Crowdfunding Spotlight: Horror title Edge of Extinction Issue Four offers terrific variant covers

The Edge of Extinction Issue Four funding campaign is up and running and, hopefully, on course toward success, after three terrific issues of the independent horror comic so far.

Written/created by Baden James Mellonie and illustrated by co-creator Paul Peart-Smith,(2000AD, Judge Dredd Megazine, Metal Hurlant) Edge of Extinction was runner up in the inaugural 2019 Comicscene awards for Best Indie Comic.

Issue Four features five cover variants, by 2000AD artists Stephen Sampson, Dom Reardon, Paul Peart-Smith, David Millgate and Ryan Brown, who have all contributed their vision to the zombie apocalypse.

Edge of Extinction Issue Four Variant Cover by Stephen Sampson

Stephen Sampson has illustrated “Judge Anderson”, “Harmony”, and “Brit-Cit Babes”, amongst others.

Edge of Extinction Issue Four Variant Cover by Dom Reardon

Dom Reardon is the UK’s answer to Mike Mignola and co-created Caballistics INC.

Edge of Extinction Issue Four Variant Cover by Paul Peart-Smith

Paul Peart-Smith has illustrated “Judge Hershey”, “Judge Dredd”, “Slaughterbowl” and “Harke and Burr”.

Edge of Extinction Issue Four Variant Cover by David Millgate

David Millgate co-created “Sinister Dexter”, and drew “Mean Machine Angel” and “Outlaw”.

Edge of Extinction Issue Four Variant Cover by Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown has drawn numerous covers for both 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine.

Edge of Extinction Issue Four completes the first arc of the story, Day One, as a rapidly-escalating zombie apocalypse plunges Britain into chaos, in this brilliant horror adventure.

All pledgers receive an Edge of Extinction Bookmark and a copy of the comic signed by writer Baden James Mellonie).

There are extra rewards depending on which tier you subscribe to, including four exclusive A4 prints by co-creator Paul Peart-Smith, Stephen Sampson, David Millgate and Brett Burbridge.

This comic is completed and ready for print. The target to fund Edge of Extinction Issue 4 is £1500 – and the campaign has already achieved 60% of that.

Baden doesn’t use crowdfunding platforms for his projects, eschewing them in favour of direct support via PayPal – full options below.

Edge of Extinction #1 – 3 are available from www.edgeofextinction.co.uk – note there’s only limited stock of #1! Also available from Eighth Continent Publishing: Maximum Mayhem – The Art of David Millgate, for £17.99 including postage in the UK

FULL FUNDING OPTIONS

Baden doesn’t use crowdfunding platforms for his projects, eschewing them in favour of direct support via PayPal to badenmellonie@hotmail.com
Feel free to friends and family, add your address and please state which cover variant you would like

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You choose ONE Cover variant of your choice. Plus, you get an Edge of Extinction bookmark and One A4 Print – £13 including postage and packing to the UK

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Edge of Extinction issues 1-4 PACK.
You choose ONE Cover variant of your choice for issue 4. Plus you get a cover variant of issues 1-3
You also receive an Edge of Extinction bookmark and two A4 Prints – £28 including postage and packing to the UK.

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Edge of Extinction Issue 4 THE HORDE – ALL FIVE COVER VARIANTS
You get all Five cover variants, an Edge of Extinction bookmark and ALL FOUR A4 Art prints – £45 including postage and packing to the UK

The Edge of Extinction team will post worldwide, so just message them with your location and they will adjust postage costs for you.

CREATOR LINKS

• Follow writer Baden James Mellonie on Twitter @MelMellonie

• Follow artist Paul Peart-Smith on Twitter @PaulPeartSmith

• Follow cover artists on Twitter: Stephen Sampson (@thedarkinker); David Millgate (@DavidMillgate); Ryan Brown (@ryanbrown_art)

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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