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Rufus Marigold

A project in Clapham, UK by Honest Publishing

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A heartfelt, relatable, and darkly hilarious tale of a nervous primate tackling life with social anxiety.
Backers: 188
Average Pledge Per Backer: £32

Funded: £6,028 of £6,000
Dates: Jun 15th -> Jul 15th (30 days)
Project By: Honest Publishing
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Latest News

2.5 hours to go...

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
... and it is hair-wrenchingly close!  A few hundred pounds to go, and Rufus will burst into existence. The finest margins, and all that.  Following our adventure, but yet to back? Know anybody in your life with a Rufus-shaped hole in their... (Read More)

The final call

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
67%.  129 Backers.  24 hours to go.  It's a big ask. It's a leap of faith. All or nothing. If you're holding out, don't hold out - we need you!  x  (Read More)

Another call to arms

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
On 9 July, we were 57% funded, with 103 backers.  We told you we were sad, and sorry.  Today, on 13 July, we are 64% funded, with 121 backers.  We have two days to go. You've actually made it possible.  Can you keep helping us? Will you help... (Read More)

Three days to go...

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey y'all. With a little over 72 hours to go, we're... still some way short! But there's been a little burst of activity that, we hope, suggests the Kickstarter final-week algorithms have kicked into gear. We're keeping the faith and piling money... (Read More)

Minor miracles needed

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, Firstly, you are wonderful. Truly. Thank you for your support. This is our first attempt at a Kickstarter, and it's been an amazing project to be part of, a fascinating learning curve.  We hugely appreciate your pledges and solidarity.... (Read More)

100 backers!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
With just under a week to go, we've hit a mighty century of backers! Thanks, everybody. <3  If you still need convincing, it's just not just us who think Rufus Marigold is lovely and funny and dark and touching. All these people on Goodreads are... (Read More)

Radio Rufus

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy one-week-to-go, backers.  To celebrate, here's a cracking Radio New Zealand interview with Rufus creator Ross from 2019.  "The form of a chimpanzee is the way that Rufus sees himself, and I guess also a nod to the role of anxiety in a... (Read More)

Eight days to go + Read Rufus, er... now!!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
With just over a week left, our begging bowl remains humbly outstretched.  Kind thanks to all 95 of you who have backed to date. We're a little behind where we need to be, but hope to be updating you here daily until you relent.  For those... (Read More)

Rufus concept art and 40% mark broken!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a peek at Rufus in his early form, when just a wee chimp being sketched by Ross in the mid- to late-2010s.  I really dig seeing concepts taking shape, bold ink lines replacing less certain pencil strokes.  Anyway. Hey, we're 40% towards our... (Read More)

Heading to halfway PLUS a new reward tier appears

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey chimp-loving comrades. 11 and a half days down in this monkey adventure of ours, and we're sat pretty on around 38% funded. Alas, our early bird £11 paperbacks are now gone, but we're feeling positive that our £13 paperbacks still offer... (Read More)

"I ended up drinking a lot. It made me feel outside of myself."

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a treat: an intriguing peek into the psyche of Rufus Marigold artist Ross, speaking to Stuff in 2019 about what fuelled Rufus' creation.  Full interview here [1,185 words, six minutes to read]  (Read More)

A Project Kickstarter Loves!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Deeply humbled this morning to see the Kickstarter folks selected our humble campaign as a Project We Love. Thanks, people!   (Read More)

Thank you!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
And... we're off! A huge thank you to our early backers for showing faith in our beloved, nervous chimp. Over the coming days and weeks, stand by for updates galore from the Rufusverse - including concept art, unseen Rufus panels, interviews, and... (Read More)

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