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Last Breath: A comic-book project looking to reach the stars

A project in Marquette, MI by Sam Eggleston

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Last Breath is a comic pitting an astronaut against his final gasps of life on the surface of the moon. Is salvation out of reach?
Backers: 146
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $7,243 of $5,000
Dates: Jul 15th -> Aug 29th (45 days)
Project By: Sam Eggleston
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Latest News

The Final Stretch...

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Just 48 hours to go and we'll be finished with our Kickstarter for LAST BREATH. We can't thank you all enough for your support, and we can't believe how much fun it has been and how quick it has just flown by. So, ALL of our sketch covers are gone... (Read More)


August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We had one of our backers ask us if we would be using the word "Kickstarter" when we list our supporters on our thank you page for LAST BREATH, and the truth is, we simply hadn't thought about it. So, we want to ask you what you think. As a supporter... (Read More)

Sketch cover by Jay De Foy available...

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We just received a gorgeous black and white sketch cover done by Jay De Foy (Threadcount) featuring the gorgeous White Queen--Emma Frost! This sketch begins on the cover and extends to the back of the comic and is an absolute stunner. And you know... (Read More)

New sketch cover available!

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
There's a new sketch cover available from Brian Lopez-Santos and it's a work of art. The piece, which is done on the front and back of a Batman #1 (not a first printing), is an absolute beauty. It features everyone's favorite trouble maker, Harley... (Read More)

Continuing forward...

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
It's hard to believe we're in a position where we are talking about stretch goals. To be completely honest, our initial plan was the hope for a nice run in funding over the initial couple of weeks and then suffer through a couple of weeks of the... (Read More)

And the winner is...

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We promised that if we hit the $6,000 stretch goal we would put everyone into a hat and draw a winner for an original page from LAST BREATH. Well, we did that. The hat, it just so happens, is a random-number generator and the winner of the art is...... (Read More)

Stretch goal #1 activated!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to some generous support from you, our backers, we have officially reached our first stretch goal at $6,000. That means, as we have stated before, that the entire comic will no be printed in color. Just a reminder, our creative team is: Jason... (Read More)


August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Since we're just $40 away from reaching our first stretch goal, we wanted to give you an update and let you know that we're going to be using the talents of John Hunt on colors. At the $6,000 mark, we've committed to turning LAST BREATH... (Read More)

Stretching out and a new sketch cover!

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We're almost at our first stretch goal of $6,000 -- that means a fully-colored interior, folks. We'd be thrilled if we're able to make that goal, and currently we're just $300 away from it thanks to a generous increase in a pledge from one of our... (Read More)

An update about being funded, stretch goals and page 5 art

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to wait and verify a particularly large pledge to the project before we announced it, but we surpassed our first goal yesterday and are now fully funded! So what does that mean? Well, first and foremost, it means Jason Baroody is sharpening... (Read More)

Great progress and a new sketch cover!

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Man, we definitely can't complain about the progress we've been making lately. We are currently sitting at 77-percent funding and we have several weeks to go. We really can't say thank you enough to our backers. We truly appreciate the support in... (Read More)

68-percent funded!

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, we had hoped to hit the 65-percent mark by Monday, Aug. 12, to put us in a position with a good shot of reaching our goal over the next three weeks, but we are thrilled to report that we shot up to 68-percent funded today thanks to a very, very... (Read More)

Now that's (Bleeding) Cool!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Normally we wouldn't post an update about the press we're getting, but we have to admit that it's pretty cool when Bleeding Cool puts up a note about your Kickstarter and comic book. Last night, we started just getting a flood of new contributions to... (Read More)

40 percent funded! So, here's page 4!

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We promised we would show off page 4 if we reached our 40 percent mark, and we did that last night. So (drum roll, please!), here's the art for page 4, drawn by Jason Baroody and inked by Josh Oakes. And we'd also like to announce that we're allowing... (Read More)

Elektra sketch cover now available...

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
She is as beautiful as she is deadly, and Elektra is one of the most deadly women in the entire world! This sketch cover, drawn by Brian Lopez-Santos, is now available as a reward at the $50 tier. It is done on a Thunderbolts #1 from Marvel Comics.... (Read More)

New inked art up for grabs

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
This 11x17 Red Sonja piece is drawn by Jay De Foy (blue lines) and inked by Sam Eggleston. It is available at the $50 tier and comes with a hard copy and PDF of LAST BREATH as well as a thank you in the comic book. We're currently sitting at $1,850... (Read More)

A look at page #3

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We thought we'd take this opportunity to showcase the inks on Page 3 of LAST BREATH. As you know, the pencils on these pages were done by Jason Baroody, while Josh Oakes has done all the ink work for the interior pages. Take a look and let us know... (Read More)

New sketch cover by Brian Lopez-Santos available...

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Well, we're the first to admit that we thought Brian Lopez-Santos is a pretty stellar artist, but even we're kind of blown away by how popular his covers have been. Brian has been kind enough to start working on a few more covers to offer up to... (Read More)

There's a reason he's a writer...

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Writer Sam Eggleston put pencil to sketch cover and created an *ahem* amazing one-of-a-kind custom Uncanny Avengers comic for your collection! This comic, which is available at the $25 tier, features Jake, Finn and Bmo from Adventure Time dressed up... (Read More)

New Reward at $20: Get Last Breath AND Combat Jacks

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
You may or may not have known this, but most of the team for LAST BREATH worked on a previous title together: Combat Jacks. Combat Jacks was created and written by Mark McKenna, and he brought on Jason Baroody to do pencils and John Hunt to do... (Read More)

New sketch covers and an original watercolor available!

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
It looks like Brian Lopez-Santos is getting more and more popular as the covers he has created are just flying off the reward tier. So, we're adding two more for the time being. Up for grabs at the $50 tier is a cover of Batman #1 (over a... (Read More)

Last Breath cover inker announcement!

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
This came as an absolute surprise, but we're not complaining at all. We just found out that the legendary Mark McKenna will be doing the inks for the LAST BREATH cover! Now that's amazing! If you don't know (though you probably do), Mark McKenna is... (Read More)

New commission reward available

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our creative consultants, Te'Shawn Dwyer, has graciously offered up an 11x17 full-color commission of a character of your choice at the $45 tier. You read that right -- a full-color, 11x17 commission for just $45! AND you get a copy of Last... (Read More)

New sketch cover rewards available!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Our colleague, Brian Lopez-Santos, has upped the ante on what he's been offering thanks to some pretty impressive attention his other sketch covers have been receiving. First and foremost, he's added a new sketch cover to the $50 tier featuring the... (Read More)

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