Indie sensation Mandy Summers (Gemshock, Jack the Ripper Vampire Hunter) joins Shi-Creator Billy Tucci and superstar Irene Strychalski (Fiendish) for this week’s episode of “Thursday Night Live With Billy Tucci.” Billy, Mandy and Renie discuss the shadow banning phenomenon, this week’s news and thesuccessful crowdfunding alternatives‘ they’ve created. Special Guest Phil Diaz also joins in!

Billy will also answer all your questions regarding his crowdfunding campaigns. 

Zombie-Sama: Dorm of the Dead!

Momentum continues for our latest crowdfunding project, Zombie-Sama: Dorm of the Dead!  In its first two weeks, the “little zombie book that could” has already met its initial funding goal and nears unlocking it’s next Stretch Goal, the Bloody Yearbook Mini Print. Illustrated by Rock ‘N Roll Ninja’s, Matt Bahr, the 7”X10” print features Dorm of the Dead’s #TeamZS alongside Zombie-Sama’s heroes, Jim Okami and Jane Ishikawa.

Billy Tucci’s and John Broglia’sZombie-Sama: Dorm of the Dead is now live on Indiegogo and Kickstarter.



Mandy Summers’ Stuntman Comics website:

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Irene Strychalski website:

Phil Diaz’ “The Lost Pages 3 Indiegogo:

About Billy Tucci

Inkpot Award recipient Billy Tucci is an cartoonist best known for his modern-day samurai saga Shi, which began with The Way of the Warrior in 1994. Through 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, the graduate of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology has earned the prestigious Diamond Comics Gem Award and has been nominated for four Eisner Awards. Billy’s DC Comics’ graphic novel, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, was awarded the Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal for its depiction of the highly decorated, real-life 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was comprised of Japanese-American soldiers. His earnest retelling of the Christmas story in A Child Is Born has quietly turned into an international blockbuster, winning the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award.  His critically acclaimed Miss Fury: Joy Division saw the return of the Golden Age Icon for Dynamite Comics. Billy has recently released Shi: Return of the Warrior, Shi: Haikyo, Shi: Omnibus Edition and Zombie-Sama via Kickstarter and Indiegogo uniting backers from over fifty countries and bringing Crusade Comics’ previous exclusive crowdfunding campaign totals to over $1,000,000.00.  

For Additional Information: 

Deborah Tucci

Crusade Fine Arts, Ltd.