KickStarting: Comics

Money_CashIt’s a new week and KickStarting: Comics is back with a look at how much was raised/pledged for comic projects on Kickstarter for the past week!

I realize some projects are not in US dollars, but they all will count the same regardless of origin, for now. $1 US will be the same as $1 CAD, $1 AUD, etc.

Over the past week 6 projects were successfully funded.

For the past week from December 22 to December 28 the statistics are:

Average goal: $9,958.33
Average pledged: $24,409.67
Average number of backers: 535.83
Average pledge: $45.55
Average percent raised: 245.12%
Most common given amount: $25 (1437 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $35,925

Total pledged for the week: $146,458

For the week, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – $101,591

Most backers: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – 2272 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – 406.36%

Highest average pledge: Goblins: Graphic Novel #1 (Yard Away) – $98.10

Lowest average pledge: How to draw Hands. 40 drawing tutorials. – $10.17

For the month of December, for the 63 successful projects, the statistics are:

Average goal: $5,306.11
Average pledged: $8,450.75
Average number of backers: 186.05
Average pledge: $45.42
Average percent raised: 159.26%
Most common given amount: $25 (2012 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $52,550

Total pledged for the month: $532,397

For the month, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – $101,591

Most backers: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – 2272 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – 406.36%

Highest average pledge: The Minerva Volume One and Two – $508.53

Lowest average pledge: How to draw Hands. 40 drawing tutorials. – $10.17

That wraps up this week’s data! I’ll be making tweaks to this as more are done, so let me know what you want to see!