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Crowdfinder Launch Reading List!

EricTapper Featured Comics • Dec 2, 2020


With the launch of Crowdfinder today, we've created a reading list of all of the partners who are running campaigns as of today (12/02/2020) and have had successfully funded campaigns as well. These aren't just great stories and storytellers below, but passionate folks who are trailblazers of the industry. Truly independent comics, no compromises, and amazing talent and skill. Enjoy and join us in supporting the indie comics community!

1. The Ignis Quadrant, EC3D Design, (cc/ @ecarothers) ACTIVELY FUNDING AS OF 12/02/20

Montana Bones is a hard-drinking, foul-mouthed gunslinger who has seen more bad days than good recently, and whose penchant for helping people gains him plenty of scars. Mace is an old spec-ops droid with a rare free-will echo implant (giving him the personality and lingering emotions of the origin human host). They're just minding their business sipping the day away at Crazy Rita's in the small

Story and Art by EC3D Design




2. Calzer's Clock, SnowyWorks, (cc/ @snowyworksACTIVELY FUNDING AS OF 12/02/20

A tale from the future! A man visiting Mexico City with his wife finds an old-time clock shop. He meets Calzer, a lonely shop owner, and clock repairman who tries to sell him a unique clock. Is this an ordinary clock, or land our character in instant peril?

Written by Drew D. Lenhart
Pencils/Inks by Armando C. Rillo Sr.
Cover colors by Jasen Smith

Story and Art by SnowyWorks




3. Helm Graycastle, Henry Barajas, (cc/ @henrybarajasACTIVELY FUNDING AS OF 12/02/20

The last dragon prince has been abducted and is kept prisoner by an unknown threat: AZTEC MEXICA. Helm Greycastle and his band of outsider adventures are tasked with exploring the uncharted land that was once at the brink of enslavement by the savage Spanish Conquistadors...but the Aztecs used sorcery to thwart the Conquistador's murderous rampage.

Story and Art by Henry Barajas




4. Black Ball, Melissa J Massey, (cc/ @mmasseyACTIVELY FUNDING AS OF 12/02/20

Magic! Murder! Mystery!

When Emily Trent finds an illegal spellcraft kit in her sister's room, she knows there's more to her murder. But to find the answer, she'll have to dive into the underground world of spell runners and moonshiners and make her way to New York's most infamous speakeasy -- the Black Ball. But no one knows when, of if, this moving part will show up next.

Story and Art by Melissa J Massey




5. The Kill Journal, Failed Superheroes Club, (cc/ @FSC) ACTIVELY FUNDING AS OF 12/02/20

The Kill Journal is a tale of Revenants and the Survivors who hunt them. Revenants are evil spirits back from the dead, wielding chainsaws and machetes, and their victims, the ones still alive, are taking a stand. Led by a half-mad preacher, they're ridding the world of these monsters before they become one themselves.

Story and Art by Failed Superheroes Club




6. Murky Waters: Tales from Beneath Preview, Carnouche Productions, (cc/ @carnouchec) ACTIVELY FUNDING AS OF 12/02/20

MURKY WATERS is a full-colour 56 page anthology of short stories spanning the spectrum of horror, psychological thriller, and beyond. The creative team hails from across the globe, making this a truly international project.

Story and Art by Alex Diotto, Allison Hu, Ariela Kristantina, Cardinal Rae, Christian Carnouche, Christian DiBari, Dearbhla Kelly, Devmalya Pramanik, Donna. A. Black, Erica Schultz, Gabriela Contreras, Iain Laurie, Ismael Hernandez, J. Schiek, Lala Narita, Lucy Sullivan, Maan House, Matthew Dow Smith, Roshan Kurichiyanil, Sachi Ediriweera, Triona Farrell, Tula Lotay




7. The World Of M, George Vega Art, (cc/ @Georgevegaart) ACTIVELY FUNDING AS OF 12/02/20

Welcome to a world of magic, machines, and mayhem. Join Jack Mast and Walter Tank on their adventure to save the mother of a little girl from the Silk King.

Story and Art by Franco Villa , George Vega, Juan Pablo Osorio




8. The Theory (Twisted Sci-Fi), TPub, (cc/ @stacitpub)

An archaeologist struggling to save our future, a time traveller working to fix our past.
Years in the making, The Theory: a Twisted Sci-Fi is finally ready!

Story and Art by TPub




9. The Traveller, TPub, (cc/ @stacitpub)

Traveller is a steampunk adventure story set at the turn of the 19th century. Made using cutting-edge 3D modelling combined with traditional hand inking, the story focuses on the greater good and what price we are prepared to pay for it.

Story and Art by TPub




10. Moon Girl, The Force Media, (cc/ @omorales81)

A million years ago in outer space... a highly-advanced society of women lives under the surface of the moon. Their peaceful way of living is quietly fracturing from the inside, as political ideologies pit the queen of the moon against a geneticist hell bent on usurping the queen's power.

Story and Art by The Force Media




11. The Resurrected, Carnouche Productions, (cc/ @carnouchec)

At its core, THE RESURRECTED is a story about redemption, the
acceptance of our mortality and about how far one Aboriginal-
Australian detective would go to save his people from almost certain extinction.

Story and Art by Ariela Kristantina, Cardinal Rae, Christian Carnouche, Crizam Zamora, Erica Schultz, Salvatore Aiala, Tula Lotay




12. Transmissions, TPub, (cc/ @stacitpub)

"The great war ended in 1918. Farmers across the Western Front still regularly find unexploded ordnance. "The Cold War ended in 1991. We do not know how many unexploded "bombs" are still out there. "Or who, if anyone, is clearing them away"

Story and Art by TPub




13. The Anointed 7 , Kingdom Comics, (cc/ @brad622)

In a fallen world ruled by a false prophet, God raises up an army of 7 to defend the faith!

Story and Art by Kingdom Comics




14. Kingdom Comics Presents , Kingdom Comics, (cc/ @brad622)

A showcase of short stories from Kingdom Comics

Story and Art by Kingdom Comics




15. Quiver , Kingdom Comics, (cc/ @brad622)

Once a soldier in the army of Lord Christopher, the human/tiger hybrid archer known as Quiver defected and instead became a soldier for Jesus Christ!

Story and Art by Kingdom Comics




16. CruZader: Agent of the Vatican, The Force Media, (cc/ @omorales81)

A reluctant exorcist is forced into duty as a holy hitman for the Vatican against his will; he must embrace his destiny in the face of an apocalyptic prophecy.

Story and Art by The Force Media




17. Geek Girl, Markosia Enterprises, (cc/ @Markosia)

In a desperate fight to save her city from new villain Lightning Storm, Ruby gave her all, and neither were left standing. Now, new-crooks-on-the-block The League of Larcenists look to grow in number and capitalize on the void left by Lightning Storm. And in Ruby's absence, Summer has picked up the glasses and take on the mantle of Geek-Girl.

Story and Art by Carlos Granda and Sam Johnson




18. Talos of Sparta, Comics2Movies, (cc/ @shaunkeenan)

If you like the 300, 47 Ronin, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen or movies like Clash of the Titans, Immortals, Hercules, Spartacus and other tales of historical heroic deeds. Then this comic is for you!!

Join Talos as he set's out on an adventure to not only avenge his father’s death but to protect Sparta from an evil that will stop at nothing to see his country and its people burn.

Story and Art by Comics2Movies




19. The Peacekeepers, Rylend Grant, (cc/ @rylendgrant)

THE PEACEKEEPERS is a new comic book series from writer Rylend Grant, artist Davi Leon Dias, colorist Iwan Joko Triyono, and letterer HdE... the same twisted team that brought you 10 rip-roaring issues of Action Lab: Danger Zone's critically-lauded political action thriller ABERRANT. Aberrant won a Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Award (BEST VILLAIN) in 2019 and was nominated for two others.

Story and Art by Davi Leon Dias, HdE, Iawn Joko Triyono, Rylend Grant




20. The Ascendant, Wayward Raven, (cc/ @WaywardRaven)

After feeling remorse for his misdeeds, an escaped Duke of Hell romps through Rome, Naples and Italy attempting to make up for his transgressions.

Story and Art by Cary Kelly, Christopher Hanchey, Mark C. Frankel, Michael Keller, Richard Cardoso




21. Pixie Dust, Wannabe Press, (cc/ @wannabepress)

What would you do for revenge? Akta is the greatest monster hunter in all of King Odgeir's kingdom. She's smart, fast...oh and she's also a pixie, a magical race that can disappear and reappear at will using magical pixie dust. King Odgeir is obsessed with using Akta's pixie dust to create a race of super soldiers, but Akta refuses to give it up, so King Odgeir poisons Akta and takes it for himself.

Story and Art by Wannabe Press




22. Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter, Wannabe Press, (cc/ @wannabepress)

A psychopath wakes up in an asylum and must become a monster hunter during the Apocalypse, but he doesn't know if he's in the Apocalypse, killing people and thinks it's the Apocalypse, or it's all in his head the whole time.

Story and Art by Wannabe Press




23. William the Last, Brian Shearer, (cc/ @Kingbanjo)

Story and Art by Brian Shearer




24. Katrina Hates the Dead, Wannabe Press, (cc/ @wannabepress)

How much would the Apocalypse suck? Katrina would say it sucks more than anything has ever sucked...and she's write. That's why she sets out to Hell to kill the devil, so she can get some dang peace and quiet.

Story and Art by Wannabe Press




25. Ennead: The Rule of Nine #1 , Ennead Comics, (cc/ @enneadcomic)

ENNEAD: THE RULE OF NINE, is epic fantasy, re-envisioned. Explore Amashik looking through the eyes of a burgeoning medieval bounty hunter, a Queen born to lead but raised to abdicate her power, and a King deep in the throes of a decades long war.

Read the first 12 pages of Issue # 1, "Not Too Far From Home."

Story and Art by Ennead Comics




26. Andraste, Honor Vincent LLC Comics, (cc/ @andrastecomic)

In first-century Britain, a family wages war against the Roman empire in defense of their home, their future, and each other.

Story and Art by Honor Vincent LLC Comics




27. Yi Soon Shin, OK Comics, (cc/ @olkompan)

This series is based on the true story of Admiral Yi Soon Shin, a Korean naval commander who saved his people from Japanese invasion forces during the Imjin War. Much like the Nazi's during World War II, the Japanese were known for having little remorse for the innocent civilians of Korea. They raped women, enslaved children and killed elders. All that stood against them was one man.

Story and Art by Adriana De Los Santos, David Anthony Kraft, El Arnakleus, Giovanni Paolo Timpano, Onrie Kompan




28. Monsters and Other Scary Sh*t, Wannabe Press, (cc/ @wannabepress)

Do you love monsters? I mean do you really love monsters? Monsters of all shapes, sizes, colors and creeds?

If you do, then this is the anthology for you.

Monsters and Other Shit is the comic book monster anthology to end all monster anthologies. It's 224 pages of glorious monsters; funny monsters, scary monsters, sci-fi monsters, fantastical monsters, and everything in between.

Story and Art by Wannabe Press




29. Cthulhu is Hard to Spell, Wannabe Press, (cc/ @wannabepress)

Thirty-five stories about the gods and monsters of Lovecraft. There are cute stories, funny stories, scary stories, retellings of famous Lovecraft stories, and much more.

Story and Art by Wannabe Press




30. Aeonian, Rocket Ink Studios, (cc/ @Rocketinkstudios)

A family that will do anything to live forever holds the key to eternal life. Can they use it to escape their fate? One man stands between them and their goal: a stranger with a priceless secret. A time spanning horror drama in the vein of Galilee, this series will have you questioning what YOU would do to live forever.

Story and Art by Rocket Ink Studios




31. Transdimensional, TPub, (cc/ @stacitpub)

TRANSDIMENSIONAL is a sci-fi/horror miniseries created by Michael Gordon. The story focuses on Deacon Price, an emotionally broken underwater archaeologist who charters an expedition, under false pretenses, to a downed Soviet submarine that's been missing for decades. What he and his crew find there will not only put their lives at risk, but also the lives of everyone they've ever known! The story

Story and Art by TPub




32. Odd Tales From The Curio Shop Vol. 1, Rocket Ink Studios, (cc/ @Rocketinkstudios)

Welcome to a shop filled with strange and eccentric curiosities. Even more strange is the curator who will tell the tales that accompany the odd treasures within. Truly odd tales from an odd fellow for the odd reader.

Story and Art by Rocket Ink Studios




33. Twisted Dark, TPub, (cc/ @stacitpub)

Twisted Dark is a series of interconnected psychological thrillers, perfect for fans of twist endings and comics that reveal more on the second reading. Each story stands alone, but the more you read, the more connections you see between the characters. A rotating team of talented artists draw the stories, with each style offering something new. For bonus stories or more details visit www.tpub.co.

Story and Art by TPub