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Tinseltown: Losing The Light - A Period Crime Drama

A project in Hollywood, CA by David Lucarelli

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In 1916 Officer Abigail Moore fights sinister forces using Utopia Studios as a pawn in their deadly plan.
Backers: 264
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $10,202 of $8,000
Dates: May 2nd -> Jun 1st (30 days)
Project By: David Lucarelli
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Latest News

Final Day of the Kickstarter! Double check your Rewards! Celebrate at Golden Apple & On Streamyard tonight!

May 31st - via:
Thanks to 225 tremendous backers we are now 111% funded and only 46 bucks away from meeting our next stretch goal of an additional pinup by Rafael Navarro in the graphic novel, and the Digital Indie Comics Bundle for all backers. Note:  The... (Read More)

Cool Quote by Tony Isabella! First Stretch Goal Achieved! Second Revealed!

May 28th - via:
Thanks to 204 wonderful backers we are currently 106 % funded with 3 days and change to go! I  grew up reading Tony Isabella's weekly column in The Comic Buyer's  Guide, so the fact that he agreed to write the introduction to  Tinseltown: Losing... (Read More)

We're Fully Funded! Final Week! Stretch Goals & Kickstarter Parties!

May 25th - via:
We did it! Thanks to you! As of today, we are 100 percent fully funded, making Tinseltown: Losing the Light our most successful Kickstarter campaign to date. I am personally blown away by the level of enthusiasm this campaign has generated.  A deep,... (Read More)

91% Funded! Two T-shirts! Event Horizon & Indie Comics Relay!

May 23rd - via:
Thanks to our generous backers we are now 91% funded with 8 days to go!  NEW T-SHIRT: We now have not 1, but 2 Kickstarter Exclusive t-shirts available as reward tiers and add-ons! Design #2 features brand new art by Henry Ponciano. The light and... (Read More)

Pin-up Reveal! T-shirts! Podcasts & Livestreams Galore!

May 19th - via:
That gorgeous pin-up you see is by Tinseltown artist Henry Ponciano. A mashup of Carrick Esquivel's Officer Jacqueline Jones who's own Kickstarter is currently live here and Tinseltown's Officer Abigail Moore. The pin-up will be featured in... (Read More)

ValorCon Recap, Graphic Novel Geeks, Bob Kane & Jacqueline Jones

May 15th - via:
Thanks to 148 marvelous backers we are now 73% funded with 16 days to go! Though we drift perilously close to the dreaded yet inevitable dead zone (defined as when you go a day or more without any new backers), we shall fear no evil. If you have a... (Read More)

Progress Report and Valorcon Ho!

May 12th - via:
Thanks to the generous support of our backers we are now 68% funded with 19 days to go! Once again, I have been blown away by all the support so far for Tinseltown. Today I'll be packing up and getting ready to spread the word at Valorcon, along with... (Read More)

Once Step Forward Two Steps Back!

May 10th - via:
We're 60 percent funded a week and a day into the campaign! A big thanks to every backer that has gotten us here. You may have noticed our numbers declined by $210. That's because a highly suspicious pledge went away. We knew it was only a matter of... (Read More)

Free Comic Book Day!

May 6th - via:
 Happy Free Comic Book Day! In honor of FCBD, every physical backer will be getting a free bookmark that features Tinseltown on one side, and The Children's Vampire Hunting Brigade on the other! If you're in the L.A. area I'll be signing at Golden... (Read More)

The Woman That Inspired Tinseltown

May 5th - via:
See that picture of the woman in the middle? That's Miriam Lucarelli, my mom. I think it might be the only one I have of her in her uniform. She was notoriously camera shy. I vividly remember when I took it. She was about to go to work, and I asked... (Read More)

New Single Issue Reward Level, Live Stream Friday, & Other Kickstarters

May 3rd - via:
1.Thanks to all the backers that joined me on the Alterna Comics Livestream last night. We took an in-depth look at the Kickstarter, and had fun talking about the best and worst comic book adaptations. If you missed it, you can watch a replay HERE: ... (Read More)

A Hectic Morning and a Livestream Tonight!

May 2nd - via:
First of all a huge thank you to the first 45 backers of this Kickstarter! I'll be taking the time to thank everyone individually, but for now I just want to say your support collectively means a lot. We still have some early bird perks in the form... (Read More)

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