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#CrowdfundingFridays: ‘Odds & Ends, Vol. 1 & 2,’ ‘Bodhisattva: Instant Karma,’ and ‘Illümon: Seven Rays of the Sun’

Here at Fanbase Press, we strive to provide an outlet for up-and-coming creators to promote and showcase their incredible works. With thousands of creators utilizing crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to make those works a reality, we will highlight these talented creators and their noteworthy campaigns through #CrowfundingFridays! We hope that you will join us in giving these projects a moment of your time (and possibly your support)!

Project #1: Odds & Ends, Vol. 1 & 2

What it’s about: Designed and edited as a record of artistic growth, Odds & Ends is newly remastered works from Kraig Rasmussen and Monkeygong with fresh inks, new colors, and even redrawn pages, meant to unify past and present work for a robust and visually explosive short story reading experience—equal parts retrospective and all new art experience. Odds & Ends includes 20 deftly crafted sci-fi stories featuring original works written by Kraig Rasmussen (Sojourners, Technopolis), director and producer Scott Rickels (The Clean-up Crew), Jason McNamara (Ghost Band, Nocturnal Commissions), and Jeff Chon (Hashtag Good Guy with a Gun), and two adaptations with a twist, including Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll and Siddartha by Herman Hesse; all with art by Kraig Rasmussen. 

Click here to visit the Zoop campaign.

Project #2: Bodhisattva: Instant Karma

What it’s about
: San Francisco, 2010. A madman sees into other dimensions, a hospital orderly’s karmic corruption makes him prey to dark powers, a middle-aged man from India unravels from the guilt of murdering his wife in a “kitchen fire.” What links these men? Who is the Many-Eyed Man who attempts to steer their lives on the appropriate karmic courses? Bodhisattva: Instant Karma will be a 120+ pages, full-color, written & drawn by Omaha Perez, with contributions by Richard Raleigh and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, and a foreword by J.M. DeMatteis.

Click here to visit the Kickstarter campaign.

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Project #3: ILLÜMON: Seven Rays of the Sun

What it’s about
: To rescue seven fabled monsters, a brash young monster catcher braves a dying world to confront their captor: her very own sister. Illümon: Seven Rays of the Sun is a grounded, emotional love letter to all of the great monster-catching games we’ve grown up with. This first book is an 80-page graphic novel painted in watercolor and ink, and it kicks off the series with a question: How do you say goodbye to your best friend?

Click here to visit the Kickstarter campaign.

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If you have a crowdfunding campaign that you would like to have included in Fanbase Press’ #CrowdfundingFridays series, please contact barbra (at) fanbasepress (dot) com for details.

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief




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