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Madi: Once Upon A Time In The Future

A project in New York, NY by Z2 Comics

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A sci-fi graphic novel by Duncan Jones, Alex de Campi & some of the best artists in comics
Backers: 6860
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $366,610 of $50,000
Dates: May 19th -> Jun 18th (31 days)
Project By: Z2 Comics
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Latest News

Last 6 hours for MADI: Once Upon a Time in the Future

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi gang, keeping this brief as time is short!  We have BROKEN THROUGH 350k, so patches and new art for all! If you have NOT yet bought the book, and are just watching progress, you have 6 hours left.   This is it.  The last few hours of this... (Read More)

Two days left! New Q&A video! Patch design!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Helllooooo, there are only a little over 48 hours left in the MADI kickstarter! If you have anything operational left to ask us, DO SO NOW. Meanwhile, here’s a Youtube embed of the ReedPop Q&A we did yesterday with old friend Mitch Benn... (Read More)

Final week! New Q&A! Tula Lotay print!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! We’re over 6,000 backers and more than halfway to our $350,000 stretch goal — Erica Henderson’s going to have those J-Squad patch designs for us early next week and we can’t wait to share them with you!  Duncan and I have a... (Read More)

$300,000!!!! and nearly 6,000 backers! Previews of stretch goal print artwork!

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Sometime last night while I slept, the MADI Kickstarter officially tipped over its second stretch goal, crossing the $300,000 mark -- and still with almost another two weeks to go! Thank you all. Again, thank you. Now you'll all get a gorgeous Rob... (Read More)

PROCESS POST: from screenplay to comic page, Part 1

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! I hope you’re keeping well during these extraordinary (but necessary) times. Please remember that if you don’t like receiving these updates via email, you can simply unsubscribe to them.  We have some good news in that we are VERY... (Read More)

In Troubled Times

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Statement from Z2 Comics Historically at Z2 we have been loathe to comment on real world situations.  This stance has been taken for two reasons, 1. Z2 is a corporation not a person 2. See reason one In our mind there is nothing more disingenuous... (Read More)


May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
If you’re from outside the US and are wondering what’s going on in the country right now, it’s that American power structures do not treat Black people as human beings and a whole bunch of us are sick to death of it. We don’t feel like... (Read More)


May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
To our fearless leader: you are wonderful, brilliant, unique, one of a kind. There will never be another like you. Many happy returns. (He’s 29 again, friends! If you have a moment, wish him the best on this, his day.)  (Read More)

New Retailer Tiers: The Details

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everyone! As you might have noticed, earlier this morning we added two retailer tiers, for stores to buy multiple copies of the hardback and softback at better-than-Diamond discounts. I reproduce part of the press release as well down below, but... (Read More)

Duncan Jones and Alex de Campi complete the 'Mooniverse' with MADI

May 29th - via: syfy.com
Director Duncan Jones, Eisner-nominated writer Alex de Campi, and an all-star lineup of artists join forces for new graphic novel, Madi: Once Upon A Time In The Future (Read More)

MADI Kickstarter adds retailers tier with major discounts

May 29th - via: comicsbeat.com
The MADI creators hope retailers will find carrying their book in their stores as easy and affordable as possible with a big discount. (Read More)

Embedded Q&A video!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for your awesome questions! The Q&A with Duncan and me this morning was super fun and I’ve embedded a copy of the video below for ease of watching  for those of you who couldn’t be live with us. If you have anything else you... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Reward Delivery: Desktop & Mobile Wallpapers

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Duncan and Alex Q&A info / link / request for questions! It’s on THURSDAY

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

MADI making WAVES!

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We all know that Alex de Campi is the doyen of updates, so anything I put here is going to feel paltry in comparison to her beautifully crafted, informed posts.  So, forgive me, but here I go- Having recently passed $250,000 of pre-sales, I just... (Read More)


May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Boom boom, here we are! Let’s talk about what we picked and why. Sorry, this is long.  First, we know some of you asked for upgrades in book print quality / ribbon bookmarks / etc. To be honest, given how overfunded we were so quickly, we’d... (Read More)

Some sketch art and more questions answered!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all! It's Alex. Duncan, Josh (from Z2) and I are still firming up our STRETCH GOALS and drafting in some SURPRISE ARTIST FRIENDS for commissioned extras, so apologies for the delays on that. I have the graphic all ready to go and I'm just... (Read More)

Duncan Jones completes ''Mooniverse'' trilogy with graphic novel ''Madi''

May 22nd - via: outlookindia.com
Director Duncan Jones is completing his "Mooniverse" trilogy with the debut of his graphic novel "Madi: Once Upon a Time In The Future". (Read More)

HOLY SHIT GUYS! $200k!!!! W H A T

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! It’s Alex here. Wow, what an incredible first 36 hours. We are so bowled away by your support and comments and enthusiasm for our book! We never expected this level of support, it’s just... we don’t know what to say, other than... (Read More)

Duncan Jones on his comic book sequel to Moon

May 20th - via: theguardian.com
Madi, subtitled Once Upon a Time in the Future, is set in the “Mooniverse”, the same near-future reality as Moon and Mute, but none of the stories are directly linked. (Read More)

Thank you so much and Shipping

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
First off thank you to all the wonderful people that made this such an insane success and so quickly. We've been getting a lot of questions about shipping rates and to that end we wanted to post early estimates the shipping will be approximately. ... (Read More)

Duncan Jones' MADI: ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE FUTURE Kickstarter was funded before it even launched

May 19th - via: comicsbeat.com
Duncan Jones and Alex de Campi have just launched a Kickstarter for their new comic, MADI: ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE FUTURE. (Read More)

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