NEW LIMITED-EDITION BILLY TUCCI REMARQUE PRINT PERK OFFERED!
Momentum continues for Crusade Comics’ Shi: Senryaku Omnibus Indiegogo as the campaign’s first 48 hours, breaks $50,000.00 in pledges and unlocks its first Stretch Goal.
The 240-page, full color hardcover omnibus will now be oversized from its traditional comic size to a the enlarged “marvel size”, 11.25″ X 7.75″. Many more Stretch Goals are scheduled, and the next will be announced later this week.
“Thank you, backers!” Stated Shi creator Billy Tucci. “Deborah (Tucci, Crusade Comics’ Executive Director) and I humbled at Senryaku’s launch, and we are now that our first stretch goal has been unlocked, we’re happy to showcase all the incredible artwork in an oversized format. The upgrade will make Senryaku a perfect companion to the oversized Shi: Omnibus Vol. 1.”
BILLY TUCCI SENRYAKU “TIGER TIGER” REMARQUE PRINT!
Limited to just 25 editions, the fan favorite perk returns with each print bearing a special one-of-a-kind Billy Tucci Shi illustration. Printed on 11” X 17”, high-quality Howard linen paper and offered at just $50.00 US.
Senryaku features the Art of War’s Thirty-Six Stratagems gloriously interpreted by legendary comic artists detailing the life lessons of a young Ana Ishikawa (aka, Shi) as taught to her by her grandfather. The groundbreaking 1995 series was written by Blue Devil and Amethyst creator Gary Cohn and illustrated by such greats as Jim Lee, Amanda Conner, Joe Quesada, George Perez, Billy Tucci, Frank Frazetta, Adam Hughes and many more.
Kickstarter Exclusive Edition will launch the following Thursday, June 2nd at 7pm EDT. The Shi: Senryaku Omnibus is scheduled to fulfill in September 2023.
About Billy Tucci
Inkpot Award recipient Billy Tucci is a 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 heroes. 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.
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