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The Cyanide & Happiness Show

A project in Dallas, TX by Kris, Rob, Matt & Dave

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An independent Cyanide & Happiness show, broadcast straight to the Internet.
Backers: 14239
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $770,119 of $250,000
Dates: Feb 15th -> Mar 17th (31 days)
Project By: Kris, Rob, Matt & Dave
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Latest News

Surveys are sent! Let us know what goodies you want!

April 8th - via:
By now, you should have gotten an email from Kickstarter to fill out the product survey. Make sure to fill this out, so we know what you want sent and where to send it. Here's some of our most frequently asked questions, but feel free to message us... (Read More)

Where's the shipping address / stuff confirmation?

March 25th - via:
A few people have asked about confirming shipping address, t shirt size, t shirt design, dvd or blu-ray, and other reward info for their pledges.Since Kickstarter only lets us send out one mass-survey to everyone, we're going to get this information... (Read More)

Alternate Shirt Design!

March 22nd - via:
You spoke and we listened. Check out the alternate backer shirt we put together! Next week, we'll send out the backer survey where you'll let us know your shirt size, your product selections (including whether you want the #1 Good Jobber shirt or... (Read More)


March 17th - via:
The Kickstarter is OVER!!! Thanks to our kickass fans we raised $770k to put out our own show, bring back the shorts for an entire year, and throw craploads of exclusive merch at you! Now that it's production time, we'll keep you posted on any... (Read More)

New Tier - One of the Sketches Drawn during the Draw-A-Thon!

March 17th - via:
If you're interested in one of the sketches we're doing live right now, you've got a chance to own one of these original sketches! Limited to only 20!  (Read More)

The Livestream is happening in TEN MINUTES!

March 17th - via:
Ten minutes until we start the live, collaborative Draw-a-Thon to end out the Kickstarter. Wanna watch us in action draw some crazy ass sketches? Check us out! THREE HOURS LEFT!!!  (Read More)

JOUSTING?! (part 2)

March 17th - via:
Just to expand on the previous update: We checked the cost breakdown and jabbing each other with spears won't break the bank, which means even though we've maxed out our goal of year round animation, everything we raise beyond $700k is just going to... (Read More)


March 17th - via:
Rob here! I wanted to finally announce our goal of $800k to joust each other to the death. We set it high because we feel that dying would put a dent in our production schedule, and we aren't terribly fond of being impaled by big wooden spears.... (Read More)

We did it? We did it!!

March 17th - via:
You guys. My god. You guys. I love you all so much. We had no idea that we'd actually hit all these goals. In one month, we've raised over $700,000 to not only create a fully-independent animated show, but hit EVERY SINGLE stretch goal we set out.... (Read More)

“Cyanide and Happiness” Shatters Kickstarter Animation Record

March 17th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign to produce an animated series based on the online comic Cyanide and Happiness concluded a few minutes ago with a grand total of $770,309 from 14,242 backers. The amount of money raised obliterates the previous animation crowdfunding record held by David Fincher and Blur Studio’s The Goon animatic, which raised $442,000 last November. (Read More)

More calendar art!

March 16th - via:
Here's a mockup of another month from our sexy swimsuit calendar, available for everyone who has pledged $100 or more! Also remember, everyone at $30 and up gets an animated flipbook and everyone $60 and up gets a Purple-Shirted Eye-Stabber plushy.... (Read More)

What is the Biggest Animation Project on Kickstarter Right Now?

February 26th - via:
The most successful live animation campaign at the moment is Cyanide and Happiness, a long-running webcomic that aims to branch out into a series of long-form animated episodes. In the eleven days since the campaign was launched, over 7,300 backers have contributed $362,000, easily surpassing the project’s original goal of $250,000. (Read More)

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