FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 20, 2021
SHI: OMNIBUS EDITION VOL. 1 INDIEGOGO LAUNCHES TODAY 7PM ET/4PM PT!
SHI: RETURN OF THE WARRIOR AND HAIKYO CAMPAIGNS GROSS OVER $430,000.00!
For the First Time Ever, the multi-Eisner Award nominee is collected in a 488-Page, Full-Color, Premium Formatted, Hard Cover Omnibus Edition!
The 30-day campaign features the Premium-Formatted Omnibus Edition collecting all 12 issues of Shi: Way of the Warrior, the three-part interlacing Tomoe miniseries, and the 48-page, Shi Vs. Tomoe celebrates the 25th Anniversary of this epic crossover classic that ran from 1994-1996.
Shi literally changed the face of comics and along with Brian Pulido’s Lady Death and Vampirella, launched the “Bad Girl” revolution returns in this premier formatted, Hard Cover edition.
Originally brought to you by legendary creators Billy Tucci, Peter Gutierrez, Barry Orkin, Michael Bair, Gary Cohn, Dan Mishkin, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, and more, Crusade Comics has spared no expense in delivering you this incredible collection. Every story page has been digitally re-mastered from the original comic book pages and is also chock full of extra content.
With a Forward and Afterward by comic book legends, Chris Claremont and Stan Sakai, the Shi: Omnibus Vol. 1, is the perfect time capsule capturing the steady progression of a struggling artist’s self-published first work into one of the most influential comic characters of the 1990s whose legacy still shines today.
Crusade is also offering other Shi-related items including original artwork, prints, shirts, commissions, the Shi: Way of the Warrior Original Music Score by Christopher Caliendo and special editions, including the ASH CAN EDITION to Ana’s next great adventure, launching this October, Shi: Sakura!
“This is a monster of a book that is literally twenty-five years in the making and one that I am proud to say is complete and ready for press. We just need our backers to help get it printed.” Stated Tucci. “It is a wonderful trip down memory lane that has rekindled so many feelings and captures a moment in time in the industry that will never be repeated!”
Please see Pre-Launch Page below link to sign up and PLEDGE on Indiegogo launching Tuesday July 20, 2021 @8pm ET:
Please see Pre-Launch Page below link to sign up and PLEDGE on Kickstarter launching Wednesday July 21, 2021 @8pm ET:
About Billy Tucci
Billy Tucci is an award-winning cartoonist best known for his modern-day samurai fable which began with Shi: The Way of the Warrior in 1994. Since then, though his company, Crusade Fine Arts, Shi has been printed in five languages and sold more than 3 million comic books. In addition to his own creations, he was worked extensively for DC Comics such characters as Harley Quinn, Batman, Superman and Flash. His graphic novel, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, won acclaim for its depiction of the highly decorated, real-life 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was comprised of Japanese-American troops. His earnest retelling of the Christmas story in A Child Is Born has quietly turned into an international blockbuster and winning the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award. He recently released Shi: Return of the Warrior, Shi: Haikyo and Zombie-Sama via Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and Appalachian Apocalypse through Cave Pictures Publishing.
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