My apologies to everyone who’s been waiting. I’ll have something back up regularly starting mid next month. I’ve just been super busy trying to keep everything moving along, but we’re coming back 😀
Hello my fellow Oswaldians
I just wanted to to say thank you for being awesome and supporting, The Oswald Chronicles.
Currently we’re running campaign on Kickstarter which can be seen here for The Oswald Chronicles: It Broke Free and Couldn’t Read, where we have Oswald finding a half dead warrior gnome named Dofon on his doorstep close to death. Dofon reveals how he’s hunting an ancient evil that took his family from him, and how a giant spider now protects the deadly beast. Experience the adventure unfold in issues 1 & 2 of a 4 issue limited series, each comic is 32 pages. Written by JD Calderon with art by Jade Gonzalez. (Kate’s Really Good at Hockey, La Noche de los Invunches, Ethan Hound)
The campaign is going well so we now have a stretch goal that’s coming up. I’ve done one before and I thought it looked awesome, so we’re going to do another metal trading card with an image from the future 😀
You can see the campaign here: http://kck.st/3L5TSBn
Thank you all again 😀
Hello my fellow Oswaldians
I just wanted to let everyone know that Oswald’s first trade paperback is now available on Kickstarter, it can be seen here: http://kck.st/3aMggQ7
Here’s a little graphic I put together to show everyone what’s being offered, and just to let you know we have t-shirts now 😀
Thank you all for the support.
Currently I’m running a campaign on Indiegogo for those who may have missed the KS campaign. This is for Passing Queens and Making Homes 1-3.
We’re also offering alternative covers by Donny Hadiwidjaja, they can be seen here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-oswald-chronicles-passing-queens-1-3/x/1656251#/
And here’s a little taste:
So if you missed it the first time here’s your second chance to help out and keep The Oswald Chronicles running.
Thank you all for your support.
It’s time for an update 😀
First thank you all for supporting our work we wouldn’t be able to continue our work without your generosity.
Daphne and I have been busy these last few weeks getting out all of physical pledges for Oswald’s last Kickstarter. The final packages went out today 🙂
Also please vote for The Oswald Chronicles on Top Web Comics here: https://topwebcomics.com/vote/10871
Now the big news is that we’re launching another Kickstarter for Tall Tails the Peace Keepers a 3 part limited series that had only a limited run as a trade. We’re now offering this series, that exists in the same universe and time frame as our current Tall Tails comic, for the first time in comic format. If you’re interested please check it out and help support the cause it can be seen here: https://kck.st/2hFyUB7
And here are 3 pages from my super secret not so secret Oswald project 😀
We also have 2 reviews
Shutter Vol. 5 by Joe Keatinge and Leila Del Duca
I’ve been reading this series since the first volume and I’ve enjoyed it all the way through this is its final volume. The story revolves around a young lady named Kate Kristopher and her very bizarre family, a clock cat that goes from cute to murderous and weird cabalistic groups looking to end the world in multi dimensional planes. The story is engaging across all five volumes. It’s a series that I’m going to have to reread all in one sitting so if you like strange dimension hoping stories you may want to give this one a shot.
Batman the Dark Knight: Master Race by Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson
The one thing I expected from this series was nothing because I had read so many negative things about it on line before I had even seen the book that my expectations were pretty low, but what I got was a good book that was actually a nice bit of fun. We have an aging Bruce Wayne who’s been presumed dead for many years, while Robin has taken his place along with Wonder Woman who’s had 2 children with Superman, one a young woman while the second is an infant boy that WW carries around like a back pack, while mommy does her WW stuff. We also have Green Lantern, The Atom, Hawkman and Hawkwoman, and a slew of enlarged Kandorians who just make a mess of things. The story is well done and nicely paced and Andy Kubert’s artwork is awesome as always. The pieces of the story that are illustrated by Frank Miller are a little rough but they’re still pretty good. All in all I enjoyed it and I’ll probably give it another read down the road. Is it as good as The Dark Knight Returns, no, but very little is, I liked it more than DK II, but that’s not really saying much because I hated what he did to Dick Greyson in that story, so I’m biased. For me I hope Frank Miller keeps working and putting out comics, he was one of my earliest inspiration to become a comics writer and although I don’t always gel with his politics I still enjoy his work, so if you want to read a fun comic that’s not really tied into the whole DC universe thing you may want to check this one out.
Thank you all once again.
Thank you to everyone who helped support our last Kickstarter for Oswald and for those of you who didn’t get the chance to you will have another in the future 🙂
This time around I have a couple of reviews here and a few pages from the future 😀
And for those of you who haven’t signed up here’s a link for our newsletter, where we released these pages lettered plus a free comic to download, so sign up now: https://eepurl.com/bok1hf
Larks’s Killer by Bill Willingham and Mark Dos Santos
The story starts off simply, a modern day troubled girl finds her way into medieval world. That’s it in a nutshell but there’s quite a bit more going on like why she was brought through, how she was able to get away from her summoners and how a $1.00 bill goes a long way in a fantasy world. So far there’s only been 2 issues printed, normally I wait for collections, but this is Bill’s first creator owned work since Fables so I decided to pick up the single issues and I wasn’t disappointed. Aside from the main story in the second issue Bill gives us a prose story and I’m a huge fan of his prose so it’s a lot of fun to see it there and I’ll be picking up the rest of the series as it comes out in comic form, which is rare for me but I’m looking forward to them.
The Dark Horse Book of Horror with work by Mike Mignola, Gary Gianni, Jill Thompson, Evan Dorkin, Sean Phillips, P.Craig Russell, Paul Chadwick, Kurt Busiek and many others.
This hard cover collects the four volumes of horror stories DH published between 2003-2006. Inside the book you’ll find stories featuring Hellboy, and The Beast of Burdens (an awesome book that should also be looked into) along with various other shorts by a number of great creators. There are also 4 prose stories by classic authors like Clark Ashton Smith, Perceval Landon, Robert E. Howard, and William Hope Hodgson, all of which are worth reading and rereading. There are also a few interviews conducted by Scott Allie that are also worth reading. All in all a fun read if you’re into horror.
Thank all once again and please help support The Oswald Chronicles by voting for him on Topwebcomics.com
First of all thank you all for supporting The Oswald Chronicles, all of you are awesome 😀
Okay, this is a first for us. The project is doing well and we want it to continue doing so, so we’re going to be offering our very first stretch goal, which will be unlocked at $2500 and with another 10 days to go I think it’s both reasonable and doable. Once we reach that goal we’ll be giving to all backers a new Oswald story called “What My Eyes See I Cannot Tell,” as a PDF download, it is a prose story that takes place during Oswald’s time in dream when he is the Emperor of the Mar. So please if you can help us spread the word and make this happen.
It can be seen here: https://kck.st/2vJev48
Thank you all again you’re the best 🙂