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The Vi Empire

A project in Tonawanda, NY by Ron Marz

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A mysterious child. A grizzled veteran. A desperate hunt. An intergalactic war. The collected edition of THE VI EMPIRE!
Backers: 200
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $12,823 of $12,000
Dates: May 17th -> Jun 17th (31 days)
Project By: Ron Marz
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Latest News

THANK YOU! Plus... the raffle winner!

June 17th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire!  On behalf of all of us here at Creation.Ink and our sister company, Ominous Press, as well at the creative team of The Vi Empire, allow us to say... Thank you! Kickstarter has become an amazing tool to connect creators... (Read More)

The final countdown

June 16th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! We have entered the final twenty-four hours of the campaign and, real talk, we're nervous about this project.  Although The Vi Empire is fully funded, there's a very small 'buffer' keeping us above water.  Several cancels... (Read More)

FUNDED!! First stretch goal REVEALED!

June 15th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! We did it! Thanks to all of you, The Vi Empire has reached its funding goal! As long as nothing goes awry between now and Thursday morning, we're very excited to be able to bring you the deluxe hardcover edition of this... (Read More)

Special offer for backers!

June 14th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! It's crunch time, friends!  The Vi Empire campaign is down to its final three days and we are 95% funded.  You guys have already backed the campaign, you already believe in the project and that gave us the idea to try... (Read More)

And then there were FIVE

June 11th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! Five days left and The Vi Empire has started making its final push towards our funding goal.  As these words are being typed, all we need are 33.5 NEW BACKERS to pledge for the $40 hardcover to put this campaign over the... (Read More)

Week four: the beginning!

June 8th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! Week Four begins! We're currently about 85% funded with NINE DAYS remaining in the campaign.  Every crowdfunding campaign seems to have its own rhythm but one thing most have in common is business usually picks up (thanks,... (Read More)

Need an editor?

June 4th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Nation! Not only is Stuart Moore a black belt in the discipline of writing comic books, he's also an Eisner award winning,  highly regarded editor in the the comic book industry, for companies like DC and their VERTIGO and HELIX... (Read More)

85% giveaway!

June 2nd - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! How do you like being 80% funded so far? Because that's where The Vi Empire stands right now.  We were actually 81% funded at one point but sometimes, in Kickstarter-land, people cancel their pledges. We would hold it... (Read More)

Week Three: new rewards unleashed!

June 1st - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! We're making strong progress towards our initial funding goal so far this week (thanks, PM, Ron is looking forward to working with you)! To keep the train moving (and kick off week three in style), we're adding some more... (Read More)

Memorial Day message from Ron Marz himself

May 31st - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! It's Memorial Day here in the states and while the much of the country pauses to honor our fallen, The Vi Empire marches on.  We made some solid progress towards our funding goal this weekend and are getting closer to... (Read More)

Val Semeiks joins the war!

May 28th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! We've added something special to the campaign page this afternoon. Val Semeiks himself has gone through his Vi Empire archives and offered up several of his original character sketches/studies as rewards for the campaign!... (Read More)

Have you heard about our raffle?

May 26th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! Our friends at Ahoy Comics (the Stuart Moore connection pays off) gave The Vi Empire a nice mention in their newsletter today, so we wanted to return the favor. If you haven't checked out Ahoy, they're consistently putting... (Read More)

Week Two: Sketch cards and retailer level are now live!

May 25th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! Week two of the campaign is officially off to the races and to celebrate, we've added five exclusive, hand drawn, full color sketch cards by "friend of Ominous" and fan favorite artist/inker TOM NGUYEN to the campaign. Take... (Read More)

Paul Pelletier cover art!

May 24th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! Welcome to Monday, otherwise known as the final day of the first week of the Vi Empire campaign! One of the very first campaign rewards to get snapped up after The Vi Empire launched last week was Paul Pelletier's original... (Read More)

Vi Empire War Journal: Update Three

May 21st - via:
Good morning, Warriors Of The Vi Empire! There's some incredible stuff on Kickstarter right now and, if you don't mind, we'd like to sandwich some VI EMPIRE news between a couple of projects by a couple of friends of ours, leading off with ENCORE:... (Read More)

Exclusive Backer Offer!

May 20th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! If you're keeping track at home, we've made incredible progress toward our funding goal (thanks Big Tim!), currently at 55% and climbing! We're not there...yet...but to be over halfway to our goal after only two days is an... (Read More)

Welcome to The Vi Empire!

May 19th - via:
Warriors Of The Vi Empire! Thank you for enlisting to help bring this project to full life! We're absolutely thrilled with the initial response to the campaign. On day two, we're already 35% funded thanks to all of you that have jumped aboard the war... (Read More)

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