Lackadaisy: The Animated Short Film

A project in Chicago, IL by IronSpike

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An incredible art book FULL of Lackadaisy Cats minicomics and extras, with an eye on funding a Lackadaisy animated short!
Backers: 5956
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $330,249 of $85,000
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 17th (33 days)
Project By: IronSpike
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Latest News

Let's finish this with a BANG! Join us at the 24-hour Lackadaisy livestream on Twitch!

April 17th - via:
HAPPENING NOW: Join Fable Siegel, co-director, producer, and production manager of the Lackadaisy animated short, as they bring the Lackadaisy Kickstarter on home with a 24-HOUR marathon stream! Watch them live here! (Read More)

Lackadaisy's Kickstarter pounces on $280K for animated short, hopes for series

April 16th - via:
To say artist and writer Tracy Butler was nervous when faced with the daunting task of launching her very first Kickstarter in the middle of a pandemic is an understatement. Her purpose? Team up with Spike Trotman of Iron Circus Comics to adapt her popular webcomic Lackadaisy into an animated short film. Her goal? $87,000. (Read More)

Our brand-new thank you to high-tier backers!

April 9th - via:
Hey again, everybody! Spike here. Just over a week is left in the Kickstarter, and while we still have about $116,000 left to go to hit our last stretch goal, we're so blown away and grateful for all the support we've already gotten, especially from... (Read More)

Paypal donations, new stretch goals, and the FINAL 11 DAYS!

April 6th - via:
Hey, everybody! Spike, here! Fable and Tracy are hard at work preparing for the production of the short, so update duties have fallen to me, today. I'll do my best to keep it brief and get to the point! Thank you so much, AGAIN, for making this what... (Read More)

KS Update: Hugs, Test Animation, and Casting Call

April 4th - via:
Howdy! Fable here, with a special request incoming from Mitzi May! Ah well, I'm sure a bandaid will patch that right up. And now, a genuine virtual hug from us (sans cake knife). We’re halfway through the Kickstarter and have hit many milestones.... (Read More)

Hunicast, Articles, Shotglasses and More Art Goodie Bags

March 22nd - via:
Hey folks! Fable here, giving you a fresh update this Sunday and thanking you for following our Kickstarter. Your donations are incredible, we on the Lackacrew are truly touched by your generosity, particularly in this tough time. If you haven't been... (Read More)


March 18th - via:
Hey, everybody! Spike here, with what was INTENDED to be a "The First 24 Hours!" update. But... well, a LOT has happened! I'll try to keep things brief! First and foremost, from myself, Tracy Butler, Fable Siegel, and the Lackadaisy animation crew:... (Read More)

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