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Raised by Raptors : Issue No.1

A project in Sheffield, United Kingdom by Oliver Sykes & Ben Ashton-Bell

Funding Successful

Backers: 1619
Average Pledge Per Backer: £24

Funded: £39,223 of £15,000
Dates: Feb 1st -> Mar 19th (45 days)
Project By: Oliver Sykes & Ben Ashton-Bell
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Latest News

Raised by Raptors update from Oli!

April 9th - via:
Hey guys, hope you're all well! So we have been working like crazy since RBR competed its goal and we are so excited about you guys getting the first issue. It took just about a week longer than expected so we apologise for that... But we didn't want... (Read More)


March 20th - via:
If you want your order (pledges of £10 or more) to be sent outside of the UK, please make sure £4 has been added for shipping. If so, great! If not and the wrong shipping option was accidentally selected, a payment of £4 can be made to us through... (Read More)

Successfully Funded!!

March 19th - via:
WOW!!! That was a crazy journey to the end! Thank you all SO MUCH for backing us with this and helping us get the word out! We made it to £39,223 which is absolutely amazing!! We can't believe how much support we have had for this first issue! So,... (Read More)


March 18th - via:
These last few days have seen RBR shoot way past 35 to nearly 38K!! Thank you all for putting it out there! and YES free stickers will be added to everyone who has pledged £10 and above. There are only 5 hours left of the kickstarter campaign! Once... (Read More)


March 15th - via:
WELL A MASSIVE THANK-YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS BACK US!! We have had an overwhelming response to this and we can't thank you enough! We are both working hard to get the comic all finished and off to the printers. We were wondering if we did make it... (Read More)

"If everyone you ever loved died, would you want to live?"

March 10th - via:
This is a question six year old K'abel has to ask her self. Consumed by loneliness, guilt and spiralling sense of complete abandonment, K'abel is disconnected, and truly lost in the darkness. But when forced to choose between life and death, she... (Read More)


March 7th - via:
£25,000!! Thank you all soo so much!!! We really can't believe the response. You have now unlocked the 2nd stretch goal!  £25,000 - UNLOCKED - Free Ring Tone of RBR Theme Song - by Jordan Fish of BMTH  Every pledge of £10 or more will receive... (Read More)

Signing Session

March 4th - via:
It's been awhile since our last update. So we thought we should share what we have been up to! Also, a MASSIVE THANKS to everyone who has help spread the word or has funded our project! We are so amazed by the response to this! We wouldn't have been... (Read More)

Another extra!

February 18th - via:
Ok, so this is the last 'free background' update! BUT since we got to £16,000 so quick, we thought you all deserve another :D Thanks again! (only available to pledges of £10 and more).  (Read More)


February 17th - via:
So overnight we made it to £15,000! This is amazing as we still have 29 days to go! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!! As promised, a 'NEW RBR Digital Background Set' will be thrown into everyone's pledges who have backed £10 and over. You will receive a... (Read More)

Oli Sykes (BMTH) Launches Kickstarter For Graphic Novel

February 2nd - via:
“Raised by Raptors” is an epic, fantasy-adventure, graphic novel written by Oliver Sykes and Illustrated by Ben Ashton-Bell. The story is set in fictional Mexico, where humans and dinosaurs co-exist during the Golden Age of the Mayan Civilization. (Read More)

Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes Announces Kickstarter For Upcoming Graphic Novel

February 2nd - via:
It appears that Mr. Oliver Sykes has been up to more than solely Bring Me The Horizon‘s latest and most-anticipated album, Sempiternal. A link had been put up on the band’s Facebook earlier today to a Kickstarter page titled Raised By Wolves Issue No. 1. Collaborating with Sykes will be Ben Ashton-Bell. The fundraiser, which is aiming towards a goal of 15,000 British pounds (roughly equivalent to 23,000 US dollars) boasts rewards like autographed posters, copies of the graphic novel, and even the opportunity to collaborate with Sykes and Ashton-Bell to create a character that will be added into the story. (Read More)

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