RGB’s Demon-Hunting Western “The Prospectres” Strikes Gold on Indiegogo
Over the weekend, Retro Graphic Books launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Prospectres: Sigil of Stolas via Indiegogo.
Having failed to achieve its funding goal in 2020, the relaunch of the project is already fully funded, having raised more than $3 thousand at the time of this writing.
Written by Matthew Fowler (Tyger Blue) and featuring illustrations by Ricardo Jaime (Crimstone), colors by Marcos Martins (Dixie Rose) and letters by the prolific Eric Weathers (Battle Brick Road), The Prospectres is a 48-page graphic novel described as a “supernatural western” that thematically blends Indiana Jones and Ghostbusters.
Here’s the official pitch taken from The Prospectres Indiegogo campaign page:
In the years following the California Gold Rush, a former prospector and his demolitions expert sidekick have fallen on hard times. Allied with the mesmerizing psychic medium, Isabella Marie, they take up demon hunting to make ends meet.
The dime novels that chronicle their exploits address the trio as…
Backers can get a digital version of The Prospectres: Sigil of Stolas for $20, while physical copies (along with a two-sided art print, sticker and digital PDF) start at $25. If ye’ got more gold burnin’ a hole in your breeches, then you can also receive the following tchotchkes and extras:
- Multiple copies of the book
- Variant covers
- Blue Balls (a Tyger Blue/Roach Balls cross-over Christmas special
- Original artwork
- Previous RGB comic book releases
- A chance to have your likeness drawn into the final book
It is also worth noting that there is an additional shipping charge starting at $10 for those in the United States.
Interested? You can check out some sample artwork below or visit The Prospectres: Sigil of Stolas full Indiegogo campaign page here.
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