Mark Russell's Traveling to Mars Exclusive Hardcover Edition

A project in Portland, OR by ABLAZE
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From Eisner Award winning writer Mark Russell and artist Roberto Meli comes the Eisner-nominated compelling sci-fi story...
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Average Daily Pledges: $933
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Funding: $24,269 of $5,900
Dates: May 28th -> Jun 27th (30 days)
Project By: ABLAZE
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Latest News

ADDED TO OUR TOP LEVEL TIERS!: MARK RUSSELL ZOOM EXPERIENCE

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Join Eisner winning writer Mark Russell in a talk!  Don’t miss this once in a lifetime event to hear Mark talk about his process, talk about creating Traveling to Mars, and writing. This virtual experience puts you in the room with the writer of... (Read More)

ADD-ONS SPOTLIGHT + A NEW ONE!

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Check out the add-ons we're offering on the campaign. We have the Roy as an acrylic standee, the complete Traveling To Mars series back issues, including variant covers, a T-Shirt and now a STICKER SHEET 3-Pack featuring the homage covers... (Read More)

Behind the Scenes II

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
The Traveling to Mars Hardcover edition is being finalized and will be going to press soon. Here is a look at the cover gallery section. All the covers will be presented full page so that you can enjoy the work of these wonderful artists. Take a... (Read More)

Third Stretch Goal Reached!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all backers! We've reached the third stretch goal. Every hardcover will have spot varnish applied to an area of the front cover On to the next stretch goal: Foil will be applied to an area of the front covers. Thanks for all the support!... (Read More)

Check out this interview with Mark Russell

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Another great interview with Mark about Traveling To Mars, the campaign and more!Traveling to Mars: Mark Russell Talks SciFi Satire and KickstarterTraveling to Mars is one of the best Science Fiction comics of recent years, and we interview writer... (Read More)

BEHIND THE SCENES SNEAK PEAK

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We have some great production material from the collection of the early stages of Roberto Meli's art we want to share with everyone:Cover pencils to issue #1 Here's the pencilled and inked splash page to Issue #2 page 1 Here's character sketches of... (Read More)

Traveling to Mars: Mark Russell Talks SciFi Satire and Kickstarter

June 5th - via: bleedingcool.com
Traveling to Mars is one of the welcome surprises of recent comics and possibly the best work Mark Russell has written to date with wonderfully expressive art by Roberto Melo. He thinks so, too. Now, the 11-issue series from ABLAZE Publishing is getting a Kickstarter campaign for a deluxe collected edition in digital, hardcover, and softcover versions. (Read More)

Pledge Now: Patton Oswalt joins Mark Russell's Traveling to Mars!

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers,  Thanks to all, Mark Russell's Traveling to Mars is off to a great start!               We're on to our next stretch goal. The Deluxe Traveling to Mars HC with spot varnish! If you could help us reach the next goal within 72... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Reached!

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all backers! We've reached the second stretch goal. All hardcover editions will be getting a special colored ribbon. On to the next stretch goal: Spot Varnish for all hard cover editions.                    "Probably the best... (Read More)

Behind the Scenes Traveling to Mars!

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
A sneak peek into the bonus material that backers will get with their  Exclusive Kickstarter deluxe hardcover editions. Mark Russell has shared the initial sketches and outline that gave birth to the critically acclaimed series. Check it out! ... (Read More)

Ablaze launches Kickstarter to send Mark Russell TRAVELING TO MARS

May 31st - via: comicsbeat.com
Comics and graphic novel publisher Ablaze announced that a Kickstarter for the hardcover edition of Mark Russell‘s Traveling to Mars, which snagged two Eisner Award nominations for Best New Series and Best Writer, has been launched. This edition will collect all 11 issues and include a cover gallery, bonus material, and an introduction by the renowned comic book writer Patton Oswalt. The introduction is also included in the softcover TP edition when it gets distributed to the direct market and bookstore market. (Read More)

Kickstarter shows love to Traveling To Mars

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey thanks for your continued support. Kickstarter just made us a Preject We Love. Tell your friends about the campaign!   (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #1 - UNLOCKED!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations! You did it! You've all unlocked the first stretch goal. Every backer will now get a Traveling To Mars digital wallpaper for desktop and mobile devices! We've also announced our next stretch goal.  We'd also like to share the love.... (Read More)

JUST FUNDED! Thanks to all!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you early pledgers for getting us funded! With your support Traveling To Mars will reach more readers. Again, thank you! Now on to the stretch goals!   (Read More)

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