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Crowdfunding projects that have caught our eye – mostly comics.

“Electric Man” comic crowdfunder launched

Electric Man Movie Poster

  The team behind the warmly-received Electric Man film have just launched an Indiegogo campaign to publish a tie-in comic, with the aim of inventing 80 years of fictional comic history for the character. “How many times can they re-boot Batman?” challenges the film’s writer Scott McKay. “How many times can they tell the same story? And why don’t new ... Read More »

Campaign gathers pace to make ‘Accident Man’ film

Accident Man #2 from Dark Horse Comics. Cover by Howard Chaykin

Inappropriate Films, a small, independent movie outfit that made the comedy series Bumjam and who are working on Selkie, described as “a creature feature with a difference,” have begun a Kickstarter campaign to bring Pat Mills and Tony Skinner’s Accident Man – due to be released as a collection by Titan Comics next year – to cinema screens. Starring World ... Read More »

The Count of Monte Cristo relocated to Soviet Union for new graphic album

  Several British creators are promoting a Kickstarter for an unusual re-telling of The Count of Monte Cristo that has garnered praise from Charley’s War and 2000AD co-creator Pat Mills and Aces Weekly publisher David Lloyd. Kristo, a 50 page graphic novel by Alex Sheikman and Sam Roads re-sets The Count of Monte Cristo  in Stalinist Russia in what the creators describe ... Read More »

Soaring Penguin Press to publish Régis Loisel’s “Peter Pan”

Peter Pan - Sample panel by Regis Loisel

Indie publisher Soaring Penguin Press is to publish Régis Loisel’s epic series, Peter Pan for the first time in English, in one omnibus edition, later this year – and has launched an Indiegogo campaign to support publication. The 372-page, full colour hardback will tell the entire story of how Peter, a young boy on the streets of Dickensian London, became ... Read More »

Peter Pan Crowdfunding Project Announced

Artist and writer Stephen White, also known as Stref’, has announced a crowd funding initiative to get his latest project, a full colour 96 page graphic novel of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan, off the ground. “To me, Peter Pan is the greatest story in the world, and one I have been hooked on (no pun intended!) since I was a ... Read More »

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