Books and Comics

Kickstart this – A Crowdfunding round up.

by on 15/09/2016
 

Welcome to the latest GP crowdfunding round up, here’s a selection of some of the things wanting your support and hard earned cash that have stood out from the pack.

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Russian Subway Dogs is a fast paced arcade game from Spooky Squid Games inspired by the real life stray dogs that ride the Moscow Metro foraging for food. Combining the retro appeal of pixel art (based on real Moscow Metro stations) with quirky but addictive gameplay Spooky Squid Games latest offering tasks players with obtaining food from commuters on the Moscow Metro and avoiding the fabled and dangerous subway bears!

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Torso Bear Volume 3 Back on the Blocks is the final volume of cartoon noir stories featuring Detective Ruxby Bear in the city of Toyburg. So far Ruxby has gone from being a hero cop to being falsely imprisoned and now he finds himself dealing with a Toyburg set to tear itself apart, whilst Ruxby’s nemesis The Copycat looms in the shadows with a nefarious plan. Like a heady mix of Pixar’s Toy Story by way of Frank Miller’s Sin City Brett Uren’s stories of the weary bear detective juxtapose starkly different elements but make them work impressively.

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Chris Gore started Film Threat back in the day as a fanzine at high school which then later became a fully fledged magazine available in newsagents. Focussing on indie film and providing a spotlight for films that would otherwise be ignored the magazine featured Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith and many other figures from the indie film world. In the mid nineties Film Threat transitioned into a website to reach even more film fans . Now the website with 30 years worth of features,interviews, etc, it’s time for Film Threat 2.0 with the funds raised going towards a new server, web designers and an editorial team amongst other things.

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Year Of The Goat is a nightmarish horror comic by Tom Spellman & Rafael Chrestani. 2015 (the Chinese Year of the Goat) and the 450 million goats inhabiting the Earth become sentient anthropomorphic killing machines able to walk upright and talk. The goats are set on a goal of ending the human race. This campaign is to fund the printing of the first volume of Year of the Goat collecting together the first five issues along with a cover gallery.

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