Month: June 2016

Vessels #1 final Triptych covers revealed + pre launch update!

Hey Vessels backers, Dave here with a pre-launch update. We’re still working tirelessly to get the issue thoroughly checked and looking amazing for launch, our printing order is locked in and your tarot cards are almost complete. I can confirm that we’ll make our July launch as estimated in our campaign, it’s been a hell of a ride but your support has helped us press on to the finish line, so thank you very much everyone! Our new reveal is the final triptych covers that certain backers will receive (below). If you put them together you can make a...

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Feather #1 Pin-Up by Rafael Desquitado

On June 2, our friends over at indie comic marketplace Comichaus will be launching their very first anthology for issue #1 of Comichaus: The Comic, which will be a new monthly anthology of short stories by different creator teams. Card Shark Comics has a story in there called Feather, which takes place in a small US town as mysterious events threaten to unsettle the sleepy, small town atmosphere in ways no one could ever predict. There’s a large mystery at the core of the series, being that twists always go hand-in-hand with anthologies, so I can’t really say too...

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Vessels #1: Iain Laurie Kickstarter Print

Hi there Card Shark fans, Dave here with a quick update on a piece of bonus art that will be going out to all Vessels #1 Kickstarter backers above a certain level – you’ll know if you got one! This was created by the incredibly talented Iain Laurie, the artist behind great works such as And Then Emily Was Gone and Quilte. His creepy, abstract style is unmistakable and we’re honoured to have him create a piece for Vessels #1. This piece features Smel, one of the five Vessels – legendary knights based on each of Wakes senses –...

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Vessels #1 final pre-launch cover and back page synopsis revealed!

Howdy Card Shark fans, Dave here with a new Vessels update as we inch closer to the July 2016 launch of issue #1. Bust #1 and #2 cover artist Craig Paton has kindly remastered the cover Vessels artist Rafael Desquitado created with some new logo and credit text, along with our logo and a shout out to Comichaus, who will be helping us with distribution in England. Craig also put together our back page which includes our final Vessels #1 synopsis. Thanks again to Craig, and here are the final covers for you to check out! Stay tuned for...

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Bust #3: First page revealed!

Hello Card Shark fans, Dave here with a fresh announcement on our plans for Bust 3: A Sackcloth Smile. After the runaway success of Bust 2: Wasteland Ronin, artist Chris O’Toole and I decided to waste no time in making the third entry to our five-part series. We can share with you today the very first page from our new issue, and confirmation that the issue’s Kickstarter will go live in July 2016! So without further stalling, here is page three of Bust 3: A Sackcloth Smile! Stay tuned for the Kickstarter campaign details soon...

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