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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Beyond Milford Green

Samuel George London has just launched his Kickstarter for the sequel to his hugely-popular Milford Green graphic novel – and the Beyond Milford Green campaign looks on course to be as successful as the first, with over £2000 of the £4000 raised. After the events of Milford Green, Victorian villagers Alfie and Mary find themselves inContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Beyond Milford Green

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Rodney – The Premonition by Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott

Behind the pseudonym, Charlie Trumper, Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott created over 100 comic strips between 1984 and 1985 for the weekly music paper, Sounds… and now a collection of Rodney – The Premonition is in the works, seeking funding on KickstarterContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Rodney – The Premonition by Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott

£1.3 million raised by UK comic creators through Kickstarter in 2018

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter PBC has announced that 2018 was a record-breaking year in its Comics category, with $16 million (over £12 million) pledged to projects from independent creators around the globe, including some great UK- based projects – and many artists of colour and LGBTQ creators who have traditionally been under represented in the industry.Continue reading £1.3 million raised by UK comic creators through Kickstarter in 2018

Crowdfunding Campaign promotion tips from “Killtopia” creator Dave Cook

Dave Cook – the writer of cyberpunk graphic novel Killtopia – recently offered some great creating comics tips on planning the promotion of your crowdfunding campaign on his Twitter, which he has kindly given us permission to repost on downthetubes. For those of you unfamiliar, Killtopia, drawn by Craig Paton, which smashed its original crowdfundingContinue reading Crowdfunding Campaign promotion tips from “Killtopia” creator Dave Cook

Save Striker

Striker comic battles for second round of crowdfunding

We’re almost at the end of the first 12 weekly Striker comics – and the team behind the project are back on Kickstarter to raise funds for issues 13 to 24. This time around, they’re chasing a target of £45,000 – and with seven days to go, they’ve already raised close to £25,000. So far,Continue reading Striker comic battles for second round of crowdfunding