The completely rad Linda Candello, who, incidentally, is doing the paper dolls for the Lady Sabre Kickstarter, posted this today on Facebook using a bit of Cura dialogue, and it was so awesome I felt compelled to share!
Visit her site for more crafty goodness! She is also the brain behind the spectacular popups in our store!
So, as you can see above, we have added a countdown to our launch. Please, if you can, tell everyone you can. The better launch we have, the better chance at success we’ll have.
In the coming days I’ll let you know a bit about what’s going to be involved in the tiers, and show you a few previews of the awesome backup story.
Until then, spread the word, and check out those covers below, if you already haven’t!
So, I have been away for a bit, prepping, working hard, checking out options, and soon, very soon, we will have a CURA YEAR TWO KICKSTARTER!
It is approved, ready to go, and all I have to do is finish final prep and start it up. We are shooting for Wednesday May 29th at 9AM Pacific, 12 noon Eastern to start this ball rolling!
I will share more details in the coming week and add countdowns and Twitter pics and other fun things as we get closer, but for today I figure for today I’ll share two pictures, the first the finished colors by the awesome Octavio Cordova, and the second a working draft for our final cover (which will likely be tweaked in the days ahead):
If you want to check out the process Octavio went through to make the cover, check out his awesome blog!
We’re going to need everyone’s help to make this work… here we go!
Well, wow. It has been a weekend.
First, about ten days early, this little guy decided to pop into the world:
He is my son Milo Gregory, and he is quite assuredly the most awesome child that has ever been born. Many people say that when they have their child, and I understand it’s a normal psychological thing to do, to think your son is better than all other sons. The only problem I have with that theory is that all other sons are inferior to mine, empirically. I mean, sweet hell, look at that boy.
He is a May the Fourth STAR WARS baby, which, if you know me, is insanely cool. I am a Star Wars fan from way back, even the prequels, yes, bite me. I don’t even care. Milo won’t either. Mofo gave the lady preeclampsia just to come out that day, where his due date was the thirteenth. We Star Wars nerds don’t screw around.
Now, that said, I have been remiss. I have not, on this page, promoted the Lady Sabre Kickstarter, and that Kickstarter, which has already gotten going, is, as they say, a WORTHY CAUSE.
Why? Because it’s independent art by professional creators in a world where corporate characters have far too much influence. Because it’s a sign, if we fund it, that we don’t want spinebreakers or CONSEQUENCES THAT WILL NEVER BE THE SAME, or, more importantly, good work to pass from this world.
I was unsurprised to see that Greg and Rick’s work funded the first day, as it is amazing material. All the same, you should get over there and buy the book anyway, if you haven’t, and buy another for friends if you can, for multiple reasons.
1) It’s good.
2) It sends a clear message that independent art is sustainable and a worthy cause.
3) It supports an amazing set of artists.
4) Above and beyond goal helps the work continue in innumerable ways.
5) It gives me hope.
6) Just because.
7) See 1-6.
Now I am off to spend time with my boy, who makes the most awesome cry. It’s like a movie critic. Not too loud, not too whiney, more like my own reaction to an average movie. “EhhhhhhHHHHH?”
Seriously, you guys, he’s amazing.