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Cosmic Master Jim Starlin's Art Book and Illustrated Novella

A project in Tonawanda, NY by Ominous Press

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Jim Starlin, creator of Thanos, Gamora, Drax, and the Infinity Gauntlet, offers an art book and a lavishly illustrated novella.
Backers: 570
Average Pledge Per Backer: $92

Funded: $52,617 of $26,500
Dates: Jun 7th -> Jul 12th (36 days)
Project By: Ominous Press
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Latest News

Tom Raney Joins the Jim Starlin Legacy Project!

July 10th - via:
With the campaign nearing its big finish, we’ve got a new reveal for the Jim Starlin Legacy Project!   Tom Raney, Kubert School alum and artist extraordinaire, known for his work on Uncanny X-Men, Warlock and the Infinity Watch, and Ominous Press... (Read More)

Back in the Game!

July 10th - via:
Good morning, everyone! Just two days left to get in on the cosmic goodness that is the Jim Starlin Collection.   Towards the end of any Kickstarter campaign, pledges get adjusted, people change reward tiers, and sometimes they even have to fully... (Read More)

Hulk Remains!

July 9th - via:
Our campaign is almost finished, and the Jim Starlin Original Artwork tier has not been claimed!   This is your opportunity to own a truly unique piece of original artwork by Jim Starlin. Measuring 13 inches by 18 inches, this inked piece depicts... (Read More)

The Final Countdown!

July 9th - via:
Just three days left! Thanks to our amazing backers, the Jim Starlin Collection has been over 180% funded so far, but there’s still plenty of great stuff left!   Loads of masterful original art from the Jim Starlin Legacy Project is still up for... (Read More)

Thanks for Watching!

July 8th - via:
We’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who joined us to watch our Kickstarter Live with Jim Starlin and Ominous Press Editor-in-Chief Ron Marz on Friday, Some really great questions were asked, and we’re happy to have you with us on the... (Read More)

Featuring Thanos: The Infinity Siblings

July 7th - via:
In April, Jim Starlin and Marvel Comics released Thanos: The Infinity Siblings. Illustrated by legendary artist Alan Davis, Thanos: The Infinity Siblings is the first of a three-part journey undertaken by everyone’s favorite The Mad Titan. Thanos... (Read More)

Graham Nolan’s Monster Island

July 6th - via:
Last week we announced our collaboration with famed Batman artist Graham Nolan for his projects Black Book: The Art of Graham Nolan and a lavish hardcover of his classic adventure graphic novel, Monster Island Creator Edition. Thanks to everyone’s... (Read More)

In Case You Missed It…

July 6th - via:
Just a friendly reminder that you can catch The Cosmic Master Jim Starlin along with Ominous Press Editor-in-Chief Ron Marz on Kickstarter Live tonight at 7 p.m. EST!   You can subscribe to the event now on our main page and be alerted when the... (Read More)

Joe Staton Enters Jim Starlin Legacy Project!

July 5th - via:
Time to reveal another piece of original art for the Jim Starlin Legacy Project!   Today’s contribution comes from Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Joe Staton. Best known for his decades of work on DC Comics characters like Batman, Green Lantern,... (Read More)

Kickstarter Live: Time Change!

July 5th - via:
Hello, everyone. Just wanted to touch base briefly about a change in plans to tomorrow’s impeding Kickstarter Live event with Jim Starlin and Ominous Press Editor-in-Chief Ron Marz. Due to a change in schedule, tomorrow’s Kickstarter Live event... (Read More)

Happy 4th of July!

July 4th - via:
Good morning, everyone! We just wanted to pop-in this morning to wish you all a happy 4th of July! Thank you all so much for being here and for helping us bring this campaign to life.   From all of us at Ominous Press and on behalf of Jim Starlin,... (Read More)

Jim Starlin on Kickstarter Live!

July 3rd - via:
This Friday, July 6th, at 3 p.m., Jim Starlin will be LIVE on Kickstarter joined by Ominous Press Editor-in-Chief Ron Marz.  Now’s your chance to ask Jim questions about his work for our Jim Starlin Collection, or across his career!   Can’t... (Read More)

Sandy Jarrell Joins the Jim Starlin Legacy Project

July 3rd - via:
It’s reveal time! Today, we have a very exciting addition to the Jim Starlin Legacy Project!   Sandy Jarrell, acclaimed artist on Batman ‘66 and DC’s Bombshells United, has created an amazing piece of art inspired by Jim Starlin’s prolific... (Read More)

Featuring: Mindgames: A Hardcore Station Story

July 2nd - via:
Last week, we talked a bit about Black Book: The Art of Jim Starlin and how it will include over 100 pages of art collected over Jim’s legendary career.  Today, we’d like to feature another epic piece in the Jim Starlin Collection - the oversize... (Read More)

A DREADful Stretch Goal Awaits!

July 2nd - via:
Thanks to all you incredible backers for smashing the $45K stretch goal! This means that everyone who pledged for a physical reward will be receiving that awesome, full-color Dreadstar print by Bart Sears and Neeraj Menon!  With just 10 days left in... (Read More)

Featuring Black Book: The Art of Jim Starlin

June 30th - via:
Jim Starlin’s career has spanned multiple publishers, dozens of titles, numerous collaborations, and even a couple of galaxies. That’s what makes Black Book: The Art of Jim Starlin so special. Jim’s Black Book collects more than 100 pages of... (Read More)

The Jim Starlin Legacy Roster

June 29th - via:
So far we’ve released art for the Jim Starlin Legacy Project by Bart Sears, Andy Smith, Phil Hester, Graham Nolan, Darryl Banks, Jeff Johnson, and Paul Harding.  We’ll be posting more original art next week, so we wanted to tease some of the... (Read More)

The Titan of All Prints

June 29th - via:
Gone! All copies of the Jim Starlin Art Portfolio have been snapped up by our awesome backers! Thank you for being so cosmically generous with your support! It’s our second reward tier to sell out completely; the Infinity Autograph tier, featuring... (Read More)

Jim Starlin on Fueled By Death Cast

June 28th - via:
It’s no secret that Ominous Press loves our friends over at Death Wish Coffee. They’ve kept us grinding it out since their inception in 2012, and their line of highly-caffeinated coffee inspired the creation of Death Wish Coffee Presents:... (Read More)

No Clowning Around

June 28th - via:
We’re growing every day! Thanks to your enthusiasm, the $45K goal is within reach! Don’t forget to tell your friends on social media about the Jim Starlin Collection. That beautiful, full-color Bart Sears Dreadstar print at the stretch goal can... (Read More)

Six for Starlin

June 27th - via:
We started the Jim Starlin Legacy Project to empower creators to revisit Jim’s legacy via the characters and creations that helped mold them as fans and professionals. The artwork that we’ve received has been nothing short of astounding! To date,... (Read More)

The Eve of Adam

June 27th - via:
Our latest addition to the Jim Starlin Legacy Project is a real cosmic dream by Jeff Johnson.   Jeff’s extensive credits include Marvel’s Wonder Man, DC’s Green Lantern with Ominous Press Editor-In-Chief and Lead Writer Ron Marz, as well as... (Read More)

The SAGA Begins!

June 26th - via:
With a little over two weeks left in this campaign, we’ve been blown away by your support! We’re more than 160% funded already, and we’re confident we can push to at least 200% with your help! If you haven’t done so already, please consider... (Read More)

Clash of Titans!

June 26th - via:
It’s time for our daily Jim Starlin Legacy Project reveal!   Acclaimed artist Darryl Banks, co-creator of Green Lantern Kyle Rayner along with Ominous Press Editor-in-Chief and Lead Writer Ron Marz, tackles two vile villains created by Jim... (Read More)

Artists of The Jim Starlin Legacy Project

June 25th - via:
Thanks to your efforts, our $45K stretch goal is just around the corner! As a reminder, when we’ve reached the $45K threshold, everyone who has pledged for a physical reward will get the amazing Dreadstar art print by Bart Sears, featuring the... (Read More)

The Bane of the Jim Starlin Legacy Project

June 25th - via:
Yesterday, we announced an exciting new project with long-time Batman artist and co-creator of the villain Bane, Graham Nolan. Today, we are elated to reveal that Graham is the next artist in the Jim Starlin Legacy Project! Graham has delivered a... (Read More)

An Exciting Announcement From Ominous Press

June 24th - via:
Thanks to your pledges, shares, likes, and comments across our campaign and social media, we have achieved over 150% of our initial funding goal! We can’t thank you enough for your passion and dedication to the Jim Starlin Collection, and we... (Read More)

Bringing the Thunder!

June 23rd - via:
Good afternoon! It’s reveal time!   The fourth print included in the Jim Starlin Art Portfolio is a brilliant battle of the gods! Thor takes on Thanos in a fight that inspired some of the greatest action in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. For a... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals Revealed!

June 23rd - via:
You may have noticed that we added a stretch goals graphic to our campaign. Let’s take some time to delve into those cosmic mysteries!   You’ve already crushed our funding marks for the first two stretch goals, meaning we’ll be shipping out... (Read More)

Surf’s Up for New Reward Tier!

June 22nd - via:
It’s become clear to us that your excitement for Jim Starlin knows no bounds! We never expected that the autographed copies of Infinity Gauntlet #1 would sell out so quickly! Luckily for you, we always keep a spare reward tier on hand for just such... (Read More)

A Piece of OMACulate Art

June 22nd - via:
When we set out to start the Jim Starlin Legacy Project, we knew it would be big, but we never could have imagined how quickly everyone would respond to it. Each piece we’ve announced has been claimed on the first day, or even the first hour.... (Read More)

Two Reveals, One Update

June 21st - via:
It would seem the forces of cosmic evil banded together to prevent our updates from going out as scheduled yesterday. But now that we've banished the Black Order, we're giving you two reveals in one update! First: stretch goals! Thanks to your... (Read More)

A Hulking Reward!

June 21st - via:
Good morning, and thanks for your continuing support in making this campaign a success! We're just getting warmed up, with big things in the works, so remember, the more this campaign earns, the more awesome stuff we can roll out for all of you! That... (Read More)

The Jim Starlin Legacy Project

June 19th - via:
As part of the Jim Starlin Collection campaign, Ominous Press is excited to announce the Jim Starlin Legacy Project, featuring original art rewards from a host of the acclaimed comic artists to celebrate Jim's storied career.  An accident last year... (Read More)

Meet Mongul

June 18th - via:
Since you’ve all be so enthusiastic, we’re going to make this a day of reveals!   The third piece of legendary artwork in the Jim Starlin Art Portfolio tier features cosmic villain Mongul with the one-and-only Superman ready to do battle. Jim... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Achieved!

June 18th - via:
Thanks to your love and support of this project, we made it to the first stretch goal in a hurry! Everyone who pledged for a physical reward will receive a copy of the Ominous Press comic LEGENDARY #4, featuring a wraparound cover by Jim Starlin!... (Read More)

We had a great Friday!

June 16th - via:
Yesterday was a pretty great day!! How about another awesome reveal?! The second incredible piece for the Jim Starlin Portfolio will be a classic full-color pinup of Captain Marvel and Thanos in a duel that could end the universe! (or at the very... (Read More)

Fully Funded!

June 15th - via:
Thanks to your support, the Jim Starlin Collection has reached its initial funding goal. We can’t thank you enough!   Now that we've crossed the funding barrier, we can turn our attention to stretch goals, and we have plenty of them in store! When... (Read More)

What a HUGE First Week!

June 14th - via:
In just seven days we have reached 92% of our funding goal. That’s massive! We have so much left to announce that we can’t help but feel that week two is going to blow your minds!   Today, we’d like to highlight the JIM STARLIN BAT-O-GRAPH... (Read More)

Dread-ful Art!

June 13th - via:
We love revealing things, so we’d like to take a moment to reveal the first of five pieces that will be offered in the Jim Starlin Art Portfolio tier for $95. Check out all the full-color goodness of this gorgeous Dreadstar image by Jim Starlin!... (Read More)

Getting Closer!

June 13th - via:
Less than a week into the campaign, our initial goal is in sight! Thanks to everyone who has pledged already! There’s a lot of campaign left to go, and we still have a ton of cosmic goodness waiting to be revealed.   Today we're highlighting the... (Read More)

A Stellar First Day!

June 8th - via:
Whoa! What a tremendous first day! Thanks so much to everyone who pledged! Thanks to your efforts, we’ve reached 50% of our funding goal in less than 24 hours! That’s huge! The Jim Starlin Collection is immensely important to us, and we... (Read More)

Jim Starlin Has Two Books on Kickstarter Right Now

June 8th - via:
The first is Black Book: The Art of Jim Starlin, a new collection of Starlin artwork, most of it never published previously. The second project is an oversize hardcover edition of Jim Starlin’s illustrated prose novella Mindgames, a science-fiction epic set on Hardcore Station. (Read More)

Jim Starlin Launches Kickstarter & New Projects

June 8th - via:
Jim Starlin has announces new projects with Ominous Press and launches a Kickstarter, which includes a cool perk of signed inked original art featuring Infinity War enemies Hulk vs Thanos. (Read More)

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