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CARMEN #2 - a political thriller

A project in Melbourne, AU by Michael Speakman

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CARMEN is a political thriller which merges the action genre in a slow-burning manner that will keep readers intrigued until the end.
Backers: 57
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37 AUD

Funded: $2,101 AUD of $1,800 AUD
Dates: Feb 10th -> Mar 12th (30 days)
Project By: Michael Speakman
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Latest News


March 11th - via:
24 HOURS LEFT! Yes, you heard it correctly, this magical journey is coming to an end! I've learnt so much about everything during the course of this campaign, I even learnt things about myself that I never knew before.  I won't lie to you, this... (Read More)

48 hours to go!

March 10th - via:
48 hours (2 days) left on this Kickstarter campaign!  The goal has been conquered but there is always room for improvement; let’s keep this rock rollin’!  We have passed the $2,000 mark since yesterday and that is totally awesome!  I JUST WANT... (Read More)

72 hours to go!

March 8th - via:
We are almost at the end of the project! There is only 72 hours (3 days) left on this Kickstarter campaign.  I can’t believe the amount of support that this comic book has been receiving lately. It is truly amazing.  Although the goal has been... (Read More)

Teaser #2

March 5th - via:
WIP by Matty Taylor. Matty Taylor in his natural habitat.  (Read More)

Social Media

March 2nd - via:
Just a heads up in case you don't know where to find CARMEN on the World Wide Web, I thought I would provide you with the links to the various social media sources:  FACEBOOK: TWITTER: (Read More)

Teaser #1

March 2nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


February 28th - via:
We are finally there! We have reached our goal of $1,800 with 11 days to go! Thanks to everyone who has backed this campaign and shown support for the CARMEN comic book series. It means more to me that you'll ever know. Please continue to spread the... (Read More)


February 26th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


February 25th - via:
As promised there are NEW reward tier options available now! This comes into play straight away as the campaign has sold out of certain tiers so I thought it'd be fun to offer more. If you have backed the DOUBLE DIGITAL tier then it is recommended on... (Read More)

New reward tiers coming soon!

February 17th - via:
Due to popular demand there will be some new reward tiers being released within the next week (hopefully)!  The new reward tiers are going to be awesome! Some of which expand upon current reward options and some MAY include 1-of-a-kind items. Stay... (Read More)

Mike's inspiration for CARMEN

February 17th - via:
I thought I'd give my spiel about how Carmen came to be... CARMEN came about while I was left wondering why there aren't more female protagonists within the pages of comic books. It really is as simple as that. I grew accustomed to seeing female... (Read More)

ADD-ON OPTIONS: a tutorial

February 12th - via:
Hello! I hope you are doing well (which you must be seen as you backed Carmen)! I've had a few folks contact me in regards to physical copies of the issues of Carmen, stating that there isn't an option for them. Since day 1 of this campaign there HAS... (Read More)


February 10th - via:
Wow! So 24 hours have passed and I’m speechless!  We are already 36% funded! Yikes!  There has been such a show of support for this campaign and it’s left me with the biggest smile spread across my face. A few of the larger pledge options have... (Read More)

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