Putting together a DEFIANT Comics fanzine

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Today, I mailed Starbrand the proof copy of the Defiant Comics Fanzine 2020. It came in at a whopping 60 pages, 11 interviews, two reviews, one article, a price guide, a print run guide, a collector checklist of every known item/comic/card/etc. Once He's proofed it and the edits are complete, we will launch the kickstarter for all to participate. Thanks for your patience.

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wow.
Great effort, looking forward to reading it.
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Starbrand now has the sixty page Fanzine proof copy. He's currently going over the pages and making any edit notes. Our plan is to finish the proof copy, order a physical version for one final review in print form, and then launch the kickstarter. Right now we have four of five artists confirmed for the pledge level covers. Cover A (generic black defiant tower) and Cover B (Luis Rivera "Chasm Wins") are finished. The art for covers b, c, d, and e will also be available at pledge levels for those fans who collect physical art pages. I am working on sketch cards as well. Of course, we will offer a PDF version for entry level pledgers. Thanks for your support, John.

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Where do things stand with the fanzine? I imagine like everything else it's on standby. I see the last update was a couple of months ago, so, I hope I didn't miss out. I'm excited to see the final product!
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The Dirt Gang wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:09:25 am
Where do things stand with the fanzine? I imagine like everything else it's on standby. I see the last update was a couple of months ago, so, I hope I didn't miss out. I'm excited to see the final product!
Their fb page has been pretty active.
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OhioValiantNut wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:35:38 pm
The Dirt Gang wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:09:25 am
Where do things stand with the fanzine? I imagine like everything else it's on standby. I see the last update was a couple of months ago, so, I hope I didn't miss out. I'm excited to see the final product!
Their fb page has been pretty active.

Just a quick update on the project, I received the edits yesterday via mail and will complete them, re-order the pages, and compile the final proof. We are working on several alternate covers for the kickstarter and possibly some surprises. The project is on schedule and we hope for as much support as possible.

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Thanks for the update! Looking forward to it!
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Any news? I'm still interested!

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wokuya wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:27:37 am
Any news? I'm still interested!
The facebook page mentioned its in final edits. The pics posted looked real good. I am looking forward to ordering a copy when they are ready to release it.

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tarheelmarine wrote:
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wokuya wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:27:37 am
Any news? I'm still interested!
The facebook page mentioned its in final edits. The pics posted looked real good. I am looking forward to ordering a copy when they are ready to release it.
Thanks for the reply! I'm still not on fb (seems like work).

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Well, it's here. I hope you guys have the time and a few $$ to support the Fanzine. It is well worth the $10.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lu ... %20fanzine


Thank you,

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AWESOME! :thumb:

Is it possible to pledge $34 for 2 sets (4 fanzines)?

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I've backed it (two print copies) and added $10 just because I appreciate the effort. Will the print versions have access to the pdf?

Thanks again to those who made this happen.

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Officially backed
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This looks great! I’m in for two copies. Can’t wait to read it!

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Sunlight on Snow wrote:
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AWESOME! :thumb:

Is it possible to pledge $34 for 2 sets (4 fanzines)?
I just queried Kickstarter that question. Waiting for a reply so I can help you. Thanks for the support.

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Attention DEFIANT COMICS and JIM SHOOTER (and company) fans! The Kickstarter for the one and only DEFIANT COMICS fanzine is now live! It features 11 interviews of DEFIANT creators and key employees, including Mr. Jim Shooter and other greats, as well as articles, reviews, and probably the most comprehensive DEFIANT COMICS checklist ever put to page! Also, lots of rare pictures and background on the company.

Thanks to Mark F Davis, Jeffrey Vaughn, Jim Hollister, and so many others who helped make this DEFIANT moment possible!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lu ... %20fanzine

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Very exciting!

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Sunlight on Snow wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:38:29 am
AWESOME! :thumb:

Is it possible to pledge $34 for 2 sets (4 fanzines)?
Yes, that’s doable. Thanks for supporting this!
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Backed!

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Chiclo wrote:
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:clap: :clap: :clap:
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We're FUNDED!!! Thanks to all the faithful supporters who helped make this project a reality. Please continue to spread the word so we can get a copy to every Defiant fan that needs one.

Also, we added different pledge levels so now you can buy the print copy WITH the PDF. Just log on and change your pledge anytime before it closes January 31st.

Thank you,

John Helmer
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Attention DEFIANT COMICS and JIM SHOOTER (and company) fans! The Kickstarter for the one and only DEFIANT COMICS fanzine is now live! It features 11 interviews of DEFIANT creators and key employees, including Mr. Jim Shooter and other greats, as well as articles, reviews, and probably the most comprehensive DEFIANT COMICS checklist ever put to page! Also, lots of rare pictures and background on the company. Thanks to John Helmer, Mark F Davis, Mike Waggoner, Jeffrey Vaughn, Jim Hollister, and so many others who helped make this DEFIANT moment possible!

Pledge to the Kickstarter here...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lu ... %20fanzine
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Thanks to the amazing Peter Breau at First Comics News! First Comics News writer and reporter Peter Breau wrote an awesome article discussing the new Defiant Fanzine and its Kickstarter campaign!

Read it all here...

https://www.firstcomicsnews.com/lucky-c ... ckstarter/

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Pledged!
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