March 7, 2023

 Preview Campaign Page Can Be Found Here:


Crusade Comics’ sixth Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, Zombie-Sama: Dorm of the Dead Kickstarter Exclusivelaunches tomorrow, March 8, 2023 at 7pm EST. 

2019’s Zombie-Sama! was co-creators Billy Tucci and John Broglia’s very first comic book foray into crowdfunding, and its follow up graphic novel, Dorm of the Dead features an epic 104-pages of full color. 

Zombie Tramp’s superstar creator, Dan Mendoza supplies an incredible variant cover!  


All 104-pages of art and lettering are complete for Dorm of the Dead as are 70% of the colors. Final colors are scheduled for March 15th, and Zombie-Sama will immediately go to press for production before the 30-day Kickstarter campaign ends. Campaign and fulfillment will be short as Crusade prepares to launch the massive Shi: Senryaku Omnibus in May 2023. 

In addition to Broglia’s Indiegogo Exclusive, Crusade Comics is offering stunning limited-edition variant covers by guest superstar artists, Irene Strychalski (Fiendish) and Dan Mendoza 

John Broglia’s ZS: Dorm of the Dead Kickstarter Exclusive Cover!

The campaign also offers Zombie-Sama: Winter Ronin. Priced at just $21.00 US, this limited one-shot special edition takes place during the dark days after the zombie apocalypse as Jim Okami searches for the answers that just what triggered it… only to learn the terrifying truth that changes his destiny forever.

Zombie-Sama: Dorm of the Dead launched last week on Indiegogo. The campaign has already surpassed its original $15,000.00 funding goal. Stretch Goals will be announced later this week. Backers from both Indiegogo and Kickstarter will mutually benefit from each platform’s earnings and share in all accrued stretch goals. Dorm of the Dead’sIndiegogo can be found here:

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.

You can find Billy Tucci on Twitter, Facebook @billytucci and Instagram @billy_tucci