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EMERGING, A COMIC BOOK - Developing Tomorrow's Artists Today

A project in Dallas, TX by Lorenz Lammens

Cancelled by Creator

Emerging is a comic book anthology where we find and develop the most promising artists, publish their work & help launch their career.
Backers: 49
Average Pledge Per Backer: $77

Funded: $3,758 of $6,000
Dates: Nov 15th -> Jan 14th (60 days)
Project By: Lorenz Lammens
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Latest News

We're going PRO. The good and the bad.

December 16th - via:
Hi Heroes, Thank you so much for supporting our Kickstarter this far. The Emerging project has gotten us a lot further than we thought we'd be by now, and that has some good and bad. The good news is that we are going PRO and will be creating comic... (Read More)


December 14th - via:
Great news, heroes! Our latest comic book short story "The Good Life" (renamed as "Parallel Me") went viral and the PDF was downloaded a total of 3,025 times according to Google Analytics, our tracking solution for my website. How this did not result... (Read More)

An exciting new adventure!

December 13th - via:
Tortured Soul is our 4th webcomic and will probably be the darkest story we'll tell here. You have not gone unnoticedPatrick Tran, thanks for updating your profile picture with one of our official backer badges. Awesome, man! Justin Holder, JR... (Read More)

The Grand Finale - "What a glorious day"

December 11th - via:
New to the story? You can go back in time. Doctor Who prepared this link for you. THE END Whoa. Turns out all the Oliver's are truly the unluckiest boys of their worlds, no matter how much they try to escape it! Bet Oliver 2 really regrets killing... (Read More)

The morning after...

December 9th - via:
Hi heroes, We've got a new page for you today! We don't often wake up after we've killed someone, but somehow, Oliver 2 is going to play this one real cool. New to this story? Go to the first page. The Making OfScript SPOILER WARNING - Okay, first of... (Read More)

The Official Kickstarter Badges

December 6th - via:
Hello heroes! After a weekend where some of us recharged and some of us worked (yours truly has been writing a new script) we're all back to work. We've got work on The Good Life page 8 that we'd like to show you (the completed page will be posted... (Read More)

New Page + A Detailed Look At How To Make a Comic Book!

December 5th - via:
New here? Go to the first page.  THE MAKING OFIn this episode of the Making Of we are going to examine every step of the process in detail: Step 1 - The Script The script provides the artist with the amount of panels per page, the amount of dialogue... (Read More)

I didn't want you to have to wait for this ;-)

December 3rd - via:
Let's start this email with a new page of our webcomic. If you are new here, you can go check out the first page. I am writing a lengthy post about the various stages in making a comic, but it is taking me a while. Rather than depriving you from... (Read More)

The world behind your mirror...

December 3rd - via: brokenAlright, alright, this was a terrible, terrible pun. No wonder they are cracking down on puns in China! But it is also true when it comes to our page. So can I be forgiven. New here? Travel back in time to the first page. The Making... (Read More)

Problems in Argentina

December 1st - via:
Hi all, We've got a new page for the comic book - if you like to see how these pages develop live, you can follow me on Twitter where I tweet the progress of each stage of the page: @lorenzlammens Or just get the updates here at the end of each day.... (Read More)

The best painkiller in the world ;-)

December 1st - via:
Hi all! Martin, Brandon, Andrea, David, myself and the rest of the team here at Octane Comics could not be happier. Our campaign is now 1/3rd funded, with several more weeks to go. THANK YOU for getting us over the $2000 hump. It is incredibly... (Read More)

The man in the mirror

November 29th - via:
A new day, a new page. I hope you will enjoy it. But first: A special thanks to Bradley Bradley for always hitting the like button - it lets us know that you read and appreciate our post. Thank you. Another special thanks to Coniah Grimes for leaving... (Read More)

A story before bedtime

November 27th - via:
The first page of our new story, The Good Life! By emerging artist Brandon Page, who is helped by Martin Silva (Art Director) Robert Doan (inks) and veteran colorist Ross Hughes (colors). Script by yours truly: Lorenz Lammens - I also functioned as... (Read More)


November 27th - via:
Today is Thanksgiving day in the US. We could examine its history and be cynical about it, but we could also embrace it's modern meaning: to take a moment and celebrate the people in our lives who support and love us. I want to thank all of you today... (Read More)

New Team, New Story

November 25th - via:
With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, the first page of our new story will be published Friday November 28th, the day after Thanksgiving. We have 2 exciting new heroes ready and an exciting team, with newcomers to the comic book industry backed up... (Read More)

The final chapter (of our second story)

November 24th - via:
New here? Go to the first page.  THE END Tell us what you thought of our story in the comments! Tomorrow we'll introduce you to our brand new story in the EMERGING series: "The Good Life" examines what happens when you meet your alter-ego from a... (Read More)

Sometimes the Art Changes the Script

November 22nd - via:
New here? Go to the first page The Making OfScript These are the words Andrea had to work with. I always find it a miraculous process when Andrea, or any artist for that matter, takes these simple words and puts them into visuals. PAGE 6 Panel 1The 2... (Read More)

Their Last Chance... (+ a video).

November 22nd - via:
New to the story? Go to the first page. What is the secret of the future couple? Find out more tomorrow in our second to last installment of the story!  THE MAKING OFScript In the beginning, there was only the word... so I sent off the script to... (Read More)

Save Our Children (don't panic, it's a new chapter in our story)

November 21st - via:
I cracked a tooth, causing some delays, but today, I have a new page to show you all. But before we go to the next page in our adventure, let's talk a little about you: What would YOU like us to blog about? As usual, I have a "Making Of" section for... (Read More)

The Page That Is, and The Page That Could Have Been

November 19th - via:
New here? Go to the first page. Hi there, a new day, a new page. And for this page, I wanted to show you some of the changes we negotiated when collaborating on this story. Here's page 3. If you missed page 1 and 2, you can read them here. ScriptPAGE... (Read More)

A Startling Revelation!

November 18th - via:
OUT OF TIME - PAGE 2If you missed page 1, you can view it here.  THE MAKING OFScript You may notice that not all dialogue and panel directions are always followed. I try to give the artist plenty of freedom when visualising the script and then... (Read More)

The Evolution of a Cover

November 16th - via:
As you probably noticed yesterday, we have a brand new cover for the project, drawn by David Tinto and colored by Ylenia Di Napoli. Today I wanted to show you the different concepts we played with until we decided on the eventual cover. The core idea... (Read More)

OUT OF TIME - Page 1 + The Making Of...

November 16th - via:
Find out who the mysterious strange is in tomorrow's edition! The Making OfCharacter Designs The very first stage in making any comic book is getting the Characters designed, so that we know we can portray each character consistently panel after... (Read More)

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