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Comare Issue One: The Other Woman

A project in by Mario Candelaria

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Set in 1953 Los Angeles, a woman struggles to end her affair with a married restauranteur when her fiancé returns home from the war.
Backers: 154
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31

Funded: $4,743 of $4,500
Dates: Aug 3rd -> Sep 5th (34 days)
Project By: Mario Candelaria
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Latest News

Goal Met!!

September 4th - via:
Earlier this morning we reached our goal of $4,500!! We still have until tomorrow night to keep raising funds so we're going to keep this train going and hopefully put us far out of the danger zone should anything happen between now and then. There... (Read More)

New Rewards and Final Two Days!

September 3rd - via:
Hi everyone! As the campaign period for Comare comes to a close this weekend, the crew has decided to add a couple of new rewards to help us get that extra push to meet our goal as we approach the finish line. With an number of comic publishers now... (Read More)

Final Week & Épilogue Add-On

September 1st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Bronze Review!

August 31st - via:
Our friends over at The Bronze Review are running a three part series with each article focusing on Comare, Ashley, and myself. Below is a link to the first part looking at the comic! Tomorrow they will post the one on one they did with Ashley, and... (Read More)

Shades of a Bygone Era: Color Artist Lesley Atlansky on the Tones of Comare

August 27th - via:
One of the most fun and challenging aspects of coloring comics is setting up a palette for a new project. Adding color to a book is a balance between letting the artwork shine, while also setting the mood and tone of the story. Comare is set in the... (Read More)

PREview: ‘Comare’

August 23rd - via:
Comare is a story about lust, betrayal, desperation, and obsession set against the backdrop of old Hollywood. (Read More)

Bleeding Cool Previews First Ten Pages & New Prop Reward

August 22nd - via:
We were fortunate to have an opportunity to get some coverage in Bleeding Cool today! The website ran an article that we wrote describing the comic and campaign as well as an extended preview containing the first ten pages of the first issue (this... (Read More)

Fed Up With Ashley Madison? Infidelity Begets Murder in Comare, A Dark Romance Comic

August 22nd - via:
Have you ever had a secret that was so shameful and so dishonorable, that you’d stop at nothing to keep it from getting out? (Read More)

$1500 Left, 15 Days To Go

August 21st - via:
It looks like the Comare campaign is going to come down to the wire. To help move things along we've added new rewards such as a script review with editor Marc Lombardi, dinner with Ashley and I in Manhattan, and also sketch cards drawn by Ashley. I... (Read More)

Episode 21: The Other Other Mario C

August 20th - via:
Adrian and guest Mario Candelaria walk the fine line between comedy and drama with the help of Kramer and Jon Snow. (Read More)

Two Weeks Down, Half Way There!

August 17th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


August 16th - via:
This time, Mario Candelaria and his team are taking to comics (our pride and joy) to deliver a story that's prepared to blow you away. (Read More)

On Wednesdays We Wear Capes group interview!

August 15th - via:
I'm very happy that Ashley, Lesley, and I got to chat with Nancy from On Wednesdays We Wear Capes! It is refreshing to see (almost) an entire creative team get the opportunity to speak about a comic and I am very grateful we had this chance! Here's... (Read More)

A Chat with the Creators of Comare About their Kickstarter

August 14th - via:
A chat with the author, artist and color artist of Comare about the project. (Read More)

Spotlight on GEEKADELPHIA!!

August 12th - via:
The awesome editors over at Geekadelphia put together a pretty cool interview with me where I talk about COMARE for a bit, but I really open up about a couple of topics such as how I got into comics, things that I am a fan of, and also what I like... (Read More)

Q&A with cover artist Victor Santos!!

August 10th - via:
To celebrate the announcement of Victor coming on board as the cover artist for Comare we put together a little Q&A so you can hear his perspective of the tale and get to know him a little better. - What drew you to the project? I am fan of the... (Read More)

KICKSTARTER WATCH: August 10, 2015

August 10th - via:
A look at five active Kickstarter comics campaigns. Includes Our Friend Satan, Tenko King, Comare and more! (Read More)

Comare - A Tragic Romance in Six Parts

August 10th - via:
Comare - A Tragic Romance in Six Parts (Read More)

Comare Issue #1: The Other Woman on Kickstarter

August 10th - via:
Comare Issue #1: The Other Woman is the first in a six-issue tale of lust, betrayal, and obsession, set against the romantic backdrop of old Hollywood. (Read More)

Please join me in welcoming Victor Santos to the COMARE creative team!

August 4th - via:
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Day One In The Can

August 3rd - via:
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California Dreamin'

August 3rd - via:
Hello and welcome to the very first day of Comare's campaign. My name is Mario, the writer and co-creator of the story, and I just wanted to take a moment to say hi and give a few words on the project. This comic has been my passion piece for the... (Read More)

The Affair Has Been Exposed in Comare, A New Comic Series Launching on Kickstarter

August 3rd - via:
Writer Mario Candelaria and illustrator Ashley St. Lawrence are reuniting to bring mid-century romance and suspense to Kickstarter with COMARE, a dramatic six-issue comic book set in 1953 Los Angeles. (Read More)

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