THOUGHTSCAPE COMICS FOLLOW-UP KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCED + POPUP SHOP IN NOVEMBER
The News - The Kickstarter:
PORTLAND, OR - Matt Mair Lowery, writer of the critically-acclaimed Scout Comics YA sci-fi series Lifeformed, announced a new Kickstarter campaign, The ThoughtScape Comics Kickstarter 2022, to fund a three-issue continuation of ThoughtScape Comics, the anthology series he launched via Kickstarter earlier this year. The new campaign will run January 3rd through February 3rd, 2022.
The ThoughtScape Comics series, written by Mair Lowery, features art from a rotating roster of some the most compelling artists in indie comics today. In the tradition of 2000 AD, Dark Horse Presents, Black Mirror and The Twilight Zone, the subject matter, style and tone of ThoughtScape Comics varies from story to story as Mair Lowery and his collaborators explore the strange possibilities and unique horrors that present themselves when flawed humanity meets the unlimited possibilities of technology.
The campaign will be located at https://kickstarter.com/projects/mattmlpdx/thoughtscape-comics-2022. Folks interested in following the series can head to that url now and click the NOTIFY button to receive a message from Kickstarter when the project launches on January 3rd.
The Popup Shop:
To celebrate the announcement of the upcoming Kickstarter and to help folks who missed the Kickstarter get caught up, Mair Lowery is running a popup shop during November where folks can order physical copies of ThoughtScape Comics #1 (quantities are limited). The popup shop is located at https://bit.ly/TSCno1PopUpShop. The comic is also available in digital form in the same shop.
The ThoughtScape Comics Kickstarter 2022 Campaign Overview:
Goal: Fund THREE 50+ PAGE ISSUES of the new sci-fi anthology series ThoughtScape Comics with a single Kickstarter campaign.
Campaign runs: 1/3/22 - 2/3/22 | Shipping/Fulfillment: Three issues to be released quarterly beginning in June 2022.
Kickstarter URL: https://kickstarter.com/projects/mattmlpdx/thoughtscape-comics-2022
Even more additional information on Substack: https://mattmlpdx.substack.com
The Kickstarter campaign for the first issue of ThoughtScape Comics ran earlier this year and raised over $9,000. The comic, featuring a cover by Jenna Cha (Black Stars Above) and stories co-created and drawn (and inked, colored and lettered) by Dave Law (The Space Odditorium), Tyrell Cannon (Beef Bros, ERIS, IDKFA), Lisa Naffziger (Taking Back Tokusatsu) and Karl Slominski (Cult of Icarus), has been praised by creators and press alike:
"A beautifully designed high-concept cornucopia, full of playful layouts and innovative art."
- Liam Sharp: 2000 AD, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman
"ThoughtScape captures the dread of humanhood and the insidious nature of technocapitalism -- masterfully crafted as it is emotionally raw and daring."
- Shoshana Sachi: Producer/Writer, Doom Patrol (HBO Max)
"ThoughtScape Comics is the quintessential, beautifully packaged and expertly made serialized sci-fi anthology that comics needs right now."
- Liana Kangas: Trve Kvlt, She Said Destroy, Black AF: Devil's Dye
"Fantastic, artistically diverse and engaging stories of a cool far future world, all tied together with prodigious panache by writer Matt Mair Lowery."
- Farel Dalrymple: THE OFTEN WRONG, Proxima Centauri, Pop Gun War, The Wrenchies
“A brilliant and beautiful distillation of the best things in both sci fi short stories and comics! ThoughtScape Comics is as captivating as it is haunting..."
- Ryan K Lindsay: Everfrost, Eternal, Deer Editor
"Packed full of great ideas, fascinating world building and enigmatic characters who we can’t wait to find out more about... a really rather superb read."
- Pipedream Comics
Issues 2, 3 and 4 of ThoughtScape Comics will include collaborations and/or art from:
- Dave Law (The Space Odditorium, Wolf Punks, Wrong Magnetic Poles)
- Karl Slominski (Cult of Icarus, Evermore Falls)
- Tyrell Cannon (Beef Bros, ERIS, IDKFA)
- Jacob Edgar (DC Comics, Dark Horse, Metal Hurlant, IDW, Dynamite) with Lesley Atlansky (Short Order Crooks, Amazing World of Gumball)
- Lane Lloyd (God-Puncher)
- Jeremy Brooks (Radd Tuffman) with Marcus Cripps
- Luke Horsman (Oathbound, 2000 AD)
- George Pendle (Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons)
- Brittany Matter (MIRANDA IN THE MAELSTROM, OFF INTO THE SUNSET)
- ...and more
Contact: Matt Mair Lowery:
email@example.com | https://twitter.com/mattmlpdx | http://thoughtscapecomics.com | http://kickstarter.com/projects/mattmlpdx/thoughtscape-comics-2022