Owl Goingback’s CROTA – the Graphic Novel

A project in Trieste, Italy by Riccardo - BookSling

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A monster tale rooted in Native American culture, mixing horror and dark fantasy.
Backers: 92
Average Pledge Per Backer: €36

Funded: €3,314 of €6,000
Dates: Apr 23rd -> May 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Riccardo - BookSling
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Latest News

Ptehincala Huhu Canunpa

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
It means “Buffalo Calf Bone Pipe.” In Crota, we discover that it is the “most precious heirloom of the Sioux Nation” and that it is unwrapped only during ceremonies of great importance – like the Yuwipi Ceremony in our graphic novel, when... (Read More)


May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
In Crota, Sheriff Skip Harding wears a Native American pendant: a shell gorget with a carved spider encircled by a rattlesnake, creatures that are "considered godlike by most southeastern tribes" -- so maybe it isn't simply a decorative  item. He... (Read More)

Yuwipi Ceremony

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the most memorable scenes in Crota is a mystic ritual, celebrated by a gathering of medicine men to help Jay Little Hawk against the Sleeping Evil. This is when Lakota shaman George Strong Eagle appears the first time in the  story. During a... (Read More)

Golden Eagle Feathers

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Stefano Cardoselli As you read Crota, you may notice golden eagle feathers connecting the two Native American lead characters: one hangs from Jay Little Hawk’s pipe, where the twenty-inch wooden stem – wrapped in buckskin and gray rabbit fur –... (Read More)

Owl 60 - Unique pledge

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Today, it is not only May Day: we also celebrate Owl Goingback's 60th birthday! And we want to honor this great storyteller, who gave us so many delightful chills through the years, offering a special-price pledge -- for one backer only: the #60... (Read More)

AWAKE (Special single-piece pledge)

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The Sleeping Evil is awake. Again. His name, long forgotten by man, will soon be muttered with fear on quivering lips... Will someone be so brave, or reckless, as to face him in this new unique pledge? IT AWAKENS (unique pledge) – 120 € Physical... (Read More)

Selected as a 'Project We Love'

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We're happy that Kickstarter selected 'CROTA - The Graphic Novel' as a 'Project We Love'. Coming soon a new pledge and other news! Main Cover Artwork by Stefano Cardoselli  (Read More)

Morning Eagle and Hungry Crota

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
€1000 in just 12 hours! Not too bad a start, right? We’re very excited about the launch of this project and it’s terrific to see how you responded. Crota - the Graphic Novel is an ambitious project. It’s going to be a challenge, but we want... (Read More)

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