The Whole Story: Winter 2013

A project in Busan, South Korea by Ryan Estrada

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Our newest pay-what-you-want collection of complete, creator-owned, DRM-free digital comics.
Backers: 2063
Average Pledge Per Backer: $20

Funded: $40,555 of $2,500
Dates: Jan 1st -> Jan 31st (30 days)
Project By: Ryan Estrada
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Latest News


April 3rd - via:
Well, that’s that! I’ve sent out all the digital rewards, and all the physical packages! There are of course still some FUTURE COMICS involved, so you all will be getting surprise bonus comics for some time as thanks for supporting this project,... (Read More)

Your comics pages have been updated!

March 14th - via:
I’ve added plenty more comics to your download pages! If you got the Double Comics Collection, you’ll now have access to Son of a Father and 88 Blues, by Nam Dong Yoon. Even if you didn’t everybody now has lots of bonus materials now added to... (Read More)

Drawing animals.

February 27th - via:
As part of my quest to make up for the original-art-from-comics shortage, I’m drawing animals for backers. I’ve been Google Image searching animal types and drawing all the species that pop up. “Cool Looking Animals” “cute rodents”... (Read More)

Packing up prizes!

February 20th - via:
Every surface of my office is covered in books, prints, stickers, envelopes, sketches, and who knows what else! (I know) (but some of it is secret) These suckers are going out soon, so if you’re waiting on a physical prize pack and haven’t filled... (Read More)

Mystical Monkey

February 13th - via:
I just got a big old batch of Mystical Monkey books delivered! I’ll be picking up a few more odds and ends this weekend in Seoul, then I’ll start sending out physical reward packages! In the mean time, what do you think of the digital comics?... (Read More)


February 2nd - via:
Your digital comics have been delivered!Thank you so much everybody. I owe you a great big, huge blubbering mess of a grateful update post here, but I’ve been doing nonstop pdf exporting, translation rewriting, and lettering since this ended to... (Read More)

Finishing up!

January 30th - via:
I just finished the translated version of Freelancer Report! It seems Nam Dong Yoon and I had very similar experiences in our first years as independent artists. (It’s amazing how quickly the comic goes from childlike enthusiasm to crippling... (Read More)

The final 24 Hours!

January 29th - via:
It’s about to come to an end. I won’t get all sloppy here, I’ll save all my sentiments for what I’m sure will be a gushing update after this is all over. But, oh man. You guys. We did it! We reached $35,000 which means that your reward... (Read More)

Reward chart

January 28th - via:
Less than 48 Hours remain!We’ve been adding so many bonus goodies to these tiers that it’s hard to keep track of just HOW MANY amazing comics I’m about to send you. As requested, I’ve made a handy chart to show you what comics you get with... (Read More)

354,500 seconds remaining!

January 27th - via:
Only 98 hours left!We have unlocked a LOT of comics over the course of this project, and we’re close to unlocking more. Oh wait, what was- was that- did we just unlock another one? Just then? oh my god we just unlocked another comic.Just then? Even... (Read More)

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