Death From Above

Superheresies Showcase 1971: Golden Age Heroes Get Diverse

A project in Denver, CO by Heresy Studios, LLC

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3 stories reimagining 1940s heroes as BIPOC & LGBT facing war, cults, and Muhammad Ali. Cover by Mike DeCarlo (BATMAN, THOR)! Make 100
Backers: 82
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $2,076 of $1,571
Dates: Jan 31st -> Feb 17th (18 days)
Project By: Heresy Studios, LLC
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Latest News

You Did It! And Surveys Out!

February 18th - via:
You Did It! The campaign is over! ¬†Thanks to all of you who backed and shared! We couldn't do any of this without you. Surveys Out! Surveys have gone out, so check those inboxes and fill 'em on out! If you're a print backer and we don't get your... (Read More)

Milestone Met! New Milestone Set!

February 16th - via:
Milestone Met! New Milestone Set! We hit our 76-backer Milestone, so everyone gets a PDF of Crossover Division #1! This brings us to our next milestone at 111 backers. It's Hot Brass: Pharaoh's Gold #1 from our friends at Unlikely Heroes Studios.... (Read More)

Milestone met! New milestone announced!

February 14th - via:
Milestone Met! Thanks to all of you, we met our 71-backer milestone, so you'll all be getting a PDF of King Bone Presents # 1! 76-Backer Milestone Announced! Kickstarter is only minutes away from shifting from days to hours for our campaign, but I... (Read More)

Hero File - Diamond Jackie

February 14th - via:
Who Is Diamond Jackie? Our third story features Diamond Jackie. She is based on Diamond Jack, a Golden Age magical hero powered by a mystical ring who never had a background, real name, or origin. We flipped gender and race, and we're finally showing... (Read More)

Hero File - Dr. Miracle & Akim

February 13th - via:
Who Are Dr. Miracle & Akim? Dr. Miracle is one of several Golden Age characters who was a "wizard" powered by a mystic artifact with arbitrary powers, and Akim was his Nepalese martial artist aide-de-camp. Neither character was developed in any... (Read More)

Hero File - Captain Fight

February 12th - via:
Who Is Captain Fight? We still have five more backers until we meet the next milestone, but in the meantime let's take a look at one of our heroes. Art by David Jaxon Captain Fight originally appeared in 1941 and appeared in several issues of Fight... (Read More)

55 and the Road to 71!

February 5th - via:
Milestone Unlocked! We hit 55 backers, which means that everyone gets a free PDF of Pipe Creepers # 2! New Milestone at 71 Backers Our next milestone at 71 backers is King Bone Press's King Bone Presents # 1. This has six stories, including the main... (Read More)


February 5th - via:
Funded! We have funded! You all did it! Now you'll be getting your rewards as long as we don't have backers cancel or reduce their pledges. We're also only 1 backer away from everyone getting a PDF of Pipe Creepers #2 so let's keep going. Beyond that... (Read More)


February 4th - via:
52 Backers! In fact, we have eclipsed our 52-backer milestone and as I write this we have 53 backers. That means everybody gets a PDF of Underwars # 1! We're also only $64 from funding! New Milestone Coming Up! And it's close at only 55 backers - two... (Read More)


February 2nd - via:
79%! Thank you all for getting us to just over $300 from the goal and to 40 backers. We're 11 backers away from our first milestone, so keep spreading the word! ¬†Interview with Scott Harris-King As promised, here is the link from when I chatted with... (Read More)

Thank You For a Great First Day!

February 1st - via:
Thank You For a Great First Day! As I write this, we're at 32 backers and $901, so we're only $670 from the goal. I'm sure we can make it! Thank you so much for all of the pledges and shares! We also need 20 more backers to get to our first milestone... (Read More)

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