Icarus: A Graphic Novel

A project in Washington, DC by Silence in the Library Publishing

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An original graphic novel from Gregory Wilson and Matt Slay about a being who falls from the sky to save a world from tyranny.
Backers: 401
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $15,884 of $8,000
Dates: Jan 14th -> Feb 12th (30 days)
Project By: Silence in the Library Publishing
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Latest News

Funded! Thank you!

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, what a wild ride we've had for the last couple of days! We'll get a more complete post up tomorrow with information and guidance, but right now we just want to say thank you. You have made Icarus an incredible success, and we cannot express to... (Read More)

Three More Stretch Goals Passed!

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! in the stretch of about two days, you've managed to knock down three more stretch goals! The $13,000, $13,500, and $14,000 stretch goals are in the rear-view mirror. This means that now we'll be adding to the graphic novel an illustrated short... (Read More)

$12,500 Stretch Goal Reached!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, guys, we passed the $12,500 stretch goal! That means every backer at or above $10 will receive a free digital download of Gregory A. Wilson's short story "Shadow Within Shadow". If you take a look at the main page, you'll also see that we've... (Read More)

Gregory Wilson Chats About His New Kickstarter Project: ICARUS: A Graphic Novel

February 3rd - via: sfsignal.com
SF Signal interviews Gregory Wilson about ICARUS: A Graphic Novel (Read More)

$11,500 Stretch Goal Reached!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Two days, two stretch goals down! You guys are amazing! We've just passed the $11,500 stretch goal, which means that every backer at or above $10 will be getting a free digital download of Maxwell Alexander Drake's novel Farmers and... (Read More)

$10,500 Stretch Goal Reached!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, another stretch goal reached!  We've just passed the $10,500 mark, which means we'll add an illustrated short to the graphic novel written by author Maxwell Alexander Drake, award-winning science fiction/fantasy author and graphic novelist and... (Read More)

Update from Artist Matt Slay

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
I’m not sure what I can say about Icarus that hasn’t already been said by another of the creative crew already… So I won’t say anything. I think instead it’s time to share what this project really signifies. Icarus isn’t just an entirely... (Read More)

Icarus on DJ Grandpa's Podcast + New Stretch Goals

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, guys, we're half-way through the Icarus Kickstarter, and things are looking great! We've hit the $9500 stretch goal, and are about $150 away from the $10,500 stretch goal, where we'll add a short story by Maxwell Alexander Drake illustrated by... (Read More)

Dj Grandpa's Crib: My Crowdfunding Word of Honor

DJG learns about AngelBlocks, puts on his Spurs with Sean Brown, gets dazzled by Pixel Art, falls hard for the Michigan City Vandals, talks Icarus with Ronald Garner, witnesses a Livestock Uprising, and rides into the sunset on My Wooden Horse. (Read More)

Icarus Cover Mock Up

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, guys, we just thought you'd like to be the first to see what we have planned for the Icarus cover. Here it is:  I think Matt Slay and Kris Siuda did an amazing job of putting this together.  Also, you may have noticed that we've passed the... (Read More)

Some Great Press for Icarus + Positive Stretch Goal Changes

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, guys, I just wanted to point out to you a couple of articles on Icarus that have posted in the last week or so. Here are the links: BleedingCool.com:... (Read More)

Funded! You Guys Rock!

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! Under a week, and Icarus has funded! Thank you all so much for making that happen. We've got a lot of great things planned for the next couple of weeks. Now that we have a cover image, we're quickly putting together a mock up of the cover, and... (Read More)

Icarus Cover Art from Matt Slay

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We had a great turn out yesterday for the Live Stream of Matt Slay finishing up the cover art for the Icarus graphic novel.  For those of you who didn't get a chance to join in, here's a sneak peak of the cover art before we put it up on the main... (Read More)

Live Stream of Matt Slay Coloring the Icarus Cover

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, guys, Matt Slay just finished penciling and inking the cover for Icarus, and he's offered to live stream his coloring of that image tomorrow, Sunday, 19 January. If you'd like to watch and listen as Matt finishes the cover, please use the... (Read More)

New "Bleeding Cool" Goal

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, guys, we've just been contacted by BleedingCool.com to submit an article about the Icarus Kickstarter. They've asked us to create a "Bleeding Cool" goal to welcome their followers to the project. What this means for you is that if we reach the... (Read More)

Update from Author Gregory Wilson

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Greg Wilson here. Well, we're closing in on the end of our third day and we're already 65% percent towards the initial funding goal--a response which has, frankly, blown me away. I think the project is resonating with people, and I couldn't... (Read More)

First Day Wrap-Up

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We're coming to the end of the first day, and what a day it has been! Thanks to you guys, we are over 40% of the way to our initial goal of $8000, and well on our way to hitting those awesome stretch goals! Thank you so much for your support of this... (Read More)

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