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Curse of El Cucuy Comic #1 - YA Latino Horror Tale

A project in San Francisco, CA by Craig Phillips

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A comic book horror and coming of age story set near the US-Mexico border.
Backers: 112
Average Pledge Per Backer: $92

Funded: $10,303 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 10th -> Jul 10th (30 days)
Project By: Craig Phillips
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Latest News

Update #9, the Final In-Campaign Update: Curse of El Cucuy Comic Book Vol. 1

July 10th - via:
Well, we did it folks, we reached the goal and this thing is HAPPENING! Read our last update for more ICYMI. So we're gonna keep this one short.  This Campaign Ends at 5pm PT Tonight We still need more backers, which means we can publish more copies... (Read More)

Curse of El Cucuy Comic Book Update #!!!!

July 9th - via:
Well, well, well, what do we have here. Looks like a certain comic book project was just catapulted forward to our goal with the help of a few generous souls, and then one extremely generous soul who put us over the line. You know who you are, but... (Read More)

Curse of El Cucuy Comic Book Update #8: Quickie Q&A with Consulting Writer Patricia Santos Marcantonio! (MORE SOON)

July 8th - via:
Keeping in theme with our previous update, trying to spread the love around and avoid more Craig self-interviews. So here's a chat with Patricia Santos Marcantonio, an award-winning journalist, novelist, children's book writer (Red Ridin’ in the... (Read More)

Curse of El Cucuy Comic Book Update #7: Quickie Q&A with the Artist!

July 7th - via:
Craig was tired of doing all the talking and interviewing himself so here's a brief chat with artist Turner Mark-Jacobs about working on The Curse of El Cucuy comic book project, on his influences, and more.  [Meanwhile, we have less than 3 days... (Read More)

Curse of El Cucuy Comic Book Update #6: CRUNCH TIME, Call for Boogeyman Stories, New Rewards Levels (+Up Your Pledge Amount)

July 6th - via:
Greetings backers, followers, friends, Romans, countrymen and countrywomen, lend me your ears (or eyes): To use a sports cliché, it's crunch time for Curse of El Cucuy comic book vol. 1 on Kickstarter. (Other appropriate sports cliches: It's in the... (Read More)

Curse of El Cucuy Comic Book: 7 Days. We're at 65%. Forward This Now.

July 3rd - via:
Let's get to 70% tonight. NEW ART by Turner Mark-Jacobs, from sketches in progress.  Only a few more updates to go, and then you'll have some nice peace... (Read More)

Curse of El Cucuy Comic Kickstarter Update #4: Just the FAQs! (60% There)

July 1st - via:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) with Comic Creator Craig Phillips (with new video below) Q: Where are you in the Kickstarter? Funny you should ask, interviewer person who is definitely not me. We are in that anxious, exciting world where there is 9... (Read More)

BOOK GIVEAWAY: Guillermo del Toro's AT HOME WITH MONSTERS (Please share)

June 27th - via:
Dear friends and followers of the CURSE OF EL CUCUY comic book project: Just a quick note for both those of you who are following this project but haven't yet pledged [hint hint], and those backers who have friends you think would be down--... (Read More)

Curse of El Cucuy Comic Kickstarter Update #2 (Forward to 10 Friends): The MOST Important Week!

June 24th - via:
Greetings and salutations, Where We Are First thing's first: As of last night, we're 43% funded, almost halfway there--at nearly the halfway point. But we need to get over that hump and jump-start momentum again, or we may not get to that finish... (Read More)

Update #1: Curse of El Cucuy Comic Book Project Off and Running

June 17th - via:
Hi there, kind and generous backer, It will officially be one week tonight since we first launched our campaign for the Curse of El Cucuy comic book volume 1! FIRST and foremost! This coming week will be crucial to keep the momentum going and I’ll... (Read More)

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