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Crowdfunding Review: “Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising” (9 Lives Comics)

Little girl, big adventure. Cats in space! Selling a ‘cat book’ to a predominantly male audience was a tough sale. Even I didn’t get Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising for myself. I thought that my then 8-year-old daughter would LOVE the book, that it was going to be “CUTE”! The lead character, Rebecca, was about my daughter’s age, and she loves

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“Then Barnaby Met Six Figures…” Shane Davis’ “Starlight Cats” hits $100k on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for sci-fi adventure comic Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising crossed the blessed “six figures, bitc young lady (kids’ book) threshold, raising more than $100k from over 1,300 backers. Now that the campaign has reached the six figures milestone, every backer will receive a bonus “hang in there, kitty” poster by Billy Bacsko. Keen. But what

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Shane Davis’ “Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising” Gets a Story Trailer

Comic book artist Shane Davis (Action Comics) has just released the first story trailer for his upcoming independent project Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising. Co-written by Davis’ wife Yanzi Lin, Starlight Cats is an all-ages sci-fi adventure featuring a super-powered “committeh of kittehs.” What are you waiting for? Watch the trailer for yourself below, then sign up for email updates at

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