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Please check our Gallery Page on the above tab for short sample comics from OFF LIFE Issue One!
And introduucing our Issue One artists:
Tom Gauld, Rob Davis, Sean Azzopardi, Lizz Lunney, Smoo, Neil Cameron, Sean Wars, Silent Paige, Will Elliot, Murray Somerville, Tim Bird, Emilia McKenzie, Phil Marsden, Lewis Farrow and Sari Hodirker.
A new path for UK comicsOFF LIFE is a team of experienced magazine editors and designers from the UK looking to set up the country's only street press comic anthology.
Though comic culture is at an all time high among mainstream audiences, with people watching The Walking Dead, Scott Pilgrim or Dark Knight, many will still not venture in to a comic shop to experience their first title. By bringing comics to the audience, free and literally under their noses, we hope to change this.
With Issue One due out in late September OFF LIFE has already received tremendous buzz and support. The project has been featured by Creative Review, Forbidden Planet, Comic Book Resources and many others while Guardian Cartoonist and comic book creator Tom Gauld has signed to contribute.
To date over 60 submissons have been received with many more pledged and tweets of support have come from every corner of the comic industry.
By helping fund Issue One of OFF LIFE you will be helping create a platform for the next generation of comic creators and a new model for our beloved medium to build on.
What We Need & What You GetAll funding received from supporters will go directly to funding the print run and distribution of OFF LIFE Issue One. The target set for this Indiegogo page will fund over 3000 print copies and a free digital edition, and should we raise more then our print run will increse accordingly.
No money from this donations page will be taken by the team behind the project. None.
If we do not reach our entire goal then all funds will be combined with investment from the team to ensure a print run.
Please see the side bar for donator perks.
The small team behind OFF LIFE are both professionals within the magazine and design trades and also comic lovers just like you. Despite previously holding full time positions in excellent companies, OFF LIFE is now their sole project.
Between them the team have credits as long as your arm, including: The Times, FSM, Crack, Imagine Animation, Pickles, D&AD and The Central Illustraition Agency.
Other Ways You Can Help
We understand that times are tough. If you can't help financially then there are still plenty of other ways to get on board.
Follow us on Twitter @OFFLIFE_comic and spread the word.
Tell any comic creators you know to submit a piece.
Most importantly, come September please read our magazine. And if you can, enjoy it!
Thank you for your time!
Founder and Editor