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With about $3000 to go as of this post’s writing funds are being raised to publish a Transmetropolitan Art Book that’ll benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense FundMoney is being raised on Kickstarter and with your donation you get some options as to get goodies back.

A fundraiser for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund organized by Susan Auġér, this astonishing collection assembles a monster array of great art by great artists to commemorate the visionary graphic novel series!

You better believe we’ll be kicking in some cash to make this a reality.

Transmetropolitan Art BookFrom the Kickstarter page:

About this project

It has been nearly ten years since the release of the final issue of TRANSMETROPOLITAN, the Eisner-nominated comics series from writer Warren Ellis and artist Darick Robertson. We have approached Mr Ellis and Mr Robertson about putting together a brand new art book of original images, and we’re happy to report both of the co-creators will be participating in this project, donating a brand new cover and a foreword for the book!

TRANSMETROPOLITAN combines black humor, political scandal, and moral ambiguity to look into the gonzo mind of an outlaw journalist and The City he inhabits. Aided by his embattled Editor and his two Assistants, the protagonist blazes a path through a futuristic world of skyscrapers and technological wonders, dark alleys and unspeakable depravity.

You can preview the first issue for free, courtesy of DC Comics, by visiting..…

This new art book will be a hardcover volume limited to a few thousand hand-numbered copies.

Our goal is to raise $100,000 to be donated* to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Hero Initiative. All of the participating artists are donating new original art for the book. Those contributors include:

Aaron Alexovich
Martin Ansin
Brandon Badeaux
Edmund Bagwell
Joe Benitez
Rick Berry
Nicholas Bradshaw
Evan Bryce
Stephanie Buscema
Jim Calafiore
Cliff Chiang
Katie Cook
Molly Crabapple
Camilla d’Errico
Michael Dialynas
Aaron Diaz
Kristian Donaldson
Ryan Dunlavey
Gary Erskine
Simon Fraser
Richard Friend
Dan Goldman
Cully Hamner
Matt Howarth
K Thor Jensen
Anna-Maria Jung
Lukas Ketner
Sam Kieth
Clint Langley
Corey Lewis
Milo Manara
John McCrea
Kevin Mellon
Dean Motter
J O’Barr
Len O’Grady
Alberto Ponticelli
Rodney Ramos
Paul Renaud
Afua Richardson
Darick Robertson
Jimmie Robinson
James Romberger
Nei Ruffino
Tim Seeley
Liam Sharp
Alex Sheikman
Paul Sizer
Fiona Staples
Dave Taylor
Spike Trotman
Pete Venters
Dave Wachter
Matthew Weldon
Pete Woods
JK Woodward
Annie Wu

…and many others.

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