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True Patriot, an anthology of Canadian comic book adventures by some of your favourite Canadian comic book creators!
J. Torres
Toronto, Ontario
3 Team Members

The Book

Cover by Jay StephensTrue Patriot is a comic book anthology featuring Canadian superheroes written and drawn by some of your favourite Canadian comic book creators. Most of us working on this project grew up reading Alpha Flight, Captain Canuck, or Wolverine comics and we’ve always thought that there should be more Canadian superheroes out there. So, we're putting together a 100-page, full-colour anthology for your reading pleasure (and ours)!

"We" being: Adrian Alphona (Runaways), Andy B. (Kill Shakespeare), J. Bone (Super Friends), Jack Briglio (Scooby Doo), Scott Chantler (Two Generals), Tom Fowler (Hulk: Season One), Agnes Garbowska (Girl Comics), Faith Erin Hicks (Adventure Time), Tim Levins (Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes), Ramon Perez (A Tale of Sand), Ron Salas (28 Days Later), Jay Stephens (Secret Saturdays), J. Torres (Teen Titans Go), Howard Wong (After the Cape).


The Ask

We're hoping to raise $20,000 to pay for the cost of printing and shipping the books and perks, cover Indiegogo/PayPal/bank fees, as well as pay the creators a small honorarium. Should we manage to raise more money, then we'll pay the creators more for their hard work and artistry. Additional funds may also go towards a larger print run, which will depend on the demand.


The Perks

Val & Hal by Tom FowlerTo raise this money, we're offering a straight-foward "just give me the comic" pre-order (PDF and hardcover book*) as well as cool "experience" perks involving some of our creators. Check out the perk sidebar for details.

Please note: Book Pre-Orders include postage, so please select the appropriate one for your location (Canada, US, or International).

Also, please note: the $65 Sketch + Book Pre-Order is only for shipping within Canada. For the US, please add $5. International, please add $10 for shipping.

But wait, there's more! Since we're only allowed to offer 12 perks at a time, there are a few additional perks we have waiting in the wings. As some of the current perks are claimed, we'll add the new ones.


The Gallery

Please keep an eye on our gallery (see tab at the top of the page) to meet the cast of True Patriot and see concept sketches, layouts, and other behind-the-scenes material. Go look now, we've already posted some stuff! Also look for updates and new art added throughout this campaign.

The Word

Red Ensign by Scott ChantlerFinally, please use the share tools at the top of this page to tweet, e-mail, or otherwise let people know about True Patriot.
Even if you're unable to contribute, you can still help us make True Patriot happen by spreading the word about this campaign.

Thank you for your attention and we look forward to you showing us some True Patriot love!

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raised by 434 people in 1 month
104% funded
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$20,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on November 5, 2012
Select a Perk
  • $5USD

    You get the True Patriot desktop wallpaper designed and illustrated by J. Bone.

    5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: December 2012
  • $10USD

    You get the desktop wallpaper and the True Patriot postcard signed with a message from J. Torres.

    7 out of 100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: January 2013
  • $15USD

    You get the desktop wallpaper and a PDF copy of True Patriot.

    49 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2013
  • $30USD

    For those who have already pre-ordered the book (i.e. claimed the $35, $40, or $45 perks below), this is an upgrade to a sketch + book pre-order. The sketch will be on an adhesive bookplate for you to stick where you choose in the book.

    3 out of 10 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $35USD

    You get the True Patriot hardcover as well as a PDF copy and the wallpaper (includes shipping within Canada).

    194 claimed
    Estimated delivery: July 2013
  • $40USD

    You get the True Patriot hardcover as well as a PDF copy and the wallpaper (includes shipping to US).

    51 claimed
    Estimated delivery: July 2013
  • $45USD

    You get the True Patriot hardcover as well as a PDF copy and the wallpaper (includes International shipping).

    9 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $65USD

    You get the True Patriot hardcover with a sketch by one of our artists. The sketch will be on an adhesive bookplate for you to stick where you choose in the book. You also get a PDF copy of the book and the wallpaper. PLEASE NOTE: Add $5 for shipping to US; $10 for International shipping.

    32 out of 40 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2013
  • $70USD

    You get five (5) copies of the hardcover at a discounted price. This price however does not include shipping. Please contact us for an exact shipping quote before claiming this perk. We offer pick-up/drop-off in the GTA and parts of Durham and York Region (Ontario). This perk may be claimed multiple times for more copies of the book, but each transaction must be completed separately. You will also receive the PDF of the anthology. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions!

    26 claimed
    Estimated delivery: July 2013
  • $250USD

    It's your own personal drink-and-draw with the artist of Kill Shakespeare. You'll drink. You'll draw. Andy will drink. Andy will draw something for you in your sketchbook to mark the occasion. He'll even do a portfolio review or some pitch doctoring if you like! Day, time, and location to be mutually agreed upon. You will also receive a PDF copy of True Patriot.

    0 claimed
  • $300USD

    Hang out with the Eisner-award winning artist! Meet Ramon Perez at a local Toronto comic shop to check out the week's new releases. Then grab a latte at a local cafe to talk shop, craft, or comics. Bring a sketchbook and Ramon will give you a l’il sumptin’ sumptin’. Day and time to be mutually agreed upon. You will also receive a PDF copy of True Patriot.

    0 claimed
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