Month: March 2018

How we marketed our £16k comic Kickstarter success ‘Killtopia’

This is the 6th part of our ‘How to make comics’ guide series. If you’d like to check out our guides on script writing, making a Kickstarter and more – click here. Hey guys. Dave here. So, a crazy thing happened back in February: our sixth Kickstarter campaign, for our cyberpunk comic series Killtopia, made over £16,000 in 30 days. Since then a lot of people have messaged me asking for advice on how we did it, and how I could help give their Kickstarters a little boost before they ended. I felt it was only fair to write...

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Dave talks Killtopia and comic writing on the Major Spoilers podcast!

Hi guys, Dave here. I hope you’re all having a kickass weekend! I was recently a guest on the awesome Major Spoilers podcast, talking about how our cyberpunk series Killtopia was conceptualised, written and marketed online. It’s useful for anyone who’s looking to get started in comics or on Kickstarter 🙂 Thanks to host Wayne for having me, and you can check out the podcast here: http://majorspoilers.com/2018/03/18/waynes-comics-podcast-321-dave-cook/...

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Killtopia: Caspar Wijngaard guest print revealed!

Hi guys, we thought you’d like to check out the first of our four Kickstarter stretch goal art prints – starting with Caspar Wijngaard, artist of Image Comics series’ Limbo and Angelic. This one is going out to all £12+ backers, and shows one of our anti-heroes Stiletto, in full battle gear. Behind her we see another Wrecker called Screaming Metal, who appears on the first page of Killtopia #1. We couldn’t be more happy with Caspar’s print, which will also be available as an A3 poster exclusively at comic cons starting with Thought Bubble in Leeds this September....

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Killtopia signed to publisher BHP Comics!

Hey folks, Dave here with a huge announcement. We’ve signed a publishing deal with Scottish publisher BHP Comics, who will be helping us get Killtopia out to readers across the world when it launches publically on October 3rd, 2018. What does this mean? Well, if you backed Killtopia #1 on Kickstarter it doesn’t mean anything for when you’ll get the book – it’ll still be sent out to you in October. For everyone else, it’ll mean the book will be available yo buy from www.bhpcomics.co.uk and from us direct at comic cons. You can also speak with your local...

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