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Indiegogo campaign for “Icarus and the Sun” raises nearly $600 thousand

The crowdfunding campaign for Gabriel Picolo’s Icarus and the Sun has come to an end and it finished quite strong, raising 2,982% of its original goal for a total of nearly $600 thousand. That’s the most money ever raised by a comic book in a single campaign. (Cyberfrog: Blood Honey has raised roughly $800k across three separate campaigns) Icarus and

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Mythological fantasy comic “Icarus and the Sun” flying high on Indiegogo, raises $300k on first day

Brazilian artist Gabriel Picolo unleashed Icarus and the Sun on Indiegogo this week, and the 60-page graphic novel immediately soared past the $300 thousand (yes, $300,000) mark in 24 hours. That incredible total places Icarus and the Sun within striking distance of Ethan Van Sciver’s Cyberfrog: Blood Honey as the most successful crowdfunded comic book of all time. But what

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Doug TenNapel’s “Earthworm Jim” graphic novel smashes crowdfunding records; still available in-demand

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow ended as a massive success, raising $706,951 – surpassing Icarus and the Sun to set a new record for a comic book campaign on Indiegogo. At those numbers, the Launch the Cow project met dozens of stretch goals, including a poster, patch, trading cards, gilded pages, cover upgrades, extra pages

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Do crowdfunding campaigns pay comic book websites for coverage?

On Monday, Brett Booth (Bloodshot) indicated on social media that comic book creators pay comic book news sites to cover their crowdfunding projects. This revelation came as Booth engaged with a barrage of questions from comic fans asking him if he would ever consider crowdfunding his own project (it doesn’t look like he’s interested at the moment). As part of

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