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SKULLKICKERS: Caster Bastards and the Great Grotesque

A project in Toronto, Canada by Skullkickers

Status: Active

We're celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Skullkickers with a new story and a companion tabletop RPG adventure!
Backers: 408
Average Daily Pledges: $1,770 CAD
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74 CAD

Funding: $30,098 CAD of $22,300 CAD
Dates: Sep 8th -> Oct 2nd (24 days)
Project By: Skullkickers
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Latest News

More Stretch Goals and Friendly Shipping

September 21st - via:
Hey, everyone! We passed another stretch goal over the weekend, so that means all editions of the book are going to have endpapers printed in full color, and the limited edition will have gilded foil edges. So classy!   The next two stretch goals... (Read More)

The Tower Interior - Peep This Map!

September 17th - via:
Hey, everybody! You’ve already seen the outside of the Academy tower, designed by the incomparable Max Dunbar. Using his initial design I broke down the size and function of spaces within. Here’s a sneak peek at that rough breakdown from the... (Read More)

Jim Zub Celebrates Skullkickers 10-Year Anniversary With Kickstarter Campaign

September 15th - via:
Renowned Dungeons & Dragons and comic book writer Jim Zub recently launched a Kickstarter campaign celebrating the 10th Anniversary of his fantasy-action-comedy comic Skullkickers. With the $16,939 goal already reached, the campaign will have Zub and they’re team creating a brand new Skullkickers comic story, along with an entire companion tabletop roleplaying adventure for the fifth edition of the world’s most popular roleplaying game. (Read More)

Interview: Jim Zub intertwines comics and tabletop RPG's with SKULLKICKERS Kickstarter

September 15th - via:
Jim Zub might be better known for his work at Marvel, Dark Horse, and IDW, but Skullkickers was the comic that put him on the map. The 30-issue Image series, completed in 2015, feels like madcap Dungeons & Dragons sessions brought to life and broken down into cohesive storylines. The world of Skullkickers always seemed like a perfect fit for a role-playing game, and Zub is making it happen with Skullkickers: Caster Bastards and the Great Grotesque, now on Kickstarter. (Read More)

World Map and Our Next Stretch Goal

September 14th - via:
Hey, everyone! For those of you who have backed the Limited Edition of Caster Bastards, you’ll also be getting a double-sided map. On the first side is a beautiful copy of our Skullkickers World Map, illustrated by Mike Schley: It’s jam-packed... (Read More)


September 11th - via:
WE DID IT! Midway through Day 3 we hit our initial funding goal for CASTER BASTARDS and the GREAT GROTESQUE! THANK YOU for your incredible support, your enthusiasm, and for sharing the link to this campaign far and wide.  As I mentioned at the... (Read More)

Second Day Update - Adventure Flexibility and More

September 10th - via:
We're at 87% and things are going well. Thank you again for helping spread the word about this campaign to all your comic and RPG-loving friends! The Academy adventure is being built so GMs and players can use it as a setting full of encounters and... (Read More)

First Day Update - Cards and More!

September 9th - via:
Hey, everyone! Jim here and WOW, we’re already at 67% funded and barely through Day 1!  I want to thank all of you for supporting Skullkickers and hopping on right from the get go. I was worried heading into the launch, so seeing this kind of... (Read More)

Jim Zub Brings Skullkickers to Kickstarter for a 10th Anniversary Hardcover

September 9th - via:
Skullkickers is a humorous sword and sorcery comic about three monster-hunting mercenaries named Rex, Rolf and Kusia. While the series wrapped five years ago, its creative team is reuniting for the book's 10th anniversary for a new project that fans can help make a reality right now via Kickstarter. (Read More)

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