The finale is here! Get issue 3 and catchup on 1 and 2, as Jessamy and Barnard's story in 18th century America comes to a conclusion!
Latest Updates from Our Project:
CGC books are on their way back! Hospice is live with Jay Ferguson, Oshred, Clark ATK, and Pandora Young Covers!
4 days ago
– Tue, Sep 19, 2023 at 07:03:00 PM
CGC Books are on their way back!
All the CGC grades are in and we got only 1 (!) 9.6 and the rest 9.8 and 9.9s! They are on their way to my office from CGC, so I should be able to finish off fulfillment this weekend!
Thank you all who have been waiting so much!
Please read below to check out something new and unique I think you'll love!
Hospice: Skin Deep has launched
(Something for you art and horror lovers)
I think you guys just might LOVE this new campaign.
We have a bunch of Stake veterans returning to crush the art for this book and one new artist I know you're going to love!
Try this list of names on for size: FredyBardales (interiors and main cover!), ClarkATK, JayFerguson, Oshred, and ErangaDevasurendra all return and we introduce PandoraYoung to the W.i.N. Pictures family!
How about some cover art?
Do we have your attention yet?
What's the deal?
SkinDeep is a 26 page all new story in the Hospice universe (more below). Our story stars exotic dancer Sarrah, who goes by the stage name Lamia. Sarrah is known for her mesmerizing dances that leave patrons in a state of euphoria when she performs.
Where ever Sarrah goes, trouble seems to follow and handsy men tend to get hurt. There's more to our nomadic lead in this story though. Ever since she was young, children have never been safe in her presence and she can never seem to stay in one place for too long. When her latest run-in puts her on the move again, Sarrah settles into a new town with a new problem.
Not only did we fund today, we already made it through stretch goal #1 before I could even post what it was!
Hospice is a shared universe with 6 total titles
This is not the MCU. This is something far different and way darker...
The connected Hospice universe includes individual campaigns from 5 additional creators to this one. They are all standalone stories with the simple common thread of Hospice.
We each put our own spins on our own stories, with our handpicked teams and unique tales. Make sure you visit the other campaigns and back as many as you can!
Hospice will be coming at you in waves! The first four campaigns are live now.
The other creators include Russell Nohelty, Travis Gibb, Frank Martin, Jamie Primack, and Michael Watson
In other news...All 6 campaigns are funded!
How awesome is that? I really think all of the campaigns have built off those that came before them.
You have 6 days left to get in on the first two ending!
That means, you can get these connecting Eranga D covers and there is no chance any letters will be missing!
If you're still here, thanks for reading all the way through! I hope you join us on the newest journey!
Last day to back Canceled II #1! + CGC Update
16 days ago
– Thu, Sep 07, 2023 at 10:06:57 AM
We're in the final hours for the Canceled II campaign.
The campaign ends tonight at 11:59 PM EST. If you were on the fence, now is the time!
According to the CGC submissions page, all books (signed and unsigned) are currently in for Grading/Encapsulation. I've seen this take days and I've seen this take weeks. Obviously hoping for the shorter end here, but will keep everyone updated!
1 Week left on Canceled II and a new Eranga D cover for the campaign!
23 days ago
– Thu, Aug 31, 2023 at 06:42:50 PM
Announcing a new tier and add-on for the Canceled II campaign!
One of my good friends and favorite artists has done it again! You might remember him from the Jessamy connecting cover set...
Eranga D is back with an amazing take on Somaya as a clown in this new tier!
Come check it out and snag this awesome Eranga D cover :)
Canceled is a horror comic about a clown, Larry, that lives in the airwaves and uses his powers for evil to influence susceptible people to take revenge... This new installment can be read without reading the first issue! In Canceled II Y2k is looming and Somaya works diligently to secure her office’s computer systems from impending doom. As she toils away, her coworkers play evil tricks on her. When a prank gone wrong leaves Somaya mentally devastated, digital clown Larry returns to offer a helping hand.
We have 5 covers to chose from (Alan Quah, Ben Templesmith, Ingrid Gala, Jimbo Salgado, and Jonathan Grimm Art) and all the cool styles you're used to from my campaigns, including the really cool acrylic cover we introduced with The Hive last year and offered in this campaign:
I know this campaign took awhile to fulfill, but we will be fulfilling this one as soon as we receive the funds from Kickstarter and surveys close (barring any unforeseen circumstances).
Back in the first 48 hours and get this awesome 8 page Canceled II Ashcan Preview edition with a black and white Jimbo Salgado cover:
Physical backers will receive a print copy and digital backers will receive a digital version!
Fulfillment 99% complete! What's next?
about 2 months ago
– Wed, Aug 09, 2023 at 01:25:56 PM
Hello amazing backers!
I'm glad to report we've sent out almost all of the packages for the campaign...FINALLY!
The only outstanding items are CGC and Acrylic covers (which are both in the process of being routed through the proper channels to get them delivered!)
So what's next?
Well I've sent a script to Francesca for Stake Vol 2 #1 (issue 7 overall)! She's going to start working on it this fall and we hopefully have a campaign for this early next year!
I will be putting together a Stake Presents: Jessamy collected edition to hopefully crowdfund later this year as well.
If you read my substack you can skip the rest of this message :)
Next Monday we go live on our latest Kickstarter campaign.
The real question is:
It won’t be my first time, so I’m definitely ready.
Canceled is a horror comic about a clown, Larry, that lives in the airwaves and uses his powers for evil to influence susceptible people to take revenge...
This new installment can be read without reading the first issue! In Canceled II Y2k is looming and Somaya works diligently to secure her office’s computer systems from impending doom. As she toils away, her coworkers play evil tricks on her. When a prank gone wrong leaves Somaya mentally devastated, digital clown Larry returns to offer a helping hand.
If you follow this link to be notified of the campaign launch and back it when it goes live, you’ll receive a free sticker (or for digital backers, a graphic file) to let everyone know you’re canceled, too!
Covers include a lot of my favorites, including a beautiful Fredy Bardales main cover and variants by Alan Quah, Ben Templesmith, Ingrid Gala, Jimbo Salgado, and Jonathan Grimm Art! Plus we may have another one up our sleeve if things go well from one of my favorite people/artists on the planet.
We also have catchups available if you missed the first issue.
That’s right, Cthulhu Invades Wonderland was nominated for a Ringo! This is the 3rd nomination for a project that was I was directly involved in (along with a handful of others that have my name somewhere in them:P).
If you’re in the industry you should definitely go vote for us. If you want to catchup and get the new one and the other two installments, go back the Kickstarter now!
Speaking of Kickstarters…
My friend Trevor just launched his first campaign as a writer and I am lending my skills as an editor and consultant on the project.
This August, Ancient History’s Greatest Question Will Be Answered: What Happened to the Holy Grail?(Spoiler Alert: It Was Aliens!)
The story stars the Grail Hunter, an intergalactic knight on a quest to retrieve the Holy Grail with the help of an eclectic, if not reluctant, crew. There are some great covers, including one by our favorite Stake artist Francesca Fantini!