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    On Kickstarter: Strange Waters

    by  • December 5, 2018 • On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    List of authors and artists for Strange Waters

    We’re on a comic book anthology kick right now, having just learned about Strange Waters, a queer fantasy comic anthology with a theme of water. The anthology will include “daring feats of maritime exploration, overcoming despair, finding love in unexpected places, merfolk, pirates, and much more,” all of which is definitely our jam! The sample...

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    On Kickstarter: Shout Out

    by  • November 28, 2018 • Awesome Finds, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Shout Out

    The amazing folks at TO Comix Press are at it again with another comics anthology called Shout Out. This anthology is a collection of queer comics for teen readers, by a queer creative team, and they’re currently seeking funding on Kickstarter! The creators involved with this project include a few names that might be known...

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    On Kickstarter: Space Opera Libretti

    by  • November 21, 2018 • On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    One of our MSJ alum, Jennifer Lee Rossman, is one of the editors for Space Opera Libretti, an anthology that is currently funding on Kickstarter. The anthology will contain stories that reimagine the traditional tropes of the space opera genre, infusing it with more fun and more music! Their goal is also to present...

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    On Kickstarter: Redbot

    by  • November 8, 2018 • On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Sample of Redbot computer control model kits

    Do you want to build a robot? (It doesn’t have to be a robot.) Check out the Kickstarter for Redbot, which offers computer controlled model kits. It’s a great way to learn about programming for kids and adults. The models require only glue to put together, and the programming is done on free software,...

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    On Kickstarter: Called Into Being: A Celebration of Frankenstein

    by  • October 3, 2018 • On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Called Into Being

    Here at Mad Scientist Journal, we’re big fans of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. And what mad scientist wouldn’t be, right? Since 2018 is the 200th birthday of this essential work, a group of authors and artists are creating a printed zine to celebrate the impact that Frankenstein has had on their lives. With cover art by Richard Pace...

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    On Kickstarter with MSJ Alumni: Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide Volume 5

    by  • September 26, 2018 • Mad Scientist News, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Young Explorer's Adventure Guide Vol. 5

    The Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide is a series of anthologies that publish sci-fi and related stories for middle grade readers. They’re currently Kickstarting the fifth volume in the series, which includes a handful of MSJ alumni or future alumni: Wendy Nikel, Holly Schofield, Deborah Walker, Jeannie Warner, and MSJ co-editor Dawn Vogel. If you’ve...

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    On Kickstarter: Heartwood

    by  • August 15, 2018 • Awesome Finds, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    One of the current projects on Kickstarter we’re digging is Heartwood, an anthology of fantasy comics by non-binary creators. Everything about this comic anthology looks gorgeous thus far, and we’re sure it’s only going to get more amazing as it moves into the final stages of production! We’ve backed a few of these comic anthologies...

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