With the growing appeal of crowd funded projects through platforms like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, ComicsAlliance has decided to dedicate a weekly column highlighting some of the more promising projects that deserve to be funded.
This week saw the release of Top Cow's new Cyber Force #1, an issue that's entirely free thanks to a very successful crowd funding initiative by which fans of the series raised so much money that anyone can pick up the first five issues of the new series at comics stores for precisely zero dollars. Top Cow has provided ComicsAlliance with a digital version of Cyber Force #1 for you to check out right now.Series creator Marc Silvestri ann
Movies: The official plot synopsis for Iron Man 3 states, "When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every t
Though it's true that crowd-source funding has been a huge help to independent comics creators, it's not easy to follow through on large projects. Both Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have their benefits and drawbacks -- Kickstarter is more popular but doesn't allow projects to keep any money unless they meet their fundraising goal. And though IndieGoGo is somewhat less familiar to comic
Consider this the ultimate in Internet meta: A Kickstarter campaign to create an adventure game based upon a webcomic parodying adventure games is en route to being fully funded just days after launching.The comic in que
Consider this a lesson in advanced modern economics: Internet Crowdfunding + A Long-dead Visionary Scientist Turned Folk Hero = A Museum Dedicated to Nikola Tesla Reaching Its Funding Goal 17 Years After It Got Started (and one week after someone thought to take the idea online).Almost two decad
If the future of comics is digital, then iVerse Media is making a good case for being a very big player in the world that's coming, especially for independent creators: Not only has the company announced plans to release new digital publishing tools for creators, but it's also launching a crowdfunding tool for creators to use to pay for projects.Although the company has been around since 2008, iVerse Media has tended to be one of the lesser known digital comic d
Here's a new twist on the crowdfunding future of comics: Producing a comic and then using Kickstarter to ensure that every issue of said comic will be available for free, both in print and digitally, for everyone who wants it. Sound like a cr
As the most prominent online crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter currently stands as the go-to for comic creators turning to fans for the cash they want for furnishing them with content. Until this week it was largely up to bloggers (like Fleen's Gary Tyrrel
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