Shepherd: Graphic Novel

A project in Sydney, AU by Nic J. Shaw

Funding Unsuccessful

This 64 Page Graphic Novel tells the tale of two former hunters who now protect the creatures that were once in their crosshairs.
Backers: 141
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $6,903 of $17,000
Dates: Jun 9th -> Jul 9th (30 days)
Project By: Nic J. Shaw
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Latest News

Close, But no Cigar...

July 9th - via:
Well, the Shepherd kickstarter has finished...Alas we didn't make our goal. Firas Janabi, Bruno De Sousa Oliveira, and I would like to thank everyone that pledged.  It means the world to us that 141 of you lovely people supported us over the last... (Read More)

The Last 72 Hours!

July 6th - via:
We're coming up on the final stretch, and for our little project, it's going to be a very tight finish! So to make sure we reach our goal, we need to ask a little more of you wondrous backers. If you could each share the kickstarter link on facebook,... (Read More)

New Pin-Up From Artyom Trakhanov

June 28th - via:
The fantastically talented artist on IMAGE Comics UNDERTOW, Artyom Trakhanov, has been gracious enough to provide the Shepherd Kickstarter with an awesome Pin-Up! Check it out below!  If you want to get this or Luke's Print or one of the two yet to... (Read More)

Our First Print -- Luke Parker

June 18th - via:
Our first print for SHEPHERD from the always awesome Luke Parker! This print shows off the stoic Japanese hunter, Takeda Shingen.  (Read More)

SHEPHERD: A Prequel Short -- & New Reward Tiers!

June 17th - via:
From the desk of Firas Janabi: Wasn't that awesome! And emotional!? Wait till you see part two! As creators, it's always a mind-splosion when people love what your throwing down. So we were stoked to see that our top tier reward ($200) sold out... (Read More)

24 Hours and the 1st Day is Done!

June 10th - via:
Alright! That's the 24 hours done and dusted! We're currently sitting at $1965 and 44 backers. I want to thank everyone that's shared our links on twitter, facebook, tumblr, reddit, etc -- it's crazy how much support we're getting! We also want to... (Read More)

Our First Update!

June 9th - via:
So it's day one, 5 minutes into our campaign, and we've got our first backer! I've gotta' say, it's got me excited! I want to take this opportunity to give you a run down on how we'll be offering prints, as you'll see that they're not on the page...... (Read More)

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