Campaign Surpasses Previous Shi Campaign
#NoFanLeftBehind Totals Near $195,000.00 In First 30 Days!
Senryaku Continues on Indiegogo Here:
Crusade Comics’ Shi: Senryaku Omnibus Edition Kickstarter campaign closed strong last night with returns over $92,000.00. “Thank you all for an amazing campaign!” Stated Shi-Creator Billy Tucci. “Deborah [Tucci, Crusade Comics’ Executive Director] and I are so grateful to all our backers for making this Senryaku truly one for the ages.”
During the 28-day campaign, Shi: Senryaku has unlocked Eleven Stretch Goals and garnered Kickstarter’s prestigious a “Project We Love” and featured “Project Of The Day.”
“Everyone at #TeamShi has been working hard to bring you the most prestigious, ambitious and beautiful Shi book ever.” Stated Tucci. “We have a meeting with our printer today to schedule file delivery and specs. The omnibus is set to be delivered to the printer in August.”
Senryaku continues on Indiegogo, where its first month’s totals have thus exceeded $100,000.00 in returns. Both Indiegogo and Kickstarter backers mutually benefit from Crusade’s dual platform #NoFanLeftBehind campaign strategy and share in all acquired Free perks and Stretch Goals.
Shi: Senryaku Omnibus Edition
The 1995 groundbreaking comic book series is being collected into a 240-page hardcover Shi: Senryaku Omnibus features the Art of War’s Thirty-Six Stratagems gloriously interpreted by legendary comic artists detailing the life lessons of a young Ana Ishikawa as taught to her by her grandfather. Written by Blue Devil and Amethyst co-creator Gary Cohn and illustrated by such greats as Jim Lee, Amanda Conner, Terry Moore, Joe Quesada, George Perez, Billy Tucci, Jimmy Palmiotti, Frank Frazetta, Adam Hughes, Jeff Smith and many more.
Over 90% of the artwork has either never been seen before or in its complete glory. Dedicated story and biographical pages will also be included along with original b/w art, roughs, essays, and design insights.
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About Billy Tucci
Inkpot Award recipient Billy Tucci is an American 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 Vol. 1, Shi: Senryaku Omnibus 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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