Terraforming Mars: Turmoil

Killtopia #2

A project in Edinburgh, UK by Dave Cook
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Cyberpunk Tokyo becomes a high tech battleground as Japan's deadliest bounty hunters fight to claim the world's first sentient Mecha.
Backers: 939
Average Pledge Per Backer: £24

Funded: £22,617 of £4,500
Dates: Mar 1st -> Mar 31st (30 days)
Project By: Dave Cook
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Latest News

£20,000!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, happy Friday! With 44 hours of funding left, Killtopia #2 has just passed £20,000 on Kickstarter!  This means all £20+ backers will get a Killtopia toothbrush (random yes, but it’s what loads of our backers have asked for since I joked... (Read More)

New page reveal + prop gun WIP

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, Dave here with a brand new page of the comic to share, and more. First up, here’s the page: It cuts between an advert for Kaiju Cola and the backstory of King Kaiju, shown here as a child being sold to the corporation by his desperate... (Read More)

BONUS STRETCH GOAL: 3D CYBERPUNK PHOTOSHOOT

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
If we hit £18,500, all £20+ backers will get a set of unique cyberpunk photos that you can view in 3D, from our pal Ally. Here's a breakdown of the reward in his own words... Take it away mate! --- I'm Alasdair, a professional photographer based... (Read More)

CHARACTER BIO 003: CRASH

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
CR45H or “Crash” as Shinji calls him, is the world’s first sentient Mecha. All the other machines terraforming the Killtopia hunting grounds are animalistic, incapable of speech and act on pure instinct, but not Crash. Humanity has never been... (Read More)

Live Google Hangout in 15 minutes!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, a last minute update to say I'm about to jump on a live Google Hangout on the hour with comic reviewers Comics Academy, to talk about Killtopia #2 and much more. You can watch and ask questions here:... (Read More)

KILLTOPIA FANART GALLERY!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys, Craig here.   Thanks to our followers and supporters, we've been lucky enough to have the beginnings of a wee gallery of Killtopia fanart. It's so cool to see people inspired enough to produce their own creative work based on something... (Read More)

Signal boost: Frank at Home on the Farm

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, Dave here sharing the love with a fresh signal boost, this time it’s Frank At Home on The Farm from our friends at Mad Robot Comics. It has mystery, violence, paranoia, war and more. Combining the unsettling atmosphere and isolationist... (Read More)

FINAL STRETCH GOAL REVEALED (SORTA!)

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
You asked for it, we’re delivering! Yep, if we manage to hit the big £20,000 mark, all £15+ backers will receive a Killtopia-branded toothbrush. No this isn’t a joke and we haven’t gone crazy. Let me explain: when we hit our target for... (Read More)

CONCEPT ART SPECIAL

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello. Craig here.  This is a blog post I wrote last year for the issue #1 Kickstarter campaign, going over a little how I go through the process of designing and creating characters, and some of my thoughts on character design in general. Thought I... (Read More)

Something big approaches!

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Monday, March 18th @ 18:30  www.facebook.com/killtopiacomic  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

WE’VE PASSED £17,000!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, Dave here taking a break from my holiday to say a massive thank you to everyone who just helped us smash the £17,000 mark. This is truly insane stuff! It means that together you’ve unlocked the Laurie Greasley stretch goal, which will see... (Read More)

KILLTOPIA OST ON SPOTIFY

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
S'up Wreckers.   If you happened to watch the campaign video above, you might have noticed the cool original synthwave style soundtrack by, composer and musician, Suz Gibson (aka Fenris).   Thanks to the support of our backers, we were able to work... (Read More)

CUSTOM BACKER SKETCHES

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys,  Craig here, I thought I would tell you a bit about some of the custom sketches I made for some of our backers during last years campaign for Killtopia issue 1.   One of the higher tiers last year, included pretty much every physical and... (Read More)

SIGNAL BOOST: LIAM WONG'S TO:KY:OO

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Wreckers and cyberpunks will especially enjoy the photography work of Team Killtopia's pal Liam Wong. His work collected for the first time in his new book 'TO:KY:OO'. 'TO:KY:OO' is a 256 page collection, showcasing the past three years of Liam's... (Read More)

WE JUST HIT A HIGH SCORE!

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Oh man we actually did it... So as of right now, you guys have helped Killtopia #2 raise more than the £16,200 raised for issue #1 last year. That is truly staggering guys, thank you so, so much. Like I did last time, once the campaign is drawing to... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #7 REVEAL: LAURIE GREASLEY ILLUSTRATION!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hey guys,   For the second of our round 2 of stretch goals, we're lucky to have on board the awesome movie concept artist and illustrator Laurie Greasley.  Should we pass the 17,000 mark Laurie will put turn his cyberpunk hands toward creating... (Read More)

SIGNAL BOOST: DEATH SENTENCE

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Here’s a new signal boost for Death Sentence, a massively acclaimed series by our pal Monty Nero. It’s well worth your time. It’s been called “The best British comic in years by Buzzfeed” and “a Masterwork” by Popmatters and has loyal... (Read More)

GARY ERSKINE PRINT: UNLOCKED + WHAT’S NEXT?

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, I hope you’re all having a stellar weekend so far. Just a note to say that I’m on holiday next week, so Craig will be taking over the updates, and to say that your generosity has unlocked yet another stretch goal. Thank you so, so much... (Read More)

KILLTOPIA #2: PAGE REVEAL 002

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy guys, I hope you’re all having a superb weekend. Craig has just completed a fresh page of Killtopia #2, so we thought we’d share it with you. It shows Blaze and Travis - members of the Koshiro-23 hacker group - meeting Shinji and Omi.... (Read More)

CHARACTER BIO 002: STILETTO

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Last time, we introduced one of our stars Shinji; a dirt poor, under-skilled Wrecker. Today we turn the spotlight to his polar opposite; the obscenely wealthy Stiletto - the greatest Wrecker in history. Brash, arrogant, abusive, egotistical and... (Read More)

STRETCH GOALS: WAVE 2 STARTS NOW!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, because we didn’t expect to smash our stretch goals so early, we’re going to give you a second wave of free extras to enjoy. I’m aware we’ve added a lot of prints onto the campaign, so this will be our last print- but by no means... (Read More)

SIGNAL BOOST: DAUGHTER OF TITAN #2

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, Dave here with another wee signal boost for a fellow Scottish creator’s Kickstarter.  It’s for Daughter of Titan, a cool series by writer Richard Mooney and art by Monika Laprus-Wierzejska. http://kck.st/2RGiDYv Daughter of Titan is... (Read More)

ALL STRETCH GOALS UNLOCKED (FOR NOW...)

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, and good morning from dreary Scotland. Except it’s not all dreary, as you’ve helped us smash the £12,000 mark!  This means that ever £15+ backer will get a new Killtopia art print from the legendary Frank Quitely (All Star Superman,... (Read More)

SIGNAL BOOST: DREXLER #2

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, Dave here with a wee signal boost for a friend’s Kickstarter. It’s for Drexler, a really great series by my pals Nathan Kelly and Bob Salley. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/757824269/drexler-issue-2 Drexler  is about a heavily... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #5 REVEAL: FRANK QUITELY PRINT!

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Oh wow guys, thank you so, so, so much! We just smashed £10,000! Which means all £15+ backers get an A4 Tula Lotay print. Thanks to everyone who has pledged so far. Next up at £12,000 is something truly special: all £15+ backers get a new... (Read More)

Stiletto's Gun: Prop Photos #1

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi again guys, Dave here with a quick update on our top tier reward, which is a prop replica of Stiletto's pistol by our pal Mike at WYSHCreative. You can back this and all our other rewards for £200. Mike is well known here in Scotland, having made... (Read More)

CHARACTER BIO #1: SHINJI

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys, I hope you’ve had a great weekend so far :) I wanted to start doing some little character bios for anyone new to the series. Here’s the first one :D Shinji Kamiya is one of our story’s main heroes. He and his sister Omi used to live... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #4 REVEAL: TULA LOTAY PRINT!

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Man, what a first 24 hours that was! So far you guys have unlocked three stretch goals and helped make Killtopia #2 a reality. Next, if we hit £10,000, all £15+ backers will get an exclusive Killtopia print by the incredible Tula Lotay. Tula is the... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #3 UNLOCKED!

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
STRETCH GOAL #3 UNLOCKED!  Good morning everyone! Together you’ve unlocked a special illustration by Rob Shields, who is the creator of Neon Wasteland, an animated augmented reality comic. He’s going to do a special illustration for Killtopia,... (Read More)

Second stretch goal unlocked!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
STRETCH GOAL #2 UNLOCKED!  Seriously you guys... you’re too kind :D you’ve now unlocked a second A4 Print for £10+ backers by Anatune sketch. Next, at £8,000 is a ‘special’ illustration by Rob Shields (we’ll explain why it’s special... (Read More)

Cheers!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks! I’m out with my in-laws and wife tonight but seriously folks: a toast to all of you for backing our Kickstarter and keeping our silly wee story alive. Can’t quantify what it means to us <3 More stretch goals to announce tomorrow... (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked! Second goal revealed!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Man, you guys are killing it! I’m happy to we’ve unlocked an A4 Killtopia Print by Alexander Gioiosa! Our next stretch goal unlocks at £6.5k, and it’s an A4 Print by another popular cyberpunk artist Joao Antunes. Here’s a sampler of his... (Read More)

We’re funded! Here’s our first stretch goal!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
So this is crazy... thanks to your amazing support and generosity, you’ve managed to fully fund Killtopia #2 in 3.5 hours. That is INSANE! So this thumbs up from our Mecha friend Crash is for all of you! Thank you so much to all backers, I... (Read More)

woooooooah... we’re halfway there!

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Well, this is truly, truly crazy. We’ve not even been live for two hours and we’re already over the 50% mark :O I’m feeling all the feels right now, like, this is seriously mind blowing stuff. Thank you so so much everyone :) Someone also asked... (Read More)

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