The artists launched a Kickstarter campaign for Dr. Falke’s Oraculum, “a book of images and text for augury and bibliomancy.” They’re using staged photography to tell the continuing story of a fictitious cabaret troupe.
A look at successful Kickstarter campaigns that concluded in April, May, and June. Renegade Game Studios raised more than $900,000 for My Father’s Work. Also: A new album from Unwoman, a new hardcover edition of Hopeless Maine Book One, and the latest in the Boston Metaphysical Society series.
This week on the crowdfunding platform: An adventure game starring Nikola Tesla and a comic book about Sasquatch set during the 19th century Klondike gold rush.
Tom and Nimue Brown, along with Outland Entertainment, are raising Kickstarter funds for a new edition in the popular series. Outland, a Kansas City publisher, acquired the series last year.
A look at the successful steampunk-related Kickstarter campaigns that ran in January, February, and March. The big winner was CMON, which scored a massive $3.3 million haul for Zombicide: Undead or Alive. Other notable campaigns included Iron Kingdoms: Requiem from Privateer Press ($594,119); a documentary about Hellboy creator Mike Mignola ($528,785); Illuminated Editions from Beehive Books ($342,247); and Mask of the Rose from Failbetter Games ($237,029).
The Spy Detective Collective is a homage to spy and detective shows of the 1960s and 70s. Helland says his inspirations included The Prisoner, The Avengers, Columbo, Rockford Files, and Barnaby Jones.
Madeleine Holly-Rosing launched her ninth Kickstarter campaign, this time for Boston Metaphysical Society: The Book of Demons. She describes the series as a Victorian-era take on The X-Files.
Of My Own Space and Time I Am Queen will be Unwoman’s 14th album overall. She’s already surpassed her $6000 fundraising goal on Kickstarter. Backers will get it in July.
Inverse Press is at it again on Kickstarter with hardcover and softcover editions of Last Ride of the 4 Horsemen, the publisher's steampunk/western comic book series.
Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters will feature interviews with comic book artist along with other entertainment industry luminaries, including author Neil Gaiman, actor Doug Jones, and film director Guillermo Del Toro. It’s slated for release in April 2022.