Save Pepe

A project in San Francisco, CA by Matt Furie / Jason Furie

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Our aim is to resurrect Pepe the Frog in a new comic book reclaiming his status as a universal symbol for peace, love, and acceptance.
Backers: 367
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $34,758 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 26th -> Aug 1st (36 days)
Project By: Matt Furie / Jason Furie
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Latest News

5 Hours to Go! And First Stretch-Goal Reached! Woo-Hoo!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey friends! We have just over 5 hours left in our #SavePepe Kickstarter campaign! It would be great if you could help share one very last time before the clock runs out forrrrrrever!  Also, we reached our 30k stretch goal which means we will be... (Read More)

Only 3 Days Left! Please Help SHARE!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey friends! There are ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT in the #SavePepe Kickstarter campaign ending on July 31st, 2017. It would be awesome if you could take a second and SHARE the page with your family, friends, and networks to help give us one last push here at... (Read More)

Final Reward Tier Added! Super Limited T-Shirt!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey friends! We're in the home stretch with just a few days to go and thought it would be fun to add one last reward tier for all of you to consider! We've decided to add a super limited t-shirt reward tier for $150 that will include everything in... (Read More)

Comic & Book Shop Reward Tiers Added!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
  Hey gang! We thought we would throw something special at comic book shop and book shop retailers by adding new reward tiers just for you! There are 2 new reward tiers for you to choose from now: Comic & Book Shop Retailer 5 / $75 x5 ZInes /... (Read More)

Even More New Reward Tiers Added!

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey friends! We've been rooting around the archives and have discovered a lot of extremely unique and rare items you may be interested in! These are items you simply can't get anywhere else and since we've gained so much positive support from you... (Read More)

New Pepe planned to reclaim the

July 10th - via: cnet.com
Artist Matt Furie is raising money on Kickstarter to resurrect a beloved comic frog who was hijacked by online trolls. What a short, strange trip it (Read More)

Brand New Reward Tiers Including Original Boy's Club Pages!

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy 4th of July weekend friends! We wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate and offer up some very exclusive reward tiers that include some original Pepe drawings from creator Matt Furie as well as some original pages from the Boy's Club... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1: Sexy Full-Color Centerfold!

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello friends, and thanks again for helping us reach our initial goal so fast! We thought it would be fun to add a stretch goal and make the new comic even better! If we can successfully reach 30k before the campaign is over, we will include a super... (Read More)

Goal Reached!

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Whoa! We reached our goal in under 48 hours! A special thank you goes out to all our supporters who backed us without hesitation! Now we can begin writing the story of Pepe's rebirth! Be sure to check back for new updates as we share our progress on... (Read More)

First 24 Hours!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Special thanks to everyone who supported us within the first 24 hours! What a great start! You are the foundation of this project and your love and support is greatly appreciated. In just over 24 hours we have gained over 100 supporters and have... (Read More)

Pepe the Frog cartoonist resurrecting character to prove he is still a 'positive' symbol

June 26th - via: abc.net.au
The man behind Pepe the Frog is hoping to reclaim the famous cartoon character from racist internet trolls by launching a crowdfunding campaign and exploring possible litigation against those profiting from his image. (Read More)

Matt Furie Launches Kickstarter To Save Pepe The Frog

June 26th - via: bleedingcool.com
Because Pepe The Frog was appropriated by the alt-right movement for meme after meme last year, creator Matt Furie killed him off. (Read More)

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