic book page.
His latest project is The Cicada, a five-issue comic series he’s kickstarting in conjunction with Evoluzione Publishing. The first issue introduces the town of Braddock, Texas, where a serial killer returns every 13 years to target children. But this killer may have met their match in teenage prodigy Emma Dale.
I spoke to McNamara about the project, working with a publisher and what else he has planned as part of his new venture, Polite Strangers.
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