Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray have had a lot of success with their Kickstarter projects. They have just launched another today. As a follow up to a previous project, the two are looking to bring SEX AND VIOLENCE Volume 2 to print.
Here's the press release:
PaperFilms announced today a Kickstarter campaign to fund the original graphic novel SEX & VIOLENCE 2 featuring three original Mature Audiences short stories about crime, lust, and redemption. The 64 page paperback original will feature two short stories written by Jimmy Palmiotti (HARLEY QUINN) and one short story written by Justin Gray (STAR-SPANGLED WAR STORIES), with interior art by Vanesa R. Del Rey (THE EMPTY MAN), Rafa Garres (JONAH HEX) and Romina Moranelli (WOMEN OF MARVEL). The book is colored by Paul Mounts and lettered and designed by PaperFilms regular Bill Tortolini. SEX & VIOLENCE 2 will feature a Kickstarter Exclusive Cover by the acclaimed cover artist Dave Johnson (100 BULLETS) and a Limited Edition Kickstarter Top Secret Cover by Amanda Conner (HARLEY QUINN).
“Our goal with the SEX & VIOLENCE books is to deliver provocative stories in the tradition of HEAVY METAL and classic European crime comics. For the sequel to the first SEX & VIOLENCE graphic novel, we wanted to up the stakes even more,” said Palmiotti. “Make no mistake, this is a book for Mature Audiences with lots of nudity, crazy situations, suspense and surprises. There’s a reason it’s called SEX & VIOLENCE.”
ABOUT THE STORIES:
The first short story is written by Palmiotti and illustrated by Romina Moranelli. "Daddy Issues" is about a seductive mother and daughter that have a connection and a goal they share, at any price. “Giving any more away will ruin the story for you,” says Palmiotti.
The second story is “Red Dod Army” written by Justin Gray and illustrated by Rafa Garres. After conquering Poland in only 16 days, Hitler launched a full-scale invasion of Russia called Operation Barabossa. Stalin was desperate to halt the flood of panzer tanks headed toward Moscow. As a result he authorized a special unit to train and use dogs as anti-tank weapons. “Red Dog Army” is the story of aging dog trainer Yuri Schlonsky who was recruited into the army against his will and sniper Valeriya Petroff as they both try to not only survive the war, but also their deranged commanding officer who is doing everything he can to make certain they fail. “It’s absolutely epic,” said Gray.
The third story, “Filter”, is written by Palmiotti and illustrated by Vanesa R. Del Ray. The story follows the life of a Brooklyn-born killer named Nico Gallo. “Here’s a guy who made violent and murderous choices growing up on the tough Brooklyn streets. But don’t jump to conclusions,” says Palmiotti. “Nothing in this story is quite as it seems.”
You can check out more preview pages and information plus how to back this project on SEX AND VIOLENCE volume 2 KICKSTARTER PAGE. There are different options and levels for rewards. The limited edition Dave Johnson cover will only be available for backers and will be done Print on Demand. And don't forget the limited edition, top secret Amanda Conner cover.
“Working on a PaperFilms projects like SEX & VIOLENCE or DENVER is incredibly rewarding for us. Knowing that our audience supports our insanity really gives us a ton of freedom to absolutely let loose on these projects, and to make them even more special by offering exclusive art and prints,” said Gray. “We’re so grateful that our fans back our books and help us with our campaigns by posting, tweeting and spreading the word about this project.”
If all that wasn't enough information, check out their video:
Check it out today. Remember, it's for Mature readers. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1397702842/sex-and-violence-vol-2