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She Makes Comics

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Sequart Research & Literacy Organization

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A documentary film about the untold history of women in comic books, celebrating female creators and fans alike.
Backers: 1452
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $54,001 of $41,500
Dates: Feb 3rd -> Mar 7th (32 days)
Project By: Sequart Research & Literacy Organization
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Latest News

New stretch goal: She Makes Comics special edition with bonus features!

March 5th - via:
Hi all! We're so thrilled to have met our initial stretch goal today, which means that we'll be able to film a mini documentary about Jackie Ormes and include it with the She Makes Comics DVD and digital download. It's all thanks to your generous... (Read More)

Help us reach 1,500 backers, win a bonus reward!

March 5th - via:
Hi everyone! It’s been quite a thrill watching our campaign soar these past few weeks. We’ve reached our initial goal thanks to your support and hard work in spreading the word, but any donations beyond this will help us do more interviews and... (Read More)

New rewards!

March 4th - via:
Hello everyone!There are two days left in our campaign, and as we close in on our stretch goal, we have some new rewards to offer: $400 - Get a personalized copy of the Comic Book Tattoo anthology! You'll receive a copy of Comic Book Tattoo, an... (Read More)

Increase your pledge, get bonus rewards!

March 2nd - via:
Hi all, We have two days left to reach our stretch goal of $50,000! To help us get there, we're offering some awesome incentives to increase your pledge: Increase your pledge by $10 or more and receive a copy of The Girls' Guide to Guys' Stuff! The... (Read More)

$50,000 stretch goal - a minidoc about Jackie Ormes, the first female African-American cartoonist

March 2nd - via:
Hi all! We're so excited to have reached our initial goal, but the campaign isn't over yet. We still have 4 days left, and now a new stretch goal to reach! $50,000 stretch goal: a 10-15 minute minidoc about Jackie Ormes, the first female... (Read More)


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Thank you!

March 2nd - via:
As of 10:20 am PST, we made our goal of $41,500!From the bottom of our hearts, we want to thank our backers for their generosity and support. None of this would be happening without you. We're so thrilled to share our passion and excitement for She... (Read More)

New reward: A Distant Soil by Colleen Doran!

February 28th - via:
Hi all!We have another premium available to our generous backers.Increase your pledge by $30 or more and we'll include a signed copy of A Distant Soil: The Gathering by Colleen Doran! You'll receive a 240-page trade paperback edition featuring... (Read More)

Kickstarter of the Week: She Makes Comics

February 28th - via:
Despite the presence of many prominent individuals such as Amanda Conner, Kelly Sue Deconnick, and Gail Simone, sexism still prevails in the industry, and female readers still have to earn their status as legitimate fans. Comic books are still a boys club and there is a ways to go before that changes. However, She Makes Comics isn’t focusing on the negatives that women have to face. Instead, this documentary will be a celebration of the positives that already exist, and the women who continue to shape the industry. (Read More)

Increase your pledge - get a copy of The Girls' Guide to Guys' Stuff!

February 26th - via:
Hi all!The announcements just keep on coming, and today we have some exciting news for our existing backers.If you increase your pledge by $10 or more, we will include a copy of the book The Girls' Guide to Guys' Stuff in your reward package!  The... (Read More)

Art Rewards

February 24th - via:
Hi everyone! It’s been 3 weeks since we launched the Kickstarter for She Makes Comics, and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the support we’ve seen so far. We've reached 75% of our goal, and want to make sure we get to 100% by the time the... (Read More)

New rewards from Neil Gaiman, Molly Crabapple, and Miss Lasko-Gross

February 19th - via:
Hello everyone!We're excited to unveil a new set of special rewards:We have 2 poster prints of Desert Wind, a poem by Neil Gaiman beautifully illustrated by Molly Crabapple. For $400, you can own one! The posters are signed by both Neil and Molly... (Read More)

Video History

February 19th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Hi all, Last week, we promised you some exciting updates - and we’re here now to deliver! On Wednesday, Jordan and I went to Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles to see just how... (Read More)

Get #SheMakesComics trending!

February 11th - via:
Hi all, It's been a week since we launched our campaign, and as of this writing we've hit $15,000 pledged! We're so grateful for your support - and excited to have you along for the ride. In honor of new comic Wednesday tomorrow, we'd like to get... (Read More)

'She Makes Comics' Crowdfunds the Oral History of Women in Comics

February 10th - via:
New Kickstarter-ed documentary seeks to address the perennially overlooked contributions women have made to the medium. (Read More)

A huge "thank you" and some new rewards!

February 9th - via:
Hi everyone! An enormous "thank you" to all of our backers, who helped us raise almost a third of our goal in one week. Everyone here at Respect Films and Sequart is grateful for your support and thrilled to have you on board with us! We wanted to... (Read More)

Sequart launches women in comics film Kickstarter

February 6th - via:
Sequart's latest project celebrates female comic creators and fans. (Read More)

Sequart Launches 'She Makes Comics' Documentary Kickstarter

February 6th - via:
Ever wanted to be drawn by Jill Thompson or Colleen Doran? Or get Julia Baritz to draw your mom as a superhero? And in the process help fund a documentary about the history of women in comics? (Read More)

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