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A project in Chicago, IL by Chuck Satterlee

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A collection of all issues, art, covers & more of the acclaimed series, OF BITTER SOULS drawn by legendary Batman artist Norm Breyfogle
Backers: 228
Average Pledge Per Backer: $97

Funded: $22,171 of $20,000
Dates: Apr 11th -> May 11th (30 days)
Project By: Chuck Satterlee
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Latest News

Last few hours. It is real!

May 11th - via:
Thanks all! OF BITTER SOULS will fund.  I'll be sending emails to all the printers today! I am using an American printer for the print orders and I'll be using a Chinese printer for the book itself. I'm told the proof will be in my hands less than... (Read More)

Last evening

May 10th - via:
Just wanted to say that as of 9:00 PM, the campaign now has 214 Backers is nearly 110% funded! Thank you, all.  If you haven't yet listened to the UNTOLD PODCAST audio production of Brian Augustyn's short OBS story, The Iron Gate, take a listen. It... (Read More)

What the heck... everybody gets Phil & Jimmy!

May 10th - via:
Good morning. I know I'm updating a lot but I read this is a good thing in the final 48... plus I wanted to let all of you beautiful people know I'm a softy. I'm keeping the stretch goals the same but I've made an executive decision...  No matter... (Read More)

Final 24 Hours! We're at the end. :)

May 10th - via:
Good Morning, friends! I wanted to start with a quick update! Jimmy Palmiotti will be inking the Phil Hester piece for the 225 person stretch goal. That is so cool! We're only 20 backers from this goal. Here's the piece again: We are down to the... (Read More)

Spot Gloss for all!

May 9th - via:
Just a quick not to let everybody know that we are now at our first stretch goal! Everybody gets a spot gloss cover who ordered the physical book! Thank you all so much! Chuck  (Read More)

We have a stretch goal piece finished and I can announce who did it.

May 9th - via:
Good afternoon... we're hoping for that big push to start going... but I wanted to show you what everybody gets if we get to the 225 backer level! Ladies and gentlemen as well as non-bionary friends... I present to you a piece inspired by Brian... (Read More)

Kickstarter chose us as the featured campaign out of all comic projects today!

May 9th - via:
Hey, all! Very proud to report to you that ...on the comics & illustration home page here at Kickstarter, this project... the one you backed... is the featured project of the day. I'm not sure how many projects are on KS at any given time, but... (Read More)

Here we are! The final push!

May 9th - via:
Good Morning and welcome to the final Monday of the OF BITTER SOULS Omnibus Kickstarter Campaign! I am thankful to everyone for your backing. Today, in a few hours... Kickstarter will send that email notice to the 312 current non backing followers,... (Read More)

Last Sunday of this campaign! Let's do this!

May 8th - via:
Good Morning, you beautiful people! I hope your Free Comic Book Day was fantastic and that you took advantage of a chance to get some free awesome stories. What other industry does that??!! That's why the comic book industry is wonderful! Does the... (Read More)

Late Update today! Happy FCBD! And goodbye to a legend.

May 7th - via:
Good Afternoon! I apologize for the late update today. I was helping my friend who owns my local LCS and helped out for Free Comic Book Day there. The good part was I got to spend the day hanging out (kind of) with Markisan Naso who writes one of my... (Read More)

This is the update I was waiting for! WE funded!!!!!!!

May 6th - via:
Happy Friday! Here is a list of things to be crazy happy about: Today is Friday so the work week ends for many! Dr. Strange has been released in theaters! Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day! THE OF BITTER SOULS Omnibus funded yesterday!!  It was at... (Read More)

Down to 5 days! This update goes against good advice. :)

May 5th - via:
Good Morning, you wonderful people! As a creator, I am part of some private creator groups on different social media platforms. One such group has been invaluable to me because most of the people in that group are saavy, expereinced creators and all... (Read More)

6 Days & 2% Left!

May 4th - via:
Good Morning! May The 4th Be With You! I am happy as well as thankful to report to all of you wonderful people that the campaign is very close to the funding goal. In fact, this weekend, I am going to start to concentrate on stretch goals. We have... (Read More)


May 3rd - via:
Good morning, friends.  We are almost there! As of the writing of this update, we are seven days away and we have hit 94% funded, and we're at 18,901. We are only 1,099 away now! So... I have to go into the office today and this update is short...... (Read More)

Happy Monday. 8 Days left.

May 2nd - via:
Good Morning. I apologize for lack of an update yesterday. I took a day to concentrate on the other projects I'm working on. Hopefully, I'll have an announcement soon for them. There are four total current projects. I'll get to them another time. ... (Read More)

8% left to go!

April 30th - via:
Good Morning. I hope your weekend is starting off great. Not much of an update today, folks. I shouldn't say that... now that I think of it. I'm well aware that any backer, in this world these days... with everything we all have to deal with... (Read More)

Lat leg of the race! Happy Friday!

April 29th - via:
Good Morning everybody and Happy Friday! I am super pleased to report to all of you that we are now at 90% funded. We had some up and down yesterday, but it ended at up. :)  We are in the home stretch now.  I know I said I wasn't going to do an... (Read More)

Thursday, April 28 Update

April 28th - via:
Good morning.  We are down to the last 11% to get to the promised land of "funded". The campaign had a strong day of growth yesterday as we were able to jump a couple percentage points. We are down to the final 13 days and we need 11%. The goal is... (Read More)

Good Morning and welcome to the Day 17 Update

April 27th - via:
Hello, OF BITTER SOULS valued and appreciated backers!! We're at day 17 and we remain on track. Yesterday, we reached the 87% level so the goal of growing by (hopefully...)  a percentage point per day has been achieved again. We are now less than... (Read More)

86% funded! Thank you.

April 26th - via:
Good morning and THANK YOU!!!  The shares, retweets and posts from yesterday seemed to have worked. We jumped from 80% funded for this kickstarter campaign to 86% funded.  This means we now have less than 3K to go to get to the funded promised... (Read More)

MONDAY UPDATE. Can we share & retweet today?

April 25th - via:
Good morning.  I thought I would spare you all the daily update yesterday. We had slow growth but we had growth. :0 These are truly the dog days of a campaign. That said, we researched all of this and are prepared and certainly not worried. Today... (Read More)

A Quick Update Today

April 23rd - via:
Good Morning.  The OF BITTER SOULS Omnibus campaign surpassed the 80% funded mark yesterday and I couldn't be happier... or more appreciative! Thank you!  Our focus in running this campaign is now set on stretch goals at this point now that we're... (Read More)

Happy Friday! We're nearly two weeks in.

April 22nd - via:
Good morning, all.  It was bound to happen. We had our first slide. But I totally understand. There have been plenty of times when I backed a kickstarter but funds went in a different direction. So, our campaign had our first cancellation.  I'm... (Read More)

Good Morning! This update is gonna be lite.

April 21st - via:
Good morning, my very appreciated friends! I'll keep the update lite today. The project did grow yesterday by the percentage we need per day to get to the goal! We grew by 1% yesterday and officially hit 79%. I'm not being sarcastic. 1% growth per... (Read More)

Day 9 UPDATE. We moved closer!

April 20th - via:
Good morning to all of you. I want to open with how I close... thank you. Without you all, this is simply a non-existent, unrealized idea. But with you, it looks like it will be a fully funded, completely realized idea that we all hold in our hands... (Read More)

Day 7 Report

April 19th - via:
Good Morning, OF BITTER SOULS Backers! I hope you are well. Today begins a series of daily updates in four parts.  PART ONE: CAMPAIGN UPDATE As with most Kickstarter campaigns, we are now in a slow growth mid-phase. So, while we had new backers... (Read More)

First week is now behind us. 76% funded. We beat our first week goal by 1%!

April 18th - via:
I'm saying this a lot. But I am hopeful it will not lose its sincerity. THANK YOU! We are pelased to report to you that a week ago we launched the OF BITTER SOULS Omnibus Kickstarter campaign and we shot for the moon, reaching over 50% funded in the... (Read More)

Day 6 Report & Happy Easter!

April 17th - via:
Good morning to you all. If you celebrate, then Happy Easter to you and your family.  A quick update, no shout outs today... and then what was promised.  We are proudly able to report to you that the campaign has now passed the 70% funded mark and... (Read More)

Day 5 Update for OF BITTER SOULS. Mama said there'd be days like this.

April 16th - via:
Hello and happy Saturday. For Christians, this is Holy Week. In fact, it is a rare time when Passover, Ramadan and Easter pretty much all come in on the calendar.  That doesn't happen too often but allow me to wish you a happy high holiday no matter... (Read More)

4 - 26 - 67 - 130 - 284 - 10

April 15th - via:
Happy Friday, to all of you wonderful and appreciated backers.  The title of this update had some numbers. Here is what they mean: 4- We're 4 days in. 26- We've 26 days to go.  67- We're 67% funded! 130 - We have 130 backers thus far. 284 - We have... (Read More)

Daniel Kalban, the FIRST OF BITTER SOULS Omnibus supporter, has his own campaign ending soon. (a few hours)

April 14th - via:
Hey all. I apologize to Daniel Kalban for not seeing that his Kickstarter was ending today. Between my birthday, job job and my own kickstarter, I somehow missed it. But I backed this project and I hope you will consider it as well.  KNIGHTWRATH #1... (Read More)

Day Three is behind us. 27 Days to go! The doldrums of a Kickstarter Campaign

April 14th - via:
Hello all.  We had a heck of a start. At the end of the third day, we are now 66% funded. Thank you so very much! That's the good news. The bad news is we've hit that part of a Kickstarter Campaign when things slow down for a while.  The... (Read More)

Finally got to the office but wanted to send this link! The Untold Podcast daramitization of THE IRON GATE

April 13th - via:
Hello. I am trying to make sure I get down to an update a day but this is a special reason for updating.  Nathan J Norman's UNTOLD PODCAST is a very cool podcast where they simply tell stories but they do it in grand fashion.  Sound effects,... (Read More)

DAY 2 is in the books and folks, we are well on our way!

April 13th - via:
AS of 7:00 AM CST, THE OF BITTER SOULS OMNIBUS IS 63% FUNDED! We have 28 days left but we're not slowing down! Our print quote to get these behemoth books to you requires us to print 1000 copies... so we have work to do on our end. That said... your... (Read More)

Last accidental update post of the campaign... maybe. :)

April 12th - via:
This just in! My friends... I am overjoyed to report to you that... because of you... The project has been chosen by kickstarter as an official PROJECT WE LOVE! Here is our new graphic! All I can do is thank you all! Chuck  (Read More)

50% Funded in the first 24 hours!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks to all of you!

April 12th - via:
Well... we actually hit the 50% funded in 24 hour milestone! A couple hours ago, I was hoping we didn't send out a neraly 50% funded graphic and as it happened, we don't. We get to use these graphics instead! I'm sending this to all of you awesome... (Read More)

I forgot a link to Alter Ego!!!

April 11th - via:
Hey all.  I forgot to link to that Kickstarter, ALTER EGO. Here it is.  Apologies!  (Read More)

Thank you. We are well on our way to hitting our goal at the end of day one!

April 11th - via:
You propelled us to 31% funded in the first 9 hours! Yeah, you read that correctly. Thanks to you and your first day backing, the OF BITTER SOULS Omnibus is now 31% funded. Folks, this is the first nine hours. It isn;t even the first full day.  I am... (Read More)

Norm Breyfogle's OF BITTER SOULS omnibus currently on Kickstarter

April 11th - via:
Artist Norm Breyfogle passed away in 2018, leaving a legacy that includes a large and impressive body of work. Now a big part of that legacy is coming back to print. A Kickstarter campaign launched today for a 400-page omnibus of Of Bitter Souls, the nine-issue independent project that Breyfogle illustrated in the mid-’00s. (Read More)

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