Stuntman Comics Goes Fully Independent with “Jack the Ripper: Vampire Hunter” Issue 2

I bet you never thought that there would ever be a Jack the Ripper keshi figurine, huh?

In any case… Over the weekend, Stuntman Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Jack the Ripper: Vampire Hunter issue 2, the 48-page conclusion to story that began in the first issue earlier this year.

Having previously used Indiegogo for their crowdfunding efforts, the Stuntman team has opted to create a new platform via their own independent website, eliminating the IGG middlemen.

So far, everything appears to be working out well enough, as the Jack the Ripper: Vampire Hunter issue 2 project is already fully funded, having raised nearly $15 thousand at the time of this writing.

Written by Mandy Summers and illustrated by Peter Gilmore, Jack the Ripper: Vampire Hunter is is historical horror tale with a supernatural twist, all based on actual events. Sort of.

Here’s the official pitch taken from the Jack the Ripper: Vampire Hunter crowdfunding campaign page:

The Return To Hell

The chase continues across the sea as the Highgate Vampire retreats to France in attempts to elude JACK THE RIPPER: VAMPIRE HUNTER!

Jack and Detective James King are in a race against time to stop the world’s most vicious killer, The Highgate Vampire! Time is of the essence, for every moment that passes, a trail of blood is sure to follow the Highgate Vampire!

Backers can get a copy of Jack the Ripper: Vampire Hunter issue 2 for $25. If you have more cash to spend, you can also pick up the following tchotchkes and extras:

  • Multiple copies of the book
  • Variant covers
  • An art book
  • Trading cards
  • T-shirts
  • A collector’s box
  • Art prints
  • A mini Jack the Ripper keshi figurine
  • Original artwork
  • A reprint edition of the first issue if you need to catch up

It is also worth noting that there is an additional shipping charge starting at $12 (blech!) for those in the United States.

Interested? You can read our review of issue one here, check out some sample artwork below or visit the full Jack the Ripper: Vampire Hunter campaign page here.

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