How Comics Were Made: a Visual History of Printing Cartoons

A project in Seattle, WA by Glenn Fleishman

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A visual history of comic strips from the artist’s hand to the printed page—and the screen! Covers the 1890s to the present day
Backers: 2034
Average Pledge Per Backer: $82

Funded: $167,403 of $150,000
Dates: Feb 27th -> Mar 28th (30 days)
Project By: Glenn Fleishman
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Latest News

Goal achieved! The book will be made!

March 26th - via:
With over 40 hours to go, the campaign has just crossed the 100% mark, and thus the book will be made! I’ve got everything in place to proceed, and will update you at regular—but not too frequent—intervals as the project progress towards the... (Read More)

So close! Campaign at 75% with 72 hours to go!

March 25th - via:
Thank you so much for your support of How Comics Were Made! I am dying to get this book to you, but we are still a few millimeters from the bar chart reaching 100%. I know nobody can be as excited about this book as I am—however, if you want to... (Read More)

The Week in Doonesbury That Wasn’t, more interviews, and passing 60% funded

March 16th - via:
Passing 60% funded on this campaign is a great feeling, and thank you for helping the project get to that point! With more than 10 days to go, the home stretch is in sight and it feels within reach. We’ve done so well so far through gracious... (Read More)

Almost halfway! Adding copies, details about Zippy flong/prints, more interviews, a budget/goal discussion, and about shipping to more countries

March 6th - via:
It’s an extraordinary feeling to be on the verge of 50% funded on How Comics Were Made—your support got the project this far! With three weeks left to go, I have high hopes about hitting the target.  Please do keep telling your friends,... (Read More)

25% funded! Introducing editor Harry McCracken and his wild Peanuts printing tour find

February 28th - via:
Hello and thank you! I am jumping like an actual cartoon character over the moon at hitting 25% of the project’s goal within about a day of launch! If you’re seeing this on Wednesday, I’ll be speaking to Charles M Schulz Museum curator Benjamin... (Read More)

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