Men of Hawkshold

"Tart Vol 1 Adrift" Invades New York Comic Con!

A project in Fort Lauderdale, FL by Kevin Joseph

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Issue 1-3 of a new indie comic starring a time-traveling, demon-hunting, girl next door. It's Buffy meets Dr. Who meets Sandman.
Backers: 194
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $7,700 of $3,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Sep 30th (28 days)
Project By: Kevin Joseph
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Latest News

An Hour and a Half

September 30th - via:
When I started this update, there was literally 91 minutes left in the campaign. You've all done such an amazing job sharing our book with people and it's shown today has been huge.  So huge I think you all broke the Kickstarter app on my phone. But... (Read More)

Woth 181 backers the Kickstarter trading card will go exclusive

September 30th - via:
Every physical backer will receive 2 free trading card that is only available this time and will never be printed again. I think I'll offer to hold onto one for each digital backer to receive if they back a later Kickstarter or pay shipping (don't... (Read More)

Backers Only

September 29th - via:
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Quickest of updates.

September 29th - via:
Hello everybody. We're into the exciting part of the campaign as the timer went from days to hours. This update is mostly for the newest backers. Welcome! Thank you. If you use the kickstarter site or app to message me an email address I'll get the... (Read More)

150 Backers Strong

September 27th - via:
Another stretch goal is in the rear view mirror. So let's review.  Everyone who pledges a digital tier gets a bump. $2 pledges get moved from a website with issue 1 to a pdf of issues 1-3, $6 gets Tart 1-4 & UnderWars #1 and $10 gets Tart 1-5,... (Read More)

Cracking the files

September 26th - via:
I really felt that we'd hit the 140 backer goal before we hit the $6,000 goal. And yet, I basically woke up to both! This means I need to break open the files and slip something from them in with every single physical pledge we send. You will now... (Read More)

5 days

September 25th - via:
Thank you all again for jumping on board our campaign and helping us get to where we are. Ludo and I are very happy, and even more appreciative. If we don't get one more dollar this Kickstarter has been an absolute, unequivocal success. But as I've... (Read More)

Buff the Vampire Slayer mixed with Doctor Who and you get Tart! Demon-Ass-Kicking-Time-Traveling Heroine!

September 24th - via:
Welcome back to another Kickstarter Conversation! Today I’m joined by artist Kevin Joseph who is here to talk about his comic: Tart. (Read More)

I had a chance to speak with...

September 22nd - via:
James Yee at Kickstarter Conversations about our campaign. Since you guys really are our campaign, I wanted to put the link in.   We passed both the... (Read More)

120 Backers!!!

September 22nd - via:
When we started this campaign I never would have dreamed we'd get 120 backers behind Tart. It's astonishing and wonderful to see. And with that, we've broken another stretch goal. Everyone who receives a physical tpb will now also receive a free copy... (Read More)

At PalmCon

September 21st - via:
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Another one bites the dust!

September 19th - via:
I'm not going to complain, but you people won't let me catch my breath. I barely mention a stretch goal and you come out and knock it down. As you've probably noticed the wraparound stretch goal is a goner. You past 4,500 dollars which made it... (Read More)

No Nyquil Update (sorry)

September 16th - via:
Happy Monday, everyone. We hit a milestone today I hadn't had the heart to wish for  100 backers. (actually 101 as I type this) I'd type thank you 101 times, but I think you'd prefer I keep it on the shorter side. So thank you each and everyone of... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Demolished

September 14th - via:
It felt like just yesterday I was on here letting you all know about our stretch goals and how they we didn't have them finalized, but I could at least announce two and then, Kablamo! You guys destroyed Stretch Goals #1 and 2. Before I go any... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and booth decorations

September 14th - via:
Thank you all again for continuing to support this project. Kickstarter doesn't allow anyone to crowdfund a "career" on here, but what you're doing with Tart Vol 1 sort of still is. I've attached photos of the booth decorations this Kickstarter... (Read More)


September 12th - via:
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Quick Update

September 12th - via:
Just a quick update to show you a little of the original art Ludovic has created for this Kickstarter Campaign. The full color image below is for one of the people who backed at the $70 commission level. The black and white image is going to one of... (Read More)

We're getting there...

September 9th - via:
Happy Monday everyone. We're coming up on 1 full week (I launched just after midnight last Tuesday, and you all have already gotten us 3/4ths of the way there. Today has been the slowest day of the campaign so far, but that's ok.  I'm not going to... (Read More)

Don't make a Kenny Loggins joke, Don't make a Kenny

September 5th - via:
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Holy Shnikey!

September 3rd - via:
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September 3rd - via:
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