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A project in North Hollywood, CA by Bryan Q. Miller & Marcio Takara

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A full-color, ALL-AGES (7+), 110-page graphic novel celebrating adventure, exploration and family. IN SPACE!
Backers: 1503
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $40,553 of $30,000
Dates: Jan 18th -> Feb 17th (30 days)
Project By: Bryan Q. Miller & Marcio Takara
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Latest News

Smallville’s Bryan Q. Miller on Booster Gold, Earthward and More [Exclusive]

May 11th - via:
That he’s brought Booster Gold and Skeets to Smallville Season Eleven is old news now that Bryan Q. Miller has announced that Wonder Woman is on her way to the CW Network’s comic book spinoff–but the currently-ongoing arc has been fresh and fun, which is in keeping with Miller’s sensibilities. (Read More)


March 21st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


March 4th - via:
Happy Monday, Champions of Imagination!Now that all the I's are dotted and T's are crossed, I'm happy to announce that Spacegoat's Mr. RAINER PETTER will be handling coloring duties on "Earthward." Some of you might know him through his work on "The... (Read More)


February 27th - via:
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RE: Workshops and Critiques

February 22nd - via:
Happy Friday, Everyone! As a reminder, I'll be holding off on sending surveys out until later in the summer, so that I have the most up-to-date shipping information. For those of you who pledged in at workshop/critique levels, keep an eye out over... (Read More)

RE: Surveys

February 18th - via:
Morning, All! As a wise backer pointed out, some (if not many) of you may very well change places of residence between now and our September delivery date. That in mind, I'll wait until later in the summer to send the surveys for street addresses. ... (Read More)


February 17th - via:
Congratulations and a hearty "Thank You!", Everyone!With (more than) full funding, I can now finish pulling together elements to make "Earthward" shine - coloring, lettering, logo design and, most important, PRINTING! You know, and the shipping. And... (Read More)


February 16th - via:
CHAMPIONS OF IMAGINATION, EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU!Thanks to backers new and old, we've now crossed $38,000, which has made real: STRETCH GOAL #2 - Story page increase from 120 pages to 130 pages. With just under 24 hours left before this project... (Read More)


February 13th - via:
Dearest Backers, Readers, and every Champion in between,Stretch goal 1 (10 page story increase) has been met! We're inching toward that second stretch goal of the additional 10 pages on top of those. Regardless, our incentive list has some really... (Read More)


February 9th - via:
Champions of Imagination!Thanks to the efforts of backers both new and old, "Earthward" will now have 120 PAGES OF STORY. Thanks to all of you, and please, keep spreading the word! We're only $4k away from meeting our next stretch goal -- STRETCH... (Read More)


February 5th - via:
Dearest Fellow Champions of Imagination, WE DID IT!  “Earthward” is currently funded! What wonderful news to wake up to. THANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOU! So… where do we go from here? STRETCH GOALS! With 11 days left until funding... (Read More)

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