Kickstart This: Your Dollars for Comics (May 14, 2015)

This post originally appeared on Panels, which is now Book Riot Comics

The comics crowdfunding world is large and difficult to keep track of; each week, we highlight a few fundraising projects that are worth your time, attention, and maybe your dollars!

broken-frontier(1) Broken Frontier

A creator-owned anthology about breaking boundaries and exploring the great unknown by the most inventive talents in comics.

Recommended Pledge: $40 to get an oversized hardcover featuring stories from such comics giants as Greg Pak, Marguerite Bennett, and Cullen Bunn.

(2) A Feminist Deck

Feminist Deck is a deck of cards featuring feminists in comics, drawn by artist Kiva Smith-Pearson. Each card includes quotes from the woman featured and information on how to support their work.

Recommended Pledge: Pledge $30 to get a full deck of 56 cards, a thank you card, and all the variant cards.

(3) Comics Uniting Nations

Comics Uniting Nations, a charitable endeavor led by the educational non-profit Reading With Pictures, is using the universal language of comics to teach the entire world about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)! Help make this project a reality to provide these comics for free under a Creative Commons license and help the UN improve the quality of life for millions worldwide!

Recommended Pledge: This one’s tough, because there are so many rewards and so much variation. Go check it out for yourself!

(4) Anatomy of Melancholy: The Best of a Softer World

The webcomic A Softer World is ending. To celebrate, Joey Comeau and Emily Horne want to make a physical book, a collection of their favorite comics, from the very first to the very last.

Recommended Pledge: $35 for a PDF and physical copy (white hardcover) of Anatomy of Melancholy: The Best of A Softer World.

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(5) Fangirl

Fangirl by Tom Stillwell is a YA mystery featuring a young woman at a comic convention.

Recommended Pledge: $25 for a print signed copy of Fangirl

 

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