MONSTER OR MASTER #1: A Martial Arts Monster Thriller

A project in Clinton, CT by KJ Murphey

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The paths of vampires, werewolves, and Frankenstein's Monster collide in 1897 Japan. Think Seven Samurai meets Penny Dreadful.
Backers: 89
Average Pledge Per Backer: $23

Funded: $2,050 of $4,000
Dates: Sep 18th -> Oct 24th (36 days)
Project By: KJ Murphey
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WOW!, John E.

October 22nd - via:
Wow.  This campaign has been a whirlwind, and it seems unlikely we're going to make it.  I don't care what they fill my inbox with, crowd funding is not an exact science and even if it was it wouldn't get me to dress my vampire in drag. (NOTHING... (Read More)


October 20th - via:
Im really happy its friday and also that this campaign is almost at an end. I’ve really learned a lot this time around and both John and myself need some time to reflect on the past 30 days. What I do realize is that we did the best we could with... (Read More)


October 16th - via:
Well that’s it as we wrap another New York Comic Con in the books! We had a good time and we found it very eye opening. It made us realize how easy our Viking horror book Road to Valhalla is to pitch and how challenging it is to explain our newest... (Read More)


October 12th - via:
Hey everyone!  Great news as we roll out to New York Comic Con this morning! We got a Projects We Love badge!  Projects We Love! More wonderful news as we are offering our exclusive NYCC limited edition comic ashcan now available to get all 3 for... (Read More)

NYCC bound!

October 11th - via:
Hump day again! Just a quick share as we prepare to embark for New York Comic Con 2023. We have a very limited amount of these ashcans at booth 2136 in the small press area of NYCC this weekend!  Please share if you can! limited edition ashcans... (Read More)


October 9th - via:
Hello, Only 14 days remain to support an amazing book! Please share this project with your friends and family or anyone who loves monsters, samurai, and Ninjas! MONSTER OR MASTER #1 is now live on @Kickstarter! Cover art by Liam Sharp! Support... (Read More)

MORM is 30% funded!

October 6th - via:
MONSTER OR MASTER: BOOK ONE is LIVE on Kickstarter! Wow! Thank you to those who backed the book already! Because of you we are already at 30! We appreciate you! Check out this amazing cover art by our friend Liam Sharp! If you have not yet backed it... (Read More)

NYCC is next week!!!

October 4th - via:
Wednesday update 30% funded!  Hector, John, and myself will be at New York Comic Con all next week in the small press area booth #2136! We will have a limited edition MONSTER OR MASTER Ashcan available for the show. If you are at the show please... (Read More)

Story time……..this one is short don’t worry!

October 2nd - via:
​I usually get asked sooner or later how I ended up in the funny book business. For me it started one Christmas when my father had bought me a bunch of comics that were on the newsstand at the time. Probably the winter of 81 or 82. I was blown away... (Read More)


September 29th - via:
Happy Friday again! Backers at any level are eligible for our Wheel tonite around 6:30 pm on the GWP FB page. CAN WE GET TO 25% by tonight or 40 backers?! Wheel time tonite for all backers who have not previously won!!! Some sketches for sale only... (Read More)

Can you help us get to 25% this week?!

September 27th - via:
We need your support once more so please share our campaign with your friends, family, or any groups. Dont forget everyone who has backed us in the past week will be entered in a new elimination wheel on the GWP FB page this Friday night! ALSO  KJ... (Read More)

Entering the DREAD ZONE!!!

September 25th - via:
Hello, So we don’t have boobs or other gimmicks to sell our books. Unfortunately we didn’t summon Cthulhu to help fund our kickstarter. We are not a PROJECT WE LOVE. We do have high concept art and stories that are compelling and have meaning. I... (Read More)


September 22nd - via:
GWPub 9/21/23 Shoreline Ct. Hello Friends and fiends! This is the first GWPub I’ve done for a Kickstarter campaign and its quite a thrill to finally be at this stage with Monster or Master. The idea of putting the Vampire, Werewolf and... (Read More)


September 20th - via:
Welcome to MONSTER OR MASTER!!! Thank you so much to the support of almost 30 stellar backers we are on our way to being funded!!! Launching any book is never the same experience twice on the Kickstarter platform especially when its a brand new... (Read More)

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