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THE JUMP 1 From Screenwriter/Ringo Award-Winner Rylend Grant

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Rylend Grant

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A kick-you-in-the-teeth paranoid thriller set in the world of astral projection from the creator of Action Lab's ABERRANT and BANJAX.
Backers: 332
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $15,239 of $7,000
Dates: Jun 1st -> Jul 2nd (32 days)
Project By: Rylend Grant
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Latest News


June 30th - via:
Hey all,   We're closing in on 48 hours to go and it's looking like 300 backers and $15,000 is a very real possibility. If you could tell a friend or share the campaign via social media during this final stretch, it'd be a really big help. And... (Read More)

Three days left! And a $13K gift from the fine folks at PopCultHQ!

June 29th - via:
Hey all,   We hit the $13K mark this morning! And so, it's now time for that next stretch goal reveal... we've teamed up with our friends over at PopCultHQ - my favorite comic book/pop culture site on the planet - to offer you something REALLY... (Read More)


June 27th - via:
Hey all,   Hope the weekend is treating you well. I just wanted to check in quickly and let you all know that we hit 250 backers today. Quite the milestone. The campaign ends on Thursday night. This final week is going to be epic. Much more stretch... (Read More)


June 25th - via:
Hey all,   With just a week left, we're humming... sitting at 240 backers and $12,552. I'll have that $13K stretch goal reveal and another podcast appearance to share before Monday is upon us, but I wanted to highlight a couple of our really... (Read More)

$12K! AND a little love from Bleeding Cool

June 23rd - via:
Hey all,   We passed the $12K mark over the weekend and are currently steamrolling towards that $13K stretch goal. Reveal on that coming soon. In other news, the fine folks at Bleeding Cool - one of the biggest and baddest comic sites in the land -... (Read More)

Write up on and shout outs from friends

June 20th - via:
Hey all,   THE JUMP received a really nice write up from Malissa White over at yesterday... Here's the gist if you're not into clicking links... "A great story with great art." "A meticulous, well-thought out world." "Timely... (Read More)

$11K and 200 Backers!

June 18th - via:
Hey all,   I just wanted to let you all know that we officially passed the 200 backer and $11,000 marks yesterday. Thanks so much again for your support. That $13K stretch goal is now firmly in our sights. Reveal coming on that soon. Stay safe out... (Read More)

BDE Update - Duplicant by Karla Nappi

June 17th - via:
We're likely to hit 200 backers and $11,000 in the next 24 hours. Truly exceptional milestones there. Thanks so much again for all the love and support! I thought I'd give you guys another peek today at what's coming to all of you in that BONUS... (Read More)

Bonus Digital Extravaganza Update

June 16th - via:
Hey all,   We're cruising along nicely here in JUMPland. I wanted to let you guys know that the BONUS DIGITAL EXTRAVAGANZA is building out quite nicely. You're going to end up with a really nice pile of books when this campaign ends. I'll introduce... (Read More)

Bearded Comic Bro and THE ADEPT!

June 15th - via:
Hey all, We're steam rolling toward $11K. Remember, we trigger that next stretch goal at $13K - and it's a doozy - so keep sharing & spreading the word. I guested on the BEARDED COMIC BRO podcast recently, where I talked about all things THE... (Read More)

Creeping towards 200 backers + Comic Corps!

June 14th - via:
Hey all, We are now on track to hit 200 backers before the midpoint. This has been a hell of a ride thus far and I can't wait to see how it ends. I appeared on the Comic Corps Podcast recently, where I discussed the origins of THE JUMP, did a film... (Read More)

Nearing 150% funded + ComicCast appearance

June 12th - via:
Hey all,   Thanks to you we're headed into the weekend nearly 150% funded. Much more fun to come. I thought you'd all get a kick out of seeing my most recent appearance on the ComicCast Pod, where I discuss all things THE JUMP, wax poetic about the... (Read More)

$10K! Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked!

June 10th - via:
Hey all, Thanks to an enthusiastic donation from our friend Peter Shiao from Immortal Studios we just passed the $10,000 mark and unlocked STRETCH GOAL #2! Now each and every backer will receive this beautiful print by artist Fabio Alves: More... (Read More)

ORIGINAL ART tier clarification and fun at Lunch Hour with Christie Shinn

June 9th - via:
Hey all, I wanted to remind everyone that we have a very fabulous, very limited ORIGINAL ART tier available. For $100 you get all four covers signed by me, a bunch of other goodies, and a 6x8 HAND-DRAWN/AND-INKED piece of original art from Fabio... (Read More)

5-Star RAVE Review of THE JUMP #1 from PopCultHQ

June 8th - via:
Hey all, Just thought I'd let you know that THE JUMP #1 just received a five-star RAVE review from Jason Bennett from PopCultHQ.  "Out of this world… Grant delivers another cinematic thrill-ride… THE JUMP’s a beautiful medley of fascination... (Read More)

Pants are most certainly optional...

June 7th - via:
Hey all,   I hope the weekend is treating you splendidly. The campaign is sitting at $9185 as I type this, just $815 away from our next stretch goal. Remember, every backer gets a killer print from Fabio once we get there. Reveal coming soon. I... (Read More)

Everybody's Workin' for the Weekend...

June 5th - via:
Anybody have a jerk roommate? Me too. It’s only Friday morning, but the Omnibot has already tapped out for the week. I honestly don’t know what to do with this shiftless layabout anymore. Good choice in reading material though, huh? As the... (Read More)

FUNDED IN JUST 48HRS! On to the stretch goals.

June 4th - via:
Hey all, In case you missed the news: Across the finish line in 72 hours! Not too bad, eh? Thanks so much again for your support. Now, ON TO THE STRETCH GOALS!  When we hit 7K, the first (of many, hopefully) was triggered and now each and every... (Read More)

92% Funded in Just 48 Hours! #NOTHINGSGONNASTOPUSNOW

June 3rd - via:
Hey all, Time, finally, for a proper THANK YOU!   Cool of Mickey and the boys to make a cameo in the book. huh? #NOTHINGSGONNASTOPUSNOW  Well, we whooped Kickstarter these past 48 hours - like a prize fighter would a man in a chicken suit - and I... (Read More)

A simple thank you...

June 2nd - via:
Hey all,   I'm going to keep this as short and sweet as possible with #blackouttuesday happening. There are obviously other, more important things to focus on today. But I thought that I owed everyone a sincere and heartfelt thank you for an... (Read More)

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