Kickstart The Monarchy
The Monarchy is a new Kickstarter project, created by Tyler Kirkham and Mandy McMurray with art by M. Oracle.
Far beneath the mundane reality of our everyday lives, hidden within the echoes of our most famous legends, exists a world shrouded in secrecy. A world of magic and myth, where an ancient order of sorcerers act as guardians, protecting the world from the forces that seek to destroy life as we know it.
They are the Monarchy.
Passed down through a mysterious bloodline, they are magical warriors that carry within them the stolen Seven Powers of Creation and through them, hold back the tide of evil led by an equally powerful order of dark sorcerers called Warlocks. An evil that has threatened mankind for generations.
Unfortunately, only one Monarch now remains. In a desperate act of heroism, the last of the Monarchy, uses his last breath to pass on a mystical legacy to his unsuspecting grandson, initiating him into a world of darkness with a trial by fire; survive and save the world, or die and let the powers of darkness overtake it.
Now, young Andreas must embrace his power or be destroyed by the evil Cabal that hunts him. With the help of a renegade warrior-guardianess, they must face his grandfather’s murderer, her past, and his destiny, or lose the battle against evil for all time.
The Monarchy is set to be a series of 3 Graphic novels. The First one is 150 pages and has been in the works for about 3 years now.
Mandy the co creator/writer and I have always wanted to work together at some point. years ago we were developing another story that never got off the ground. This Time we plan on making it work!
The artist M.Oracle has committed that time on this project, In the hopes of seeing it on the shelves in the near future. This being his first major comic project it is quite the undertaking. He has grown leaps and bounds while working on it though and I feel what is being produced is very special. His pages are beautiful and majestic in a way. When I first saw his work I knew there something special there that needed to be unleashed.
The project is currently on Kickstarter and we are trying to raise $20,000 to complete the first graphic novel, and get it on the shelves by later this year.
Incentives include, digital and print copies of the book, Limited prints, Credits in the book. Even custom art, Oracle is willing to paint you or your child as a character of their choice. We are also offering a chance to create characters or even a 5 page mini story.
We really want the people that pledge to feel like they are taking part in the project!
The Kickstarter campaign will be running until June 13.
Find out more at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1561924987/the-monarchy