New Indiegogo campaign for “The Cry” addresses child abuse in a haunting supernatural comic

This week, a crowdfunding campaign for a new independent comic The Cry launched on Indiegogo.

The Cry is a 24-page comic book written by J.S. Earls (Meg) and features artwork by Pablo Ayala (Robocop). The book is a very personal passion project for the creator (Earls), who drew inspiration from real-life child abuse tragedies to craft a supernatural tale of suspense.

You can watch Earls’ promotional video for The Cry below.

Backers can get a digital copy of The Cry for $10, while physical copies start at $40. Those looking to spend more can get a deluxe edition of the book, which features the original script and several pages of sketches and other artwork.

Earls intends to donate a portion of the proceeds from The Cry to the National Organization to Protect Children, a non-profit organization whose programs focus on protecting children from abuse. If you would like to learn more about the NAPC, visit

You can check out some sample art from The Cry below, or visit the full Indiegogo page for The Cry here.

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