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Hazel - A Witches' Lifestyle Zine, Issue IV: Ritual

A project in Raleigh, NC by Lucy Kagan

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The fourth in a series of witches' lifestyle zines, collecting works of wonderfully talented artists for the young witch in training.
Backers: 142
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31

Funded: $4,370 of $3,500
Dates: Aug 1st -> Aug 31st (31 days)
Project By: Lucy Kagan
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Latest News

Hazel Kickstarter Comes to a Successful Close~

August 31st - via:
It's finished! Thank you so so much to everyone who helped make this possible. We're over the moon with the way the campaign has wrapped up, with how many more new readers have joined our coven, and how the book has turned out! We can't wait to get... (Read More)

24 Hour Countdown to Hazel Issue IV! Last Chance~

August 30th - via:
Happy Friday! Hope everyone's had a great week! We're counting down to the last minute of the Hazel campaign, and we're SO CLOSE to reaching our first stretch goal! Our artists and writers would be so happy to have that extra payment in their... (Read More)

Writer Allison's Top 5 Ways to Welcome Autumn

August 29th - via:
art by Lucy Kagan Allison Kupatt has been a huge supporter of Hazel from the beginning, and a contributor from the first issue that had contributors (Issue 2)! Back in high school, we used to exchange stories for editing, write comics, and share our... (Read More)

Final Three Days of Hazel!

August 28th - via:
We're wrapping up the campaign in just three days, and with each contribution, we're inching towards our stretch goal! If we hit $4,500, everyone with a physical copy gets an extra sticker design, and our contributors get $75 for their... (Read More)

Comics Q&A with Pinceau Arc-en-Ciel

August 27th - via:
I very much enjoyed discovering the work of Pinceau Arc-en-Ciel during this round of Hazel editing, so when it came to creating some fun updates to share for the campaign, I took the opportunity to ask her for an interview. She told me she wasn't as... (Read More)

Last Week of Hazel, and First Stretch Goal Revealed!

August 26th - via:
The Hazel Kickstarter comes to a close this Saturday, but we're not done yet! We still have another creator feature coming up this week in the Updates, and we're reaching to our stretch goals to the very end! If we hit our next goal, the extra funds... (Read More)

Contributor Penelopea Takes Us on a Tour of Quiet Spaces in Tokyo

August 24th - via:
We're so happy to have hit our goal this weekend, and we don't want to stop sharing our joy with you! While we work on getting our stretch goals up, we're excited to share a few more fun features with you here in the updates, starting with this one!... (Read More)

We Made It!!! Hazel IV Is Fully Funded!!!

August 23rd - via:
Thank you so much, everyone, for your great help this month to make Hazel Issue IV fully funded! We hope in this last week, we can still raise even more, because the more this project gets, the more money we can give directly to our artists and... (Read More)

Artist Sydney Anderson's Top 5 Comics Recs for Hazel Readers

August 20th - via:
Comics and Stickers by Sydney Anderson If you've been reading Hazel for a while, you know Sydney Anderson, whose comics have graced our pages from issue II. I asked Sydney for comics reading recommendations that the Hazel audience would enjoy the... (Read More)

Pro Magical Girl Enthusiast Nina is Back with Her Top 5 Witchy Anime Shows

August 17th - via:
Nina Morales has always been a big contributor to Hazel, as a self-described Pro-Magical Girl Enthusiast and a wonderful artist and writer. One of her recent projects was a fantastic set of enamel pins designed around the concept of a bear-themed... (Read More)

Meet the Artist: Interview with Comics Creator Victoria Leeder

August 14th - via:
I love the way your circle grows when you meet friends of friends. Victoria Leeder is an artist and graphic designer who I hadn't known until a friend in common suggested that Victoria come on board for Hazel Issue IV, and since then, I've loved... (Read More)

We Cleared 75%~!

August 12th - via:
We're getting closer! The sooner we pass our goal, the sooner we can relax about being able to print the book and focus more on the fun things like more money for our artists and writers, more stickers, wooden pins, and maaaybe something extra fun... (Read More)

Interview with Comics Creator Jen Chan, Wrapping Up Week 1 of the Campaign!

August 7th - via:
I met Jen Chan at one of my favorite events, Drink and Draw Like a Lady the night before MoCCA, a few years back now, and this year, she has a short comic in this issue of Hazel. On her Instagram, you can find lots of little comics about her life... (Read More)

We're Half-Way There!

August 5th - via:
Wow, we're already up to 50% in less than 5 days, and we couldn't have done it with out all of you! There's still a long way to go, so please give us a shoutout on fb, insta, or twitter so we can reach more people and bring Hazel to you!  This... (Read More)

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