Drawn To Key West 200-page Graphic Novel

A project in Key West, FL by Theresa Chiechi

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The story of Key West, Florida, and the street performers who make their living there.
Backers: 178
Average Pledge Per Backer: $80

Funded: $14,321 of $10,000
Dates: Sep 12th -> Oct 3rd (21 days)
Project By: Theresa Chiechi
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Latest News

16 Hours Left, My Final Plea

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Send this video to all your friends who don't like to read. "Why You Should Preorder Drawn To Key West", a video essay  (it's 5 mins long...you can make it)  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with... (Read More)

Last Day!

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a long 21 days.  I'm glad to finally have a personality other than Kickstarter after this point. I look forward to retreating back into the void and not having to be on social media constantly.  We passed the 13k finish line last night,... (Read More)

If we raise $13k, all backers will receive a hardcover copy!

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
To everyone who has backed this project so far... Thank you much! It's really incredible that 152 people support, believe in, and want this comic. I'm incredibly grateful to everyone who has made a pledge. Without your help, this comic would not be... (Read More)

Exclusive Art: Doodle Diary Zine

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Less than 3 days left of the campaign and I want to highlight another cool reward that you might've glossed over. For anyone who pledges $250, the "Biggest Fan" tier, in addition to a whole bunch of goodies, you will receive an exclusive zine (think... (Read More)

3 Days Left!

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks, everyone for checking in on me yesterday.  Hurricane Ian was a doozy for Key West, but for the most part, we made it out okay. I hope everyone still in the path of the hurricane stays safe.   There are only 3 days left of the Kickstarter!... (Read More)

$60 away from unlocking next stretch goal!

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We are 1-2 backers away from unlocking the next stretch goal, and that much closer to raising enough money to print Drawn To Key West with a hardcover.  Hey here's a cool idea... Maybe you happen to know 1-2 people. And you can casually drop this... (Read More)

Want a custom pet sticker of your pet?

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
7 days left to back the project!! We still need $3,490 to print the comic as a hardcover.  I feel like some of you folks are not taking advantage of the sweet add-ons that I have to offer; items that you can tack on to whatever reward tier you... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! Drawn To Key West has raised $11,290.  That means we unlocked the first stretch goal! Woot, woot! We're on our way to a hardcover graphic novel. Let's keep it up. If you know someone who you think would like Drawn To Key West, go ahead... (Read More)

Reward Tier Spotlight

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
12 days left of the Kickstarter campaign and we've raised $10,900.  Seriously, and I cannot stress this enough, thank you. THANK YOU! Can you hear me screaming through the internet? Holy crap.  The journey is still not over. We are still raising... (Read More)

Fully Funded in 5 days!

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
5 days, 103 backers, and $10,050. We did it! Drawn To Key West is officially coming to town, April 2023.  There is no combination of words I could string together that could properly thank everyone who has supported this project thus far.  It... (Read More)

Now Offering Shipping Overseas

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We finally passed 100 backers!!  Kickstarter continues to recognize how cool this project is. "Drawn To Key West" appears on the "Taking Off" and "Fresh Favorites" sections of their website. Day 5 and we are 97% funded. If you can find it in your... (Read More)

It's my birthday!! Stretch Goals and New Tier

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Am I going to use my birthday to try to get more donations? Absolutely. A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We are 93% funded! That's... (Read More)

Kickstarter likes us!

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This campaign received the "Projects We Love" badge.  Look, we made it! I think Kickstarter has a little bit of a crush on us, kinda embarrassing for them. But can we blame them? You guys have helped me raise 87% of my goal in three days. We are so... (Read More)

Day 1: 65% funded

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
My face the entire day Wow, I can't believe what a great start we are off to! 65% funded on the first day! I want to thank everyone who has donated, you all have been incredibly generous. I don't deserve you. And a big shout out to everyone I... (Read More)

50% Funded!!!

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dang, we're halfway there already! $5,000 before 1pm.  Thank you so, so much to everyone who has backed the project. I cannot express enough how much it means to me. This comic would not be possible without all of your help. Let's make as much noise... (Read More)

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