The Adept

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Immortal Studios

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A young woman with a broken past. The Shaolin Master that visits her dreams. A modern story of transformation and kung fu.
Backers: 1205
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $35,165 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 15th -> Jul 15th (30 days)
Project By: Immortal Studios
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Latest News

Calling on the Adjust Up Squad

July 15th - via:
Yesterday: Only three original Yishan Li sketches left...someone out there - they must belong to somebody. Hi folks, Robert here, I did it.  I just #ADJUSTEDUP to claim the LAST Yishan original sketch. We are sooooo close to the final stretch goal -... (Read More)

1000 backers, cover upgrade...but 24 Hours to Go!

July 14th - via:
We broke through the 1000 backers mark, which is simply phenomenal for any book much less a first book.  Thank you.  We also unlocked the cover upgrade!  This is very special for us because it means we get to memorialize this first book with a... (Read More)

Sam Beck Variant Cover!

July 13th - via:
48 hours to go.  Enter Same Beck and her fantastic Die Hard-inspired variant cover.  Check it out - we love that it gives a little preview on the Amy-Sasha dynamic! Spotlight Speaking of cool, check out this image This is from DEMOCRITUS BRAND AND... (Read More)

Adept Trading Card - Design Update!

July 12th - via:
Revealing the updated design for the Adept Trading Cards Series #1!  Art by Yishan Li and Conor Hughes with design by Matt Slade and Lisa Zarate.  This first series is a 3-card set, each featuring a Shaolin form that appears in issue #1. Front of... (Read More)

Immortal Studios Virtual Town Hall

July 10th - via:
Hi all. Peter Shiao here - Founder, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief of Immortal Studios. Thank you for being a member of the fledgling group of friends around Immortal, and the Adept comic book which has kicked off our "storyverse." I want to personally... (Read More)

Push to 1000

July 9th - via:
5 days to go! We remain grateful for your support and, at more than 900 backers, are overwhelmed by the community that is gathering around The Adept.  What is possible?  Think we can make 1000? Our team is  geared up to make the final push.  We... (Read More)


July 1st - via:
In Chinese culture, the numeral 8 represents fortune...and we feel immensely fortunate that now 800+ of you have found and decided to support The Adept.  Thank you so much. Your support is helping us get noticed outside of the Kickstarter world,... (Read More)

This Asian American Female Superhero Comic Wants to be the Marvel of Kung Fu

June 30th - via:
"The Adept" is a new indie comic from Immortal Studios, drawing on themes of sisterhood, self-discovery, and kung fu ass-kicking (Read More)

700 strong and closing on the big 8

June 28th - via:
Another strong week for our growing community with two more weeks to go.  As of this writing, we sit at 775 backers.  Thank you so much. With this support we ran through our next stretch goal, so we get to reveal...! Goal 1 - Digital wallpaper of... (Read More)

5 days, 600+ Backers! Let's streeeetch (goals)!

June 20th - via:
What a week.  Because of your support, in five days, we have watched as The Adept -- Crossed 400, 500, and now 600+ backers! We also: Hit our funding goal at 200%+ Earned a Projects We Love tag from Kickstarter Was listed as a #1 project on Fanbase... (Read More)

You Stunned Us. Thank You.

June 16th - via:
There was a meeting this morning with the team.  We were reviewing a goal we had set last Friday, one that was intended to, by this Friday, be difficult to meet.   By 11a this morning, that goal was toast.  We set a new goal for the week.  That... (Read More)

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