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Brian Stelfreeze & Doug Wagner's THOMAS RIVER #1 Comic Book

A project in Atlanta, GA by 12-Gauge Comics

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THOMAS RIVER - Issue #1. A 40-page original comic book by Brian Stelfreeze, Doug Wagner, Michelle Poust, and Ed Dukeshire.
Backers: 930
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $37,733 of $20,000
Dates: Sep 15th -> Oct 15th (31 days)
Project By: 12-Gauge Comics
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Latest News

Did you think you missed the BE DRAWN INTO THE ‘THOMAS RIVER’ COMIC tier?

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Did you think you missed the BE DRAWN INTO THE ‘THOMAS RIVER’ COMIC tier? Well, you're in luck because we just had a slot open up, as one of the 3 backers cancelled his pledge.  We have just a few hours left in the campaign (4:15 pm ET / 1:15 pm... (Read More)

Only 24 Hours Left in the THOMAS RIVER Kickstarter Campaign-- what a ride so far!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! If you've been following THOMAS RIVER the last 30 days then you know we are almost to the finish line, and it has been quite the adventure for all of us. To all the backers, thank you once again for the overwhelming support. As I hit... (Read More)

$35k Stretch Goal Unlocked + Final 3 Days

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Great news everyone-- we've unlocked our $35k Stretch Goal, so all backers will be getting a PDF of Doug's script to issue #1 and PDF's of issues #1 & #2 of GUN CANDY (Doug and Brian's first complete mini-series as a creative team together). The... (Read More)

New Item Alert! GUNMETAL Variant Cover

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
A few weeks ago, Doug, Brian, and I were discussing adding a new item to the campaign – but it had to be something really special. Doug mentioned a metal cover variant, and we all knew immediately that was the ticket. What a perfectly fitting item... (Read More)

Free Wallpapers for our Backers! (*** CORRECTED LINK INCLUDED)

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
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Free Wallpapers for our Backers!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Happy Monday! Let's have a look at our covers...

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We've got 10 days to go in the campaign, and it has been a whirlwind so far. I was talking to the team over the weekend and Doug told us he'd had multiple people reach out to him asking for digital wallpapers (for smartphones, tablets, and monitors).... (Read More)

The 1st Stretch Goal Unlocked! THOMAS RIVER #1 is offically 48-pages.

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
It feels great to hit this first Stretch Goal and unlock 8 more pages of THOMAS RIVER goodness for everyone! We're also excited to share a piece of our history with all of you, now that the digital reward of THE RIDE #1, Doug and Brian's first... (Read More)

THE TRAP graphic novel by Lance Briggs and Kyle Higgins

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Brian, Doug, and I are all huge football fans, so we wanted to take a moment away from THOMAS RIVER to tell you about a book we’re all very excited about and you should be too— THE TRAP, a graphic novel from Seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker (and... (Read More)

Instagram Live chat with Stelfreeze & Wagner today at 2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
If you want the latest THOMAS RIVER updates, as well as insight from the creative team, join Brian and Doug today for an Instagram Live chat! Just open the Instagram app and follow @stelfreeze and/or @doug.wagner13 to join. You can ask them your... (Read More)

New Stretch goals announced, plus other cool news!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a busy Monday! Lots of things to cover, so I'll jump right in: We got a nice write-up in the Baltimore Sun today, as they were excited to cover their very own comic book hero, Thomas River! Please give it a read and pass it around (your... (Read More)

THOMAS RIVER: "The Bravest Soldier" Daily Comic Strip

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all-- I just wanted to check in and make sure you're aware of the daily THOMAS RIVER comic strip that we're running (20 daily strips, running M-F each week). The first 5 are done and are here for you all to check out. If you want to keep up with... (Read More)

NEWS WATCH: Brian Stelfreeze & Doug Wagner Release Daily THOMAS RIVER Comic Strip Prelude

September 24th - via: comic-watch.com
Following the announcement of their Kickstarter for the first issue of the super-spy comic THOMAS RIVER, the creative team of Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther), Doug Wagner (Plastic, The Ride), colorist Michelle Poust, and letterer Ed Dukeshire will release brand new THOMAS RIVER comic strips every weekday till the Kickstarter’s conclusion on October 15th. The Kickstarter was funded within 24 hours upon its debut last week. (Read More)

** NEW ITEM ALERT ** The BRIAN STELFREEZE Limited Ed. Lithograph is live, along with the unveiling of his Variant cover!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We are very excited to finally show off Brian's variant cover, which was just unveiled at Bleeding_Cool -- BRIAN STELFREEZE – Ltd. Edition Variant  (Read More)

Brian & Doug 'Thank you' video!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Ready for some Stretch Goals?!?

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Alright folks, time to start having a little fun with the Stretch Goals. Right out of the gate we're going to give you all something that I think is very cool, and that's 8 extra pages of content in all the books (both physical copies and the digital... (Read More)

THOMAS RIVER Team Recs: NOCTERRA by Scott Snyder & Tony Daniel!

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone, As we are just getting started on our Kickstarter journey, we wanted to salute our friends who are wrapping up their own: Scott Snyder and Tony S. Daniel, and their fabulous creation, NOCTERRA. Scott, Tony, and Brian have all spent a lot... (Read More)


September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Funded in under 24 hours! Just...wow. Hello backers! My name is Keven Gardner and I run 12-Gauge Comics. During this campaign I'll be doing most of the updates and answering of questions, and look forward to getting to know you all.  But most... (Read More)

INTERVIEW: Brian Stelfreeze & Doug Wagner Discuss Their New Kickstarter Comic Thomas River

September 15th - via: cbr.com
Acclaimed comic book creators Brian Stelfreeze and Doug Wagner are teaming up for a new ongoing comic series Thomas River, starring an eponymous secret agent that has to deal with the increasingly volatile state of American politics while investigating a coordinated terrorist attack across several of the United States' biggest cities, with the stakes immediately becoming explosively personal for River. The creative team, joined by color assistant Michelle Poust and letterer Ed Dukeshire, has decided to crowdfund the series' launch through Kickstarter, with its own special tiers of incentives for backers. (Read More)

NEWS WATCH: Brian Stelfreeze & Doug Wagner Launch Kickstarter for THOMAS RIVER

September 15th - via: comic-watch.com
Brian Stelfreeze, the award-winning artist behind the 2016 relaunch of Marvel’s Black Panther, and Doug Wagner, the writer behind Image Comics’ Plastic and The Ride, today announce THOMAS RIVER, a new ongoing spy blockbuster comic series. The pair joins colorist Michelle Poust and letterer Ed Dukeshire for a white-knuckle thriller that explores race and identity through political upheaval. The debut issue is currently available for backing on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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