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

Status: Active

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: 336
Average Daily Pledges: $1,075
Average Pledge Per Backer: $83

Funding: $27,949 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 26th -> Aug 1st (36 days)
Project By: Matt Furie / Jason Furie
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Latest News

Comic & Book Shop Reward Tiers Added!

July 17th - via:
  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:
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 ‘sad frog’ from online hate

July 10th - via:
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’s been. (Read More)

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

July 1st - via:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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’s Reputation And Bring Him Back From The Dead

June 26th - via:
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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