Posted by G-Man (30611 posts) - - Show Bio

The great thing about comics these days is it's become easier, in some ways, to make your own comic. With sites like Kickstarter and Indigogo, all you need is the right amount of backing to make your dreams come true. Obviously that is sometimes easier said than done.

While there are numerous different comic projects trying to be funded, one that caught my eye was TRUE PATRIOT, "an anthology of Canadian comic book adventures by some of your favourite Canadian comic book creators." (Notice I even left in the 'ou' in 'favourite').

Canadians and comic books go together more than many might realize. Fan Expo is a yearly comic convention in Toronto and has been growing each year. We often poke fun at our neighbors to the North by insinuating they all say "eh" at the end of each sentence and say words like "about" in a different way. The truth is, there is a lot of talent up there.

Check out this video description on the project to find out who's involved:

The creator involved include Adrian Alphona (Runaways), Andy B. (Kill Shakespeare), J. Bone (Super Friends), Jack Briglio (Scooby Doo), Scott Chantler (Two Generals), Tom Fowler (Hulk: Season One), Agnes Garbowska (Girl Comics), Faith Erin Hicks (Adventure Time), Tim Levins (Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes), Ramon Perez (A Tale of Sand), Ron Salas (28 Days Later), Jay Stephens (Secret Saturdays), J. Torres (Teen Titans Go), Howard Wong (After the Cape).

The important thing is, there's less than a week to go for the funding to happen. Check out the rest of the information HERE to find out about perks, including how you could pre-order it which goes towards the funding as well.

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#1 Posted by CircularLogic (282 posts) - - Show Bio

Canada has some great creators, especially in the art department. Yannick Paquette, Becky Cloonan, David Finch and Darwyn Cooke just to name a few. Might be interesting to see a whole anthology including some of our best writers and artist

#2 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32636 posts) - - Show Bio

The more comics the better, especially some non-American ones

#3 Edited by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

This looks awesome to me...almost a Justice Society kinda feel to it. And of course, with adorable Agnes Garbowska as part of it I'm definitely interested!

#4 Posted by the creator (8560 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm going to support this. I'm supporting a lot of projects on Kickstarter so I may as well do the same on Indigogo.

#5 Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge (1221 posts) - - Show Bio

It might be interesting...I too am trying to make a Canadian superhero for my own projects....despite the fact that I am an American...

#6 Posted by Trodorne (2572 posts) - - Show Bio

@AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge: I would like to hear about this idea.

@RedheadedAtrocitus said:

This looks awesome to me...almost a Justice Society kinda feel to it. And of course, with adorable Agnes Garbowska as part of it I'm definitely interested!

Yes she is awesome and I am definitely investing into this. Im surprised Francis Manapul did not want to get involved with this. Also would loved to have seen Ty Templeton get involved.

@Jonny_Anonymous: I agree, I miss the days of Excalibur.

@the creator: Good job, I have not been doing much on kick starter at all except with things that have been based on home grown artists and writers.

#7 Posted by turoksonofstone (13199 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jonny_Anonymous said:

The more comics the better, especially some non-American ones

this

#8 Posted by MysteryMan38 (19 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder where I can grab a copy of this book? Amazon perhaps?

#9 Posted by TSOG (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Why not pre-order it through one of the perks offered? They include shipping costs.

#10 Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge (1221 posts) - - Show Bio