Historical adventure book “Kyrie: The Curse of the Macedonian Scroll” fully funded; still available in-demand

Late last week, the Indiegogo campaign for Kyrie: The Curse of the Macedonian Scroll ended successfully, raising 131% of its original goal.

Starting its life as a webcomic, Kyrie is a historical adventure book written an illustrated by Matt Crotts. Here’s a breakdown of the project taken from the campaign page.

It’s Indiana Jones in Ancient Rome! Get ready for a high-adventure trek through 3rd century North Africa, as a team of treasure hunters and outcasts uncover the secrets of Alexander the Great on the frontier of the Roman Empire!

KYRIE has been a beloved and critically-acclaimed digital comic since its digital launch on Kickstarter in 2014. Now, 240+ pages have been added to this sweeping epic of Roman Africa. But this story has never been put to print!

KYRIE tells the story of a curious band of thieves, cutthroats, bookworms and traitors as they attempt to outsmart the North African authorities, while navigating their own dark and competing desires as outlaws of a dying Roman Empire.

Part one of this unique graphic novel is ready to be put into your hands! And most importantly:

All 120 pages are already finished!

Upset that you missed out on the crowdfunding period? Fortunately, the Indiegogo campaign page has transitioned to an in-demand store, so you can still preorder a copy for a limited time.

Backers can get a copy of Kyrie for $25, and there are also retailer options for three or five copies at a discounted price. There are also several stretch goals if the book meets some higher funding thresholds, including a poster, a printed map, an upgraded cover, a 16-page “making of” section, and even the addition of a 120-page “chapter 3.” That’s a quite a girthy bonus.

Is your interest piqued? You can check out some sample artwork below or visit the full Indiegogo page here.

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