The only way to avoid heartbreak is to be heartless …
In a moment of post-heartbreak weakness, Emma wishes her heart away
and a mysterious stranger obliges. But emptiness is even worse than
grief, and Emma sets out to collect the seven pieces of her heart, in a
journey that forces her to face her own history and the cost of
Written by novelist Kelly Thompson (Jem & the Holograms, Storykiller)
Drawn by Meredith McClaren
I may have made a casual addition tomy storenvy, should there be any interested parties…
If you missed out on the Storykiller Kickstarter, the webstore is open now, including limited edition signed copies of the illustrated hardcover, all kinds of cool swag, and limited edition signed prints, like the gorgeous Ben Caldwell “Unconventional Trio Triptych” Print above.
That Time Buffy Joined Up with the Snow Queen - A Talk with Kelly Thompson About her New Kickstarter, Storykiller!
You all know Kelly Thompson as my colleague on 3 Chicks Review Comics and more importantly as the writer of the super successful Kickstarter funded book “The Girl Who Would Be KIng” which blew away its funding target, received amazing reviews and … well I can’t tell you the rest .. but soon. Kelly is back with another Kickstarter project and it is just as amazing. This book is called Storykiller. What’s it about? Here’s the pitch from Thompson:
“It’s classic Fiction meets Buffy The Vampire Slayer for a new generation.”
That’s Tessa Battle, the titular character, and her team including Robin Hood and the Snow Queen. That piece is by Stephanie Hans but there are also more amazing artists in it including Dustin Nguyen, Ben Caldwell, Ming Doyle, Matthew Southworth, Kris Anka, Renae DeLiz, Ross Campbell and Noelle Stevenson and more!
Kelly blew through her original funding goal in 72 hours but you can still get in and get some awesome extras.
Beloved 80s cartoon icons Jem and the Holograms are coming back big time, with a Honda ad (below), a movie in the works for the end of next year starring Aubrey Peeples, and a new comics from IDW, to be written by Kelly Thompson (Storykiller, The Girl Who Would Be King) and drawn by Ross Campbell (Glory, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). Sub covers will be by Sara Richard (My Little Pony, Kitty and…
This deluxe limited edition includes 32 full color pages of illustrations by some of comics best artists - like the above “Robin & Tessa” by Stacey Lee - the fantastic new artist on Marvel’s forthcoming SILK.
The big sale going on now is the lowest price to the original Kickstarter that you’ll ever see, so run, don’t walk to the Storykiller store and get something fantastically unique for someone (or you!) for the holidays. :)