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First Law of Mad Science Vol 1 Work Until Your Family is Sad

A project in by Oliver Mertz

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Indie sci-fi horror adventure comic needs your help to raise printing costs!
Backers: 263
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $15,532 of $15,000
Dates: May 24th -> Jun 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Oliver Mertz
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Latest News


June 23rd - via:
Hi everyone! We've passed our goal! Thank you to everyone who has backed us! This is amazing. We've still got a little over an hour to go before the campaign completely ends. This is your last chance to add on original art, t-shirts, or issue #6 to... (Read More)


June 21st - via:
Hi everyone! We're almost there! We're at 89% of our goal with just 58 hours to go. Thank you all so much for your support. I'm extremely excited! Our first trade is almost a reality! And our anthology issue is almost a reality! So many cool things!... (Read More)


June 16th - via:
Hi everyone! We're in the last week of our Kickstarter campaign. We've still got a long way to go. Thank you to everyone who has supported us. I'm confident that we'll make our goal.  We've added new rewards as well: You can have a character named... (Read More)


June 13th - via:
We're pleased to announce that the always incredible Jamie Noguchi (Yellow Peril, The 47 Bronin) will be illustrating one of the brand new short stories in First Law of Mad Science: Science Club Mixtape.  Jamie is part of the First Law of Mad... (Read More)


June 11th - via:
Hi Kickstarter! We're excited to announce that we'll be adding another story to First Law of Mad Science: Science Club Mixtape. This brand new story will be written by Amy Chu (Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman, Vertigo Quarterly)!  Amy is an... (Read More)


June 10th - via:
Hi everyone!  We’re excited to announce that Glenn Fabry will be creating a brand new illustration for First Law of Mad Science: Science Club Mixtape.  Glenn Fabry (Preacher, Hellblazer) is an amazing artist. The work he produces is both... (Read More)


June 9th - via:
Hi Everyone, We've heard from a lot of you that the international shipping rates are very high. We agree! I was shocked by how much it costs to ship books internationally.  So as a way to mitigate this, we've decided to offer a limited number of... (Read More)


June 8th - via:
Hi Everyone!  We’ve got two new incredible add-ons to announce.  First, we’re releasing First Law of Mad Science #6! We’re extremely happy to present this brand new 30 page issue. Seriously, we’re really excited! And look at the amazing... (Read More)

Special Edition: NYC

June 6th - via:
Hi everyone! Mike and I are at Special Edition: NYC this weekend. ( If you're in New York, come by and say hello! Oliver  (Read More)

Autographed Bookplates

June 5th - via:
Hi everyone! We wanted to let you know that we're going to include personalized autographed bookplates with every physical reward. So, if you've backed us at any physical reward level, you get the bookplate at no extra charge. Each bookplate will be... (Read More)

Hard Landing

June 3rd - via:
Hey everyone!  We're doing really well so far but we've still got a long way to go. Thank you to all of the backers who helped us get to $4,000! Please spread the word about our Kickstarter campaign and help us get this project funded.  Being that... (Read More)

Awesome Con

May 29th - via:
Hello Kickstarter!  Mike and I are at Awesome Con in Washington D.C. this weekend. If you're in the area, please come by and say hello!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 - Oliver  (Read More)

New R.A.I.Ch.E.L. T-shirt

May 26th - via:
Hi everyone! We've got a brand new t-shirt available. It features the character R.A.I.Ch.E.L. Baker, the robot daughter/sister/fighter and all-around tough cookie.The t-shirt was designed by the incredibly talented Michael S. Bracco. We've set up... (Read More)


May 26th - via:
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