Find out about crowdfunding projects by Iron Circus Comics, Jim Calafiore, Robyn Chapman and more.
As crowdfunding continues to be a viable method for creators to fund their creative endeavors and connect directly with fans, comic-related projects flourish on sites like Kickstarter, Patreon and IndieGoGo. Here’s a look at a few recent campaigns that caught our eyes.
Creators involved: Spike Trotman of Iron Circus Comics + a host of other creators
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Deadline: Wednesday, Aug. 21
Goal: $20,000 (funded)
Robyn Chapman will edit the line that taps into “DIY energy.”
Graphic novel publisher First Second announced today a new series of “DIY”-type books called Maker Comics.
“Comics is THE medium for visual instruction—there is no better way to offer step-by-step directions for complex tasks,” their Tumbler post reads. “For perfect examples, look no farther than the safety brochure on your next flight or the instructions that come with your IKEA furniture. With Maker Comics, we pair visual instruction with narrative. Each volume has its own characters and story. And seamlessly woven into that story are instructions for five to ten fun projects that readers can complete themselves.”
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