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#CrowdfundingFridays: ‘Altar Girl: Book 3,’ ‘Tale of the Taira,’ ‘Gunpowder Witch,’ and ‘Deadhorse’

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: Altar Girl: Book 3
What it’s about: Altar Girl is a shoujo manga-style comic created by Kata Kane. Altar Girl: Book 3 will be a collection of Chapters 7, 8, and 9 (60+ pages) with improved artwork and layout, including all-new cover art. This campaign will also help contribute to a re-print of Altar Girl: Book 1 for new readers to enjoy from the very beginning.
The coolest backer reward: BE IN THE COMIC! This is your chance to be in Altar Girl! You’ll be drawn in to the prestigious St. Tail Academy for the webcomic’s newest upcoming CHAPTER 14, where you (or an OC, or a friend you’d like to pledge on behalf of) will be attending the dance with Ashley and all of your fav AG characters.

Click here to visit the Kickstarter campaign.

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Project #2: Tale of the Taira
What it’s about: Tale of the Taira is the story of the downfall of the Heian era of Japanese culture, chronicling the founding of the first shogunate in the ashes of a vanquished clan. Suspicions and pride in Japan’s capital lead down a path of court intrigue and ultimately all out war against a backdrop of politician-poets, exiled warriors, and boisterous Buddhists.

Click here to visit the Kickstarter campaign.

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Project #3: Gunpowder Witch
What it’s about: When Rebecca Bell manifests supernatural powers, she is branded as a witch and becomes the target of religious persecution in her 17th century New England village. Hunted by a fanatical preacher vowing to cleanses the world of the unrighteous, Rebecca is aided by other outcasts with their own unique powers. The fight heats up to a fiery confrontations showing that the flames of justice cannot be extinguished by hatred and intolerance. Gunpowder Witch is an action-packed alternative history graphic novel that looks at the Salem Witch Trials through the superheroes of their time.
The coolest backer reward: Kickstarter exclusive hardcover version (Estimated cost: $45 / free shipping in USA)

Click here to visit the Kickstarter campaign.

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Project #4: Deadhorse: This Isn’t Happening
What it’s about: Deadhorse, from writer Eric Grissom (Gregory Suicide, Planet Gigantic), artist Phil Sloan (War of the Dead), and colorist Marissa Louise (Galaktikon, The Wilds, Spell on Wheels) will return with a new chapter this April thanks to a Kickstarter campaign running now. Any pledge of five dollars or more will get backers a copy of “Ballad of the Two Headed Dog #3,” the next 28-page chapter in this critically acclaimed series.
The coolest backer reward: We’re doing a very limited printing of the issue – only 20 copies. It may be the only time we ever print the single issue.

Click here to visit the Kickstarter campaign.

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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